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THE LENS WITH FIXED FOCUS LENGTH
FOCAL LENGTH: 85 мм
MAX APERTURE: f/1.50
MIN APERTURE: f/22
Scattering factor: no more 0,03
Transmission factor: no less 0,75 м
FILTERS THREAD: M67×0,75
ANGLE OF VIEW: 28°
DIMENSIONS without caps: 82×90 мм
WEIGHT without caps: 850 G
Russian Helios 40-2 85mm F/1.5 M42 is considered to be one of best for making portrait shoots!
it is one of the most famous fast lenses of Soviet era. Russian Helios 40-2 85mm F/1.5 M42 is absolutely perfect for working on the aperture, allows you to create a piece of art with a unique picture.
The product of the Krasnogorsk mechanical plant has several varieties for SLR cameras with threaded optics accession: M39×1/45, 2 Helios-40, and a variant with mounting thread M42×1/45,5 — Helios-40-2.
In 1958 » Gelios-40″ was represented at the world exhibition in Brussels as a replacement lens for a rangefinder camera «the Comet».
Nowadays , Russian Helios 40-2 85mm F/1.5 M42 is a good bargain for professional and amateur photographers
SHARPNESS OF PHOTOS
Non-standard interpretation of three-dimensional space, allows to obtain extraordinary and «cinematic» picture
COMPACT FAST LENSES
High-resolution of the device with the antireflection multilayer coating designed for DSLR and film full-frame and «crop» cameras
This lens can be easily recognized by the characteristic bokeh. Russian Helios 40-2 85mm F/1.5 M42 has a crisp «handwriting», whose presence is appreciated by users of modern SLR cameras.
Lens Helios 85mm 1.5 (40-2) possesses high aperture ratio of 1.5 and is designed for portraits, street shooting, including in dim light, for fast moving objects
To sum up, Helios 40-2 85mm F/1.5 M42 is an ideal device which is suitable not only for portrait shoots, where it is necessary shallow depth of sharpness, or even shooting moving subjects at slow shutter speeds.
HELIOS 40-2 SAMPLE PHOTOS
As a child, all children dreamed of becoming astronauts, and I wanted to be an artist. But the reality has made me a photographer, and I do not regret. I had a whole set of professional L optics, lacking only in artistic photographs. Helios 40-2 lens gave me the opportunity. Photos with it remind me of the most real picture: the sharpness of the main object, soft, curved bokeh like painted colors, high aperture ratio 1.5. Now I use almost exclusively the lens.
The most sensational lens. With Helios 40-2 just need to make friends. In the right hands gives stunning photographs at f / 1.5.
I bought a year ago, I do not regret. Elegant bokeh, razor sharpness 2.8. A little heavy. Who thought up — take, you will not regret! Many believe that for the same money, there are other good lenses. It would be interesting to know — what?
Analyze pictures taken on the lens Helios 40-2, I came to the conclusion that they are the most incredibly natural. The main differences: quiet beautiful image. And if we add a special background blur with a good portrayal of details on it, then it’s safe to say that this lens excellent in its niche.