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Konica Hexanon 40mm 1.8 on the X-E1

Discussion in 'Fuji X Forum' started by Wolf, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. Wolf

    Wolf SC Veteran

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    Mar 4, 2012
    Really happy with the outcome :)
    OOC jpg with minor contrast/brightness adjustments

    the ice is melting away outside which make the roads and grass all "mushy", so I took some photos of my favourite test "subject" indoors :)

    iso 400 @ f1.8



     
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  2. Pelao

    Pelao SC All-Pro

    Jul 11, 2010
    Ontario, Canada
    Stephen
    Nice. I like the look this lens delivers.
     
  3. Wolf

    Wolf SC Veteran

    374
    Mar 4, 2012
    it shines on the X-E1 and looks damn sexy too on a black X-E1 ;)

    The konicas are great value for their money, it's not like i'll use them for 1000s of shots, but they are nice to take on a walk and maybe even some low light local gigs
     
  4. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

    Jan 11, 2011
    Houston, Texas
    Jack
    Cute German shepherd!
     
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  5. Wolf

    Wolf SC Veteran

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    Mar 4, 2012
    nearly as cute as his boss ;)))
     
  6. Martin555

    Martin555 New to SC

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    Feb 9, 2013
    Thats great and bester luck to you man.Thanx for sharing your experience.
     
  7. asterinex

    asterinex SC Regular

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    Oct 23, 2012
    Antwerp, Belgium
    Great pics ! I like Konica lenses a lot. How is manual focussing on the XE-1. Is the viewfinder and magnification useable (bright light) ?
     
  8. Wolf

    Wolf SC Veteran

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    Mar 4, 2012
    yea it's ok, but not as good as on the nex or omd
     
  9. spinyman

    spinyman SC Veteran

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    Dec 21, 2011
    Valley Center,Ca.
    David
    Nice shots Wolf.I took mine out shooting yesterday.For me,it's really soft until f5.6.Small and nice looking though,and the adapter is quite small also.
     
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  10. vibranze

    vibranze New to SC

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    Feb 13, 2013
    Nice shots Wolf. I am having this lens as well and was using with Nex. May I know where to get the adapter for X-E1? Thanks.
     
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  11. Wolf

    Wolf SC Veteran

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    Mar 4, 2012
    I got it off ebay
    Fuji X -> konica
     
  12. kevwilfoto

    kevwilfoto SC Rookie

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    Feb 10, 2013
    Frederick, CO
    Kevin
    Prove it! ;-) How about a pic of that lens on your camera?
     
  13. vibranze

    vibranze New to SC

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    Feb 13, 2013
    Thanks. Ebay results are all Konica AR to Fuji X, no Hexanon. Can AR adapter be used with Konica Hexanon lenses?
     
  14. fin azvandi

    fin azvandi SC Veteran

    270
    Feb 22, 2012
    Madison, WI
    Yep, the "Hexanon" line of lenses from Konica used the AR mount.
     
  15. vibranze

    vibranze New to SC

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    Feb 13, 2013
    Thanks for the info. Going to find it from local camera shop before going e-bay route. ;)
     
  16. romi.gilles

    romi.gilles SC Veteran

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    Jun 8, 2013
    idk anymore. all over the country.
    romi gilles
    i love that pancake-ish lens. and i really love the sharpness of my 50mm f1,7.

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