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Well, that's not what you said. You said "... the expensive handgrip from Hasselblad is useless, as it does not include a tripod socket." It does include a tripod socket, and you can fit an Arca Swiss compatible tripod plate to it easily via that tripod socket and thereby get the benefit of the additional controls, as well as a handgrip, that can be fitted to a tripod easily. And, of course you can easily mount it on a tripod that does NOT have an Arca-Swiss QR clamping device.this is not what I mean,
you can not mount it directly on a tripod like the Arca Swiss L Bracket, and that one horizontally and vertically like any L bracket
sorry Godfrey if I did not use the correct english term, that happens, if one writes in a foreign language.Well, that's not what you said. You said "... the expensive handgrip from Hasselblad is useless, as it does not include a tripod socket." It does include a tripod socket, and you can fit an Arca Swiss compatible tripod plate to it easily via that tripod socket and thereby get the benefit of the additional controls, as well as a handgrip, that can be fitted to a tripod easily. And, of course you can easily mount it on a tripod that does NOT have an Arca-Swiss QR clamping device.
A certain amount of precision and specificity in what you are saying is important.
This issue is not worth losing sleep over for either of us. The meta-issue that I'd just like to point out is that calling something "useless" just because it doesn't fit your personal needs the way you would like is a bit over the top—a bit too bombastic or dramatic—a way of phrasing the fact that you find it doesn't do what you need/want. It can be taken as a put down to others who find the same particular piece of equipment does just the right thing.
And BTW: I had no idea that English wasn't your primary language, it's not obvious from your writing. When someone writes as fluently as you do, it is almost impossible to think that you just missed a term because you don't speak the language natively. You write very well formed English.. I wish I could write in another language that fluently!
you are right, I should say, that the hand grip is not for me. I use the Arca Swiss L bracket as a handgrip and can walk with it almost for hours. I prefer to use the touchscreen of the camera for the settings and control, as I have to look at it anyway. The L bracket on the left side and my right hand for the settings on the screen and shutter release is perfect for me.
My wish for the next firmware:
the option to store a set of settings as a presets. I use this back in so many different configurations (Flexbody, Techart adapter, Leica R adapter, 4x5 ..) that presets would be very helpful. I know and use it since a very long time on Nikon and Sony cameras.
And my wish for the next 90nX camera:
an EVF instead of the optical view finder. To manual focus on the screen in bright sunlight is often very difficult!
And a much better AF. This is the worst AF I used since more that 10 years!
For example: when I want to shoot stills with focus stacking I often have to move the camera out of the position, as the AF fields don't cover the part, where I want to start the focus
Regards from Hamburg and thanks for your friendly comment