Fujica Half

The Fujica Half is a handsome, pocketable half-frame 35mm camera. It was manufactured in response to the excellent Olympus Pen (here is a slightly later model) and looks not dissimilar to the Canon Demi.

Functionally, the camera does what it needs to do, though the shutter release is a bit spongy for my taste. The f2.8 Fujinon lens is excellent and I will be posting sample images at a later date.

There is also the Fujica Half 1.9 featuring a Fujinon f1.9 lens. I’d love to get my hands on one of those!

Make Fujica
Model Half
Year 1963
Format 35mm (half-frame 18×12)
Shutter Seikosha-L
Speed B, 30 – 300
Lens Fujinon
f2.8 28mm
Focus 0.7m – ∞ (zone)
Aperture f2.8 to 22
Light Meter Yes (selenium)
Rangefinder No


A couple of example shots on Ultrafine Extreme 100, stand developed HC-110:



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