Focal length: 40mm
Mount: Konica AR
Aperture: F 1.8 - F 22
Min focus distance: 0.45m
Length (from flange): 28/32mm [+ 20mm for the adapter]
A7 and the lens.
The grip is a HorusBennu grip attached to a Manfrotto 200PL style quick
release plate, a special plate made by HorusBennu for their grips. It
allows you to use the camera, with the grip attached, on a Manfrotto
RC2 Rapid Connect Adapter.
Sample pictures: You may click
on the sample image (except closest focus) for full resolution. The
full resolution image opens in a new window, so you can keep it open
for comparison. Focus is on the
dish in the center of the photo.
Closest focus is only 31cm from
edge of the lens, F 8. Focus on
the program wheel of the camera.
Already wide open
picture sharpness is o.k., my lens has scratches on the front and dirt
inside. So the haze or cast at F 1.8 is most probably due to this (I got it for
next to nothing). Stopped
down it's fine. Have a look at the full resolution image
at F 8 or F 22 and you know what I mean. The lens has good close focussing
Konica AR lenses are 40.5mm FFD. This is shorter than most of the
others, except M39. So the adapters are shorter as well. On top of
this, AR lenses are very compact. It's a small and lightweight lens and
it is cheap. A
good lens with one stop more than average.