Posts Tagged ‘hasselblad’

Photokina 2016: Hasselblad Launches Special Edition of X1D, New XCD Lens

Posted by on Monday September 19, 2016 | Photo Gear

While Hasselblad’s X1D compact medium format camera isn’t widely available just yet, that hasn’t stopped the Swedish firm from rolling out a special edition model to celebrate the company’s 75th anniversary. The X1D ‘4116 edition’ is a special all-black compact mirrorless digital medium format X1D camera body that will include an extended warranty, a leather hand strap,... More

Q&A with Michael Hejtmanek, President of Hasselblad Americas on Breaking the Medium Format Mold

Posted by on Wednesday June 22, 2016 | Camera

With the X1D, Hasselblad is attempting to redefine the medium format category. We sat down briefly with U.S. President Michael Hejtmanek for his take on the camera and its place in the Hasselblad universe. What follows is a condensed version of the talk that’s been edited for length and clarity. On new lenses for the X1D “We’re... More

Hasselblad Shakes Up Market with Mirrorless Medium Format X1D

Posted by on Wednesday June 22, 2016 | Camera

  One of the Internet’s long-running photo gear rumors was that Sony would introduce a medium format mirrorless camera, but it’s fallen to Hasselblad to take the first stab at it. [Update: we’ve published a short hands-on preview below.] The X1D sports a 50-megapixel medium format CMOS image sensor (43.8mm x 32.9 ) with 14... More

Hasselblad Introduces New H6D Medium Format System

Posted by on Thursday April 7, 2016 | Camera

Hasselblad has pulled back the curtain on a new line of medium format camera systems. The H6D range has been completely rebuilt with new technical components and an all new electronic platform, the company says. It will be compatible with the firm’s H lenses. The line will include the company’s first 100-megapixel CMOS back, the... More

DJI Buys “Strategic Minority Stake” in Hasselblad

Posted by on Thursday November 5, 2015 | Camera, Photo Gear

Drone-maker DJI is buying a strategic minority stake in Hasselblad, the two companies announced today. Just how much DJI paid was not disclosed, but the Chinese drone builder earns a place on Hasselblad’s Board of Directors. According to a joint press release, the tie-up “will allow opportunities and new ways of combining the technical knowledge and... More

Photokina 2014: Hasselblad Adds Wi-Fi to H5D-50c

Posted by on Tuesday September 16, 2014 | Uncategorized

Hasselblad will bring a Wi-Fi-equipped version of its H5D-50c medium format camera to market later this month, the company announced at Photokina. Building off the existing 50c, the new  model uses Wi-Fi to enable remote control and viewfinding through iOS devices. There will be a few more enhancements to the 50c beyond Wi-Fi including a... More

Hasselblad Announces ‘Stellar’ Large-Sensor Compact

Posted by on Tuesday July 23, 2013 | Uncategorized

Hasselblad has announced their new, large-sensor compact camera, the Stellar. Like the Sony NEX 7 “inspired” Hasselblad Luna announced at the photokina trade show last year, the Stellar is a close cousin of the Sony RX100 large-sensor compact camera (20.2-megapixel 1-inch sensor, 3.6x (28-100mm) f/1.8 Zeiss-branded lens). In fact, it would appear that the only... More