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REVIEW: Konica Hexanon AR 52mm f/1.8

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Posted by Bengt Köhler Sandberg 2013-03-01

Konica Hexanon AR 52mm f/1.8

Specs:

Lens:
55mm

Aperture:
f/1.8 to f/16
6 bladed aperure

Closest Focus:
0.45m (1.5ft)

Weight:
225g

Mount:
Konica AR

Covers:
Standard 35mm film size (24×36 mm negative)


Image quality


Analogue B&W film
Konica Hexanon AR 52mm f/1.8
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f/1.8 - f/2.8 - f/4 - f/5.6 - f/8 - f/11 - f/16

Bokeh
Konica Hexanon AR 52mm f/1.8
Konica Hexanon AR 52mm f/1.8

Flare / Backlight
Konica Hexanon AR 52mm f/1.8
Konica Hexanon AR 52mm f/1.8



Sample
Konica Hexanon AR 52mm f/1.8
Konica Hexanon AR 52mm f/1.8
Konica Hexanon AR 52mm f/1.8
Konica Hexanon AR 52mm f/1.8
Konica Hexanon AR 52mm f/1.8
Konica Hexanon AR 52mm f/1.8



Build quality

Very good and solid.
It also have a nice feel to it.


Conclusion

Very nice lens.
Do lose little contrast and noticeable vignetting wide open.
But corner softness are quite mild and sharpness is still there.

Build quality is also very good.


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Image & Build quality
Bokeh & Flare
Feel


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Analogue B&W film
Scanner: Plustek OpticFilm 7600i
Film: AGFA CINEREX (X-ray film)
Developer: Kodak D76

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