Bayonet lens hood provided with select NIKKOR lenses.
By reducing the amount of non-essential light falling onto the front lens element, lenses can better achieve their optimum optical performance, producing more saturated images.
Use of specifically engineered Nikon lens hoods is highly recommended.
In less-than-ideal lighting conditions, the performance difference can be substantial.
Nikkor 18-70mm AF-S DX G, Nikkor 18-105mm F3.5/5.6 AFS DX VR & Nikkor 18-140mm F3.5/5.6 AFS DX VR