Back in April and May of 2017 (last year as I write now) I wrote about my experiences researching the two new 100mp offerings from Phase One and Hasselblad, the Phase One XF camera with IQ3-100 digital back and the Hasselblad H6D-100… and how I chose which one to buy to upgrade from my ageing Hasselblad H4D-60. To summarise the results of that research, I chose the the Phase One XF and IQ3-100, for details of the process you can read about it HERE>>
Following directly on from the previous post Phase One Vs Hasselblad Part 3, talking about the decision process to buy either the Phase One XF-100 or the Hasselblad H6D-100…
Dealing with Shutter Speed Limitations – Hasselblad
One of the major differences between Phase One and Hasselblad had always been the maximum shutter speed. All the Hasselblad H series lenses have built in leaf shutters with a maximum shutter speed of 1/800sec. They have flash sync right through their speed range, which is great for studio work but very limiting for landscape or natural light action. Read the rest of this entry »
Following on directly from a previous post from some time ago… Phase One Vs Hasselblad Part 2
100mp CMOS Fantasy Becomes Reality.
In January 2016 Phase One finally announced the IQ3-100, the medium format digital back with the 100 megapixel CMOS sensor, the one I had been waiting for. I had heard that Hasselblad were only a short way off announcing their 100mp camera system, and I wanted to see that before making any decisions. Meanwhile I researched the Phase One system a little more.
Following straight on from a previous post… Phase One Vs Hasselblad Part 1… A few years back now I bought the Hasselblad H4D-60 and used it extensively and loved it. It had its limitations, such as the 1/800sec shutter speed and the primitive UI, but the image files were worth it and the camera itself behaved flawlessly. So why did I make the change to the new Phase One?