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Hasselblad XCD 80mm f/1.9

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Introduction to Hasselblad XCD 80mm f/1.9

For a general understanding of format equivalence, see Format-Equivalent Depth of Field and F-Stop.

The about $4845 Hasselblad XCD 80mm f/1.9 is a a moderate speed mild telephoto lens, equivalent to a 66mm f/1.56 as compared to a 35mm full frame camera (long dimension of frame).

Considerably heavier than the Hasselblad XCD 90mm f/3.2, but the lens speed difference is 1.4 stops and at f/3.2 the 80/1.9 is very close to or at peak performance mand surely outperforms the 90/3.2 slightly. Also, subject separation at f/1.9 versus f/3.2 is considerable—consider it about a 1.2-stop distinction in favor of the 80/1.9 when the focal length difference is accounted for.

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