Category Archives: Hasselblad

DJH: DJI drone with a Hasselblad camera?

A reader sent me this picture anonymously in connections with the rumors about DJI acquiring Hasselblad. Maybe DJH will be a new company for medium format drones? I do not know if the picture is real or fake, but keep in mind that Hasselblad started by developing their first HK7 aerial camera back in 1940:

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Breaking: Hasselblad acquired by DJI (rumors)

   Back in 2014 and 2015 I reported that Hasselblad was in financial trouble and a potential acquisition was a possibility. Then in November, 2015 Hasselblad and DJI formed “strategic partnership”. Luminous Landscape just reported that Hasselblad was acquired by DJI – this is not official yet and I am actually surprised that LuLa is reporting rumors […]

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What else is new?

→ Syrp announced their new Super Dark Variable ND filter that can cut 5-10 stops of light. Pricing is between $169-$209, shipping starts on December 16th.   → Gariz announced a new leather case for the Sony RX100 V camera (check pricing and availability). → The Hasselblad X1D medium format mirrorless camera is now expected to ship in February 2017 […]

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Hasselblad “is considering” a macro XCD lens for 2017

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

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

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

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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