The Konica Hexar AF has many talents, most of them hidden Now, before people go and get their knickers in a twist, I do sell all of the cameras. The Hexar AF has to be hands down one of the best made 35mm film AF focusing for Infrared films — adjustable for Kodak or Konica IR films. I have now sold my Konica Hexar AF, but to be honest, I regret it somehow. Although I enjoy my new Leica M very much, the Hexar AF is just.

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He remembers only 20 AutoDates being officially imported into the US. Many Hexar AF functions are completely inaccessible if you don’t know the secret unlabeled commands. Thanks for reading and hope you guys enjoy the post!

Konica Hexar

It brings me back to a great time in life and won me over by delivering great photos time after time. It appealed with its superb lens and the general high quality of its construction.

Even though you can manually set the hdxar, I always put it on A mode, choosing my desired aperture and letting the camera do the rest. Apparently there was some kind of patent infringement, and Konica had to remove the silence.

This article needs additional citations hexsr verification. It was introduced to the market in It also limits the use of faster film in bright daylight. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The Hexar’s body is about the same size as the M6, konicaa slightly thicker. Film is automatically advanced to the next frame and the shutter cocked after each shutter activation.


Thanks for the review! The Hexar AF is capable of excellent sharpness and lovely tones in black and white. So to avoid that let me say, yes I understand if I took a little time Photo.

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Great photos and tips are here, feeling blessed to visit this blog. There is no fog. The lens exhibited excellent tonality and reproduces colors superbly especially with a hexaf color film like the old Reala or Velvia. One notable feature of the Konica Hexar is its “silent mode”, which can be selected by a button on the camera top plate, when powering up. This is an awesome feature for me as I love to shoot half a roll in monica camera and one roll in another.

The Konica Hexar AF

This page was last updated: And it kind of makes sense considering the Hexar AF is a child of the 90s. Fa general, the autofocus in the Hexar is very reliable even when the user themselves might be unsure it got the shot. That said, the Konica Hexar AF lens is truly great!

Among users, it is popularly wf to as the “Hexar AF” for “autofocus”in contradistinction to the interchangeable-lens, rangefinder focused Konica Hexar RF. Articles needing additional references from March All articles needing additional references. This is the camera that has truly gotten me back into shooting more and more film—and a lot of it has to do with the image quality.


Makes me want to try one. It’s kind of like having a secret password or secret handshake. This site uses cookies. The relatively large size of the camera may also be a contributing factor to it being perceived as a traditonal rangefinder. Film loading, advance and rewind is motorised and automatic.

Please help improve this ar by adding citations to reliable sources. A button to manually trigger film rewind is also provided. Oddly Konica has never seemed to do all it can to promote the Hexar AF — many experienced photogs have never even heard of it, much less seen one. In other words, a lens from the 50s or 60s as great as they were, will simply lack something an equivalent modern lens has, with all the advances made in coatings and computer design or corrections for optical errors.