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The camera used Fujinon manufactured lenses and prisms, thus departing from Hasselblad’s long association with Carl Zeiss when it comes to lens manufacturing. In short – hasselbladd definite ‘must have’ for every Hasselblad user, enthusiast and collector. Part of this series were successive revised editions of the “Hasselblad Guide”. In JuneHasselblad announced the X1Dc, the first of a new line of medium-format mirrorless cameras.

Hasselblad System Compendium by Richard Nordin (2003, Hardcover, Revised, Reprint)

The ststem H3D offered some software functionality that comoendium better integration between camera, viewfinder and back than the earlier H1 or H2 could provide. Inthey mated the groundbreaking new 38mm Biogon lens designed by Dr. Hasselblad took their two products to the photokina trade show in Germany, and word began to spread. The H-System is largely designed and manufactured by Hasselblad, with Fuji’s involvement being limited to finalizing Hasselblad’s lens designs and producing the glass for the lenses and viewfinders.


In AprilVictor Hasselblad established a camera workshop in Gothenburg called Ross AB in a shed at an automobile shop, working in the evenings in cooperation with a mechanic from the shop and his brother, began designing the HK7 camera. An online copy of the 3rd edition is published on his site by Mischa Koning.

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The first edition of the “Hasselblad Guide” was published in Retrieved January 9, At the same time, an H-mount adapter was announced, allowing lenses for H systems to be used with full autofocus. InKarl Erik Hasselblad died and Victor took control of the family business. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Two new film scanners”The Imaging Resource, September 28, InHasselblad introduced the H4D product line.

The F was initially released with the Kodak Ektar 2. The H2 camera was discontinued in October The company, however, uses the same marketing strategy selling the OEM cameras under their brand at the prices two or three times higher than those of the original Sony cameras.

When he died inhe left much of his hasselbkad to the Hasselblad Foundation.

Hasselblad System Compendium

Find out when your Zeiss lens was made: Inthe series of focal plane shutter equipped models was introduced. This was the last major technical development in the course of the classic now known as “V-System”, after Victor Hasselblad camera.

Revised Edition Hardcover Textbooks. And though Wildi writes that “it would be a letdown for all of these long time friends and loyal supporters of Hasselblad to see The Hasselblad Manual that only discusses digital imaging and only the digital cameras that are manufactured today”, the syshem of the book demands that a very large part of it is devoted to a discussion of the – predominantly digital – H-system.


The shutter was made of thin stainless steel which was light and durable enough to withstand the high acceleration forces of this fast shutter. InHasselblad became the sole Swedish distributor of Eastman’s products. Victor HasselbladPaul Bram.

It covers underwater housings, projectors, flash and cases, which are illustrated and cataloged as further examples. Lenses ranged from a 60mm Distagon, standard 80mm Planar, and on up to the mm.

Fuji was allowed under the agreement to sell the H1 under their name in Japan only. Inthey introduced the H-System, retroactively renaming their original camera line the V-System. Successor to the SWC.

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Richard Scarry Hardcover Books. While the F was a manual control camera, the other systen series models added a level of metering and exposure automation to the V series. Astraia rated it liked it Jan 20, About this product Synopsis This book covers the early history of Hasselblad, coming through the years to the latest cameras and accessories.