The Helios 44-4 58mm f/2 is a vintage Soviet-era lens with a cult following for it’s unique ‘swirly’ bokeh. For $30, it clocks in as one of the best portrait lenses for a mirrorless body you can find. If you have reservations about a manual focus portrait lens, you’re not alone. I’ve fallen in love […]
About Paul Mauer
Shark & Palm is a lifestyle magazine for photographers. You'll find digital and film camera reviews for the gear heads, editing and design tutorials for the image makers, and marketing inspiration and business advice for the careerists. Shark & Palm aims to be a trusted destination for all creative professionals in the photo and video sector, and our editorial purview reflects the diversity of the industry. The writers behind Shark & Palm are based between New York and Los Angeles. We work professionally in the creative industry between technology, marketing, and music/entertainment.