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  1. #21

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    Referencing the flash, there's no big deal unless you want TTL for the Nikon. The Hasselblad doesn't have an accessory shoe so it may be easier to get a bracket that will hold the flash and mount to the bottom of the camera "L bracket". The 'Blad uses a standard PC cord
    Flash could be as simple as a Vivitar 283 or 285. The 285 has the ability to reduce the power of the flash. THe 283 has an optional module that does the same.
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    You might consider several backs.

    Jeff

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    FWIW in my opinion you made a good decision. I enjoy having a large Hasselblad system with a complete array of lenses, and a plethora of backs, finders and various accessories. I agree with other posters that you are going to be going through a learning and familiarization period. The key to developing a good respect for Hasselblad and what it affords you is to give yourself time to become comfortable in using it, and that does take time. It will not happen overnight. A Nikon SLR and a Hasselblad are completely different animals. The only thing that remains the same are photographic fundamentals. The equipment demands a totally different technique, more disciplined, more exacting. I think the use of a Hasselblad generally makes most users better photographers over time, similar to what large format users experience. It is exquisite equipment and a joy to use in my judgement. I hope you are pleased with your new gear after you receive it and that it meets all of your expectations. I would recommend a prism as well as others have pointed out, I use a PME III with Acute Matte grid and split and like the combo a lot. I would recommend a quick focus handle for your action shots with the children.

    I think we would be interested to read any opinions you may have after you've run a few rolls. That may help others in the future whom are in a similar decision making process. The system will grow on you and you will probably be hungry for the next component before long. Enjoy.

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    Hi Ted,

    You're welcome to fondle my Hasselblad kit anytime.....though I'm a bit farther than 30 miles from Derby!

    Mike

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    Well, if you like pinholes, you could also take a look at this one:
    http://www.kellyangood.co.uk/hasselblad.html
    (sorry guys, I couldn't resist)
    Marcin "Rudolf" Szymczak
    Author of 13th Frame
    marcinszymczak.com

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    Get ready to experience the difference between your 35mm images vs the medium format images. There is a perpflexing softness despite the sharpness that I rather enjoy.
    And don't sweat the metering. Take a reading with whatever meter you have (Sunny 16/Nikon/etc.) and then compensate if the lighting changes. I've had little practice at this, but found my first attempts to be fairly easy.
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