Konica Auto S1.6 (1967)

This is a Konica Auto S1.6, a 35mm rangefinder camera made by Konishiroku Photo Industries starting in 1967.  The Auto S1.6 is a revised version of the earlier Auto S2 with a slightly faster 7-element f/1.6 lens, an improved shutter, and a flash hot shoe.  It was the final model …

Konica Auto-Reflex (1965)

This is a Konica Auto-Reflex, a 35mm SLR camera produced by Konica of Japan starting in 1965.  This model was the first in Konica’s long lived Autoreflex series and is the only one with a hyphenated name.  It is also the only model that can seamlessly switch between shooting full …

Konica III (1956)

What is it? This is a Konica III, a 35mm rangefinder made by Konishiroku Photo Industries in Japan between the years of 1956 to 1958.  As the name suggests, this camera is a third in a series of compact, solid bodied, 35mm rangefinder cameras made by Konishiroku.  The entire Konica …

Konica AiBORG (1991)

This is the Konica AiBORG super-zoom point and shoot camera.  It was introduced in September 1991 as the world’s first moving frame auto focus camera. Loaded with many buttons, a large LCD screen, and a joystick, it was a very ambitious camera boasting a wide array of features and shooting modes …