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Hasselblad Camera, Used On The Moon, Sells For Nearly A Million Bucks

The Hasselblad 500 is perhaps one of the coolest film cameras you could ever own, and this one — which has been to the moon and back – is even cooler. Which perhaps explains why it just sold for a cool $US910,00.


Hasselblad Is Switching To CMOS With New 50MP Sensor

Hasselblad just announced that it is re-vamping the sensor tech for its 50-megapixel medium-format digital back. A new CMOS sensor will replace the older CCD technology previously used.


A Real NASA Moon Camera Is On eBay Right Now

Ever wanted to take pictures like an astronaut? Now’s your chance. There’s an original Hasselblad 500EL Electric Camera kit on eBay right now. Just like the ones that were used on the lunar Apollo missions. If you act fast — and have a spare $US74,950 laying around — it could be yours.


Hasselblad's Ridiculously Expensive Mirrorless Camera Certainly Looks The Part

Hasselblad, best known for its professional medium-format film and digital cameras, announced its plans to release a small mirrorless camera with the intention of bringing the coveted Hasselblad name to a broader market. The project is dubbed “Lunar” — possibly because it costs as much as a moon rock.


Can You Really Shoot Print-Quality Portraits With A Red Epic Video Camera?

There are murmurings in the tech word that eventually still cameras will be replaced with video cameras, and photographers will simply pore through thousands of frames to find the perfect shot. Curious if that day had already come, Fstoppers pitted a Red Epic against a Hasselblad H3D-22.


The Only Film Camera I Would Kill To Own

I can’t put this Hasselblad 500EL in my pocket. And I can’t use it to snap shots on a daily basis — it will cost a gazillion dollars on film and development. But I would love to have one at home. Just to look at it. It’s a work of art. And it was used in the Apollo program. You know. On the moon.


Hasselblad Cameras Could Get More Affordable

The fancy Hasselblad camera company has been bought by an even fancier Swiss/Germany capital fund that has big plans for its future—namely, that they want to open it up to new markets, most likely with cheaper ranges us civilians can afford.


A Visual Study Of The Solitude Of A Pro Photographer

In Brad Kremer’s stunning video documentary of photographer Michael Levin, he somehow captures the loneliness of the life of a photographer, but also the beauty of Kyushu, Japan, where it was filmed. A Canon 5DMKII, shooting a Hasselblad H4D. Beautiful.


200MP Hasselblad Camera Costs $US45,000

Hasselblad one-upped itself again with the H4D-200MS camera, a 200MP monster that hit the market with a whopping $US45,000 price tag.


Cardboard Hasselblad Actually Takes Photos

When loaded with medium-format film (120mm), this cardboard pinhole camera can take long-exposure photos with quality you couldn’t even dream about.