Konica Hexanon 17mm 1:16 M39 Version

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Re: Konica Hexanon 17mm 1:16 M39 Version

The shapes are serface reflections bouncing around and passing through the aperture and the internal shapes are coming from a contaminated lens surface or coating damage, I'm sure this lens would benefit from being serviced, if it's possible.

I wonder if the waterhouse stop is in the wrong location causing the heavy vignetting...

Ahh, it's a transplanted lens from a fixed lens camera (Konica WaiWai disposable camera), so it might be half frame, plastic optics, so take care with cleaning.



I don't know what improvements are to be had, centering could be improved, it's not a lens that was designed to be perfect or even good, just acceptable @ a good price.

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