Yoshizen's Blog

Helicoid Lens (B)

Helicoid-B(1)-DSC08508

Helicoid Lens (B) is a sister of (A).  Both came from the same Sony Zoom lens and I’m using the same size helicoid which I got from China.

Helicoid-B(2)-A09A7721

So, this 18~200 Zoom lens became the SZ lens and the Helicoid A and B.  Well done.

Helicoid-B(3) -004

Lens was tested while temporally fixed on the camera using plastic pate, such as whether the lens should be used reversed or not, and with smaller Iris etc. (Photo middle) In order to adjust the infinity, lens was fixed on a M42 to M39 adaptor ring on the M42 to AI (Nikon) mount adaptor. —– after the infinity point was found, the position was fixed with super-glue. (Photo right)

Helicoid-B(4)-010

It seems this lens was an aspherical as the funny shaped reflection on the surface suggests. (Photo left)  This helicoid extends from 17mm to 32mm and the Lens which got about 35mm focal length can focus from infinity to 15cm close-up.  And the calculation from the exposure reading, the brightness seemed to be F2.2.

Helicoid-B(5)-005

Though, this lens is having very strong aberration. ( Astigmatism ?) —– same as the Lens (A), the center wasn’t too bad but image quality was one of the worst = which I appreciate a lots.  😀     (It’s so rare to find this kind of image in the photography because, nobody design the lens like this for sale.)

Desktop5

(Photo here above, Left was the (B) lens in its finished looks — looks cool isn’t it ?   😀  And the right showed the Lens’ closest view, which showed its softness for comparison.)

For impressionistic fuzzy image, the poorer the lens quality, the image looks more interesting. (I think / and that was where Pinhole Photography stands) —– strangely, the close up image was rather sharp. (I mean its center was) (Photo right)  —– Whatsoever, I’m quite happy with its outcome.   😀

.

Advertisements

8 Responses

Subscribe to comments with RSS.

  1. […] Those two were by Helicoid-B lens  […]

  2. […] was snow outside.   (The Photos here were taken by either Canon fisheye zoom 8~15mm or homemade Helicoid-B lens on Sony […]

  3. […] The outside is still cold and not much flower, and, I’m not keen to take picture of cut flower = so, just took photo of a flower in my old post screen using very fuzzy Helicoid-B lens. […]

  4. […] I put the flowers on the water in a lens cap.  And took pictures.  (After a while, a bud opened as well) —– It was a kind of my habit in these days, which was to make the photos for comparison = the photo left above was taken by Sony 30 mm F3.5 Macro and the right was by Helicoid-B lens. […]

  5. Cherry Cherry – 18 | Yoshizen's Blog said, on April 15, 2018 at 18:00

    […] this year’s Cherry pictures were made by “Helicoid-B” lens.  (One of the worst reputed lens ! = therefore in these days I’ve been using the most.   […]

  6. Short Walk (A) | Yoshizen's Blog said, on May 9, 2018 at 21:59

    […] (still, all in one pocket = that’s a beauty of the small homemade lenses. = Helicoid (A) and (B) lenses with Sony […]

  7. Short Walk (B) | Yoshizen's Blog said, on May 10, 2018 at 08:32

    […] photos were the other products of the same walk (A), hence using the same lenses = Helicoid (A) and (B) on the Sony […]

  8. Short Walk (B) | Yoshizen's Blog said, on May 11, 2018 at 11:56

    […] the other product of the same Short Walk (A), hence using the same homemade lenses Helicoid (A) and (B) on the Sony A7R.     While walking through the park,finding which flower, is really a chance […]


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: