Studio 1 Shoot with Hasselblad

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In the last hour (well second last for others but it was the last hour for me), I took out the Hasselbald with a roll of Fuji 160. This is straight out from the scanner at Foto Riesel. I can’t say I am happy with it. Especially after the experience I had with the shoot at Ironfest. Maybe it was because I was a little tired and hungry by that time (I had brunch earlier in the morning and skipped on lunch). I was also probably a little ambitious asking the model to spin her hair at speed of 125th – this would explain the slightly off focus. And I guess the lighting was a little overpowering.

Hasselblad and Ironfest, Lithgow, Outside Sydney

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Hassleblade? Hasselbald? Hassle something? Hasselhorf? It was only about 2 years ago I found the proper name of this medium format camera known as Hasselblad. Prior to that all I knew was that it was the boxy camera with the look down viewfinder. I have seen it in some movies but did know it went to the moon and back. I started shooting film cameras about 3 years ago after inheriting my brother’s Olympus Om2, which he acquired in the mid 1980’s – it still works a charm. Since then I have been slowly accumulating film cameras. partly because of the low cost for then top of the range high cost camera.

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