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Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood

B&H # VELHNHB32 Mfr # LHN-HB32
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You Pay: $6.95
Product Highlights
  • For Nikon 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR, 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR, 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR and 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED Lenses

The dedicated Vello HB-32 Lens Hood is specifically designed for use with Nikon's 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR, 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR, 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR and 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED Lenses.

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 HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    VelloHB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood
     
    4.9

    (based on 18 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (16)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (16)
    • Lightweight (11)
    • Compact (9)
    • Durable (9)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/scenery (9)
      • Family photos (7)
      • Sports/action (7)
      • Travel (6)
      • Wildlife photos (6)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Photo enthusiast (9)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (17)

      Reviewed by 18 customers

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      5.0

      Just what my lens needed

      By ToxDoc

      from Bethlehem, PA

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood:

        Great product that is reasonably priced that helps to cut down on sun glare.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        No issues, as expected

        By Petr

        from Seattle, WA

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Easy to Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood:

            I have this mounted on Nikon D5300 with the 18-140mm kit lens. Tried shooting at various zoom levels and the hood doesn't get in the way (as is expected). And it costs almost half of the official hood from Nikon ($ vs $).

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            4.0

            I would buy this product again

            By Marian Gociek

            from Canada

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Travel

              Comments about Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood:

              Good fit for my Nikkor 18-105mm lenses. Material feels little bit softer from the previos one i get with lenses, but maybe that even good. Old one just split once to two parts.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Good lens hood

              By Genedrums

              from Woonsocket, RI

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Durable
              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood:

                Simply place on end of lens, twist until it locks into place and your off. It and Attaches easily and securely. Very good, professional hood

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                • No

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                5.0

                HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood by Vello

                By Dave

                from Kalkaska MI

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact
                • Durable
                • Easy to Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood:

                    Use it always! Fits my lens perfectly in and out of the case.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Good

                    By Artur

                    from Brazil

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Compact
                    • Easy to Use
                    • Good Video Quality
                    • Great Picture Quality
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

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

                      Comments about Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood:

                      Good

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      good Price,, Good Item

                      By Danny

                      from NY

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Family Photos
                        • Landscape/Scenery
                        • Sports/Action
                        • Travel
                        • Video

                        Comments about Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood:

                        good Price,, Good Item

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                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Good alternative to the Nikon version

                        By Jirv311

                        from Loveland, CO

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Use

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood:

                            It's about half the cost of the Nikon and feels like it but works just fine. Spins on smooth and locks snug.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Fits like a glove

                            By Jess

                            from Bozeman, MT

                            About Me Photography Student

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Easy to Use
                            • Lightweight
                            • Smooth Attachment

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Lens hood

                              Comments about Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood:

                              I bought this as a replacement for the 18-135mm Nikon lens I bought that did not come with a lens hood. Snaps right into place, slides on and off very easily, and isn't too tight a fit where it takes some elbow grease to turn, risking damage to the lens itself. Simple product, but perfect!

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Economic

                              By Angel

                              from Central Florida

                              Comments about Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood:

                              Great quality and value! Deciding factor was warranty and build in USA.

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                              5.0

                              It is good

                              By Peter

                              from Greenville, SC

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy to Use

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Family Photos

                                Comments about Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                It is good in quality and cheaper than the same product of NIKON.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                EXCELLENT HOOD

                                By RAB

                                from Bangor Me 04401

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                    B&H Customer Service is very helpful. I wanted to get the Nikon Brand but customer service told me that this was cheaper and as good as the Nikon Brand. They were correct. I said to [@] CAMERA customer service " Why you all don't behave like B&H? In an angry tone she said to me " Then take your business to B&H. B&H is the best.

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    Just what I needed

                                    By LouVac

                                    from NY

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Durable
                                    • Easy to Use

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

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

                                      Comments about Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                      I was disappointed that my Nikon 18-140 didn't come with a lens hood. I was also paranoid about my new glass bumping into something so this lens hood was added to my wish list. Works well, minds its own business and stays on nicely.

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Compact, sturdy,lightweight, inexpensive

                                      By jerseyguy

                                      from New Jersey

                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Compact
                                      • Durable
                                      • Easy to Use
                                      • Lightweight

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Everywhere

                                        Comments about Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                        I leave this on all the time, providing extra protection for my lens. More compact than some others I have had in the past. Costs much less that the Nikon lens hood. It feels sturdy but doesn't weigh much.

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                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        As good as Brand Name

                                        By Walt

                                        from Westminster, MD

                                        About Me Pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Compact
                                        • Durable
                                        • Easy to Use

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

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

                                          Comments about Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                          Why pay Nikon's full price? Bought it to replace the Nikon model that broke while on my wife's camera.

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                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          Lens Hood

                                          By Smiles

                                          from Northern Lower Michigan

                                          About Me Casual Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy to Use

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                              Comments about Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                              Ordered and got it in such a timely manner. So appreciate the swiftness. Fits perfectly.

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                                              • No

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                                              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              LOVE IT!

                                              By Rich Taylor Design

                                              from Hallandale Beach, FL

                                              About Me Photography Student

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Compact
                                              • Durable
                                              • Easy to Use
                                              • Lightweight

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Landscape/Scenery

                                                Comments about Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                                Exactly what I needed. Fit perfectly. Solid design.

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                                                • No

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                                                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                Exactly like the original

                                                By Lou

                                                from Maryland

                                                About Me Pro Photographer

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Durable
                                                • Easy to Use

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

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

                                                  Comments about Vello HB-32 Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                                  Works perfect I would highly recommend this item.

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                                                  • No

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