Why this $6,400 Hasselblad is the slowest camera I’ve ever loved

10 mar. 2021
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Hasselblad’s latest digital camera, the 907X 50C, is a 740 gram metal box that can serve as a stand alone medium format digital camera or as a digital back for Hasselblad V System cameras made from 1957 onwards. At $6,400 it is the smallest digital medium format body Hasselblad has ever made, but its unique form factor takes time and patience to get used to.
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  • What is the slowest camera you still love?

    The VergeThe VergeAcum lună
    • Hasselblad 907X without a doubt, learn my skills with a 203FE and loving this one as much

      Peter BonetPeter BonetAcum 29 Zile
    • Sigma DP Merrill

      GergőGergőAcum lună
    • Cannon 550d

    • Hasselblad 203FE with the 110 f2

      Nicholas AndreNicholas AndreAcum lună
    • I've randomly selec yr channel and after watching this video I like the way you represent the video this why I subscribe yr channel I hope you will make more informative videos . Keep it up bro one day you will in the leaderboard 👍

      Proud Indian YoungsterProud Indian YoungsterAcum lună
  • What's her name? Does she have a channel of her own?

    S M Sharif HasanS M Sharif HasanAcum 11 minute
  • Fast when compared with the back with swc instead of my 907x For video I have to get a battery operated microphone to make basic video Electronic shutter for adapted lens no good. But as the sensor on square is 33x33 meant we can use for many 35mm lens.

    KWC CoinKWC CoinAcum o Zi
  • I use the CFV II 50c on my ‘74 Hassy 500 cm along w/A12 (E6) (6x6) and A16 (B&W) (645) film backs. The Hassy color science is the best in my book. I’ve shot Nikon, Canon & Sony too. I use an L-bracket has a grip when shooting 6x6 or horizontals for the A16 and CFVII 50c backs. I can go vertical on them w/ease using the L-bracket.

    MarjiMarjiAcum o Zi
  • Because it is Hassleblad and they paid for this review?😅😂

    WarGod 1842WarGod 1842Acum o Zi
  • useless BS

    obi-wan kenobiobi-wan kenobiAcum 9 Zile
    • how

      tgl camtgl camAcum 9 Zile
  • 06:13 now be honest if you thought that left one was Haselb. It is much sharper and clear and I know 50MP is much better but we are all seeing photos on smartphones/tablets/monitors/laptops and that is where that photo one the left (iPhone) will be much better :D not to mention versatility, simplicity, just common sense :D having a device that can do all is such amazing time to live in :D all in your pocket next to your keys....

    Alen MakotaAlen MakotaAcum 12 Zile
  • Damn, gave me crazy goosebumps at the end!! Great review!

    Johny ChristiansenJohny ChristiansenAcum 13 Zile
  • It's odd that the X1D wasn't even mentioned in this review.

    Dexter LegaspiDexter LegaspiAcum 15 Zile
  • it has "HIPSTER" written all over it.

    Osuka M'balaliOsuka M'balaliAcum 16 Zile
  • Doesn't make any sense

    Photoro LensomanPhotoro LensomanAcum 18 Zile
  • This is the go-to excuse for the ever shrinking, anachronistic camera communities out there. It's "relaxing". It's about the "experience". They've long surrendered crucial points such as photo quality, focus accuracy, reliability, versatility, and everything else, all of which can lead to irritation more than relaxation. A very niche hobby. Spending minutes at a time trying to get a photo while the camera focus breathes like the wee-wee of an excited dog (that also doubles as a fax machine) while everyone is staring at you takes a certain type of confidence. It being shot at waist level doesn't help.

    Aoi KemonoAoi KemonoAcum 18 Zile
  • Wonderful review. But I would still love a faster camera :)

    Mitra ValarMitra ValarAcum 19 Zile
  • First time I heard a camera has a type C charger.... Should All cameras use a type c charger!

    mike liumike liuAcum 19 Zile
  • Wunderbar

    Cappy BentonCappy BentonAcum 19 Zile
  • "in my whole entire life"

    Ankur KAnkur KAcum 19 Zile
  • Can you compared the picture from this camera and the new OnePlus 9 pro. That would be a great video to watch

    Brendan D'brassBrendan D'brassAcum 20 Zile
  • Start biding for Hasselblad and let's see how fast it can be sold, I start with $8,200 .... who is next?

    Ahsan Raza TalpurAhsan Raza TalpurAcum 20 Zile
  • If you own a Hassi, it's usually not your only camera. I got the sister Hassi X1D (same sensor, same speed, different box) especially BECAUSE it's so slow, BECAUSE it slows me down. Sounds weird. Works like a charm. If I need speed shooting I use my Fujifilm …

    PunkfurtPunkfurtAcum 20 Zile
  • Ur look like boy😃😘😘

    Sandy minjSandy minjAcum 21 o Zi
  • It’s weird to think Becca once did something else than this. She’s amazingly good at this. She needs her own channel.

    Jordan CrawfordJordan CrawfordAcum 21 o Zi
  • News: oneplus partners with hasselblad. Verge: Ok, imma gonna somehow lower the hype by reporting, how slow is hasselblad

    Apurv ZoadApurv ZoadAcum 21 o Zi
  • Left after $729 for the camera grip. Whew.😅

    Siders ProductionsSiders ProductionsAcum 23 Zile

    Haktan Emir GÜRKANHaktan Emir GÜRKANAcum 24 Zile
  • If you've paid $7000 for gear, you should love it...

    InertiaEffectInertiaEffectAcum 24 Zile
  • I am here because OnePlus announced partnership with Hasselblad 😃

    Project ZProject ZAcum 25 Zile
  • a starving child could've eaten that camera

    NoahNoahAcum 25 Zile
  • Waiting for Oneplus 9pro...

    Nitin DivakaranNitin DivakaranAcum 26 Zile
  • I am doing nude art photography. I had a Hasselblad 500C (from 1956) wich I used up until 4 years ago... and it stil works flawlessly... Now I have a "newer" one.... A hasselblad 403 CW from 1991... and yes.. I consider it new (and not only me) :) Of course they are film cammeras, but I would NEVER use a normal digital camera instead.... Having this digital cammera would be a dream... but yeah... price is a pain. But do not wory... even the one from 1956 is stil valued at 1000+ USD... and the 503 one... I guess I could swing it for 2.5k$ ... so yeah... considering all this... the 6.5k is not even that much.... for a Hasselblad :)

    Cristian SallaiCristian SallaiAcum 26 Zile
  • Uses autofocus and doesn't shoot at base ISO....

    Johnny MarinaraJohnny MarinaraAcum 26 Zile
  • I was impressed also by the A7C but I also think that there has never been such comparison in which I guessed right which was which so easily :D Beautiful small box of a camera :D

    FlyEnriFlyEnriAcum 26 Zile
  • Please compare this camera with OnePlus 9pro hasselblade. which is going to release on 23rd March.

    Mayank RajMayank RajAcum 26 Zile
    • there really isn't a comparison lol

      tgl camtgl camAcum 9 Zile

    Islam M. AliIslam M. AliAcum 27 Zile
  • God, the broken camera out of te box what a nightmare!!

    ivain Martinossiivain MartinossiAcum 27 Zile
  • No place to grip nah might keep the wallet heavy

    deepak lekhwanideepak lekhwaniAcum 28 Zile
  • "There is a grip you can buy for an additional $729" - I replayed this part 5 times to make sure I heard it right.

    Jorn ten KateJorn ten KateAcum 28 Zile
  • 🤠👩‍🦰 THANKS for your technical info

    Onpassive TodayOnpassive TodayAcum 28 Zile
  • the point about "taking a step back and thinking about the composition before pressing that shutter button" really got me! What a perspective!

    Asim MunirAsim MunirAcum 28 Zile
  • Ok but you click bad pictures.

    Sabyasachi DasSabyasachi DasAcum 28 Zile
  • I don't know if I love you or hate you. But I know one thing, I love your videos and can't stop watching them. You're really different and that's something I like in your videos.

    Fahad NazirFahad NazirAcum 28 Zile
  • I like going fast tho

    Kynan LinJunzheKynan LinJunzheAcum 29 Zile
  • So one plus 9 camera shots ade going to be dope

    kumarcvap36kumarcvap36Acum 29 Zile
  • Im ecsidet tho to see whot they have doo with tbe one plus 9 pro series!

    Klajdi AllkanjariKlajdi AllkanjariAcum 29 Zile
  • Hi!im not a pro fotograf or videograf person but im confuz how a 6000 bucks canera not have a good video!no stabilization no fokus ect com on!i now hasleblad is a very good name in the industry but is steps back in the video indstry!

    Klajdi AllkanjariKlajdi AllkanjariAcum 29 Zile
  • Hasselblad is mainly for commercial photography. Most professional stills photographer would use the H series of hasseblad, i personally use the H4D as the latest one is horrifyingly expensive

    AsectAsectAcum 29 Zile
  • I see Becca I click.

    macedakingmacedakingAcum 29 Zile
  • verdict: In the Tesla era a camera for royal camel ride lovers

    Ranzi PhotographyRanzi PhotographyAcum lună
  • Reminds me of the 903 SWC I owned back in the 90s, except this one costs even more!

    John MacLeanJohn MacLeanAcum lună
  • Hasselblad SWC might be smaller

    GergőGergőAcum lună
  • I love "old" film hasselblads. as a film photographer i have to say that, film photos are in my opinion better than the digital ones

    HonziHonziAcum lună
  • Hasselblad is basically the GUCCI of the camera world. Change my mind.

    LineworksLineworksAcum lună
  • this would be amazing the most amazing camera ever if it had a full 645 size sensor and had a global shutter so you can attach other brand lenses to it.

    KNUR KonesurKNUR KonesurAcum lună
  • If 'bladding, I'd get the X1D ii over this IF you don't have a pelican full of old V system gear that needs a digital bridge. This camera bridges you forward to XCD and back to V System. The colors are traditional HB. HB color is balanced, so pure that there really isn't anything to comment on. likeconcentrate

    baker2ninerbaker2ninerAcum lună
  • intro song anyone?

    Professor UtoniumProfessor UtoniumAcum lună
  • Okay

    Ezeugwu ONYEDIKACHIEzeugwu ONYEDIKACHIAcum lună
  • Do you have a gallery with the images you shot? Would love to take more time to see what the camera can shoot.

    Chase LewisChase LewisAcum lună
  • This video is one way to say " you wanna buy it but never gonna use it" .

    anjaneya kumar G M V Ranjaneya kumar G M V RAcum lună
  • My iphone SE can capture better images huh

    ARCARCAcum lună
  • My iphone SE can capture better images huh

    ARCARCAcum lună
  • Oh is OnePlus gonna regret this 😂😂😂

    shashankshashankAcum lună
  • What is that iPhone case? I need to know 😁.

    NeysuNeysuAcum lună
  • I really liked the camera until she talked about the auto focus. I hate it cuz my camera is contrast based as well and doesn't have a view finder so I know the struggle.

    PourananPourananAcum lună
  • Hasselblads colors are so refreshing and punchy but that too in a realistic and good way . I bet everyone would love it

    Daniel RegiDaniel RegiAcum lună
  • I just love your smile. It was the best thing in the video for me

    sarabsarabAcum lună
    • Simp

      asad khanasad khanAcum lună
  • This is how a medium format camera with a waist finder works. Most camera are in the 35mm format style which in the future another reviewer will be saying 35mm is a new way to use the camera.

    Sk LowSk LowAcum lună
  • Lovely review and photos, but something about the sound quality is just unbearably bad. It's so distorted, I keep turning it up to understand but it hurts.

    V PV PAcum lună
  • What a superb review. Love your photos. You know how to shoot images for sure. Can't wait to couple one to my V system.

    Michael AxelMichael AxelAcum lună
  • Overrated camera, that's not as good as you would expect. It only comes second to all Leica digital cameras.

    Manuel E. Itriago M.Manuel E. Itriago M.Acum lună
  • Overrated camera, that's not as good as you would expect. It only comes second to all Leica digital cameras.

    Manuel E. Itriago M.Manuel E. Itriago M.Acum lună
  • I thought Sigma Merrill / Quattro is slowest

    Devilgorgor.com魔鬼哥哥Devilgorgor.com魔鬼哥哥Acum lună
  • No 6x6 sensor , fail !

    PeterPeterAcum lună
  • I learned a really cool trick today wit this - I shoot automotive on an H6D 100c and getting the overhead shots is tricky, even with a WL finder so I tried turning this little baby upside down, flipping out the screen for a downward angle view knowing that I would have to flip it in post - oh no you don't - it corrects the image automatically!!!!! Cool thing

    Nelson ClubNelson ClubAcum lună
  • One plus 9 series brought me here.

    Remesh RajuRemesh RajuAcum lună
  • Hassle and bald 👩‍🦲

    Yash SinghYash SinghAcum lună
  • A camera that costs $6.4K, can't shoot decent videos, performs slowly, and very difficult to use. What else is there to love? Just because they are Hasselblad who is great at colors and sent their camera to the moon? No, thanks.

    Khalid Hasan ZibonKhalid Hasan ZibonAcum lună
  • Not a camera for me but great review, thanks!

    Kyle McKeeKyle McKeeAcum lună
  • I was expecting her to say: I'm shooting this video entirely with the hasselblad

    Juan Pablo TelleriaJuan Pablo TelleriaAcum lună
  • My first view of a Verge review. Well done! Perhaps the best review of this camera I've seen. I've owned the 907x 50C since last summer and you completely nailed its review, at least in practical terms. Two additional points worth noting. First, the X system uses in-lens leaf shutters. That may be a factor for those needing flash sync speed ranges. It's also often a factor for noise, as it's the LENS that makes the shutter noise. That short 45 you're using is nearly silent but its bigger, faster brother is a CLACK! Second, the camera's menu system is implemented entirely on the touch screen, identical to the Hassy X1D2 50c. It's glorious simplicity. If the 907x is a studious turtle (which it is) it's certainly not due to its menu system. Zoom! Thanks!

    K. TanakaK. TanakaAcum lună
  • what a beautiful and special camera :D great video !!!!

    Alonzo ContrerasAlonzo ContrerasAcum lună
  • Even though I didn't use this camera I can feel the slow & elegant way to capture photos. Very good video

    Goutham kmGoutham kmAcum lună
  • I love the hip shot

    Salvo OcelloSalvo OcelloAcum lună
  • I Love Sony

    Asifur RahmanAsifur RahmanAcum lună
  • Not to hate hassleblad but you can get a DSLR for only 300 that can take pictures like that, the design and concept is there but if you want to really go all out get an EOS Mark 2 and get the same quality, that’s overpriced

    Retrowave DanRetrowave DanAcum lună
  • Nice work!

    VikingdescendentVikingdescendentAcum lună
  • Does anyone know what the intro song is?

    shockoidshockoidAcum lună
  • Sponsored by One Plus 9? 🤔

    Clifford JamesClifford JamesAcum lună
  • That's psychological marketing paid by OnePlus and Hasselblad to implant a good impression of Hasselblad in our head to make it easier for us to buy the upcoming OnePlus 9 with Hasselblad camera :)

    Aymeric MAymeric MAcum lună
  • Why is making a photo with consciousness enabled a bad thing?

    Luke RabinLuke RabinAcum lună
  • Here aftr oneplus 9 series n hasselblad combo 😉.

    Ravi Shastri jiRavi Shastri jiAcum lună
  • I love your reviews, but I don't get it. What else is slow apart from Auto Focus? (That I hardly ever use in any camera anyway) P.S. - I come from a video background, not photography. But if were to use this camera for photography the way I do with manual lenses and without ever using AF, what else is slow in the camera?

    Harsh Doshi VisualsHarsh Doshi VisualsAcum lună
  • This camera is for people who own a 203FE and want to use their existing lenses with digital back. The camera attachment is a vaguely cool party trick.

    Nicholas AndreNicholas AndreAcum lună
  • alpha one comparison

    Neeladri BiswasNeeladri BiswasAcum lună
  • The design is unique and i love it.

    Hafiz RazifHafiz RazifAcum lună
  • Have you shot film on a Hasselblad V , you should.

    Petko IordanovPetko IordanovAcum lună
  • Bla

    jadusjajadusjaAcum lună
  • Who is this kid?

    iFTYGakkiiFTYGakkiAcum lună
  • I own one, find it makes me go back to when I started learning photography in 1977, everything was manual and no post correction. So every single shot needs to be calculated and you really need to know what you want. When you get a good shot, so it is so rewarding. I haven’t touched my Sony A7r4 since I got this last November. I’m keeping this baby for my remaining life.

    A HA HAcum lună
  • is this kiddo 13?

    X-poP_pArDoNX-poP_pArDoNAcum lună
  • FortNine anyone?

    booptidyscoopbooptidyscoopAcum lună
  • I’m fairly certain I’ve enjoyed every video Becca has made. I’m not even into photography 😂

    Cal WardCal WardAcum lună