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Old 01-17-2007   #45
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Originally Posted by Sonnar2
It's a great portrait lens. Does the shade help much in backlight?
I bought a cheap 43mm lens hood from eBay. It was also mentioned on this page .

If the backlight comes directly from behind the subject, shade doesn't help much as you can see in this photo . But that was an extreme example and I don't shoot normally that way, if I can move the subject or my own position...
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