Translation of lens hood in Spanish:

lens hood

parasol, n.



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    parasol masculine
    • 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.
    • The primary use for a lens hood is to prevent light from hitting the front lens element from the sides.
    • This camera is fairly compact, but the large lens hood, camera length and styling lend themselves somewhat to a pro look.
    • A good lens hood can nearly eliminate flare caused by stray light from outside the angle of view.