Cheap Tricks #1: Cheap Camera Hood

Don’t own a hood for your lens? Use your hand! Hold your camera with the shooting hand and use the other to cast a shadow over your lens to prevent sun glare/flare. That’s cheap!

*** What’s a hood? a lens hood is a hard plastic or soft rubber attachment that attaches to the front of your lens to cast a shadow on the lens so that you don’t get any glare from the sun!