Tag Archives for " Hasselblad "

Mar 20

#1352. Copying a camera that copies film?

By pascaljappy | Opinion

The convenience of digital with the looks of film?   Obviously, the benefits of film photography shouldn’t be limited to looks alone. The palpable experience of rolls and prints probably overshadow any aesthetic benefits, as does the chimp-free process for those receptive to it. I knew that, of course, but had lived for years in […]

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Feb 26

#1349. Diversity in GAS

By pascaljappy | Opinion , Review

This weekend, I was fortunate enough to try 4 cameras   Here’s another brief post from me as I return from a quick visit to the UK to see friends and family. My X1D stayed at home to keep luggage light, but my old phone was always in my pocket. See pics above and below. […]

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Jan 12

#1337. United Colours of X1D

By pascaljappy | Opinion , Review

Since my recent love letter to Hasselblad consisted mainly of b&w photographs, a few readers rightly contested my praise of the X1D’s colour science 😉 This post is here to explain what it is I like about those colours, and contains (almost) only colour photographs to back up my words. The concept …   Please […]

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Jan 08

#1336. A love letter to Hasselblad

By pascaljappy | Opinion

This is a personal note, but it might interest others, outside of the Hassy fold. When the X2D was released, it left me cold. Yet, my admiration for the company is greater than ever.   My first encounter with Hasselblad was through the rental of a 500CM 6×6 film body and its trusty 80mm f/2.8 […]

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Sep 07

#1227. My thoughts on the Hasselblad X2D

By pascaljappy | Review

Is it a dream come true, or just another boring camera in a string of boring quantitatively-designed cameras in a suuuuper boring quantitative-driven market?   This, above, is how a camera should be judged. Can it help a photographer produce good images? Images that the author feels proud of. All the rest, at least for […]

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