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VelloLH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver)
 
4.7

(based on 35 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (28)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (20)
  • Easy to use (15)
  • Lightweight (12)
  • Compact (10)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Landscape/scenery (5)
  • Travel (5)
  • Family photos (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (11), Semi-pro photographer (7), Pro photographer (6), Casual photographer (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (26)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great hood

This works perfectly with my X100S. Has both the filter ring and hood. Can use with or without a filter--I use it with a filter, but either way it will help protect...Read complete review

This works perfectly with my X100S. Has both the filter ring and hood. Can use with or without a filter--I use it with a filter, but either way it will help protect the lens. You could just use the filter ring and filter without the hood if you don't want the hood projection out too far. Nice product, matches the camera paint perfectly.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Low-Cost Alternative

With Fuji's lens hood and adapter ring so expensive, this is a good alternative. It allows you to screw a UV filter onto the adapter ring to protect the X100's lens. And...Read complete review

With Fuji's lens hood and adapter ring so expensive, this is a good alternative. It allows you to screw a UV filter onto the adapter ring to protect the X100's lens. And even with the filter on, the lens hood still twists on easily. My 49mm Hoya UV filter doesn't screw on easily -- a different thread pitch? -- but it does go on.

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5.0

A no brainer

By Greg

from Longmeadow MA

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy to Use
  • Looks And Works Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery

    Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

    Got this for my X100T. I can't imagine the Fuji equivalent could be any better for more than three times the price. Fit and finish are equal to the Fuji equivalent.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Vello Hood

    By Phillym

    from scotch plains, nj

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

    as good as the Fuji but at 1/3 or less of the price

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    4.0

    Good value

    By Kevin

    from San francisco

    Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

    I originally but the Fuji hood which saved my camera from a fall. I decided to go with an aftermarket hood to save money. Build quality is comparable to the Fuji good but the color is slightly off.

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    5.0

    Very good hood

    By Steve

    from hamilton ontario canada

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Easy to Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Bulky

    Best Uses

      Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

      fits perfectly,
      sturdy
      colour almost exact
      lens cap snaps on tightly

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      • No

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      5.0

      Great product

      By Tan

      from Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Reviewer

      Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

      The quality is so good I can't tell it's generic brand and for only a fraction the price of an OEM. The hood does block a little bit of the OVF anyway I only use the adaptor ring for attaching protection filter. Nice packaging too. I wished it's sold in Canada. B & H had it delivered in no time.

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      3.0

      Blocks Flash and Viewfinder

      By Matt

      from NYC

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Reviewer

      Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

      It is well made, but it obscures a portion of the optical viewfinder, and it blocks the flash, both of which are important in my use of the camera.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Works as expected

      By Lime

      from Los Angeles, CA

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

          Great product. fits well on my x100t. Only issue was removing the current ring on the camera. It took a google search and watching a youtube video to get the courage to put a little elbow grease on unscrewing the ring.

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          3.0

          Problem to mach my X100T

          By Modi

          from Los Angeles

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Travel

            Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

            I purchased this hood and ring 2 days ago. The quality is perfect but the problem is that it is not attachable to my x100t lense. I wounder how other customer use it on this model lense?

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            5.0

            Great lens hood.

            By Chris

            from Arizona

            Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

            I have read reviews about this particular hood before my purchase and I wanted a fresh and open opinion. On my copy, the color variance is not that noticeable....you have to really really sit there and look at it, it fits well and I personally leave it on all the time because I wanted a small walk around camera at the ready. From the EVF, you can see the hood but it's not a big deal, I kind of like it. I was going back and forth about buying this hood or the Fuji one, I made the right choice!

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            5.0

            Excellent Hood

            By Fuji_Nikon_Guy

            from Connecticut

            Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

            I purchased this hood and ring along with an X100T. It fits the camera perfectly, is of excellent quality and has a finish which very closely if not perfectly matches the finish of the camera. You really have to look very closely to see any perceived, slight, subtle difference in finish if it's there at all. It is very good. The adapter ring threads on snugly without issue and the hood itself attaches via bayonet with tight positive action.

            The adapter ring has threads to mount filters to and a pinch lens cap can be used too.

            All in all an excellent alternative to the original manufacturer hood.

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            5.0

            No problems

            By Kevin B

            from Western MA

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

                While I can't compare to the Fuji part, works perfectly at much less cost.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Excellent

                By Elaine

                from Philadelphia

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact
                • Durable
                • Easy to Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

                    Went for this model over the $$$ Fuji model. This is fine for what it does, and the silver is not too far off from the camera color. Easy to install and remove.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Great hood for the money!

                    By Josh

                    from Atlanta, Georgia

                    Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

                    I could not be happier with this hood. It is medal and attached securely. The color and finish are slightly different from my X100T, but not by much. I highly recommend this.

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                    5.0

                    Great Hood for Less than Half the Price

                    By Taz Adam

                    from Minneapolis, MN

                    About Me Casual Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Use
                    • Inexpensive
                    • Well made

                    Cons

                    • None

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

                    The hood works just as expected. It slides on and twists to lock. Its very easy to take on and off. The material feels premium and well made. I am extremely satisfied with this purchase.

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                    5.0

                    What Lurks Under The Hoodie???

                    By F1 the Blur

                    from Evansville, IN

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

                    Bought this instead of the pricier Fuji OEM hood/adaptor ring. This matches the finish of my camera perfectly and is of sturdy build and good finsih. I've bought some Vello products before (screen protectors, etc.) and found them to be very nice at a good price. If you're looking to save a few bucks I don't think you can go wrong with the stuff Vello makes.

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                    5.0

                    Replacement Hood For Fuji X100T

                    By Joe

                    from Houston, TX

                    About Me Casual Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy to Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

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

                      Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

                      Good quality. Saved me money from buying Fuji brand hood/adaptor.

                      Looks like it will last unless I lose it. In which case, I will buy again.

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                      • No

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                      3.0

                      it works !

                      By Grapeman

                      from Lenox Ma

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

                          I use a lens shade for protecting the lens and of course shading it from unwanted stray light....this one does well here and there....and is also necessary to screw in 49 mm filters such as UV .
                          However it will vignette the viewing ( but to the picture) and can be disconcerting.
                          Its silver color does not bother me on my black X100T....can gaffer tape it .!

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                          5.0

                          Economic Solution

                          By David-eye

                          from Texas Hill Country

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Excellent Alternative

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Lens Shade Protection

                            Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

                            Great quality at a fraction of the OEM price.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Good

                            By Flo

                            from NYC

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Easy to Use
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

                                Works well on the Fuji x100s. good quality, good color. Offers the possibility to add a filter.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Perfect for X100S

                                By Jean

                                from Sherbrooke, Canada

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Compact
                                • Durable
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Vello LH-X100 Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver):

                                    The package includes two part: a screw-in ring, and a bayonet mount hood. Simply remove the X100S finishing ring and replace it with the one supplied. The hood assembles and disassembles quickly with a twisting motion. The fit between the hood and the ring is very good, just snug enough. Easiness of removal is particularly useful when using the flash, as the hood is partly in the way. Finally, beacause of its inner threads, a filter (such as UV) can be screwed onto the supplied ring for lens protection. This is most helpful since the X100S original lens cap cannot be used with either the hood or supplied ring on.

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