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New firmware brings USB-power and more to Hasselblad X1D-50c

Firmware version 1.17.0 brings a number of new functions and bug fixes to Hasselblad's 50MP X1D compact mirrorless medium-format camera.

Meeting John Kovacs, a Hasselblad icon

Sid Ceaser tells the touching, inspirational story of how he met the late, great John Kovacs: one of the greatest Hasselblad technicians who ever lived.

Hasselblad to open first own branded retail store

The new store will be located at the Fotografiska center for contemporary photography in Stockhom, Sweden and carry the full range of Hasselblad products.

Hasselblad knocks 30% off price of the H6D-50c

The 50MP H6D-50c medium-format DSLR has been reduced from $25,995/£22,680 to $17,995/£15,900 adding up to a savings of $8000/£6780.

Hasselblad launches A6D 100MP aerial camera

The A6D appears to have replaced the A5D series, which had a number of sensor options, with a single body using the company’s highest resolution back.

World’s first 100-million-pixel drone launched by DJI and Hasselblad

Chinese drone manufacturer DJI has announced that it is to launch a new drone later this year that will be fitted with a 100-million-pixel Hasselblad H6D-100c camera. Read more

Hasselblad X1D final production sample gallery

Of the recent digital medium format releases, one could argue the Hasselblad X1D carries the most-revered name. Does the image quality live up to the name? View gallery

Fujifilm GFX 50S vs Pentax 645Z vs Hasselblad X1D

Led by Pentax, digital medium format has gone from being the preserve of the pro to something a little more attainable. But what features matter most in such a camera and how do the three sub-$10,000 44 x 33mm cameras compare? Read more

Hasselblad X1D-50c First Impressions Review

The Hasselblad X1D-50c is a mirrorless medium format camera from one of the most famous camera brands of the 20th century. It's a fairly radical (and important) camera for the Swedish company, so we're taking a closer look. Read more

Ming Thein joins Hasselblad as Chief of Strategy

Hasselblad has announced that commercial photographer and blogger Ming Thein has been appointed its Chief of Strategy. Read more

Hasselblad Foundation awards $110,000 prize to Dutch portrait photographer

The Hasselblad Foundation has announced that Rineke Dijkstra is the winner of its 2017 International Award in Photography and the approx. $110,000/€100,000 prize that goes with it. Read more

Hasselblad to introduce 120mm macro for the X1D with three more lenses to follow

Hasselblad plans to introduce four new lenses over the next twelve months for its X1D mirrorless model: a 22mm wide-angle, 65mm moderate wide, 120mm macro and the system’s first zoom – a 35-75mm. Read more

Can’t afford a Hasselblad? Win one instead in the 2018 Masters contest

Hasselblad is giving away 11 medium-format cameras in what it’s describing as the biggest Masters competition it has ever held. The 2018 contest also introduces a new category for aerial photography. Read more

DJI reportedly takes majority stake in Hasselblad

Reports surfaced this week that DJI has acquired Hasselblad, a year after the companies announced a 'corporate partnership.' Read more

Medium-format meets the modern age: Hasselblad X1D-50c  shooting experience

Hasselblad caused a stir when it introduced the X1D-50c, a medium-format camera that's the size of a 35mm DLSR. Its release has been somewhat delayed, but it looks like it's going to be worth the wait. Read more

Hasselblad introduces keystone and local highlight recovery in Phocus 3.1

Hasselblad has released the latest version of its Phocus software. Version 3.1 adds a new perspective control palette. Read more

Photokina 2016 interview: Victor Hasselblad would be proud

Hasselblad's stand at Photokina included a range of interesting products, from the mirrorless medium-format X1D to the V1D concept camera. Product manager Ove Bengtsson spoke to us these and about mistakes the company has made along with way. Read more

Photokina 2016: Hands-on with Hasselblad X1D

The star of Hasselblad's booth at Photokina is the X1D - a compact, mirrorless medium-format camera with a 50MP sensor. Take a look

Hasselblad shows 75MP square-format V-style V1D concept camera

Hasselblad has released details of a concept camera based on the legacy V film system that features a 75MP square image and allows users to customize it with a series of modular accessories. Read more

Hasselblad introduces 75-year special X1D kit in black and full spec of new XCD 30mm F3.5

Hasselblad has formally announced details of the XCD 30mm F3.5 lens that was mentioned at X1D launch as well as an all-black limited edition X1D camera. Read more

Hasselblad True Zoom Moto Mod hands-on preview

The Hasselblad True Zoom is dead simple to use and brings the features of a dedicated camera to Lenovo's Moto smartphones, but we're not over the moon about its image quality. Read more

Lenovo announces Hasselblad True Zoom camera module for Moto Z smartphones

The Hasselblad True Zoom Moto Mod converts Lenovo's Moto Z smarthones into a fully fledged, connected travel-zoom with a 10x zoom lens and Xenon flash. Read more

Hasselblad X1D-50c shipments delayed until September 15

Shipment of the Hasselblad's first mirrorless medium-format camera, the X1D-50C has been pushed to mid-September. Read more

Hasselblad rumored to be working on 10x zoom camera module for Moto Z phones

An image of a Hasselblad-branded detachable camera module for the Lenovo Moto Z and Z Force smartphones has surfaced on Weibo. Read more

Hasselblad and DJI announce 50MP medium-format drone kit

The first product of the collaboration between Hasselblad and drone maker DJI will be a long range drone fitted with the same 50MP CMOS sensor that is used in the new X1D mirrorless camera. Read more

All about the details: Hasselblad X1D pre-production samples

We got our hands on a pre-production sample of the Hasselblad X1D 50MP mirrorless camera for a short time and were able to shoot some portraits. Image quality isn't final, but our first shots show impressive detail rendering. See gallery

Mirrorless is 'probably' the future: an interview with Hasselblad Product Manager Ove Bengtson

After the announcement of the Hasselblad X1D in Gothenburg last week we got some time with product manager Ove Bengtson. He explained in more depth some of the X1D's features and technology, and a little of the company's plans for the future. Read more

Hands-on with Hasselblad X1D
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Hasselblad's new X1D packs a medium-format 50MP sensor into an impressively small form factor. We've all seen the specs, but what's it like to use? Our man in London, Damien Demolder has his hands on one. Read more

Medium-format mirrorless: Hasselblad unveils X1D

Hasselblad has announced the X1D, a medium-format mirrorless camera with a 50MP sensor and contrast detect AF. This compact-ish weather-sealed camera uses the company's new XCD lens mount and will retail for $9000 body-only. Read more

Hasselblad to announce 'game changer' next week

Hasselblad has announced a live streaming event for next Wednesday, June 22nd, alluding to a 'game changer in the world of photography.' Read More

Hasselblad offers no-loss trade-up on H6D to those waiting for 100MP back

With the Hasselblad 100c 100MP back delayed by the after-effects of the Japanese earthquake, the company has introduced a trade-up deal for photographers who want to get their hands on the new H6D medium format body sooner rather than later. Read more

Hands on with the Hasselblad H6D 50c/100c

Hasselblad's new H6D medium-format cameras have been redesigned 'from the ground up' and now feature 50 and 100MP sensors as well as new top shutter speeds, more connection ports, additional lenses, and even 4K video capture. Read our hands-on overview

Hasselblad announces 100MP H6D-100c capable of 4K, H6D-50c 50MP option

Hasselblad has added the H6D range to its medium-format lineup, offering the H6D-100c with 100MP CMOS sensor and 4K video along with the H6D-50c with 50MP CMOS sensor. Read more

Hasselblad drops 15% on lens prices until the end of March

Swedish medium-format camera manufacturer Hasselblad has announced it is dropping the price of all its H series lenses until the 31st March. The discount applies to all HC and HCD lenses, and gives buyers 15% off the usual prices. Read more

Nifty fifty: Hands-on with the Hasselblad H5D-50c Wi-Fi

Following our recent field test of the Phase One 645DF+ and an accompanying IQ250 back, we thought it would be interesting to see how the same 50MP CMOS sensor is employed by another medium-format beast: the Hasselblad H5D-50c Wi-Fi. Read more

Hasselblad gives away a camera each to the winners of its Masters competition

Medium format equipment manufacturer Hasselblad has announced the winners of its Masters competition, and has awarded the winners of each category a high end medium-format camera. The company does not specify which cameras will constitute the prizes, but they will be presented at a ceremony during September’s Photokina show in Germany, at which the company is speculated to be launching major new products. See winners

Hasselblad drops price of H5D-50c by 40% for holiday period

Hasselblad has introduced a seasonal offer that sees the price of its flagship H5D-50c and H5D-50c Wi-Fi cameras reduced by over 40% for what it describes as a ‘limited time only’. The offer means the camera is available for €12,500/£11,750 for the standard model, and €12,900/$14,500/£12,100 for the Wi-Fi model. The Hasselblad H5D 50c Wi-Fi is usually €$28,500/£18,350. Read more

 

Drone maker DJI takes 'strategic minority' stake in Hasselblad to gain camera technology

Medium format and aerial camera maker Hasselblad has sold a minority stake to the Chinese drone giant SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, in what the two companies describe as a 'corporate partnership'. The exact size of the stake has not been revealed, but both sides are keen to point out that there will be no merging of the businesses and from an external viewpoint nothing will change. Read more

Interview: Hasselblad to re-visit core values and aim for a wider market, says CEO Perry Oosting

At Photokina 2012, it felt as though Hasselblad was having a very public identity crisis. The company's foray into new product categories, via a relationship with Sony and an Italian design house, was not universally well received. We spoke with Hasselblad's new CEO, Perry Oosting, who assures us that the company will concentrate on re-connecting with the core values of the brand. Read more

Hasselblad returns to roots with new aerial camera series, this time with no moving parts

Hasselblad has announced a new aerial camera that it says provides the 'ultimate' in image quality for aerial photographers. The camera, the Hasselblad A5D, has no moving parts and as such avoids unintentional internal mechanical movements that aircraft vibrations can cause. Read more

Ten Hasselblad cameras up for grabs in 2016 Masters competition

Swedish medium format camera manufacturer Hasselblad has launched its 2016 Hasselblad Masters competition, and will be giving away a total of ten cameras as prizes to winners. Open to 'active professionals' using film or digital cameras that have at least 16MP, the competition features 10 categories including a new street/urban section that seems angled at more positive images of city life. A category called Project//21 is open to all photographers under the age of 21. Learn more

Hasselblad introduces Stellar II luxury enthusiast compact

Hasselblad has announced the Stellar II, an enthusiast compact 'not intended to be judged against other cameras'. According to Hasselbad. the Stellar II has been 'conceived and crafted exclusively for aficionados, collectors, and connoisseurs'. Like other recent Hasselblads, the Stellar II is essentially a rebadged Sony camera - the Cyber-shot RX100 II in this case. Available grip finishes include olive, walnut, padouk, and carbon fiber. You can pick one up for yourself at an MSRP of $2395/€1650. Click through to feast your eyes (just don't judge)

Hasselblad closes Italian design facility responsible for Sony re-badges

*Updated* It appears that Hasselblad has closed its Treviso design center in northern Italy. The facility was responsible for Hasselblad's Lunar, Stellar and HV cameras, all re-badged Sony products aimed at 'amateur photo-enthusiasts who demand the ultimate in both style and performance'. Read more

First Hasselblad in space goes to auction next month

The first Zeiss lens and Hasselblad 500C camera to visit space will be going up for auction on November 13 via RR Auction in Boston. The unit is a piece of history, having joined Wally Schirra during the Mercury-Atlas 8 mission and, later on, Gordon Cooper during the Mercury-Atlas 9 mission. Read more

Hasselblad unveils pixel-shifting 200MP H5D-200c MS

Hasselblad has taken another step towards the total switch to CMOS sensors with the introduction of new multi-shot versions of the company’s H5D 50c, including a model that outputs images of up to 200 million pixels. The H5D-50c MS and H5D-200c MS are 4-shot and 6-shot bodies that use pixel shifting to create higher resolution images than their 50-million-pixel sensors could in a single shot. Click through for more information.

Hasselblad launches 50MP CFV-50c back for legacy V system

Hasselblad has launched a new digital back for its V System camera bodies that it claims brings modern digital image quality to users of vintage film-era Hasselblad camera bodies. The Hasselblad CFV-50c back features a 43.8 x 32.9mm CMOS sensor that outputs images at a resolution of up to 8272 x 6200 pixels, and operates within an ISO range of 100-6400. Click through for more details.

Camera from NASA's moon missions sold at auction

A Hasselblad camera claimed to have been used by U.S. astronauts on the moon sold on at auction in Vienna for nearly $1 million, despite questions as to the veracity of its travels. WestLicht Photographica Auction in Austria reported the camera, a Hasselblad Electronic Data Camera, sold for €550,000 (€660,000 with the buyer’s premium which is about $910,400) and was won by Japanese businessman Terukazu Fujisawa. Learn more

Hasselblad officially launches 50MP medium-format CMOS camera

Hasselblad has started shipping the 50MP CMOS sensor camera that was first announced in mid-January. The new H5D-50c is a step away from the CCD sensors that have been standard in their medium-format digital cameras. Hasselblad says the H5D-50c can shoot up to ISO 6400 with dynamic range of up to 14 stops. What will the H5D-50c cost? A cool €20,900 (~$28,702). 

Hasselblad HV is restyled Sony SLT-A99 with 'tough as nails' construction

Weeks after replacing its CEO and announcing a new 50MP CMOS-equipped medium format DSLR, Hasselblad has us scratching our heads yet again. The just-announced Hasselblad HV joins the Lunar and Stellar as a restyled Sony SLT-A99 that offers identical specifications but has a complete aesthetic overhaul and 'tough as nails' PVD-coated aluminum and titanium construction. And we thought those days were over...  Learn more

Hasselblad replaces CEO, announces 50MP CMOS medium-format camera

Hasselblad has announced a new camera, the H5D-50c which incorporates a 50MP CMOS sensor. This is a step away from the CCD sensors that have been standard in digital medium-format imaging up to now. The H5D-50c comes weeks after Hasselblad was reported to have quietly replaced its CEO, Dr Larry Hansen. He was the man responsible for the tie-up with Sony that created the Hasselblad Lunar and has been replaced by former chief operating office Ian Rawcliffe. Learn more

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