Tag: Hasselblad

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Event tip: Watched! Surveillance Art & Photography

Surveillance, big data and the Transparent Man – keywords that have been popping up very often in the media in recent years. They are often accompanied by articles on Facebook, Google & co who keep observing all our moves and collecting data in order to make profits in the best possible way. Names like NSA ...

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Hasselblad Award 2017

The Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography is a renowned photography prize that is awarded every year for extraordinary performances. The award, which is considered to be the most significant in photography worldwide, is organized by the Hasselblad Foundation and worth about 100,000 €. The list of award winners includes big names such as Henri ...

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Three cheers for the new Hasselblad X1D

The guessing on the “Game Changer” that had been announced by Hasselblad has been taken out for a week now – the cat is out of the bag. And it’s a big cat which many photographers have been hoping for. The new X1D-50c is a mirrorless system camera with a medium-format sensor, measuring 44x33 millimeters with ...

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Wooden handles don’t sell cameras – Hasselblad shuts down design center in Italy

The astonishment of photographers was enormous, as Hasselblad presented the “Stellar” in July 2013 – a Sony RX100 with slightly modified design, included wooden handle and three times more expensive than the original one. Maybe the rebranding-strategy would have been more successful if the RX100 Mk II (introduced one month prior to that) was taken ...