Very good Helios-44m-4 58mm f/2.0, s/n 824864 – version with aperture mode switch!

3,450.00

Vintage soviet prime m42 lens

Helios-44m-4 with slightly swirly bokeh

Made in USSR!

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Helios-44m-4 58mm f/2.0, vintage prime lens

MADE IN USSR!

Standard fast 58mm f/2 lens for Zenit SLR, can also be used on for photo & video o modern digital cameras via adaptors: Canon, Nikon, Sony NEX, Olympus Pen, Panasonic G, Canon EOS M, Nikon 1, FujiFilm X-mount etc.

Helios-44 series of lenses comparing to kit zoom lenses

Helios-44 is a vintage soviet line of fast fixed focal length(prime) lenses, in high demand nowadays for their fast aperture(f/2), which opens up a world of possibilities for photographer – selective focusing, low light photography, great portraits with vintage feel and beautiful bokeh courtesy of Carl Zeiss Biotar formula in use; for their ability to be mounted on various camera systems via affordable and easily available adapters. 

 

Adapters will be required to use this lens on modern cameras:

NEX adapter – for Sony NEX E mount cameras
Fuji X adapter – for FujiFilm X-mount cameras
Micro 4/3 adapter – for Panasonic G, Olympus Pen etc
EOS M adapter – for Canon mirrorless cameras
Nikon simple adapter & infinity adapter – on Nikon (D)SLR
Canon EOS adapter – for Canon (D)SLRs
P-K adapter(or infinity) – on Pentax K-mount cameras

Also available “tilting” adapters for Micro 4/3, Fuji X and Sony NEX E and many others here

52mm filter thread
8 diaphragm blades
F/2-16 max-min preset aperture
50cm minimum focusing distance
6 lenses in 4 groups
250g of weight
60mm length
41/20 line per mm optical resolution
(center/edges)

Multicoated

Creates beautiful Biotar style bokeh –

out of focus highlights are rendered as beautiful discs(in the right conditions),

making the background swirl slightly.

The lens s/n 824864 is in very good condition!

Lens barrel has few visible signs of use/age.

Glass is clean and clear – has no fungus, no haze, no scratches!

Few internal dust particles may be present, but will not have any effect on photos.

Mechanics are very good – focus is smooth but not entirely uniform.

Aperture blades are free from oil.

 

Comes with rear lens cap.

Optics:  ★★★★

Mechanics:  ★★★★☆

Appearance: ★★★

Overall:  ★★★★

Payment options are:

– PayPal(credit cards)

– BDO bank deposits

 

We guarantee that the item in this ad looks and works as advertised and offer money back guarantee on this.

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