FujiXfiles blog with tips & tricks and personal experiences with my Fujifilm X-Series cameras. Fuji X10, X100, X100S and X-Pro 1 and Fujinon XF 14mm f2.8, XF 18mm f2, XF 35mm f1.4 and Samyang 8mm f2.8 fisheye lenses.

Fuji XF 16mm f1.4 lens hood options: LH-X16

Most of my regular followers and readers know that I am a big fan of square shape lens hoods. And while I only attach a lens hood for a specific purpose (protection from rain, external force or stray light), I do like to have options when I do attach one.

Fuji gives us two options for my favorite and most used Fujinon lens, the XF 16mm f1.4. Now we can choose between the standard tulip style plastic hood (that comes with the lens) and the new optional LH-X16 square metal lens hood.

In this short video I compare the two and tell you what are the advantages and disadvantages of each one: