Hasselblad V Series Cameras

Discussion in 'Medium and Large Format Cameras' started by Lawrence A., Mar 27, 2015.

  1. Lawrence A.

    Lawrence A. FF Regular

    Mar 24, 2015
    No Hassy love??.

    I love the square format, especially for portraits. The guillotine-like sound of the rear curtain never bothered me. I usually pre-release it on the 500CM, so only the leaf shutter is sounding during actual exposure, though I do that mostly to control vibration rather than to minimize sound. There is a quality to the rendering of Zeiss lenses for the Hasselblad that I have always loved. I don't claim top stop for them (or any other lens), just their own spot, which I happen to like a lot.


    Last edited: Mar 28, 2015
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  2. ajramirez

    ajramirez FF Rookie

    Mar 26, 2015
    Caguas, Puerto Rico
    Antonio Ramirez
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  3. Lawrence A.

    Lawrence A. FF Regular

    Mar 24, 2015
    Beautiful black and white, Antonio.
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  4. trisberg

    trisberg FF Regular

    Mar 24, 2015
    Thomas Risberg
    Very nice B&W shots. I have to say there is something special about Hasselblads. Here is one in color, Kodak Portra 400, shot with my 501c and 60mm.

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  5. bijansabet

    bijansabet New to FF

    Apr 3, 2015
    Bijan Sabet
    I love my Hassy. The Zeiss 80/2 lens is the best lens I've ever owned

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  6. Lawrence A.

    Lawrence A. FF Regular

    Mar 24, 2015
    I use my 50mm and 150mm on occasion, and like them a lot, but the 80mm essentially lives on the 500CM body. Wonderful lens!

    Any relation to the creator guiding spirit of this forum??
  7. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Mar 22, 2015
    Amin Sabet
  8. Lawrence A.

    Lawrence A. FF Regular

    Mar 24, 2015
    That's great! I do remember you talking about swapping equipment with your brother, now you mention it. A happy Easter to both of you!
  9. yohan

    yohan FF Regular

    Mar 27, 2015
  10. PaulJ

    PaulJ FF Rookie

    Feb 22, 2016
    Of all the cameras I own, I probably love my Blads best.

    My wife bought me an SWC but I already had a 500c/m and a 503cx. The lenses are stellar. I don't think there's a better wide angle than the Biogon on my SWC. I also have 50mm CF, 60mm CB, 80mm CF and 120 Makro Planars.

    A few galleries in my website were shot with the Blads. If anyone's interested, here's a link:

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