Hasselblad Pronounces 4 XCD Lenses for X1D Mirrorless Medium-Format Digicam


Hasselblad was the primary to observe Pentax’s lead with a smaller, extra manageable, and extra reasonably priced medium-format system; besides within the case of the X1D, the corporate was additionally the primary with a mirrorless medium-format system for the trendy period. Right now, the X1D continues to be essentially the most compact medium-format digital digital camera you will get, and Hasselblad just announced 4 new lenses for the system.

Starting on the finish of June, the Hasselblad XCD Macro 120mm f/three.5 lens will be a part of the presently obtainable 30mm f/three.5, 45mm f/three.5, and 90mm f/three.2 as its most telephoto lens but. With a copy ratio of 1:2 and a quick aperture of f/three.5, the brand new macro lens ought to fare particularly properly for portrait and product photographers on the lookout for a pointy lens with nice topic separation.

It is going to take till subsequent yr, however someday in 2018, Hasselblad additionally plans to launch different XCD lenses together with an especially wide-angle 22mm lens, a barely huge 65mm lens, and a medium zoom 35-75mm lens. There is no such thing as a phrase of another specs comparable to most aperture for any of those lenses.

Right now, the Hasselblad X1D competes with the just-released Fujifilm GFX 50S, which has an identical (however nonetheless bigger and extra advanced) design. The X1D stays the lightest and smallest digital camera of its class. Are these new lenses sufficient to get you into the system when you’re not already?