Manual LENS: BOKEH & LENS FLARE


posted on 21st of april, 2015

A few years ago I wrote a little about my new toy - manual lens Jupiter-9. Here I have the new one Helios 40-2. I use it with Nikon but it can fit to other systems too. So I'd like to share my new experience with it.

Helios 40-2 is mostly known for it's unique bokeh. The price for this lens has grown quite high as for manual lens in the past few years. For some it's a kind of trendy lens to have. Though I decided to discover it's capability with my full frame camera.

Firstly about the manual working. I found it really exciting and catching up to put more efforts while focusing. Well it's quite complicated for moving objects but there are many shoots I do for mostly stable situations: backgrounds, portrais, landscapes. I usually work with open aperture as it's F1.5...

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Comments (10)

Posted by Antonio1962 on August 02, 2015
Awesome work.Beautiful results.Thanks for sharing.
Posted by FabioConcetta on July 26, 2015
Amazing images and blog!
Posted by Debratos on June 22, 2015
Nice! Thanks Darius Strazdas



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