Konica 40mm 1.8 with the Sony A7R at a birthday party

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by robfactory, Oct 27, 2014.

  1. robfactory

    robfactory TalkEmount Regular

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    Aug 23, 2014
    Rob
    I have the Sony Zeiss 35mm f/2.8, but I feel like I need a lens around that size that is able to get better low light shots. This is where the Konica 40mm f/1.8 comes in.
    I got it online with the FC-1 Konica camera for $40 including S&H. THe lens has a few specs of dirt inside, but nothing that damages the IQ or comes up in the image.
    Here are a couple of shots. This is my first time using the lens. So be kind. lol
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  2. fractal

    fractal TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jun 17, 2014
    Southeastern PA
    Chris
    I like the color and character of the lens. Also renders an interesting bokeh. Looks like you got a great deal!
     
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  3. robfactory

    robfactory TalkEmount Regular

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    Aug 23, 2014
    Rob
    The Bokeh is interesting and nice. The colors are a bit tame and I just fixed them on LR. Nothing too difficult. I noticed that the lens is sharp, which is nice.
     
  4. Schusskabob

    Schusskabob TalkEmount Regular

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    May 14, 2014
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    Bob
    Bought that lens about 30 years ago for use on my Konica T4 (which I still have). It's found a new life on NEX-6. I liked it way back then and still like it now. Good choice!
     
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  5. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    Looks very nice.

    The Konica's have a great rep, good to see people putting them to use.
     
  6. robfactory

    robfactory TalkEmount Regular

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    Aug 23, 2014
    Rob
    I also have a Konica 135mm F 3.2 that I have yet to test out. I probably will on Thursday. Yes, the lens was a little gem yesterday. I can't wait to test it on a low light setting
     
  7. unlo

    unlo Sony ******

    Jan 19, 2014
    Ohio
    Matt
    One of my favorite lenses. Light. Small. Sharp and fast. I bet it looks right @ home on the A7R
     
  8. robfactory

    robfactory TalkEmount Regular

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    Rob
    It looks like it belongs. Lol
     
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