Lens Hood for 80-200 f2.8 ED AF-D

Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by docshank, Jun 25, 2007.

  1. docshank

    docshank

    52
    Feb 24, 2007
    Tennessee
    I'm thinking about buying a new Nikkor 80-200 f2.8 ED AF-D lens. The HB-7 Bayonet Lens Hood is listed for it. Is there a better lens hood recommended for use on a DSLR (HN-?? or any suggestions)? I appreciate your advice.

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  2. I'm pretty sure that is your only choice.
     
  3. fjgindy

    fjgindy

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    Jan 21, 2007
    Indianapolis
    Pretty sure the HN-28 is the stock hood for the older push-pull non-D version. I own the non-D 80-200 and there is no lip for the twist lock HB-7 version. Thread only. The HN-28 will screw on to the D version though.
     
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  4. Dave

    Dave

    Feb 7, 2007
    Suwanee, GA
    I have the HB-7 on mine...works well and is not that big really...the 80-200 with hood is actually shorter than the 70-300 with hood when zoomed out the 300. Here it is: 80-200 w/hood on left, 70-300 @ 300 w/hood in middle and 180 f/2.8 w/hood extended on right for comparison.

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  5. What's really nice about the HN-28 hood is that it can be screwed in to my 77mm circular polarizer mounted on the lens. This also gives you something to turn it with. You cant get to the cir.pol. with the HB-7 hood without popping it off.

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