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  • Konica Hexanon AR 35mm f2 Short Review

    Konica Hexanon AR 35mm f2 Short Review

    Konica Hexanon AR 35mm f2 is a premium lens from the Konica AR lineup. A whole stop faster than the other 35mm, it was more expensive, and therefore now much rarer to find. Performance is good, just like the other Konica lenses, but it does have its weaknesses. First impressions Build quality is excellent –…

  • Konica Hexanon AR 57mm f1.2 Lens Review

    Konica Hexanon AR 57mm f1.2 Lens Review

    Let me tell you – I am incredibly thrilled to have this Konica Hexanon AR 57mm f1.2. More so, because I bought it by chance – saw a good deal on eBay and took it, hoping it would turn out to be a good one.  I was not wrong! This lens turned out to be…

  • Konica Hexanon 50mm f1.7 AR Lens Review

    Konica Hexanon 50mm f1.7 AR Lens Review

    Konica Hexanon 50mm f1.7 is the entry-level standard lens in the Hexanon lineup, along with a faster 50mm f1.4 and the iconic 57mm f1.2. All three lenses are great but have slightly different characteristics.  Konica AR Lens guide describes it eloquently as “Budget priced standard lens. Lightweight and compact. Focuses down to 18 inches“. Although…