Category Archives: Hasselblad

What else is new? (Sony edition)

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→ Another Hasselblad HV price drop – now $8,500 off (was $8,000 off before). → Sony confirms the a7S II sunspots issue – it is a PAL-only problem and a firmware fix is coming soon. Video examples of the issue can be seen here and here. → New Aquatica underwater housings for the Sony A7r II & […]

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Hasselblad and DJI “form strategic partnership”

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   If you are following PhotoRumors, you probably remember my post from October 4th where I reported that Hasselblad will probably not see 2016 as a stand-alone company because they are out of cash. The company was desperately seeking for investors and it seems that they found them – DJI now owns 20% of Hasselblad:

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Hasselblad E-mount lenses are now cheaper than Sony’s equivalent

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Check out those prices at B&H – Hasselblad E-mount (APS-C) lenses are basically cheaper than the same Sony labeled models: Hasselblad LF 16mm f/2.8 lens: $149, Sony’s version: $248 Hasselblad LF 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS lens: $499, Sony’s version is $848 Hasselblad Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS lens: $699, Sony’s version is $998 Few […]

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Rumors: Hasselblad could be purchased by Phase One

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Last year I reported that Hasselblad was in financial trouble. Recently I received the company’s latest annual report and some information suggesting that it is unlikely Hasselblad will see 2016 as a stand-alone company because they are out of cash. They are desperately seeking for investors and one of the likely outcome is to be purchased by Phase One.

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New Petzvar 120mm f/4 lens with central leaf shutter for Hasselblad 500 cameras now on Kickstarter

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There is a new Kickstarter project for a Petzvar 120mm f/4 lens with central leaf shutter for Hasselblad 500 cameras. This is a second generation lens based on the first Petzvar 120mm f/3.8 version:

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