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This report is from my 6-day trip to the Eastern Sierra in August 2018, the highlight of which was summiting Mt Whitney with my daughter. I am disappointed to say that the Hasselblad X1D is absolutely the wrong choice for such activities where any sort of quick shooting is required. On the other hand, slower-paced shooting is mostly OK, excepting some persistent operational problems.
About 18 months prior, I had discussed various operational issues with the Hasselblad X1D. That page has been updated with specific issues I experienced on my August 2018 trip. While a number of things have improved (kudos to Hasselblad for improving things), the fundamentals are still problematic—some of this is software, some hardware design.
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