ikon HN-3 Lens Hood (52mm Screw-In) for 35mm f/1.4 AI-S, 35mm f/2, 35mm f/2.8, 55mm f/2.8/3.5 Micro & 35-80mm D-AF Lenses.
Use of specifically engineered Nikon lens hoods is highly recommended.
In less-than-ideal lighting conditions, the performance difference can be substantial.
Optional Screw-in lens hood for 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.