Hasselblad Launching Its First Retail Store in Tokyo This Week

Hasselblad-Store_1

Hasselblad is opening the doors to its first retail store this week on September 14. The store is located in Tokyo, Japan adjacent to Hasselblad Japan offices in an area that features trendy fashion boutiques.

This is the first time that Hasselblad has ever offered direct sales in store in place of the normal sales chains through partners, distributors and dealers.

Hasselblad Stellar Leaks Out as Rebadged Sony RX100

Hasselblad Stellar with olive wood grip

Hasselblad Stellar with olive wood grip

Hasselblad is, unfortunately, continuing its fall from grace with the upcoming Hasselblad Stellar compact camera that appears to be a straight-up rebadge of the popular Sony RX100. As with the nonsensical Hasselblad Lunar, the Stellar appears to have no significant features to differentiate it from the RX100 aside from the Hasselblad name and exotic wood grips. [Read more...]

Hasselblad Lunar Now Shipping in US for $7000

Hasselblad Lunar

I know all of you have been waiting so long to get your hands on a Hasselblad Lunar, so you’ll be glad to know that the Lunar has started shipping in the US for an insane price of $7000.

In case you have missed my previous rants, the Lunar is essentially a glorified Sony NEX-7 with a reworked body and controls from Hasselblad and a bloated price tag. You can pick up one (or two) for yourself here at Amazon.com.

Apple Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 4.06

Aperture 3

Apple has issued an update to Digital Camera RAW 4.06, which adds RAW image compatibility for the following cameras to Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’11:

You can download the update from Apple’s website.