I have D80 w 18-135 w circ polarizer. problem is: w the lens hood on it is a real pain to get ahold of the edge of the polarizer in order to turn it.
Should I take the hood off every time I need to rotate polarizer...or grow long fingernails...or is this just a personal problem? Seems like attaching a little something to the edge of the polarizer would give purchase to a fingernail at least...any ideas?
#1. "RE: lens + lens hood + circ polarizer" | In response to Reply # 0esantos Nikonian since 10th Nov 2002Fri 11-Apr-08 11:33 PM
Long fingernails with a French manicure would be nice.
Seriously, it is a problem but you'll just have to come up with something that works for you. The reality is though, when using a polarizer effectively where the sun is at a right angle to the line of sight of your lens or slightly behind you a hood is marginally useful for shading the lens from errant glare. A hood does help protect your lens though, but again with the filter attached you are already protected.
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#2. "RE: lens + lens hood + circ polarizer" | In response to Reply # 1z1gary Registered since 02nd Oct 2006Fri 11-Apr-08 11:41 PM
OK - I'm off to the fingernail salon!
really, thanks for response, seems like you just 'dealw it'. i Noticed the next post talked about revesing the hood when not using it...I think that is an idea I can use here - at least a little.