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Hasselblad X1D

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Buying Advice vs Fujifilm GFX vs Standing Pat

This essay links to critical findings, but is primarily an editorial on how I think through acquiring new camera system like the Hasselblad X1D.

The acid test for me with any new gear is pretty simple: setting aside cost, would I either drop or supplement my workhorse cameras (Nikon D810 and Sony A7R II) in favor of something new. That kind of changeover (cost aside) is something not to be taken likely, nor is it likely to come without downsides. So there have to be compelling reasons to switch, reasons that don’t just equal, but trump existing proven solutions in handling and quality and reliability (I assume most pros think similarly).

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