Category Archives: Hasselblad

Hasselblad “is considering” a macro XCD lens for 2017

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In a recent interview with Luminous Landscape, Ove Bengtsson from Hasselblad went into details explaining the not-yet-released Hasselblad X1D medium format mirrorless camera (the shipping date is now listed as December 1st). Several of settings and features mentioned in the 25 minutes long video are expected to be released in the upcoming months with multiple […]

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First Hasselblad X1D camera reviews now available online

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After the last delay, it seems that the Hasselblad X1D medium format mirrorless camera is getting close to being released – the first reviews already started appearing online: check out Bloomberg and Ming Thein:

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Hasselblad X1D shipment delayed again

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The shipment of the Hasselblad X1D medium format mirrorless camera is delayed again till the end of November according to German Profifoto. In the US B&H now shows the shipping date as December 1st: Hasselblad’s CEO Perry Oosting issued this statement regarding the delay:

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Hasselblad H lenses might be able to autofocus on the X1D mirrorless camera in the future

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In a recent interview with dpreview, Hasselblad representative suggested that in the future H system lenses might be able to autofocus on the new X1D medium format mirrorless camera with an adapter:

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Photokina 2016: Hasselblad X1D medium format mirrorless camera

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Some additional Hasselblad X1D medium format mirrorless camera coverage from Photokina. First, a recap from Photographyblog and Ephotozine interviews with Hasselblad: X1D has just started shipping Hasselblad sold more X1D cameras in 10 days, than they expected to sell in a year. Hasselblad has a roadmap of 5 additional XCD lenses for the X1D (already in development by […]

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Hasselblad at 2016 Photokina: new 30mm XCD lens, X1D 4116 edition and V1D concept camera

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Hasselblad announcements for Photokina – new 30mm XCD lens, X1D 4116 edition and V1D concept camera: Hasselblad XCD 30mm lens Hasselblad announced the previously rumored XCD 30mm lens for the X1D medium format mirrorless camera (more info, check pricing). The XCD lens is part of a new family of dedicated autofocus lenses, developed to support optical […]

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Tomorrow (Monday) is a press day at the 2016 Photokina show: what to expect

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Monday is a press day at the 2016 Photokina show in Germany. Here is another quick recap on what else we are expecting to be announced (I am sure there will still be some surprises, so stay tuned):

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