Hasselblad is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of its founder Victor Hasselblad with the launch of a 16MP camera, the Hasselblad 503CWD. The limited-edition camera follows the styling and build quality of traditional models and is fully compatible with the V System lenses and accessories.

Hasselblad is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of its founder Victor Hasselblad with the launch of a 16MP camera, the Hasselblad 503CWD. The limited-edition camera follows the styling and build quality of traditional models and is fully compatible with the V System lenses and accessories.

It will be limited to just 500 models and includes an 80mm f/2.8 Planar lens.

The camera?s CCD is 50% larger than 35mm sized sensors, offering 16 million pixels which output to Hasselblad?s native RAW format, 3FR. The camera incorporates Hasselblad?s colour management solution, Natural Color Solution, which works with the FlexColor Imaging software to produce accurate colours. Also included is Instant Approval Architecture, allowing quick viewing and instant rating of images on the camera?s OLED screen. The camera is available from March for 11,900 Euros.

Hasselblad has also announced a new digital back ? the CFV ? offering 16MP and compatible with non-digital V series cameras. It?s also available in March and costs 8,990 Euros.

For more information visit www.hasselblad.co.uk