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Title:
The Hasselblad manual : a comprehensive guide to the system
Author:
Wildi, Ernst.
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Publication Information:
London ; New York : Focal Press, 1980.
Physical Description:
301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780240510422
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Discover the great advantages and benefits of working in the medium film format or with the large digital sensor units in Hasselblad digital cameras and digital backs. Presented in an easily accessible format, this book shows the working and manipulation of the various cameras. Detailed illustrations dissect the equipment and provide insight into the ways in which these superb cameras and lenses are best utilized to create professional quality images. This edition of the Manual will bring you up to date with the latest features available within the popular Hasselblad camera systems emphasizing that camera and lens are the most important tools for creating exciting images whether you work digitally or with film. The complete Hasselblad camera system is discussed by renowned author and Hasselblad insider, Ernst Wildi, who provides a solid foundation of both traditional photography and digital capture techniques.Inside you'll also find inspiring photographs from well-known photographers, illustrating a variety of photographic techniques using a Hasselblad camera. This title helps you to: stay on the cutting-edge with completely updated information on the latest digital cameras and digital backs as well as lenses and accessories for digital imaging and film photography; make the most of these sophisticated cameras with expert instruction on flash and close-up photography, digital imaging, and effective use and operation of lenses in any type of photography; produce high quality images by following the detailed operational instructions while learning the most effective use of the different camera models. This title includes full color portfolios from some of the most renowned Hasselblad photographers in the world.


Table of Contents

The medium format
Hasselblad cameras
Interchangeability
Camera operation
Film magazines
Operating the EL models
Operating the superwide cameras
Operating the Focal-Plane shutter camera
Viewing and focusing
Exposure metering
Exposure controls
Double and multiple exposures
Lenses
Filters
Electronic flash
Instant film
Close-ups
Copying
Unusual light sources
Looking after your camera
Older models Projecting your Hasselblad slides
The Hasselblad PCP80 projector