EXC Helios 40-2 85mm f/1.5 M42 Canon Nikon Cz Biotar Copy Russian Bokeh Miracle

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Perfect portrait lens Helios 40-2 85mm ƒ/1,5 "Bokeh Miracle" USSR.

Excellent condition.

Copy from Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar.

King of swirly bokeh!

It can be used with an adapter on modern SRL DSRL and mirrorless cameras.


The legendary Russian Helios-40 'Bokeh Miracle'.

If there is a lens that can be called the ultimate Soviet legend, it would be the HELIOS-40 1.5/85.

It's a blurry bokeh that has inspired many to try the vintage glass, and really, what this lens can do in the right conditions, Everything else blows out of the water - vintage or modern. Produces a beautiful biotar-style bokeh - highlighting highlights in the focus as beautiful discs (under the right conditions) so the background swirls slightly.

Russian (USSR) Helios-40 lenses are considered one of the best portrait lenses.

Sometimes the combination of old and new can lead to startling results. There are a few fantastic analogue lenses, with adapters that blend well with modern digital cameras. One of them is the Russian portrait lens Helios 40 85mm f 1,5 . There is a lot of technical information about this lens on the internet,

You can easily find it.

The best thing about this lens is the excellent oil-painted bokeh at Aperture's F 1.5 -2.

The background blurring has a noticeable "swirly bokeh" effect, especially with F 1.5 .


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Usual shipping time (with tracking) to EU 9-25 days, USA and Canada 15-35 days, other world 17-45 days. In very rare cases it may be due to customs issues or holiday delays.

This is a used item and may have traces of usage.  Purchasing old/vintage/used equipment please make sure it is compatible with your new cameras, lenses etc. you are going to use it with. 

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