Its very fine lines in the windows showed up moire fringing in a way unseen with any other subject, during the time I had the camera. The AF performed solidly, but always felt perceptibly slower than I’m used to, occasionally having difficulty locking on to where I was pointing the AF point. Anyway, this isn’t a software review, so apart from noting that I seem to adapt to changes of camera much more readily than editing workflow, I’ll leave it there. Note how the charger plug goes directly into a hole in the battery. View prices and buy the Hasselblad X1D-50c. Hasselblad S-PLANAR Carl Zeiss 5,6/120 MM Syncro Compur Medium Format 500 C/M , MIR-3 3.5/65mm lens Wide Angle Soviet Medium Format Hasselblad, Salut mount, 【Excellent+5】 Hasselblad Carl Zeiss T* Sonnar CF 250mm F5.6 Lens From Japan #911. I’ll finish with a few more examples from near my home, where the River Soar runs by DeMontfort university. An opportunity to visit part of the Leicestershire countryside towards Uppingham occurred on a rather damp and grey day. Skip to main content. If you want these, you’ll need an adapter. 5 Stars The Christmas lights are up in Leicester city centre, and a big wheel. Limited time only: Get Pro member benefits for $59.94/year. 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This X1D Camera Body comes fully working, with a known history, with two owners from new. From my experience with the X1D I’d have possibly had to switch to my 3rd or 4th battery. Going indoors I go through quite a range of exposures to see how the files will handle blown highlights and how the metering is handling the scenes in front of me. … At higher ISO settings (2000+) it became increasingly difficult to pull detail from shadows with the 5Ds, with pattern noise showing up at noticeable levels. Not a problem – if you plan for it. There are no XCD zooms and no XCD tilt/shift lenses. Once again it’s worth noting that I use manual focus lenses a lot and when I do use AF, there’s rarely any element of speed required (not a lot of things I photograph are moving). The clean design is matched by an equally efficient set of controls, and the two lenses we tested are just as impressive. In 2016, Hasselblad introduced the world's first digital compact mirrorless medium format camera, the X1D-50c, changing the portability of medium format photography. Somebody told me I’d have no problem with the settings, since it was ‘like a phone’. However, go back to the previous shot of the rowers to see where it is a positive thing. It comes boxed, with the full compliment of accessories, including the GPS hotshoe, and is in excellent condition. I’m sure other people will provide much more detailed comparisons, but as I said, this is more about how the camera felt to use. I essentially used the camera in fully manual mode or Av mode (mostly with auto ISO – 3200 max). Until recently, medium format cameras were a very small segment of the photographic equipment market. Hasselblad Medium Format Film Backs and Holders, Medium Format Film Backs and Holders for Hasselblad, Hasselblad Medium Format 6x6cm Film Backs and Holders. However, I shoot mostly in fully manual mode at 100/200 and often on a tripod (for architectural and commercial work). MODEL OVERVIEW Hasselblad X1D-50c 4116 Edition The Hasselblad X1D-50c 4116 Edition was Created in celebration of Hasselblad's 75-year anniversary. I’d also note that all my flash units are Canon interface and the X1D is Nikon compatible. Used Hasselblad X1D-50c 50MP Medium Format Mirrorless Camera Silver - Field Kit E SKU: US1288246 MFR: H-3013931. The 21mm gives a similar field of view to the (unshifted) TS-E17mm. All. Let’s get one thing out of the way right up front, the Hasselblad X1D II is $5,750. Front and rear wheels are easy to access, with the front one taking a bit of practice not to accidentally move every so often with my forefinger. I don’t believe you can truly review something as complex as this camera in the short period I had it (just over a week in December). It’s one of those things that isn’t a problem until it is (see my comparison between 5Ds and 5Ds R for why I chose the 5Ds and also saved a few hundred pounds). For more information about this used product or any of our other products or services, call our specialist staff on 01444 23 70 70 or send them an email at sales@parkcameras.com . Something went wrong. The Hasselblad X1D II 50C produces very clear images throughout its sensitivity scale, which helps resolve very fine detail. One nice feature is to be able to move the AF point around with my left thumb, using the left side of the rear screen, whilst looking in the viewfinder. If you reside in an EU member state besides UK, import VAT on this purchase is not recoverable. Like many other things, this is customisable, but probably not worth doing until you’ve used it a bit. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I’ve always liked wide angle lenses and my most commonly used for my architecture work is the TS-E 17mm F4L (albeit with movements – see my TS-E17 review). As we refresh cameras that have been used by Hasselblad fo... $6,500.00. The sensor did have rather a lot of dust on it when it arrived – well, I say a lot, it’s actually about the amount I used to expect on my old Canon 1Ds – before sensor dust cleaning was added to newer models. I said then and I’ll say it again now that I love this camera. At 100 ISO the shadow and highlight recovery of the cameras was similar – the X1D images definitely looked cleaner, but not enough that I’d expect a client to notice. Here’s a B&W example from that grey day in the countryside. Hasselblad X1D 50C Medium Format Digital Camera (Body Only). In this photo the detail in the extremes of lighting is pretty good. The software works well, but has a number of workflow related issues that just grated with me (nowhere near as many as Lightroom though). Hasselblad X1D. This item may be a floor model or an item that has been returned to the seller after a period of use. Useful when using 3rd party lenses designed for 24x36 mm format. Include description. Over the years I’ve tried EVF (Electronic ViewFinder) options on a number of cameras and always welcomed going back to an optical viewfinder (OVF) afterwards.  OK, I’ve been spoiled with the quality of the OVF in cameras like the Canon 1 series, but the technology has been improving. The colours were particularly vibrant in this light, but I wasn’t expecting it like this. Determined to shake up the photographic industry, Hasselblad has unleashed a world's first in the form of the silver X1D-50c Medium Format Mirrorless Digital Camera.This camera takes the well-regarded 50MP 43.8 x 32.9mm CMOS sensor found in numerous medium format systems and incorporates it into a revolutionary … My first photographic challenge was in getting used to the vagaries of an electronic viewfinder. Try before you buy - hire … I quite deliberately picked the XCD21mm f/4 lens, since it gives an rough 35mm equivalent of ~17mm. You can only read the manual so many times, so off out with the camera. No flashing light to show whether the battery you just connected was at 90% or 10%.   The camera will also run from USB power, but not charge the battery. Blending form and function in its ergonomic design adopted from the award-winning first generation, the X1D II 50C continues to provide creatives with incredible Hasselblad … A new version of the software with improved shadow and highlight processing was released whilst I had the camera, but it wouldn’t run on my older Macs (MacOS 10.11) so I was only able to confirm that it did improve some images on my MacBook Pro. With a price tag of £5,999 for the back and body, one of the key attractions of the 907X 50C is its compatibility with film cameras, such as the Hasselblad … It is the most beautiful camera that I have ever used, or held. You need to import images before you can work on them – this produces a second set of files in a subtly different format (.fff) I suspect these are losslessly compressed, since a folder of them ranged from 94MB down to 67MB. The next day I’ve been invited to be one of the judges for Leicester University’s ‘Images of Research’ competition (my two fellow judges shown). The X1D combines Scandinavian … Come and try the latest Hasselblad cameras, lenses and accessories, including the NEW X1D MKII, the H6D-100c and H6D-50C. The two versions here show with and without some ‘cleaning’ – you’ll need to enlarge to see it, Take a look at these 100% screenshots (click to enlarge). 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Thanks to Hasselblad UK for the loan and Park Cameras in the UK (who sell the X1D). Our budget wasn't big enough to send Chris and Jordan to the moon, but we did give them a newsletter subscription and a free sandwich. Reallllly long shutter lag. Inspired by our iconic design heritage, the camera is ergonomic and compact, offering a handling experience unlike any other. NEW XCD 45mm f4P, XCD 35-75mm f3.5-4.5 now available. Here’s the source image used for the print. The … It was this first trip that I decided to experiment with Auto ISO and A mode. Several people visiting the office had a good look at the camera, and universally it was the clean well thought out design that drew the comments. The camera takes the a 50MP 43.8 x 32.9mm CMOS sensor found in numerous medium format systems and incorporates it into a revolutionary mirrorless camera body. Hasselblad Sonnar Carl Zeiss 5,6/250 MM Syncro Compur Medium Format 500 C/M , Leica S2-P 37.5MP Medium Format Digital Camera Body In Perfect Condition, Nikon COOLPIX B700 Digital Camera 20MP Optical Zoom 60x Digital 4x Black Boxed, Hasselblad X1D II 50c anthrazit inkl. After a bit of use I customised the rear screen menu to fit with features I expected I’d need. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. kofiwidget2.init('Buy Keith a Coffee? I now trust the metering and higher ISO settings enough to see what things are like at night. My first look, indoors, showed flicker and a delay I found disconcerting. I feel there’s a bit more difference than just that but arguments over the details (such as DOF for ‘equivalent’ focal lengths) are best left to those who worry about such things ;-). It’s a similar story: medium format image quality in a body that’s familiar, approachable and designed to be used on-the-go rather than stuck in a studio. The camera got noticed (good or bad depending on the situation) – I’ve never had strangers come up to me, look at my camera and say ‘Oh, a Canon, what’s it like to use’ ;-). Continued on the next page.
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