Hasselblad H5D brings the megapixels to Photokina, we go arms-on (video)

Hasselblad H5D brings the megapixels to Photokina, we go hands-on (video)

Oh, and if the Hasselblad Lunar is not fairly wealthy sufficient on your blood, why not check out the H5D medium format digital camera? The gadget seems to be a great deal like its predecessor, sustaining an analogous video digital camera-esque type issue, with an optical viewfinder that extends from the entrance of the physique to the again, above a bigger, brighter, simpler-to-learn show. You will additionally discover a smaller, monochrome show on the highest of the digital camera to the best of the optical viewfinder. The H5D’s additionally a bit extra ruggedized than its predecessor, with improved waterproofing and bigger controls — and it definitely does really feel like an enormous, sturdy digital camera.

As with the Lunar, the model we performed with continues to be in prototype stage and wasn’t fairly functioning completely, a lot to the chagrin of the Hasselblad rep. When the digital camera hits in December (functioning correctly, little question), it is going to begin at a (maybe not surprisingly) expensive €thirteen,000 right here in Europe, going all the best way as much as €30,000, relying on whether or not you go for the forty-, 50, or 60-megapixel selection — as a result of hey, what’s one other €17,000, proper?

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Hasselblad H5D brings the megapixels to Photokina, we go palms-on

Steve Dent contributed to this report.

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