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Hasselblad X-Pan Review – Fulfilling a Vision – By Cal Stewart

It is probably easiest if I just come out and say it like this: The XPAN will forever hold a special place in my heart.

It’s been two years since I’ve owned it, and roughly 200 or so rolls later, I don’t have any plans to sell it. I have made some of my favourite images with it and have enjoyed shooting it tremendously. I will go into more details obviously, but if you wanted the short version, there it is. You can zone out and just look at the photos now if you wish.

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Hasselblad Xpan-ii – A personal review – The dream that didn’t come true

I had high hopes for the Hasselblad XPan-ii, I genuinely felt that it had the potential to provide me with a unique perspective, that it might challenge my framing, enable me to shoot frames that felt cinematic, and even give me a sense of medium format photography with 35mm film. Actually, it did all of those things on the odd occasions I used it, the problem was, I hardly ever picked it up.

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