A tube or ring attached to the front of a camera lens to prevent unwanted light from reaching the film.
More example sentences
- This camera is fairly compact, but the large lens hood, camera length and styling lend themselves somewhat to a pro look.
- Another lens accessory the camera person may consider using is a lens hood.
- A special lens or lens hood is used to achieve a gradual light falloff toward the corners of the image frame.
Definition of lens hood in:
- The British & World English dictionary