Helios 44-( ) 58mm f2.0 buying advice??

Started Sep 25, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Helios 44-( ) 58mm f2.0 buying advice??
In reply to MarTay6, Sep 26, 2012

Why the Helios in particular?

The one I used had very swirly, "hangover-like" bokeh and was otherwise o.k. but nothing special.

IMHO there are many 50mm lenses out there which can be had cheaply and are far better.

Case in point, a good sample of the Soviet Jupiter 50mm for rangefinder cameras is a far better lens, as well as being much smaller and lighter...

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