This lens hood is probably one of the most essential add-ons you will need for your Phantom 2 Zenmuse combo. Without this critical component, the blades above will cast shadows on your lens causing ripping artifacts in your video.
We ruined a lot of great shots before we figured this one out. Then, we ruined a lot more through the trial and error process of creating a lens hood that is lightweight, durable, and stays out of the shot.
We came up with is this- a lens hood laser cut out of plastic that slips between your GoPro and Zenmuse H3-2D gimbal, stays in place, blocks out the sun, and doesn't interfere with the shot. The gimbal stays balanced and your shots stay clean.
There are a lot of lens hoods out there, and lots of them just don't work. You can even rig up something yourself, but please consider the following: