Helios 44-2 58mm F2 LensHelios 44-2 58mm F2 Lens
Helios 44-2 58mm F2 LensHelios 44-2 58mm F2 Lens
Helios 44-2 58mm F2 LensHelios 44-2 58mm F2 Lens
Helios 44-2 58mm F2 LensHelios 44-2 58mm F2 Lens
Helios 44-2 58mm F2 LensHelios 44-2 58mm F2 Lens

Helios 44-2 58mm F2 Lens for Nikon

$59.00

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Helios 44-2 Lens  is a classic 58mm lens that was produced as the kit prime on the Zenit-series russian SLR.

A family of Soviet lens «Helios» was very popular in the USSR. Despite the fact that the auto focus had not been invented yet, and that lens was manual (with manual focus), lens Helios is still popular among amateur and even professional photographers.
One of the most popular models of this manufacturer was lens Helios-44-2. They were produced at the Belarusian Optical-Mechanical Association and the Krasnogorsk mechanical plant. According to preliminary calculations, there were about three million pieces produced in Soviet Union.
Soviet engineers decided not to reinvent the wheel and based their lens on the famous German Carl Zeiss Jena «Biotar 2/58″. The optical design was modified and supplied as a staff completing for plastic Soviet camera «Zenit-ET», «Zenit-10″.

One of the most important characteristics of this model is bokeh. The lens takes pictures with a stunning twisted bokeh, which for artistic expression can easily compete with the overpriced modern optics of  venerable manufacturers, and in some aspects may be even better.

 
Specifications

  • Aperture/Focal length: 2/58
  • Diaphragm scale: 2 – 16
  • Focusing range: 0.5m – 10m and infinity
  • Quantity of lens/componets: 6/4
  • Number of perture blades: 8
  • Resolving capacity (lines in 1 mm) center/edge: 38/20
  • Filter mount: 49mm
  • Weight: 0.23 kg
  • Mount: M42 + adapter

 

Compatibility

Nikon DF
Nikon D1
Nikon D1h
Nikon D1x
Nikon D2h
Nikon D2x
Nikon D2xs
Nikon D2hs
Nikon D3
Nikon D3s
Nikon D3x
Nikon D4
Nikon D4s
Nikon D5
Nikon D40
Nikon D40x
Nikon D50
Nikon D60
Nikon D70
Nikon D70s
Nikon D80
Nikon D90
Nikon D100
Nikon D200
Nikon D300
Nikon D300s
Nikon D500
Nikon D600
Nikon D610
Nikon D700
Nikon D750
Nikon D800
Nikon D800e
Nikon D810
Nikon D810a
Nikon D850
Nikon D3000
Nikon D3100
Nikon D3200
Nikon D3300
Nikon D3400
Nikon D5000
Nikon D5100
Nikon D5200
Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500
Nikon D5600
Nikon D7000
Nikon D7100
Nikon D7200
Nikon D7500

 

 

The lens kit includes:

Helios 44-2 Lens

M42 – Nikon adapter

 

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