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\015 I have been using Nikon cameras for years right from Nikkormat Ftn-Nikon F2-Nikon 90X-Nikon F5.At present I own the Nikon D80. I was rather surprised to read the "Operation manuel" never to use the lens hood while using the flash as it causes vigneting.In all the Nikon camers I used I was always adviced to use the hood all the time in order to avoid stray light.Now why did not the Nikon designers take this in account?\015\012Please reply by email.\015\012Thanking you in anticipation.\015\012--Samuel--\015

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Maybe because the manual authors assumed the reader would use the built in flash instead of the one you slide into the top which is ok with lens hood.
Thats why we pro photographers use our flashes off our cameras
\012You dont have to use the hood just when shooting outside when the sun shines across you lens leaving colored spots across your picture it like shading your eyes from the sun.
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