Hasselblad SWC. It was formidable tool for architecture and landscape photography. And still it is..

Hasselblad SWC. It was formidable tool for architecture and landscape photography. And still it is..

Here is a Hasselblad SWC. Front white barrel contains ‘Carl Zeiss Biogon’ lens which is truely symmetrical design. Any distortion or spherical abberation cancelled in symmetrical design, essential for high performance lens.  But the design makes lens element so close to film – almost touch – eliminating any possibility to install mirror box. There is no way […]

[Rolleiflex] Carl Zeiss Planar HFT 85mm f1.4  Triangle aperture blade generates beautiful Triangle Bokeh.

[Rolleiflex] Carl Zeiss Planar HFT 85mm f1.4 Triangle aperture blade generates beautiful Triangle Bokeh.

        Carl Zeiss Planar-HFT 85mm f1.4 lens and it’s triangle aperture.           Lens mounted on Kodak DCS 560 There are 2 different version in Rollei QBM adpater.     Below 4 shot is outcome from Ricoh GXR-M #01 #02 #03 #04 ————————————————————————————————————————————————- Shot from Kodak DCS 560 Less saturated but much pleasant […]

[Hasselblad SWC + Leaf Valeo 22] Powerful combination enabling professional quality in portable medium

[Hasselblad SWC + Leaf Valeo 22] Powerful combination enabling professional quality in portable medium

  Most of picture are taken with Hasselblad SWC + Leaf Valeo 22Wi.  Only 1 photo come from 500C + Leaf Valeo 17Wi. SWC itself is small and compact (among 6X6 medium format body of course) and attaching Leaf Valeo / portable pack does not impact its portability. In fact, they are pretty good match. All are hand […]

[Kodak] 3 different Kodak camera, DCS 460, DCS 560, SLR/n and their unique color rendition

[Kodak] 3 different Kodak camera, DCS 460, DCS 560, SLR/n and their unique color rendition

3 different Kodaks and their unique color rendition I put together 3 Kodak DCS cameras in here, DCS 460, DCS 560 and SLR/n and describe their impressions which acquired many years using. I avoid the term ‘test’ and use ‘impression’ instead of. It is because I don’t do scientific test like sensor sensitivity, ISO comparison, […]