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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The lens exhibited excellent tonality and reproduces colors superbly especially with a good color film like the old Reala or Velvia.

Many Hexar AF functions are completely inaccessible if you don’t know the secret unlabeled commands. Thanks for your support! The Hexar AF is capable of brilliant color capture, especially with a film like Reala.

Notify me of new posts by email. In some ways it has no peer, justifying its “cult” camera status as the ideal stealth street camera. Ergonomically, I think the camera is excellent with a nice heft to the body.

Konica Hexar AF

This enables a slower, but much quieter, film advance, shutter cocking and autofocus. Your articles are really really insightful. Patreon and Ko-Fi Patreon allows those of you who would like to support 35mmc on a monthly basis with a small regular donations. Not bad, not great.

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The lens accepts lens filters of 46mm diameter konicw, camera settings must be manually adjusted to compensate for any reduction in light transmission caused by the filter. In general, the AF is adequately fast and accurate. Thanks Jim, always honored to see on of my reviews on your list!

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Email required Address never made public. Limited production model of units. For straight forward shooting, this is a very simple camera to use. For a time, Konica offered an upgrade to retrofit these features hecar earlier-model cameras. Best, Sam Like Like.

The closest modern equivalent I would say is the Sony RX1 series. Construction is of cast- aluminiumfinished in flat black or silver later modelwith a raised plastic hand-grip. Reply lasousa August 22, at Our trusted affiliates are now having a great sale of their quality line of Flashpoint studio equipment!

The lens on the Hexar is considered to be of high quality for this type of camera and is often compared with other high-quality lenses such as those from Leica. In autofocus mode, a central indicator in the viewfinder shows the point konifa camera will attempt to focus on and a lamp in the viewfinder indicates that focus has been achieved when the shutter release is half pressed.


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Shutter speed is accurate from low speed to high speed. Retrieved from ” http: Notify me of new comments via email. A self-timer button, also on the camera’s top plate, can be used to trigger an exposure with a time delay of approximately 10 seconds cancelable.

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