"cheap" (manual?) lens with fun factor

Started Mar 11, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: "cheap" (manual?) lens with fun factor
In reply to tomstall, Mar 11, 2013

I have a Konica Hexanon 40mm f 1.8, with a cheap fotasy adapter.  Lens is availble frequently at KEH.com, adapters at amazon.  I think mine took me $75 tops (twas a gift, so am not sure)

Here's a pic from it - I love it!  Even wide open, its sharp enough to focus quite easily and accurately using my panny G5's magnification feature:

5 minutes worth of post processing.....

I had a canon fd 50mm 1.8, but for indoor use, i prefer the konica's 40mm focal length, and find it sharper (and thus easier to focus as well).  The canon collect dust, while I use the Konica every chance I get.  Highly recommended!

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