• Hasselblad's Newest Camera Gets 200 Megapixels From A 50-Megapixel Sensor

    Hasselblad is known for high megapixel counts, but this is getting a bit ridiculous. On the other hand, the engineering solution they’ve employed to create that count is really interesting. Most camera makers, including Hasselblad, increase the pixel count of their sensor by reducing the size of the photosensitive wells and pushing them closer together. This has some benefits, but… Read More

  • Buy A NASA Hasselblad Camera

    Want to stage your own moon landing? Pick up one of these nice Hasslblad cameras for $35K or so and take some pictures of a flag waving on a windless moon while your partner and a boom mic is reflected in your dome-like helmet. Read More

  • Whether you go Leica or Hasselblad, you're buying Kodak

    This is interesting. I really had no idea that Kodak was the sensor provider for both Leica and Hasselblad, whose near-medium-format professional DSLRs have been the talk of the town lately. Good for Kodak! I like it when companies are behind the scenes and don’t steal the thunder — companies like IBM and Broadcom that make the hardware that makes the hardware. I wonder then if… Read More

  • Hasselblad's H3D-II 50 has 50 megapixels just for you

    Now here’s a nice-looking camera.It might even take nice pictures! With an FPS of 1 and max ISO of 400, it’s obviously not for action shots or taking to the club, but if you’re a product or portrait photographer, this might be a nice investment — if you’ve got the lenses to go with it. After all, with an image of that size (they’re 300MB each… Read More