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HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses
 
4.7

(based on 129 reviews)

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    (20)

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (62)
  • Durable (57)
  • Easily interchangeable (42)
  • Strong construction (28)
  • Rugged (14)

Cons

  • Flimsy (4)

Best Uses

  • Landscape/scenery (47)
  • Sports/action (26)
  • Wildlife photos (24)
  • Weddings (13)
  • Low light (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (46), Semi-pro photographer (19), Casual photographer (14), Pro photographer (8), Professional (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (85)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Nikon HB-32 Lens Hood

There is much debate over the actual functionality of the Lens Hood beyond that of protecting the lens from bumps and falls. It has proved it's usefulness in protection not long ago when I...Read complete review

There is much debate over the actual functionality of the Lens Hood beyond that of protecting the lens from bumps and falls. It has proved it's usefulness in protection not long ago when I dropped my camera bag, the hood broke to pieces and the lens was spared. However, the real purpose of the Lens hood has also proved true. When you are shooting in the bright daylight there tends to be a little thing called Lens Flare. I shot without my hood and was surprised at how apparent it was. I have heard people say that you can move around to avoid it, but I'd rather have the hood as an extra precaution. At only [$] and some change for shipping, it would be ludicras to shoot with out it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

HB-32 Lens Hood by Nikon

I have the Nikon 18-70 lens and the HB-32 lens hood and I have had continual difficulty putting the hood on straight and when it stores in the inverted position over the lens...Read complete review

I have the Nikon 18-70 lens and the HB-32 lens hood and I have had continual difficulty putting the hood on straight and when it stores in the inverted position over the lens it fits loosely. Due to the difficulty installing the hood for use, it frequently causes vignetting in the corners if you aren't checking the viewfinder closely and has also recently caused a large dark area in the bottom center of the photos. I just returned from a trip to Paris where I finally had to just not use the hood to prevent these problems.

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5.0

Perfect hood for my lenses...

By Raca77

from Texas

Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

It is awesome .....

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4.0

works well

By scottm

from Knightdale NC

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easily Interchangeable
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Macro Photography
    • Sports/Action
    • Weddings/Events
    • Wildlife Photos

    Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

    Good addition for serious photographers.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Good Hood for Nikkor 18-140 DX

    By D Hilbert

    from California

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

    I have this hood mounted on a Nikkor 18-140 DX lens and it fits great. I like the twist lock hoods a lot better than the sprig loaded hood on my 70-300 DX lens. Fits great and protects the lens a bit.

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    5.0

    "My protector, my protector"

    By Tapman

    from New Orleans, LA

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Lightweight
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Sports/Action

      Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

      Keeps lens protected at all times. Durable plastic and great matt finish. Can limit space in your photo bag. Great protector.

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      • No

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      5.0

      gets the job done!

      By urban photographer

      from tacoma wa

      Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

      I use this hood on my nikon 18-140mm 3.5 lens. I works just a expected, and is easy to get on and off. Its the perfect length for my lens and i am very happy with it.

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      5.0

      Great!

      By Chris @Tatooine

      from Apple Valley, Ca

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easily Interchangeable
      • Lightweight
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

        Fits perfect on my 18-140mm vr lens. Snaps into place with no problems. Just what I expected from Nikon. Thanks!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Nikon lens hood

        By Rey

        from Az

        Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

        They had the product I needed, pricing is very competitive, and I received my product just 2 days, East Coast to West Coast

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        5.0

        good

        By chris

        from ca

        Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

        Nice little lens hood. Made of all plastic but feels extremely tough. Fits great with no movement on the nikkor 18 - 140mm
        140mm

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        5.0

        Sturdy and Durable

        By CYL

        from Staten Island, NY

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easily Interchangeable
        • Lightweight
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

            I've owned cameras by different manufacturers. The lens hoods that come with the most expensive lenses broke within one week of purchase. Manufacture said, make a claim from the vendor. Vendor said, make a claim to the manufacturer. You get the picture. This Nikon product is built solid.

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            • No

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            5.0

            nice, good product

            By Hai Hoang

            from Annandale, VA

            About Me Photography Student

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easily Interchangeable
            • Fast / accurate auto-focus
            • Lightweight
            • Nice Bokeh

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Sports/Action
              • Wildlife Photos

              Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

              easy to use

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Fits like a glove

              By JohnS

              from PA

              Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

              Fits the 18-140 mm perfectly and will eliminate glare.

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              5.0

              Well Suited

              By Metzen

              from McAllen, Texas

              Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

              Simply a well made and perfectly fitting lens hood for Nikon lenses. A highly recommended product from Nikon. Need we say more? Worth the extra expense as always, you get what you pay for!

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              5.0

              Perfect Fit

              By Metz

              from McAllen, Texas

              Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

              A Nikon lens which I recently bought did not come with the hood. As I have always kept hoods and protective filters on all of my lenses, I purchsed this for the lens.
              In typical Nikon fashion, the fit and finish were perfect. One comes to expect that from companies such as Nikon. The hood gives me a sense of security. They have saved my bacon (lenses) on many an occassion. Highly recommended for value and protection.

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              5.0

              Works well

              By Michael

              from North Carolina

              Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

              This lense hood attaches quickly and easily. Good product for the price.

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              4.0

              Basic Lens Hood

              By REParker

              from Teaneck NJ

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable

              Cons

              • Light Plastic Material

              Best Uses

              • Outdoor bright light

              Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

              Nothing special; basic plastic construction

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              4.0

              great price @ B&H...

              By tom

              from new york

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Nice Bokeh
              • Rugged

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Night Photography
                • Weddings/Events

                Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

                it is really great price and very usefull..!!

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                • No

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                5.0

                it works....

                By video express

                from ny...

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

                      simple... it fits it works...

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Lens hood

                      By Joebags

                      from FL

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Rugged
                      • Strong Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

                          Good

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          5.0

                          GOOD HOOD,

                          By bengal

                          from Western North Carolina

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easily Interchangeable
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Landscape/Scenery
                            • Macro Photography

                            Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

                            Easy on, easy off, stores backward on the lens. Just made for Nikon 18-140.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Great lens hood

                            By Raiders

                            from Pennsylvania

                            Comments about HB-32 Lens Hood for Select Nikon Lenses:

                            Easy to use.

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