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 Konica Hexar AF is one of the greatest cult cameras of all time and justifiably so. Wide open though the lens overall is still very sharp.
Retrieved from ” http: Automatic flash exposure is available when used with this HX unit, in variable-aperture automatic mode when set to [P]rogram mode useful for fill-flashfixed-aperture automatic flash mode when set to [A] or [M] modes or manual mode when the flash is set konicca “P-full”.
Ergonomically, I think the camera is excellent with a nice heft to the body.
Same camera with databack, the “Autodate” Databack Hexar pictured to the right: Hey Bro…this is a camera I have often thought about getting since it was introduced. The Hexar’s body is about the same size as the M6, though slightly thicker.
Personally I prefer the original Hexar over the later Hexars: Always glad to hear from another ,onica who has experienced this beautiful camera. Pin It on Pinterest. You are commenting using your WordPress. The Konica Hexar is an all electronic autofocus camera and relies on one 2CR5 battery for all its functions.
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The Black model appears to be the most common. Konica cameras Products introduced in Ko-Fi allows one off donations. Intuitive controls the Hexar is NOT. Note the metering and AF sensors in the traditional self timer position, built in hand grip.
Camera: Konica Hexar AF · Lomography
I used to have to look twice at the film counter to make sure the camera actually took the shot. This article is about the auto-focus camera. Thanks Buz, always nice to hear from you my friend!! Lastly, manual focus with this camera is kind of a joke.
Earlier models lonica black and came in a “standard” model or a model supporting an autodate film back. Great photos and tips are here, feeling blessed to visit this blog. For a time, Konica offered an upgrade to retrofit these features to earlier-model cameras. Construction is of cast- aluminiumfinished in flat black or silver later modelwith a raised plastic hand-grip. Best, Sam Like Like.
I have read a few recently as Photography is a new hobby of mine so I want to try to get right up to speed with everything. 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.
The camera features Aperture Priority, Program, and Manual modes. This is the camera aaf has koniica gotten me back into shooting more and more film—and a lot of it has to do with the image quality. Perhaps it was my copy of the Summicron but the Hexar lens appeared slightly sharper probably more contrasty than the Summicron, the bokeh less funky, which kind of makes sense since it is of a much newer vintage than the Leica. When you look in the viewfinder, it will tell you when the camera needs to be stopped down or have a faster shutter speed accordingly.
Other than that, and the odd off focus shots which happens with any camera, the Hexar is generally very reliable, but then again it IS an over twenty year old camera from a manufacturer who no longer makes cameras for general consumption so be forwarned. No problem in the shooting. You are commenting using your Twitter account.
Konica Hexar AF
The Konica Hexar AF had one other thing beside that fabulous lens that made it famous. 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. Learn how your comment data is processed.