For some reason, I’ve wanted to have a Hasselblad for quite some time. Made by Victor Hasselblad in Sweden, the 500C was introduced in 1957 and redesigned in 1970 as the 500C/M. It’s a medium format SLR and the camera of choice for many professional studio photographers. It is also a modular camera – not only you can remove the lens but also the back, where the film goes as well as a few other parts. It’s a beautiful machine, know for its quality and reliability and I’m today the proud owner of my own Hasselblad 500C/M with an 80mm f2.8 Planar lens. Alan went out to buy some film and came home with this nice surprise.
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I love my hassy such an amazing camera. Yours looks a bit better off then mine, my has some years on it for sure.
New toys are always great. Next on my list is a rangfinder.
You got the very classic version, IMHO. They’re awesome and the square format is a nice change (for me at least) sometimes. Good Luck.
good toy. You make better photos. Good luck!