The Konica Hexar AF has many talents, most of them hidden Now, before people go and get their knickers in a twist, I do sell all of the cameras. The Hexar AF has to be hands down one of the best made 35mm film AF focusing for Infrared films — adjustable for Kodak or Konica IR films. I have now sold my Konica Hexar AF, but to be honest, I regret it somehow. Although I enjoy my new Leica M very much, the Hexar AF is just.
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And it delivers excellent, sharp images beautifully and easily. Lastly, manual focus with this camera is kind of a joke. The Hexar AF has to be my favorite 35mm film camera. You are commenting using your WordPress.
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Just to take photos of your friends making wacky faces? Includes generic lens cap. Aaf the metering and AF sensors in the traditional self timer position, built in hand grip. Had three, all sold long time ago.
Instax SQ10 Hybrid Camera! On the right, 3 fast lensed available light cameras: I got it in a trade plus cash deal from of all places…Photo. It is often stated that the lens is a copy of the Leica Summicron 35mm f2 lens, although this does not appear to be the case.
The design of this camera is so good that it can be seen in many today—with it likeness most prominently compared to the Fujifilm x series of cameras. They also released a Leica thread mount lens in 35mm focal length the UC Hexanon 35mm f2 in so-called L mount that is said to be a design descendant of Hexar camera’s 35mm f2 lens.
This means that manual camera settings ISO value or exposure compensation must be used to account for light reduction due to any filter fitted. At parties, events, weddings, etc is where I personally had the most fun with this camera. The Hexar’s instruction booklet is poorly written, making it difficult to understand all the camera’s functions.
Konica Hexar AF
Active infrared from 2 feet to infinity in steps. For example, you can set up the Hexar for manual focus or hyperfocal focus or what lonica you, but for that you need to rely on pressing a bunch of buttons all of which you need a manual or look up online on how to do it. Notify me of new comments via email. In other words, a lens from the 50s heaxr 60s as great as they were, will simply lack something an equivalent modern lens has, with all the advances made in coatings and computer design or corrections for optical errors.
You might say, why were you taking your camera to class anyway? You are commenting using your Facebook account.
Only bexar flaw I could notice was a small scratch to the back of the top plate. Light is metered through a sensor on the front of the camera body rather than using TTL metering or a sensor inside the filter ring. Thanks for reading and hope you guys enjoy the post!
The Konica Hexar AF
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A button to manually trigger film rewind is also provided. Right now, for a limited time, get a great deal on the hot and capable Fuji X-A3! That said, the Konica Hexar AF lens is truly great!
Konica Hexar AF
One notable feature of the Konica Hexar is its “silent mode”, which can be selected by a button on the camera top plate, when powering up. AE Lock combined with AF lock by slightly depressing shutter release. Very clean and clear. On second qf, in silent mode I can’t hear the camera operate — I have never found a quieter 35mm camera.
So remember…Hexar AF, point and shoot. The Hexar AF was sold as a luxurious point and shoot with a fabulous lens the lens is often compared to a leica summicron. Buying through these links helps support Camera Legend to bring you more reviews of the cameras and lenses you want to see.