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Remove 14-24 Hood

ylwdog

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ylwdog Registered since 08th Jun 2009
Mon 08-Jun-09 11:25 AM

Speaking w/ the Lee Filter inhouse tech supervisor we concluded the best approach to using a filter on the 14-24 is to remove the hood.

The question(s) I have been facing are if and how to do this. I called Nikon to see if they had any unrepairable models that I could either purchase or be given to setup some test experiments regarding cutting or grinding the hood. (The rep was initially reluctant, but then after a little more conversation started working on it, though nothing as of yet).

Has anyone else thought of this, done it or see a problem w/ removing the hood? I have thought about if you can cut it off in one piece that there may be a chance to re-attach it later. The space in between the lens and the hood at it most retracted position makes this option virtually impossible by my inspection.

Thoughts and comments are welcome...

doug

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