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    All,

    thought I give a short update on my first impressions about handling of my new H3D and what I feel about the integrated solution - so far no images, as it is only heavily raining here in Austria, but they will follow asap - promised!

    1) It took me some 3-4 hours playing with the camera and going through all (most) settings to be on a level that I have trust in really riding this beast. Once you get used to the logics behind, the operations become VERY logical and intuitive! This is also the reason I spent as much time upfront, just to be able to use this equipment in a perfect way. BTW the Hasselblad partner in Austria did a great job and took plenty of time to help and get me up to speed, which is another important argument for a purchase.

    2) General feeling - ergonomics: it is often discussed in this forum and also in others, that the S2 is such a great ergonomic camera and easy to handle and operate. While I have no doubt in that I must say that after this short time I own now the H3D it is obvious to me that its ergonomics and handling and operation is absolutely perfect. Hasselblad did a great job when designing the whole system from the scratch in meanwhile 10 years ago and the result is really perfect. Sure it is larger than the S2, but hey, it is a true MF camera and uses a larger sensor and allows all the advantages of this sensor size as well as the modular design.

    3) Weight - I feel the camera has just the right weight - I use it with 100 and 28 lenses and the combination is just perfectly balanced, everything is large enough so I can touch it with my rather big hands and I seem not to get tired even after some hours holding the camera and operating it, as this was the case during my initial setup and startup procedure. So all arguments that you cannot handle such a system for long time and you are just dead and tired after one or several shoots are just hot air - at least WRT my experiences!

    5) Silent and discrete - well I did NOT expect a MF camera to be really discrete, but I must say that the grey of the camera helps for camouflage a lot and that it is also remarkably silent for the masses which are accelerated and moved during shooting. The Leica S2 might be more quiet, but I am not measuring this in dB and during my normal operation I do not care about this minimal difference.

    6) SW - Phocus - Also new to this SW I am already handling most of the operations I need and will use in my daily workflow very nicely. The results are exceptional in terms of color and depth and tonal range, also the interiors I shot under really bad light in my office. Also if you look at the ISO 400 and 800 they are remarkably clear, of course something really different from 35mm DSLRs (no wonder of course) and the whole package seems to integrate perfectly in my workflow. And as I already said in some other post, this SW has some features, which C1 just got implemented in its V5 - but please I am not going into comparison fight here, just stating I am happy with what is in Phocus already today. And this was my biggest concern BTW. But to make it even better, there is Phocus 2.0 to be released every day now and not only will it bring a number of further improvements, but also mucgh tighter integration with the Graphics Engines on Apple computers and this brings real speed improvements if you change parameters on the fly. Very good and I love already the speed of Phocus 1.2.1

    Bottom line - very happy so far and do not see that this might change. And knowing there is now an upgrade path makes me even more happy, although I am not sure if I really will need the H4D60 already next year

    Allow me one final conclusion: We all discuss a lot about these systems and we argue about the features and capabilities, but end of the day it is important we make a decision and move on. I have maybe taken too long to decide, you all know the phases I went through, but I am so happy I came out with a decision and the decision seems the right one for me, as my main concerns were always handling and system integration which work perfectly in the H3D system for me - I never had any doubts on IQ as all the systems are on a VERY HIGH level in that area today.

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    Sounds great, I am happy that you like it! I look forward to reading the field test.
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    The H3D is a good, solid camera. I never loved mine or got that ooogly feeling when holding it, but for the most part it's very, very good.
    The lenses are the strength of the system imo. Very sharp and the software corrections work great.
    Iím not a huge fan of phocus, always been a little buggy on my laptops. And slooow. Forget about running any other program in the background.
    Itís also not great for flagging and renaming files and processing is very slow as well.
    But it is okay, nothing is perfect.

    Have fun!

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    Hi Peter,

    Congratulations and good to hear you're satisfied with the H3D.

    Since you're a landscape shooter, i would also invest in a release cord for the camera (see at the very bottom of http://hasselblad.se/products/lenses...cessories.aspx). It is not too expensive.

    I have it attached permanently to my camera and then have programmed the
    "User" button to be "Mirror-Up", and the AE-L button to be AF-ON (then you don't have AF on the shutter release).

    I found that a very good setting for any landscape/still etc. kind of work but
    also use it for portraits etc. now.
    But that is personal taste of course, good news is that you can customize the buttons to your needs.

    Anyway, have lots of fun with the camera.

    Best Regards,
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    Peter nice impressions of the H3D . Glad it feels good to you as it should.
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    Glad to see your new system working out for you Peter!

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    Re: H3D Handling and System Impressions

    Quote Originally Posted by ptomsu View Post
    Allow me one final conclusion: We all discuss a lot about these systems and we argue about the features and capabilities, but end of the day it is important we make a decision and move on.
    Hi Peter:

    Excellent comment. We can each share our own impressions, but at the end of the day there is no single wrong or right answer as to which system to get. As you mentioned, they all deliver exceptional image quality, broad color and tonal ranges and excellent optics. Beyond that, ergos are different and software is different, and each will have their own preferences here.

    Me, I never fell in love with the H ergos. Don't know why, but the camera always felt awkward in my hands. Liked the build quality though.

    Anyway, glad you finally acquired a system you are happy with -- now get out there, make some images and be sure to share them here!
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    Quote Originally Posted by kipling View Post
    Iím not a huge fan of phocus, always been a little buggy on my laptops. And slooow. Forget about running any other program in the background.
    Itís also not great for flagging and renaming files and processing is very slow as well.
    But it is okay, nothing is perfect.

    Have fun!
    Phocus has come a long way in a fairly short time, Phocus 2.0 is a big big improvement on 1.2 and has just gone to final candidate which means release is very close.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rmueller View Post
    Since you're a landscape shooter, i would also invest in a release cord for the camera (see at the very bottom of http://hasselblad.se/products/lenses...cessories.aspx). It is not too expensive.

    I have it attached permanently to my camera and then have programmed the
    "User" button to be "Mirror-Up", and the AE-L button to be AF-ON (then you don't have AF on the shutter release).
    The Hasselblad remote is expensive for what it is (not that Hasselblad is known for cheap) you can get very cheap radio remotes for H cameras off ebay.

    And for you landscape (long exposure) guys and if your firmware is up to date, try pressing the mirror up button TWICE. First time will (surprise) put the mirror up, second press takes you straight to the self timer menu. Once you have set up the self timer as you want it you hit mirror up twice then the shutter for vibration free shots.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nick-T View Post
    And for you landscape (long exposure) guys and if your firmware is up to date, try pressing the mirror up button TWICE. First time will (surprise) put the mirror up, second press takes you straight to the self timer menu. Once you have set up the self timer as you want it you hit mirror up twice then the shutter for vibration free shots.

    Nick-T
    Yes, this is a cool feature, found out about it yesterday!

    BTW I find already Phocus 1.2.1 pretty fast, if you are using MacBook Pro latest generation and turn on High Performance in Energy Saver. This wakes up all the capabilities of the Graphics Chip and Phocus is making extensive use of it. That means if you for example move a slider somewhere, you see the changes in REAL TIME. Pretty impressive.

    Phocus 2.0 will enhance all this further plus have a much improved GUI.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nick-T View Post
    Phocus has come a long way in a fairly short time, Phocus 2.0 is a big big improvement on 1.2 and has just gone to final candidate which means release is very close.
    Nick-T
    Sounds good. Have you actually used it in beta? how much faster are the previews and processing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kipling View Post
    Sounds good. Have you actually used it in beta? how much faster are the previews and processing?
    Been shooting with it for about two months now starting with some alphas that were interesting

    I don't think processing is much faster but previews and all round performance is hugely improved plus there are a ton of new features. Floating palettes instant 100% detail window layout triggers (ie you put a cf card in and the layout changes to an import layout) and a bunch of other stuff!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nick-T View Post
    The Hasselblad remote is expensive for what it is (not that Hasselblad is known for cheap) you can get very cheap radio remotes for H cameras off ebay.

    And for you landscape (long exposure) guys and if your firmware is up to date, try pressing the mirror up button TWICE. First time will (surprise) put the mirror up, second press takes you straight to the self timer menu. Once you have set up the self timer as you want it you hit mirror up twice then the shutter for vibration free shots.

    Nick-T
    I prefer to run through the selftimer menu mirror up 4 - 6 sec delay release mirror down. When you set custom function 21- this stays active until the camera is shut off or you return to the menu to go out of selftimer. So in landscape mode I turn on selftimer and have lockup for every shot thereafter until I disable it or turn camera off.

    There are many very intelligent little items like this in the H series that are overlooked due to the dusty grey color scheme....

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    Quote Originally Posted by ptomsu View Post
    you all know the phases I went through
    Couldn't help but chuckle at this choice of words Peter, it's good to hear your impressions and look forward to seeing some results when you have a chance. With regard to handling do you feel this camera is well suited for shooting hand-held in vertical orientation (something I do quite frequently)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by docmoore View Post
    I prefer to run through the selftimer menu mirror up 4 - 6 sec delay release mirror down. When you set custom function 21- this stays active until the camera is shut off or you return to the menu to go out of selftimer. So in landscape mode I turn on selftimer and have lockup for every shot thereafter until I disable it or turn camera off.

    There are many very intelligent little items like this in the H series that are overlooked due to the dusty grey color scheme....

    Bob
    Hmmm sounds a little like we do on the Phase body or at least the same practice we have a mirror up on the dial than we engage the self timer to whatever time we need . I do like 3 seconds than just hit the shutter . It's nice these cams are set like this since we avoid the cable release unless we need longer than 30 seconds. I only played with the Hassy a few times but I did like the feel of it.
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    Guy you are right...I just started using a release with timer function on my Nikon d700 as the mirror up is not connected to selftimer with a delay but the cable is electronic with time function built in. Seems to be an ideal software setting as seen on these two MF DSLRs.

    I dislike any additional cables if I can avoid them as I always worry that I will break them off at some point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by David K View Post
    Couldn't help but chuckle at this choice of words Peter, it's good to hear your impressions and look forward to seeing some results when you have a chance. With regard to handling do you feel this camera is well suited for shooting hand-held in vertical orientation (something I do quite frequently)?
    For me it seems to be well suited, both horizontally and vertically, but keep in mind this is VERY much because of how my hands can take the whole camera. They are obviously large enough

    I find this grip concept of both the Hasselblad and the Phase very good in terms of ergonomics, actually better than the integrated grip in the body like DSLRs or the S2. The big difference here is that the grip must have the right size which it does for me in the H series, it never did for Phase (too small). But since this is a very important point I think vendors should have some different size options for grips, that would help us users.

    I instantly did steady shots with the HC100 and 1/20 second, which is all but normal as my dealer said - he was impressed. This is only possible as the camera fits perfectly. Of course I would not recommend using these slow times as normally you should at least stay around the 1/100 second for a 100mm lens - but as practice shows it also works with slower times.

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    Congratulations Peter and thank you for you impressions of the H3D. Although I have never held one in my own hands, the photos I've seen of the grip and apparent balance of the camera always looked appealing to me. I'm glad you are happy with it and have a good opportunity for an upgrade path to an H4D60, if you decide to go that route.

    Enjoy the camera and I look forward to seeing some of your photos taken with it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ptomsu View Post
    For me it seems to be well suited, both horizontally and vertically, but keep in mind this is VERY much because of how my hands can take the whole camera. They are obviously large enough

    I find this grip concept of both the Hasselblad and the Phase very good in terms of ergonomics, actually better than the integrated grip in the body like DSLRs or the S2. The big difference here is that the grip must have the right size which it does for me in the H series, it never did for Phase (too small). But since this is a very important point I think vendors should have some different size options for grips, that would help us users.

    I instantly did steady shots with the HC100 and 1/20 second, which is all but normal as my dealer said - he was impressed. This is only possible as the camera fits perfectly. Of course I would not recommend using these slow times as normally you should at least stay around the 1/100 second for a 100mm lens - but as practice shows it also works with slower times.
    Welcome to the club Peter.

    For using slower hand-held times investigate the delayed shutter menu option which you can experiment with as to various nano second delay settings. I do a lot of hand-held stuff, and I think you may be amazed how well this option works.

    Another option to investigate is a hand strap if you don't already have one. IMO a hand strap also make using any 645 camera in portrait orientation easier without adding the weight and size of an aux. grip.

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    I know Jack and I both use the Hassy strap on our Phase bodies. Very nice indeed
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    Folks,

    thanks to all your great feedback! Makes me enjoy my wonderful tool even more

    Marc, I already ran into the battery issue and had to reset one - my dealer guided me how to do that, actually simple but you have to know. Now one of my batteries which was showing almost empty is 100% again and works already for MANY shots

    I am still investigating what the proper shutter delay for my work is, but yes, it looks to me that this camera allows pretty long shutter times handheld. But this was always kind of a strength of mine with 35mm, I had only the fear that with MF this would be gone. But it works still properly.

    The handstrap is a great thing, especially when combined with the fast mount for tripods for the H series. My dealer will do some magic adaptation for this in order to be useable also for long lenses in portrait shooting without having the whole equipment moving slowly down because of the lens weight - well again simple, a second screw in a second plate will do.

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    Peter,
    A belated congratulations to you on your new Hasselblad system. I really hope you enjoy using it. Your enthusiasm is high, and that is always good. When you started this research and deliberation many, many months ago, I kept thinking you would land with Hasselblad, and now you have. All of the options are very good, and now you can get down to using and enjoying the new kit. Best wishes.

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    Peter, Congratulation on the final decision and now you get to take photo. I am too just got the H2 camera and using it with the Sinar eMotion 75LV. I may also keep the H2 camera even after getting the H4D system so I can still use it with the eMotion 75LV since I am keeping this back to use with my Hy6 and Rollei lens.
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    Re: H3D Handling and System Impressions

    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Mancuso View Post
    I know Jack and I both use the Hassy strap on our Phase bodies. Very nice indeed
    That is funny, I use phase one in my hassy.


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    How big are your hands, man??!! ;-)

    I thought Guy was taking about the "hand strap", not the neck strap. Please tell us that PhaseOne strap is a neck strap, or if not, how does it work as a hand strap with the camera.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LJL View Post
    How big are your hands, man??!! ;-)

    I thought Guy was taking about the "hand strap", not the neck strap. Please tell us that PhaseOne strap is a neck strap, or if not, how does it work as a hand strap with the camera.

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    It's a hand strap but neck straps are certainly handy after you write the checks for these systems. They give the straps to your spouse so they can hang your *** in the middle of the night and resell it for more shoes and purses. The man giveth and the wife take it away. Ah man am i get going to get so much heat for that one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LJL View Post
    Peter,
    A belated congratulations to you on your new Hasselblad system. I really hope you enjoy using it. Your enthusiasm is high, and that is always good. When you started this research and deliberation many, many months ago, I kept thinking you would land with Hasselblad, and now you have. All of the options are very good, and now you can get down to using and enjoying the new kit. Best wishes.

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    Thanks LJ!

    You are right, my enthusiasm is pretty high (no wonder after finally getting on the train) but I am convinced I will be satisfied, there should be no surprises after so long investigations. Now I have already played with the system a bit I am even more convinced it fits my needs and expectations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pham Minh Son View Post
    Peter, Congratulation on the final decision and now you get to take photo. I am too just got the H2 camera and using it with the Sinar eMotion 75LV. I may also keep the H2 camera even after getting the H4D system so I can still use it with the eMotion 75LV since I am keeping this back to use with my Hy6 and Rollei lens.
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    Thanks Son!

    Great system this is! And the option to have a H4D in the future (near future) makes it even more attractive. I heard a bit of background about the H4D and how it was developed and who did that and this makes me even more interested. This will be a milestone in photography - even more in MF photography.

    Enjoy your 75LV and Rollei lenses, this must be a super combination. I was using Rollei lenses on a 6006 for long time and I ALWAYS had perfect results - loved this glass

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Mancuso View Post
    I know Jack and I both use the Hassy strap on our Phase bodies. Very nice indeed
    Hi Guy and Jack
    I know you guys are preparing for the big shoot coming up but when you have a moment could you let me know about which Hassy hand strap you are using? There seem to be two...

    1. B&H show one integrated into a mounting plate.
    2. Dealers here in the UK show 'Hasselblad wrist strap H', a simple leather strap which presumably attaches to the top and bottom lugs on the right hand side.

    Anything which makes my Phase camera easier to carry would be really welcome!

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    Hmmm very strange we have this one but not with the Hassy plate and we only paid like 45 dollars for it but this is the design. They must have added the plate and not sure you can remove it either.

    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...ap_with_H.html

    Might have to find some old stock somewhere
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    Here I found one better grab it

    http://www.h1photo.com/53623.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Mancuso View Post
    Hmmm very strange we have this one but not with the Hassy plate and we only paid like 45 dollars for it but this is the design. They must have added the plate and not sure you can remove it either.

    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...ap_with_H.html

    Might have to find some old stock somewhere
    The idea is Guy, so that you can keep the strap on and use the H quick release plate. It was hard to do with the existing one!

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    Yes I figured that and for the H series a great idea but what about us cheaters. LOL
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    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Mancuso View Post
    Yes I figured that and for the H series a great idea but what about us cheaters. LOL
    Step into my office - we can discuss your requirements.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Mancuso View Post
    Here I found one better grab it

    http://www.h1photo.com/53623.html
    Thanks so much for your quick response. I tried to grab it but gave up when I saw that the shipping to the UK would be $74.95 on a $40 item!
    At least I know now what I'm looking for. It's not part of their current product range so I'll check some good second hand places over here.
    BTW, it attaches to the strap lug at the top but what does it attach to at the base?

    Thx for your help.

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    For that I use the L bracket from Really Right Stuff which is the same as the Phase one is.
    I know the folks at CI do sell that bracket as well.
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    Oh Calumet in the UK has the strap it looks like
    http://www.calumetphoto.co.uk/item/339-100R/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Mancuso View Post
    Hmmm very strange we have this one but not with the Hassy plate and we only paid like 45 dollars for it but this is the design. They must have added the plate and not sure you can remove it either.

    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...ap_with_H.html

    Might have to find some old stock somewhere
    Guy, this strap/plate solves an issue with use on the H camera that required their doo-dad to attach the strap at the base of the camera which covered the integrated tripod mount ... speaking of

    For an H camera this is a good thing ... but not good for use of the H strap on other cameras unless you use the H QR on a tripod.

    Anyone in need of the previous one without the plate PM me, I have two to sell ... which I will be replacing with this solution.

    Thanks,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Mancuso View Post
    Oh Calumet in the UK has the strap it looks like
    http://www.calumetphoto.co.uk/item/339-100R/
    Guy, you move fast!
    I just popped out, got back and you've solved the problem for me. I also have the RRS L bracket on the Phase camera so the Calumet strap should work just fine for me.

    Once again thanks for your help. Appreciated.

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    That's what this forum is about. Thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by fotografz View Post
    Guy, this strap/plate solves an issue with use on the H camera that required their doo-dad to attach the strap at the base of the camera which covered the integrated tripod mount ... speaking of

    For an H camera this is a good thing ... but not good for use of the H strap on other cameras unless you use the H QR on a tripod.

    Anyone in need of the previous one without the plate PM me, I have two to sell ... which I will be replacing with this solution.

    Thanks,

    Marc
    THe RRS L bracket for the H camera does have a lug on the bottom of the bracket that you can use to secure the bottom part of the "old style" strap that does not have the H mounting plate.
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    I finally made it - after some rainy days here in Austria some first images taken with my new H3D, 28 and 100.

    Further samples at http://photography.tomsu.eu/ under H3D First Impressions.

    Almost NO Post Processing, some minor exposure changes. I am impressed how accurately this system works, both exposure, WB, colors etc ....

    Enjoy!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ptomsu View Post
    I finally made it - after some rainy days here in Austria some first images taken with my new H3D, 28 and 100.

    Further samples at http://photography.tomsu.eu/ under H3D First Impressions.

    Almost NO Post Processing, some minor exposure changes. I am impressed how accurately this system works, both exposure, WB, colors etc ....

    Enjoy!
    The trees & water shots are sublime. Such gentle and subtile tonality.

    -Marc

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    Quote Originally Posted by fotografz View Post
    The trees & water shots are sublime. Such gentle and subtile tonality.

    -Marc
    Thanks Marc,

    yes I found the same. And this was pretty harsh backlight.

    I was very impressed how perfect to the point the system renders color and tonality and gradation - almost no user intervention from my side except I tried to get a good histogram already at the shot.

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    Nice shots Peter.

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    Peter, Marc and other Hassy users,
    The latest version of Phocus (v2.0) has been released by Hasselblad. I posted a link to the download in the Image Processing section, but will add it here also for folks that may be interested and following some of this software development.

    http://www.hasselblad.com/service--s...downloads.aspx

    LJ

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    Re: H3D Handling and System Impressions

    Quote Originally Posted by LJL View Post
    Peter, Marc and other Hassy users,
    The latest version of Phocus (v2.0) has been released by Hasselblad. I posted a link to the download in the Image Processing section, but will add it here also for folks that may be interested and following some of this software development.

    http://www.hasselblad.com/service--s...downloads.aspx

    LJ
    Used it already, and responded here:

    http://forum.getdpi.com/forum/showth...198#post164198

    Looks really good!

    -Marc

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    I am also using Phocus 2.0 since this morning

    1) VERY intuitive!

    2) Great new tools and possibilities

    3) Perfect results

    4) Incredibly fast on the new Apple Machines - eg MacBook Pro

    Love it!

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