Konica C35 Camera
The Konica C35 of 1968 is a 35mm camera and first of a series of four cameras from Konishiroku. It is a handy camera that catered for all-in-one travel camera.
- One (1) Konica C35 Rangefinder Camera
- One (1) 38mm f2.8 four-element Hexanon lens
- One (1) pack of Film
The Konica C35 was the first of a number of compact cameras that swept the marketplace in the early seventies. Cameras from other Japanese companies after 1970 (see photo at end) show its importance and influence. Its appeal to the general public was obvious from the start: it was a compact, light and simple to use camera with an excellent lens that was distinctly wider than average for the time and that took good photographs because it could be focused accurately. It was an outstanding sales success throughout the world.
Konishiroku may at first seem a mere follower of fashion, updating the design theme of the compact Minolta Minoltina S and Olympus Trip 35, or even its own Konica Eye of 1964.
However, the C35 was much more than an update: it brought together a number of other desirable design strands into one camera, not simply light weight and compact size, but a CdS meter in the lens mount (eliminating worries about filter correction factors), a rangefinder and most importantly of all, the simple operation of “auto only” exposure.
Samples of Konica C35 films
All 35mm films are available from major film company. Various options from Fuji Velvia 50, llford XP2/HP5, Kodak Tri-X/T-Max, etc. Available both in slide and Black & White film.
Film photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever . . . it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything. 35mm film SLR camera is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.
Konica C35 Rangefinder Camera
Black body Black Skin
38mm f2.8 four-element Hexanon lens
Cameras are refurbished to make it to be in good appearance. Some may have experienced some small signs of wear, but mechanisms and overall condition are good.
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