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The PhaseOne P30 Medium Format Digital Back. Or: New Gear - Moving Backwards Instead Of Forwards, And How Good It Makes Me Feel.

The PhaseOne P30 Medium Format Digital Back.  Or: New Gear - Moving Backwards Instead Of Forwards, And How Good It Makes Me Feel.

What you are looking at is my Hasselblad 500C/M.  I’ve shared my awesome story about how I came to own this camera in the past, but if you look on the back of the camera, usually where there is a 120 film holder, it might look a little different.

That is because instead of a film holder, it now has a PhaseOne medium format digital back.  It’s an old back, and it’s clunky, and I’ve been told it’s “horribly out of date” by photographers, but I am so happy with it.  I’m happy that I can now shoot digitally with my Hasselblad.

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