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Helios 44M-4 58 mm f/ 2 MC Lens

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Helios 44M-4 58 mm f/ 2 MC lens

Helios 44M-4 58 mm f/ 2 MC lens

Helios 44M-4 58 mm f/ 2 MC lens

Helios 44M-4 58 mm f/ 2 MC lens

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: M42

Optical design: 6 elements in 4 groups

User reviews (1)

Photos (6)

Tests (0)

Owners (9)

Views (5615)

Average price: $60

Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
58mmf/2.0f/1660.552300/10,642/1,7

Additional information:
  • Focal Distance: 58mm (may vary in real)
  • Aperture Range: f/2 - f/16. (f/22 later)
  • Angle of View: 40°28
  • Geometric Vignetting: 58%
  • Minimum Focusing Distance: 0.5 m
  • Filter Diameter: M52 x 0.75
  • Optical Resolution (center/edge): 41/20 lines/mm
  • Transmittance: 0.85
  • Color Formula: 11-0-0

The Helios-44M-4 58 mm f/ 2 (Russian: "Гелиос")  is a fast standard lens with a fixed focal length for 35mm cameras with M42 screw mount.


Posted by: Mika Uolamo   Date of publication: 07.01.2015



Photos taken with this lens Helios 44M-4 58 mm f/ 2 MC:


Fiori
Autor: Fabio Bartoccioni
5 0 529

Fiori
Autor: Fabio Bartoccioni
5 0 485

Fiori
Autor: Fabio Bartoccioni
5 0 605

Bokeh Test
Autor: Christoph Pfeilstucker
5 1 192

Mechanical quality4.754
Optical quality4.504
Usability4.254
Pricing / Value4.754
Bokeh5.004
Overall lens rating
4.65

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Owner reviews: Helios 44M-4 58 mm f/ 2 MC

Christoph Pfeilstucker 22.07.2017 14:45:59
Period of use: 1 month

Strengths:

Build quality, Bokeh, Ease of use, quite sharp


Weaknesses:

None


Comments:

This lens is a blast to use, probably one of my favorite lens ever and I own or owned a huge amount of glass. Despite to popular believe, this lens is not only nice for bokeh but is also acceptably sharp wide open, certainly soft in the corner but center is pretty good.