Originally Posted by ruby.monkey
The IIIA is beautiful and its lens is an absolute corker; but the shutter/aperture selection is a pain, the double-stroke cocking action slows one down, the shutter release is too close to the R/F hump for comfort, and the door lock should have earned its designer a powerful kick to the pods.
That's where Konica III with Konirapid MFX shutter without interlock shines
Though, people say it's easy hack to detach it.
Before I have never noticed plain III has lower RF deck which doesn't get in the way.
And - for speed shooting I use SLR with motordrive - can not loose with that setup. Double-stroke lever is kind of...take a bit of sushi, then add raddish
Originally Posted by Joe Vitessa
Anyone know how the 50mm 1.8 compares with the 48mm 2.0? Dante Stella writes that the 50mm 1.8 is sharper, but if anyone has the 48mm, I'd like to hear how they like it.
I tried to cut a slice of bread...nope, 48/2 lens sucks at this. But it's one of finest lenses I've used, at least, with B&W film (how it comes I haven't loaded III with color yet?).