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Questions tagged [hasselblad]

established in 1940, a Swedish manufacturer of medium-format cameras, lenses, digital backs, scanners and other photographic equipment

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Hasselblad 250mm mounted on my nikon full frame camera… what's it's effective focal length?

Hasselblad lens was made for 120 or 220 roll film... if I successfully mount it to a full frame 35mm camera, how long is the lens? What it's effective focal length? I just don't know the math... ...
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What can Hasselblad Phocus do with JPEGs?

I've started using Hasselblad Phocus (3.3.6) to organise and clean up my photo collection, and having shot primarily in JPEG, am missing the White Balance and Noise Filter menu items, amongst others. ...
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What is the filter thread size for a Hasselblad 80mm lens?

I was wondering if anyone knew the thread size on a Hasse 80mm lens for a UV Filter. Does 67mm sound correct? Please advise and many thanks.
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Hasselblad 503CXi Loose Film speed selector

I recently purchased a beautiful Hasselblad 503CXi and I am in love with it! However, the film speed selector is loose. Am I right in believing that the selector has no affect in normal (non-metered) ...
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A12 back not locking into Hasselblad 500 body

I just unloaded a roll of 120mm film and all of the sudden the magazine is not locking onto the body. It appears that the two holes are not left completely open for the body to enter into them. ...
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Adapter for Zeiss 80mm planar (with Hassalblad 500)

I'd like to do IR photography as well as long exposure with my Hassie. I just both the Lee filter adapter and the Hoya 72mm IR. However, they do not fit the Zeiss lens. Do I need a different thread?
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Viewfinder and focal length in film medium format

I just got a Hasselblad 500cm. I'm used to the rangefinder system where framelines indicate the frame corresponding to a certain focal length. In my Hasselblad there is no such a thing. So I'm ...
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Long exposure and IR with Hasselblad 500cm

I have two basic questions about the Hasselblad 500cm since I could not find an answer elsewhere. Which remote cable release (possibly brand/model number) can hold the shutter down, for very long ...
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What causes color artifacts on the strings while shooting guitars?

We're doing a photoshoot of a guitar collection. The photos are coming out great, but there is a specific color aberration on the strings. The guitar strings are braided by a thin metal wire, which ...
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How do I unjam a Hasselblad 500 C/M body when the lens was removed uncocked?

I've recently been learning how to use a Hasselblad 500 C/M. Foolishly, I removed the lens in an uncocked state, causing the lens and body to become out of sync. Through YouTube videos, I have figured ...
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Does the Hasselblad X1D have a PC socket?

Looking at the connections on the left side of the Hassy X1D I see: 2 SD-card slots, an HDMI connector, a USB connector, a microphone connector, and a headphone connector. No PC socket? ...
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Why are medium format cameras considered superior? [duplicate]

It is widely believed, that medium format delivers better image quality. Because, as they say, size matters. But. According to this article , 1DX pixels are physically larger than pixels in Leica S2 (...
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Is there anything in medium format systems which can beat pro-level 35mm digital with fast lenses in low light?

When someone wants to compliment a 35mm sensor, he can say that it's [almost] as good as medium format. Medium format appears to be the gold standard where image quality is concerned. But. I'm ...
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Can I tether a Firewire only camera to a USB only computer?

Can I shoot tethered with a Hasselblad H3D (which is Firewire 800) and a computer (PC) that only has USB, via an adapter? Will Phocus / Lightroom recognise it? A bit more detail: I am going to be ...
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About Raw file format of Hasselblad H5D

We have a very good image manager which reads the Hasselblad H4D raw files and I want to ask some questions: Does someone know if the RAW format of Hassy H5D is the same with the H4D? IOW, if we can ...
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Are older Hasselblad H series cameras worth investing in?

I have been looking at getting a medium format camera for a while, and I particularly want a Hasselblad (I know it's a brand thing). What are the pros and cons of the V series (e.g. 503CW) vs the (...
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Nikon D800E: How does Image Quality compare between PC-E Lenses or Medium Format lenses (via adapter) for Tilt/Shift?

I have a Nikon D800E and want to have shift/tilt. I am mainly focused on having shift, because I want to stitch photos to get broader ratios without cropping. I am considering two options: Nikon PC-...
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What benefit does Hasselblad have vs high-end Canon / Nikon?

When should one switch to Hasselblad vs. Canon 1DX or high-end Nikon ? Apart from the number of pixels, what do the cameras from that brand bring?
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What is this pattern artifact in a Hasselblad H4D picture?

Shot some shoots with Hasselblad H4D-50 and in (at least) one of them the following artifact(s) appeared: Of course some questions arise: What is this? (moire?) Why it happened? (aside of lack of ...
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Canon TS-E 24mm vs Hasselblad Tilt-Shift adapter

Our studio just purchased a new Hasselblad H4D (don't ask why & don't ask how much it cost) with some lenses and a tilt-shift adapter. OTOH, since I'm mostly photojournalist I'm considering to ...
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How would I go about re-covering a Hasselblad?

I have just bought a Hasselblad (500EL) medium format camera for a play with, and it's in quite "used" condition. Some of the leather covering is starting to show its age (peeling/shrinking) so I ...