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Apollo Lunar Surface Journal. Film backs with electronic coupling to the camera. The real turning point for the company occurred in Between andHasselblad delivered cameras to the Swedish military.

The camera used Fujinon manufactured lenses and prisms, thus departing from Hasselblad’s long association with Carl Zeiss when it comes to lens manufacturing. A lot of lenses suffer from scratches, fungus, discoloration and separation. Refresh and try again. At the sysetm time, an H-mount adapter was announced, allowing lenses for H systems to be used with full autofocus.

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Throughout the life of the V Series, Hasselblad incrementally updated the cameras. This technique produced a panorama negative almost three times larger than traditional masking and over five times larger than that of APS cameras. Richard Evans Hardcover Books. Hasselblad started to look at ways that image quality and functionality could be enhanced even more through better integration Zeiss supplied the lenses Distagon 5.

These two early H-System cameras, after all, were not primarily designed as digital cameras, with the H2 carrying the ‘legacy’ of the H1. Management of the company eventually passed to Karl Erik Hasselblad, Arvid’s son grandson of founder F. Be the first to ask a question about Hasselblad System Compendium.


Three EL cameras were carried on Apollo Identical to the H1, but sold bundled with a Hasselblad-branded Imacon 22Mp iXpress back which coupled with a 40GB Image Bank allowed shooting of up to images in one session.

The F was replaced by the C. It was not untilthough, that Hasselblad’s cameras became profitable; prior to this point, the company was still being entirely supported by sales of imported photographic supplies, including their distribution of Kodak products.

InArvid Hasselblad commissioned the construction of Hasselblad’s long-time headquarters building, in use until This NEW edition has much-improved color photographs.

Photographic equipment and supplies. Almost all of the still photographs taken during these missions used modified Hasselblad cameras.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. They continued to be used throughout the Gemini spaceflights in and The next year, Swedish corporation Incentive AB bought Famous makers from yesteryear run to catch up”. Cameras in good condition can therefore fetch fairly high prices. Astraia rated it liked it Jan 20, In JuneHasselblad announced the X1Dc, the first of a new line of medium-format mirrorless cameras.

Karl Erik wanted his son, Victor Hasselbladto have a wide understanding of the camera business, and sent him to DresdenGermany, then the world center of the optics industry, at age 18 c. Hasselblad Photography companies film cameras Digital camera backs Companies established in Swedish brands.


This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. Archived from the original on The following year, in AugustShriro Sweden, the holding company of Victor Hasselblad AB, and Swedish subsidiary of Shriro Group, announced the acquisition of high-end scanner and digital cameraback manufacturer, Imacon. The news was first reported by photography site The Luminous Landscape, with TechCrunch confirming the story based on testimonies from “multiple industry insiders.


Inthe series of focal plane shutter equipped models was introduced. About this product Synopsis This book covers the early history of Hasselblad, coming through the years to the latest cameras and accessories.

InHasselblad became the sole Swedish distributor of Eastman’s products. Webarchive template wayback links Articles lacking reliable references from May All articles lacking reliable references Articles needing additional references from May All articles needing additional references Articles with multiple maintenance issues All articles with vague or ambiguous time Vague or ambiguous time from May Commons category link is on Wikidata.

Views Read Edit View history. See details for description of any imperfections. To ask other readers questions about Hasselblad System Compendiumplease sign up. The new design was complex, and many small improvements were needed to create a reliable product; the watchmaking background of many of the designers produced a design which was sophisticated, but more delicate than what was required for a camera.

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