The Sigma LH4-01 Lens Hood for DP2 Quattro Digital Camera is perfectly designed to blocks out extraneous light and reduces flare and ghosting. Specially designed, it can be attached to the tip of the lens easily. By avoiding the stray light from entering the lens, this lens hood helps in obtaining the perfect image and the best results. The lens hood is made of high quality elements that make it not just durable but long lasting as well. Offering the best protection against any accidental bumps, it also helps in safeguarding the lens from getting scratched.