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Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap

You Pay: $9.99

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Nikon72mm Snap-On Lens Cap
 
4.9

(based on 121 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (112)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (60)
  • Strong construction (37)
  • Lightweight (35)
  • Easily interchangeable (26)
  • Rugged (17)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday (12)
    • Wildlife photos (10)
    • Landscape/scenery (9)
    • Weddings (9)
    • Night photography (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (49), Semi-pro photographer (31), Enthusiast (13), Pro photographer (6), Casual photographer (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (78)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Very Easy To Use

    I use these lens caps on my Canon lenses because I greatly prefer the center pinch Nikon design to the edge pinch design of the standard Canon lens caps. These are just so much...Read complete review

    I use these lens caps on my Canon lenses because I greatly prefer the center pinch Nikon design to the edge pinch design of the standard Canon lens caps. These are just so much easier to use when you have a lens hood mounted. A little expensive for a piece of plastic, perhaps, but I think the convenience is worth a little extra cost in the long run.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    easy to use, easy to lose

    The cap usually protects my lens when I'm not using it. When I am snapping pictures I put it in my right hand pocket.

    If you really want to surprise me and...Read complete review

    The cap usually protects my lens when I'm not using it. When I am snapping pictures I put it in my right hand pocket.

    If you really want to surprise me and maybe sell a lot more caps, invent some kind of "Transformer" lens that shape changes and makes the lens turn into a hood/parasol.

    Otherwise, because it's an accessory that is easily lost and overpriced people may start to think that its been designed this way for business reasons. Wrongdoing clients can lead to nikon employees and shareholders having bad posture. Think about it. By the way, I don't need 250 dollars to remain a client, I prefer to think nikon needs to put the client first when it comes to lens caps.

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    5.0

    Nikon Lens Cap

    By Nancy

    from RI

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

        Snaps on great and looks like the original

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        5.0

        Just excellent

        By agusserra

        from Buenos Aires, Argentina

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Lightweight
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

          I always use original Nikon accesories. I bought this one to replace one that I loose. I really like it.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Seriously, A Good Lenscap is Important

          By Chris

          from Rockville, MD

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Flat Front Surface
          • Stays put

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

              I'm partial to Nikon lenscaps. They stay securely on the lens and the flat front surface allows you to sit a lens facing down on a horizontal surface without excessive wobbling. I purchased this one to replace the bundled cap that came with a Fujifilm lens, which kept popping off and had protruding pinch controls.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Does what a lens cap is supposed to

              By Al

              from Boca Raton, FL

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easily Interchangeable
              • Rugged
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

                  This design by Nikon is great, in my opinion. It's much easier to attach and remove than the previous versions.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Great service to replace lost lens cap

                  By Bob R

                  from Mendocino county, CA

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

                        I was amazed by the free shipping and great service when I needed a new lens cap to replace one that I lost.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        It's a lens cap

                        By Tomwom

                        from Middlebrook, VA

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

                            It works, what else can I say?

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            5.0

                            GREAT SERVICE for the Smallest of Needs

                            By dhedgi

                            from Atlanta GA

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Lightweight
                            • Strong Construction

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

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

                              Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

                              Its small but important part of my camera, and B&H got me the replacement lens cap for my camera with no hassles. Folks on phone were knowledgeable and made sure I got exactly what I needed. All companies should have this kind of service.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Exactly as Expected

                              By Josh

                              from San Diego, CA

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                    I lost the lens cap to my 18-200mm VRII while hiking in the Alps. Bought this one to replace. It is factory Nikon, very functional. Arrived in good time. Great purchase!

                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    Nice replacement for lost cap

                                    By fstopusa

                                    from Knoxville, TN

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                          I have an older Nikon lens for which I had lost the lens cap. The old cap was a pinch from the outside style and was cramped within the lens shade when I had it in use. This cap is a better replacement than my original, since I can "pinch" from the center of the lens to remove.

                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No

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                                          4.0

                                          It's OK, just over priced.

                                          By Tonto

                                          from S.Florida

                                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                Nikon name on the lens cap cost an extra $[$] over the genaric cap.

                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                • No

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                                                5.0

                                                Nice snug fit

                                                By Quick Carl

                                                from Saugerties NY

                                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Strong Construction

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                    Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                    I got this cover as a replacement for my Rokinon 85mm 1.4 lens that did not fit very well. This cover grips the filter threads great and forms a nice tight seal, keeping out dust. Since the cover release is on the inside, it no longer pops off when inside my camera pack.

                                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                                    • No

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                                                    5.0

                                                    lens cap

                                                    By drbob

                                                    from Pennington Gap, Va

                                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Consistent Output
                                                    • Durable
                                                    • Rugged

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                        Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                        Very necessary item. Wish I didn['t lose them so often.

                                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                                        • No

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                                                        4.0

                                                        Not so good for the 85mm Ai-s with hood

                                                        By Phil

                                                        from Asheboro, NC

                                                        Verified Buyer

                                                        Pros

                                                          Cons

                                                          • Tough To Attach

                                                          Best Uses

                                                            Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                            Wanted to use this with my old manual focus 85mm f/1.4 Ai-s lens, but with the lens hood for this lens, this lens cap does not work. Works fine without the lens hood, but when would I use the lens without the hood (?) as this was why I wanted the easy to snap in/snap out lens cap as pictured. This type of lens cap is my favorite for other Nikon lenses used with a lens hood/lens shade.

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                                                            5.0

                                                            The Real Thing

                                                            By Liz

                                                            from Florida

                                                            About Me Photography Student

                                                            Verified Buyer

                                                            Pros

                                                            • Strong Construction

                                                            Cons

                                                              Best Uses

                                                                Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                                I've tried going the 'cheap' route before, but I ended up with an after market product that didn't stay on the lens. S

                                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                                • No

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                                                                1.0

                                                                Identical to Sensei cap

                                                                By Ron in NYC

                                                                from NYC

                                                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                                Verified Buyer

                                                                Pros

                                                                  Cons

                                                                    Best Uses

                                                                      Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                                      I bought both the Sensei and the Nikon cap in the same order. The Sensei cap is identical to the Nikon. The Sensei cap is the better value.

                                                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                                                      • No

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                                                                      5.0

                                                                      Nikon Lens Cap

                                                                      By Don

                                                                      from Kalamazoo, Michigan

                                                                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                                      Pros

                                                                      • Easily Interchangeable

                                                                      Cons

                                                                        Best Uses

                                                                          Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                                          This is a replacement for a lost original lens cap for a 18-200 zoom lens. The lens cap is identical to the one lost. B&H shipped the lens in a timely manner and I am extremely pleased.

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                                                                          5.0

                                                                          Nikon Lens Cap

                                                                          By Vince

                                                                          from Lawrenceville, Georgia

                                                                          About Me Pro Photographer

                                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                                          Pros

                                                                            Cons

                                                                              Best Uses

                                                                                Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                                                While this item is small as purchases go it is the exact looking replacement for the cap I lost. No matter how large or how small your order is B&H never lets you down. Delivery is always on time and every product is in perfect working order. That's why I've been a customer for years.
                                                                                You can't go wrong with B&H.

                                                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                                                • No

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                                                                                5.0

                                                                                Just what I ordered

                                                                                By chapwoman

                                                                                from virginia

                                                                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                                                Verified Buyer

                                                                                Pros

                                                                                • Lightweight
                                                                                • Strong Construction

                                                                                Cons

                                                                                  Best Uses

                                                                                    Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                                                    I wanted an extra cover and this is it! Not much else to say, it does the job.

                                                                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                                                                    • No

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                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    Perfect fit

                                                                                    By Taylor

                                                                                    from Richmond, VA

                                                                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                                                    Pros

                                                                                      Cons

                                                                                        Best Uses

                                                                                          Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                                                          was skeptical that it wasn't the same as the one that came with the camera but is and fits perfect

                                                                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                                                                          • No

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                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                          It worths to buy another one

                                                                                          By Diogo Provete

                                                                                          from Austin, TX

                                                                                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                                                          Pros

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

                                                                                          Cons

                                                                                            Best Uses

                                                                                            • Protect lens

                                                                                            Comments about Nikon 72mm Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                                                            I had to buy this one after I lost the original cap that came with the camera. Fortunately, I didn't regret my choice. It's cheap and worth buying. Maybe you should use a lens cap straw to hold it, if you want.

                                                                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                                                                            • No

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