So long Hasselblad V

Discussion in 'Film Cameras' started by Luke, Apr 30, 2013.

  1. pdh

    pdh Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    yeah i should have bought one when I could. The used prices'll be starting to rise immediately no doubt.
  2. Lawrence A.

    Lawrence A. Hall of Famer

    Nov 8, 2012
    New Mexico
    Sad day. I never had the camera in question, but I have a 500 CM, made (according to the serial #) around 1982, and it's one I'll keep for good. The V series is pretty much what most of us think of when we think of Hasselblad. I'll never get an H, but I do have hopes of picking up a used digital back for the 500CM on of these days.

    I think I'll load it up with HP5 and go out shooting with it tomorrow as a "tip o' my hat" to the whole series. Lovely cameras; and the Zeiss glass is to die for.
  3. TraamisVOS

    TraamisVOS Hall of Famer

    Nov 29, 2010
    Melboune, Australia
    I saw this news. Man I'm really disappointed. I've been wanting one for a while, I really like the classic look of it much much better than the H series.
  4. Ranger Rick

    Ranger Rick Regular

    Mar 12, 2012
    Tempe, AZ
    Same here re. wanting one. Probably the closest I'll get was downloading a very high res photo of the 503CW from the Hasselblad website (they suggested it!). Just gorgeous. Hasselblad-503CW.jpg