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Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood

B&H # VELHCEW83H Mfr # LHC-EW83H
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Product Highlights
  • For Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

The dedicated Vello EW-83H Lens Hood is specifically designed for use with Canon's EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM.

Lens hoods are primarily designed to prevent unwanted stray light from entering the lens by extending and shading the end of the lens. A dedicated lens hood is designed to perfectly match the specific focal length of the lens it was designed for. Moreover, this hood features a non-glare matte finish on the interior surface to further prevent or limit lens flare. And since the end of the lens is extended, you also get the added benefit of some extra protection from accidental impact.

The "petal" shape of this lens hood maximizes the amount of hood coverage for the minimum amount of weight and hood area. The bayonet mount is designed to also work in the reversed position, allowing the hood to be placed backwards over the lens for a more compact storage solution.

Designed to accommodate the exact angle of view of the camera's lens.
Minimizes flare and ghosting by blocking out stray light.
Protects your lens from accidental impact and the elements.
Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    VelloEW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood
     
    4.5

    (based on 24 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (15)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    96%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (11)
    • Lightweight (6)
    • Easily interchangeable (5)
    • Easy to use (5)
    • Strong construction (4)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/scenery (9)
      • Wildlife photos (7)
      • Sports/action (6)
      • Video (5)
      • Weddings (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Pro photographer (11), Photo enthusiast (5), Semi-pro photographer (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (22)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Good Value

      A word on the importance of lens hoods: if you use your camera a lot, it *will* drop at some point. I have badly dropped my camera twice in 5 years. One...Read complete review

      A word on the importance of lens hoods: if you use your camera a lot, it *will* drop at some point. I have badly dropped my camera twice in 5 years. One time I had a lens hood on an L lens, and the hood took all of the damage, leaving the lens unaffected. The other time I had the hood off a Sigma lens, and the lens casing broke. Build quality was probably a factor but had I had the hood on the Sigma, I'd probably still have that lens.

      I bought this hood from B&H when I bought a used 24-105 L lens to replace the Sigma that I dropped (this is the one benefit of breaking a lens - it's a good excuse to upgrade). The used lens no longer had its hood and I was spending enough on the lens so I decided to save on the hood.

      Having used it for a few weeks, it seems fine. Maybe a little less elegant going on and coming off than the original Canon hood. Compared to the original Canon hood I have for my other L lens, this one does feel a little "cheaper" but functionally it gets the job done.

      Definitely a good purchase if you're looking to save a few bucks.

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      It fits, but not as nice as original

      Bottom line: I wouldn't buy it again. It fits fine, but instead of the velvet that that Canon ones have, this is more of a matte textured plastic....Read complete review

      Bottom line: I wouldn't buy it again. It fits fine, but instead of the velvet that that Canon ones have, this is more of a matte textured plastic. ...............

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      5.0

      Fits great

      By ma and pa

      from Columbus, OH

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel
        • Weddings/Events
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

        Good fit on Canon zoom lens EF 24-105mm f4.0L IS USM lens, easy to get on and off. Would recommend.

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        • No

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        5.0

        No complaints.

        By Scotty

        from New Orleans

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • General Photography
            • Video

            Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

            My 24-105mm f4L lens fell from a short distance and the original lens hood broke into many tiny pieces. I'd buy another if this one broke because these are cheap enough to be replace multiple times if they break.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Can't beat it for the price.

            By Mr_DDavis

            from New York

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Sports/Action
                • Weddings/Events

                Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

                This hood definitely does the job for me. I was skeptical about this hood, but once I put it on my 24-105L, I felt 100% confident. The original is a bit more sexy, but it doesn't make your photos any better.. Save the money.

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                • No

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                4.0

                Good value

                By DoublesChamp

                from Jacksonville, FL

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • Excellent price

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

                    Not as solid feeling as the Canon hood but works fine. If you are like me and tend to misplace stuff, this is the hood for you .

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

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                    3.0

                    Not as great as the Canon

                    By regan

                    from Las Vegas, NV

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

                          You get what you pay for and this does not snap as securely into place as the Canon version.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Perfect. How does this not have 5 stars

                          By Full time photog,

                          from Santa Rosa Beach, FL

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy to Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Family Photos
                            • Landscape/Scenery
                            • Sports/Action
                            • Travel
                            • Video
                            • Weddings/Events
                            • Wildlife Photos

                            Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

                            Great Product. Snapped right onto lens. Lost my original, was nervous about this one especially after some reviews. Its just the same as the original with a fraction of the cost. Save some green, buy this one, it works fine.

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                            • No

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                            4.0

                            Nearly as good as the Canon Version

                            By Greg Schneider

                            from Redlands, CA

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                  Bought this after I decided to use my Canon shade on another lens. Fits well and seems almost as sturdy as the original equipment.

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                                  • No

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                                  4.0

                                  Good Value

                                  By JKPhoto

                                  from Washington DC

                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                        A word on the importance of lens hoods: if you use your camera a lot, it *will* drop at some point. I have badly dropped my camera twice in 5 years. One time I had a lens hood on an L lens, and the hood took all of the damage, leaving the lens unaffected. The other time I had the hood off a Sigma lens, and the lens casing broke. Build quality was probably a factor but had I had the hood on the Sigma, I'd probably still have that lens.

                                        I bought this hood from B&H when I bought a used 24-105 L lens to replace the Sigma that I dropped (this is the one benefit of breaking a lens - it's a good excuse to upgrade). The used lens no longer had its hood and I was spending enough on the lens so I decided to save on the hood.

                                        Having used it for a few weeks, it seems fine. Maybe a little less elegant going on and coming off than the original Canon hood. Compared to the original Canon hood I have for my other L lens, this one does feel a little "cheaper" but functionally it gets the job done.

                                        Definitely a good purchase if you're looking to save a few bucks.

                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        Excellent Value

                                        By Marty T

                                        from Monroe Township, NJ

                                        About Me Pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Better Fit
                                        • Easily Interchangeable
                                        • Half The Price

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                            Cost's half the price of the Canon brand. The only difference I could find between them is this lens hood actually fits on the lens better than the Canon brand.

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                                            • No

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                                            3.0

                                            It fits, but not as nice as original

                                            By Ryan

                                            from Palo Alto, CA

                                            About Me Casual Photographer

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Easy to attach

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Outdoors

                                              Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                              Bottom line: I wouldn't buy it again. It fits fine, but instead of the velvet that that Canon ones have, this is more of a matte textured plastic. ...............

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                                              • No

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                                              5.0

                                              Excellent Product!

                                              By Chip

                                              from Harrisburg PA

                                              About Me Pro Photographer

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Durable
                                              • Lightweight

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Landscape/Scenery
                                                • Video
                                                • Wildlife Photos

                                                Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                                We use this with our 17-55mm Canon Lens. Fits and works flawlessly.

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                                                • No

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                                                5.0

                                                Excellent product

                                                By Glenman

                                                from Boulder, Co.

                                                About Me Pro Photographer

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Durable
                                                • Easily Interchangeable
                                                • Lightweight

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                    Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                                    I'm a professional photographer who has a bad habit of losing my lens hoods.
                                                    I read some of the reviews that said the Vello is a bit hard to screw on. I've had no problems at all. It fits as well as my Canon did, at about a quarter the price. This is well worth saving the extra $$.

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                                                    • No

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                                                    5.0

                                                    Fits great

                                                    By Dtrix

                                                    from Long Island

                                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Fits Good

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • Studioevents

                                                      Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                                      this hood is good, works n fits right

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                                                      • No

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                                                      5.0

                                                      I would buy this hood again i

                                                      By beebear7

                                                      from Palos Hills, Il

                                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Lightweight

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                        • Landscape/Scenery

                                                        Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                                        Just Great.

                                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                                        • No

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                                                        5.0

                                                        EW-83H lens hood

                                                        By photogeezer

                                                        from Denver, CO

                                                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                        Verified Buyer

                                                        Pros

                                                        • Durable
                                                        • Inexpensive
                                                        • Lightweight
                                                        • Strong Construction

                                                        Cons

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • Landscape/Scenery
                                                          • Wildlife Photos

                                                          Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                                          Works as expected and is cheaper than Canon brand.

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                                                          • No

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                                                          5.0

                                                          Excellent substitue for Canon Lens Hood!

                                                          By Steve J.

                                                          from Stafford, TX

                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                          Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                                          This part works like a champ. It fits my lens perfectly and is well crafted. It is also priced much, much less that it's Canon counterpart.

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                                                          5.0

                                                          after market lens hood

                                                          By ssw

                                                          from Santa Fe, NM

                                                          About Me Pro Photographer

                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Durable
                                                          • Easily Interchangeable

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                              Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                                              Great price. Fits well (tight vs. the sloppiness that the original hood became), feels sufficiently well built.

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                                                              • No

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                                                              4.0

                                                              Acceptable Substitute

                                                              By peopleshooter

                                                              from Chicago

                                                              About Me Pro Photographer

                                                              Verified Buyer

                                                              Pros

                                                                Cons

                                                                  Best Uses

                                                                    Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                                                    Not as easy to attach as the Canon but for the savings, it's fine. I left my original Canon behind at a wedding and needed to replace it.

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                                                                    • No

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                                                                    5.0

                                                                    Looks Professional

                                                                    By visionstovideo

                                                                    from Orange County California

                                                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                                    Pros

                                                                    • Consistent Output
                                                                    • Durable
                                                                    • Easily Interchangeable
                                                                    • Lightweight
                                                                    • Rugged
                                                                    • Strong Construction

                                                                    Cons

                                                                    • NONE

                                                                    Best Uses

                                                                    • Landscape/Scenery
                                                                    • Sports/Action
                                                                    • Video
                                                                    • Wildlife Photos

                                                                    Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                                                    Works Like it is supposed to, also looks very nice on the camera

                                                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                                                    • No

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                                                                    4.0

                                                                    Great product

                                                                    By navyswim

                                                                    from Leavenworth, Kansas

                                                                    About Me Casual Photographer

                                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                                    Pros

                                                                    • Durable
                                                                    • Rugged
                                                                    • Strong Construction

                                                                    Cons

                                                                      Best Uses

                                                                      • Indoors/Low Light
                                                                      • Landscape/Scenery
                                                                      • Macro Photography
                                                                      • Night Photography
                                                                      • Sports/Action
                                                                      • Video
                                                                      • Weddings/Events
                                                                      • Wildlife Photos

                                                                      Comments about Vello EW-83H Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                                                      Stuck it on the lens right away. Great use considering my clumsiness!

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                                                                      • No

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