Hasselblad 503CW Camera Body. The Hasselblad 503CW is constantly evolving, constantly improving. With the Hasselblad 503CW, you’re always ready to grow. Whether it’s adapting to next year’s digital options or last century’s lenses, the outstanding versatility of the 503CW provides a bridge between classic and cutting edge. This single lens reflex camera offers power winder/IR remote options, supports the entire range of Hasselblad lenses from the first C series to today´s CFi/CFE series. The leaf shutters offer speeds from 1 to 1/500 s with flash sync at all shutter speeds. The 503CW can be used together with any of today’s 11 different lenses from 30 to 350mm focal lengths. All lenses are made by Carl Zeiss, the world´s leading optics manufacturer.
The V System, with its basic square format, battery independent operation, and classic, compact design, features central lens shutters as well as flexibility regarding winder use or not. The system lends itself to a wide variety of photographic applications on or off tripod, in studio or on location, under controlled lighting conditions. The V System is ideal for photographers who demand ultimate reliability and control. The V System’s popularity as a studio digital platform is unrivalled in the medium format world and all V System cameras and accessories are based on the same unique modular design, enabling an unsurpassed level of compatibility within the system. Almost every V System accessory will fit every camera, regardless of model and age. This allows you to upgrade your equipment as you see fit or as new products are released.
For over half a century now Hasselblad has been proud to offer the world’s most comprehensive system for medium format photography. The basic idea behind our system – combining a love of photography with a mastery of technology – is as valid today as it was in 1948 when the first Hasselblad camera was introduced. And we intend to keep it that way.
Uses the wide range of CFi/CFE/CF/CB lenses – 30-500 mm
Several different digital backs available
Shortest shutter speed 1/500 s
Flash sync speed up to 1/500 s
TTL/OTF flash metering
Gliding Mirror System for full viewfinder image with virtually all lenses
Bright viewfinder image with a number of different exchangeable viewfinder types
Choice of formats with format mask accessory or accessory magazines