After graduating from college in 2020 my parents gave me a Hasselblad 500CM as a graduation present. I had been wishing for a Hasselblad since learning about them. As a quick introduction, Hasselblad is legendary within analogue photography circles, from photos on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission (I can recommend the 2019 documentary […]
The Hasselblad 2000FCW was the third in the legendary Swedish company’s family of 6×6 focal plane shutter cameras. If you want to be able to use all Hasselblad lenses (including 13 lenses that can only be used with this
I’ve been photographing with analog cameras for over a decade now and this isn’t my first Hasselblad (previously owning a V-Series 500CM).
I kicked off the previous article in this series by stating that in its V-System, Hasselblad created one of, if not the world’s most comprehensive and flexible medium format camera system.
It’s been a few months now since I came into the world of medium format and became a Hasselblad owner.
In this section of the Hasselblad V-system master guide, I’ll be taking a look at the first two generations of Hasselblad lenses. If you’re looking for lenses for your Hasselblad 500, 500CM 501 or 305 (whichever version), this is the place to start.
I’ve wanted to get into the medium format aspect of photography for some time now but the timing aspect hasn’t really been there if I’m honest, that was up until now.
I’ve admired several medium format cameras from afar but
Part one of this collection covered an in-depth overview of the Hasselblad V-System. This section of the guide covers roll film, instant and sheet film backs (designated by Hasselblad as “magazines”).
The Hasselblad V-System Master Guide, a hub of in-depth articles and reviews intended to be an exhaustive resource for real, user-verified data on this classic film camera system.
To the uninitiated, the V-System is a black box;
In high school, I bought myself a Minolta Maxxum 3000i with some off-brand lenses. It worked great as a point and shoot on drugstore Fuji film.