- Shades the lens from stray light, improving contrast and image quality
- In inclement weather, it can assist in keeping moisture or wind-blown debris off the lens
- Protects the front barrel from the inevitable impacts against walls, door frames, and other real-life obstacles
- Made of high quality material
- Lower the contrast of the image
This is a round lens hood developed specifically for the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 45mm 1:1.8 and can be mounted to keep extraneous light from entering the lens on backlit shots. Identical to the Olympus LH-40B lens hood. Polycarbonate construction. Supplied in black.