Helios 44M-7 Vintage Lens Test And Review Specs Video

Taking a look at the vintage Zenit Helios MC 44M-7 58mm f/2.0. This is a standard lens for FF and APS-C, manufactured from 1958 to 1992 and now discontinued.

The Helios MC 44M-7 is still a highly sought after manual focus lens with very swirly bokeh.

Standard 35mm sized fast 58mm f/2 lens for Zenit SLR, can also be used on for photo & video o modern digital cameras via adapters: Canon, Nikon, Sony NEX, Olympus Pen, Panasonic G, Canon EOS M, Nikon 1, FujiFilm X-mount etc.

Thanks to Tuber André Peixoto for putting the video together.

Helios MC 44M-7  Specifications:
 Focal lenght  58 mm
 Angle of view  40.9°
 Format  FF, APS-C
 Max. aperture  f/2
 Aperture blades  8
 Lenses/Groups  6 elements in 4 groups
 Min. focus distance  0.5 meters
 Reproduction ratio

 Lens Features
 Stabilization  No
 Focus  Manual Focus
 Internal AF  No
 Full Time MF  No

 Tripod ring  No
 Extenders  No
 Filters
 Lens hood  Purchased Separate
 Weather sealing  No
 Weight  270 g

You can find the Helios 44M-7 here on the cheap.