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Hasselblad H4D
Hasselblad H4D-50 with 80mm lens

Conclusions

I enjoyed shooting with the H4D-50, but for the style of rugged hiking I enjoy, it’s unwieldy for both carrying and stowing as I do over rock and stream and dale. But assuredly, my peculiar usage is not its target market.

The extensive lens line and accessories and tethered shooting capabilities mean that the H4D has a lot going for it, especially for pros shooting in a studio or other civilized locations; the Leica S2 has nowhere near the flexibility in this regard. The H4D system also offers a large number of accessories, including a variety of viewfinders and focusing aids and screen. That sort of product line support can be very important to some working pros.

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