A Camera Lens Hood is one of the most important accessories for each lens you own. The Camera Lens Hoods can provide multiple functions: it shades the lens from stray light, improving your contrast and image quality; in inclement weather, it can assist in keeping moisture or wind-blown debris off the lens; and it protects the front barrel from the inevitable impacts against walls, door frames, and other real-life obstacles. This 55mm Lens Hood is more effective than the round hood. Not only because they are longer, but also because their shape is matched to the pyramidal cone and leaves no holes. In addition, sine the end of the lens is extended, you also get the added benefit of some extra protection from accidental impact. This Camera Lens Hood is ideal for wedding, photojournalism and other event and location shooting.One of the most important accessories for each lens you own. Don't miss it any more!