Definition of lens hood in English:

lens hood

Syllabification: lens hood


  • A tube or ring attached to the front of a camera lens to prevent unwanted light from reaching the film.
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    • 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.

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