Hasselblad 500 Selfie (1990)


Now that’s some real “old-school” film photography! 🙂

A few years back (OK, it was 30+ years ago), I swapped some high-end audio gear with a friend for a Hasselblad 500 C/M “6×6” medium-format film camera he wasn’t using. More about that in my post: The Back Story of Cameras+Films, including how I ended up un-swapping it (under protest) a few years later.

This is not my beautiful Hasselblad…

The image on the right is a nice studio shot of a 500C/M camera which I found on the web (photographer unknown) and used here to illustrate my post. The camera in the photo has chrome trim and a black 80mm lens, just like the one I used for a little while.

Anyway, I started out as the proud owner of this amazing camera, with no instruction manual, and no clue how to use it. Sure, I had a nice…

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