Originally Posted by Sirius Glass
The Revised process of buying a Hasselblad lens is this:
1. What focal length do I need?
2. What is the newest lens I can afford?
3. Purchase that lens.
4. Go to Step 1.
Technically, the lens buying process is steps 1 and 2. What you describe is the process you inevitably end up in once you buy a Hasselblad!