What I have ordered - just one of the reasons I think the artec is a well thought system.
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I contacted a sales and tech rep from Lee in the UK and he said the Wide Angle lens hood is designed to cover lenses up to 95 degree viewing angle.
My 32 got 107 degrees and your 28mm is probably around 115 degrees.
I am surprised that you have not experienced vignetting even on your CFV 50.
I can Not believe what the guy told you .
If the LEE WA shade is in its "widest angle position" , it still puts shade on your
WA lens and the bellows angle is far above 95 degrees .
I just tried the Lee wide-angle hood with a full frame sensor and the HR32
The back was set in landscape orientation and it's OK with no movements but at around 4 mm rise / fall it shows the hood when fully extended .
When I move the shade all the way back to the lens I can go up to 7 or 8 mm
So it's really no useable IMO as pointed out by the Lee rep.
But on a good note I have to say it is very well built and not wobbly at all
Maybe with a 35mm or a smaller back it will work even shifted like a charm.
Are there other options around for the 32 HR?
I used one of these back in the day - I'd forgotten what they are called. B&H has them. This plus a couple of pieces of black foamcore and you're in business. Not so hot in the wind, though.There's been a lot written here regarding the use of hoods while using a technical camera and thought I'd reintroduce the setup that has served me well for several years. The Flair Buster. I picked up something similar to this a couple years ago and found it worked. I began using this before I got the viewfinder and still do with the workflow just slightly modified (set scene using the viewfinder, remove and replace it with the flair buster. Or just hold the black card up to block any flair and keep using the viewfinder). One size fits all and it's under $1,000 (actually is runs $29.95).
A couple things have changed since I took this shot several years ago. The handles have been replaced with wooden grips, the P45+ was upgraded to a P65+ and I now have a viewfinder, other than that it remains the same.
I would appreciate seeing images Graham. Thanks,Btw, I found another solution for the STC where I have an Arca Swiss compatible plate on both the bottom and the handle side (RRS MPR 73 in my case) and a Long Flare Buster.
If you use the RRS cold shoe mount adapter (FA-QRCS2) -> Flare Buster, and RRS QR Mount for Accessories (FA-QRM), then you can attach the flare buster to the body while still using the standard viewfinder. If you rotate the STC for rise/fall or shift then you can attach the flare buster to the spare plate.
I'll post pictures when I'm back at the end of the week if anyone wants to see.
Wind will always be a problem with these kind of paddles .Any issues with wind causing vibrations?