Canon 6D and Helios 44-2 Cinematic Style Test Video

Helios 44-2 Cinematic look

Helios 44-2 (Russian: Ге́лиос) was a brand of camera lenses, made in the USSR. They were usually supplied with Zenit cameras and thus usable with other M42 lens mount cameras such as the Pentax Spotmatic. Some later Helios models were built also for the Pentax K mount. The Helios-44 and Helios-40 are derivatives of the Carl Zeiss Biotar optical formula. ​The 44-2 was made in vast numbers, meaning you can find them on eBay for reasonable prices. You’ll need an M42-mount adapter, for your modern camera, to go with it. Instead…

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