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Hasselblad 50mm f4 Distagon C

Hasselblad 50mm f4 Distagon C

Regular price $597.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $597.00 USD
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Tested and inspected with special tools and machinery. Working correctly after professional repair or service. Any flaws present will be noted and will not affect typical use.
The lens and shutter mechanisms have been cleaned and lubricated. The aperture and depth of field preview mechanisms have been cleaned. The shutter speeds have been adjusted and tested, and the focusing and flash sync have also been tested. It has also had its inner lens elements cleaned.

Details: Hasselblad 50mm f4 Distagon C

Manual focus wide-angle lens made for the Hasselbad V system medium format SLR cameras by Carl Zeiss for Hasselblad introduced in 1965. Was originally made to fill the gap between the 38mm Biokon and the 80mm Planar. Has a 28mm equivalent focal length. Uses Series 63 filters held in place by a retaining ring. T* multicoating was introduced in 1972. Metal body available in silver.

  • Carl Zeiss 50mm f4 Distagon C (7 elements, 7 groups)
  • Minimum focus distance: 0.5m
  • Aperture blades: 5
  • Size: 96 x 78mm
  • Weight: 892g
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Hasselblad 50mm f4 Distagon C

Also includes: case

Hasselblad V System

The Hasselblad V system consists of a variety of 6x6 medium format cameras that began production in 1948. These bodies were produced, with many iterations, until 2013. All Hasselblad V cameras use medium format (generally 120) roll film and produce 6x6cm square images.

The first cameras of the V system, the 1600F and 1000F, used in-body focal plane shutters. While they were successful, issues with reliability and fragility, as well as user desire to sync flash more easily, prompted Hasselblad to switch to lens-based leaf shutters.

The first Hasselblad with a leaf shutter was the 500C in 1957. These lenses, fitted with Synchro Compur shutters, proved incredibly robust, reliable, and popular. NASA even brought these cameras to the moon, as Hasselblad loves to remind us! The famous ”Earthrise” photo, with the Earth rising over the horizon of the moon, was taken with a modified Hasselblad 500EL and 250mm lens.

For the next 60 years Hasselblad cameras would stand as the definitive modular SLR experience. Despite innovations from companies like Mamiya, Zenza Bronica, and Rolleiflex, the Hasselblad V system was the bar to reach in terms of build/image quality.

Hasselblad V cameras have access to a wide array of Carl Zeiss lenses as well as a series of interchangeable backs, allowing the cameras to shoot 6x6, 6x4.5, and 35mm panoramic. There are even digital backs that can turn your 60 year old Hasselblad into a modern digital camera!

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