South Beach with the Konica 40mm f/1.8

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Hello everyone! 
This entry will follow a different outline today. I had a client to meet up with in South Beach and decided to take my Konica Hexagon 40mm f/1.8 with me as my main shooter. I still had the Canon 50mm f/1.4 S.C.C. and the Contax G Zeiss 90mm f/2.8 with me, but I wanted to see how dependable the Konica was under all types of scenarios. 
I usually find myself using the lens when there are a lot of greens around. I feel the characteristics of the lens and the way it interacts with the Sony A7R make a great leans to shot in parks or forests. It is a bit heavy with the contrast and a  bit loose in the sharpness. 
Well, here are the shots. Enjoy!















I used different F-Stops throughout the shoot. Even going infinity at times. I find this lens to be a good close up to mind range. I wouldn't exactly recommend it as a main shooter due to its need to be calibrated in the camera settings first. It's heavy on the dark areas, which can be troublesome if you have areas with heavy brightness.
I do; however, like how it performs around green colors. I think it's negatives are because it is an old mid-priced lens. However, at f/1.8, you can't go wrong for $40.
I carry this lens when I do shoots. I like how unique is it and the characteristics it has. Would I use it as a main shooter? No. I still reach for my Canon 50mm f/1.4 S.C.C. or Minolta Rokkor 58mm f/1.4 as my main shooters.
I did add a UV filter to make up for any lack of coating the lens might be missing.
For the price you can't go wrong with this lens. I would recommend it for mid-range to profile pics. However, anything mid-range to landscape and I think you will encounter a lot of noise in your pics.



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