Nikon HN-22 Lens Hood (62mm Screw-In) for 60mm f/2.8 D-AF Micro, 35-135mm f/3.5-4.5 and 35-70mm f/3.5 AIS Macro.
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.