Hasselblad X1D

Coming soon.....

Image: Hasselblad

Image: Hasselblad

Hands on with the X1D

It's almost exactly two years since the X1D was launched, at the time I described it as an "iPad moment"... the product nobody knew they wanted then everybody has one. Well it hasn't quite gone the way I expected, only Fuji has a medium format mirrorless camera in their portfolio but Photokina is coming up in September and it will be interesting to see if the situation changes. Sony is the obvious one as they make the sensors and are currently riding high with their A7 DSLR series.  

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Medium format digital camera

A guide to the medium format digital cameras

Ever thought about getting a medium format digital camera? Here’s my guide on the history of these cameras and whether you still need one.

Before the arrival of digital cameras, two companies dominated the medium format photographic market, Hasselblad and Mamiya. The Swedish manufacturer Hasselblad produced a medium format digital camera that took 120 film with just 12 exposures per roll. Meanwhile, while Mamiya’s most popular camera was the RB67 and then the RZ67. Both cameras used the same 120 film, but because the negative size was 6 x 7cm took less frames per roll.

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