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Quick Links. Download this manual. Table of Contents. They are used for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to represent the image quality produced by a Hasselblad H4D. Page 4: Introduction Hasselblad cameras, famed for quality and reliability, were chosen to record the lunar missions — there could hardly be better praise than that. Hasselblad contin- ues the tradition of building on well proven technologies, refining and improv- ing to raise standards, always to produce a better product.
The central shutter also improves image quality by reducing camera vibration. Page 8: Computer System Requirements Please ensure that all the items noted on the accompanying packing information have been supplied and are correct.
Page 9: General Overview - Controls And Displays General overview — controls and displays This section provides an introduction to the control buttons' functions as well as the information provided on the display screens. Some controls have dual or triple functions according to the state of the menu or setting.
A full description can be found further on in this manual. Aperture setting Shutter speed For example, aperture and shut- Exposure method ter settings appear in both the Capture counter Note the LEDs will only be visible when activated by the camera or a setting. The information in brackets describes this particular example only. Exposure method indication Aperture setting Exposure compensation Exposure compensation Metering method setting setting reminder symbol Page Digital Capture Unit Display Digital capture unit display - overview When shooting, the digital capture unit can display the information most often required for a quick settings check.
The unit's buttons are used to navigate the main menu and change settings. By pressing half-way or softly the camera, auto focus function and exposure meter can be activated. By pressing all the way down or more firmly the shutter will be released or the chosen exposure proce- dure for example, the self timer is activated with this button. Page 16 Can be reassigned in Custom Options to another function. Remote release cord port For attaching a remote release cord electrical.
The Hasselblad accessory jack plug sock- et is protected by a captive rubber plug. EV correction adjustment button Press this button to access the EV compensation screen. Page 18 Saving settings changes on the grip The basic principle behind making changes is that the appropriate but- ton is fi rst pressed to access the menu and then settings altered by way of the control wheels.
The appropriate control wheel is designated by arrow- heads alongside the setting description. Page Camera Body The integral ergonomic grip houses the main control interface and also contains the battery holder. Page Carrying Strap Carrying strap 1, 2 The carrying strap is attached by firstly withdrawing the safety collar. The hook is then freed and attached to the strap lug fig.
Slide back the safety collar fig. Page Charging The Battery Charging the battery With the battery removed from the camera, insert the jack plug from the battery charger into the socket on the battery grip. There are two types of battery charger. Short-circuiting across keys in a pocket, for example, could cause a fi re risk.
Please recycle or discard in an environmentally approved manner. Battery charger BC-H Li-ion 7. The information regarding the number of captures taken is intended to help you make an estimate of the number of possible remaining captures according to your way of work- ing. Page Viewfinder Screen If the screen becomes damp, do not use hot air to dry it. Use a soft cloth on the upper surface only. Seek advice from an Authorized Hasselblad Service Center if the screen becomes particularly soiled.
Remember that parti- cles or greasy marks on the screen might impair the viewfinder image but have no effect whatsoever on the recorded image. Page Lenses All HC lenses have been specially formulated for the H system to produce the extremely high performance expected from Hasselblad. This can be found in the "HC Lenses" data book- complete explanation.
The booklet can also be down- loaded from the Hasselblad website. Page Depth-Of-Field Calculation Alternatively if you have already calculated the required distance, you can make a man- ual distance setting by using the distance scales together with the infrared mark instead of the central lens index.
For specialists, please contact your Hasselblad dealer for information about digital cap- Lens focus setting too far beyond ture units adapted solely for infrared photography.
Man- ual Focus is a specifi c setting that you actively make, whereas Manual Override is always available as a temporary override of an autofocus setting. In Manual Focus mode, focusing is carried out by rotating the focusing ring in the con- ventional manner. This ensures that no captures can be made that are not fi nely focused.
However, this delay will normally be only a fraction of a second in good lighting conditions with a clear focusing pattern. Page True Focus True Focus True Focus is primarily intended to relieve a situation caused by wanting to use auto- focus while having to continually make compositional changes.
To be able to exploit True Focus correctly, a few important points should be studied in order to obtain a full understanding of how and when to use it. With the lens at its widest aperture setting, a normal autofocus setting is made on the model's face A , and the camera focus locked. The composition is then changed to in- clude more of the clothing B , but the locked focus setting now extends beyond the model's face at B according to the laws of geometry.
Page 34 True Focus — modes of operation Here are two situations where True Focus would be beneficial. See following page for details of settings, etc: A. You want to use autofocus in AF-S mode most of the time but occasionally want to use True Focus where the camera returns automatically to AF-S afterwards. Page 35 True Focus True Focus can be used in combination with other autofocus settings to achieve various functions.
Activated by shutter release button — True Focus retained In this mode the autofocus function is eff ectively converted into the True Focus function. That is, focus is set by half-pressing the shutter release button. Exposure method involves the parameters and deciding factors about how the light measurement is translated into aperture and shutter speeds. Page Metering Method Metering method There are three metering modes available. All three are refl ective methods measuring the light refl ected off various selected parts of the subject according to method and Centre Weighted are through the lens TTL.
To set the Manual mode, proceed as follows with the camera in active mode: 1 Press the EXP button on the viewfi nder. Page Ae-L But Ton shutter speeds will automatically be avoided with a long focal length lens. To set one of the modes, proceed as follows with the camera in active mode: 1 Press the EXP button on the viewfi nder.
Page Profiles Profiles Profiles not only allow for rapid setup in changing working environments but also ensure an element of security. Page Making A Prof Ile 4 Profi les The profi les feature allows rapid access to pre-determined combinations of settings that increase the speed and security of workfl ow. One example might be in a social situation where there might be a need for formal outdoor portraiture followed by informal in- door handheld fl ash-assisted wide-angle shots, both situations requiring very diff erent settings in a stressful environment.
Scroll down the list to the profi le you want and then press the Load AF button. All the saved settings will then be automatically implemented. Two of the buttons, located at the bottom-right and -left of the screen, are given an on-screen label that changes according to the current context.
For example, the Ap- proval button sets the approval rating when browsing images, but becomes an OK button to confi rm settings. Contact your Hasselblad dealer for assistance.
Various branches within the tree system are accessed by pressing the navigation button until you reach the point where a choice has to be made. Here you can see where all the screens are situated with regard to each other. Navigating to them is just a matter of tracing along the paths using the Navigation button.
Page Description Of Menu Items Simple By using the buttons on the control panel and the control wheels on the grip description you can navigate down through the vari- ous levels in the menu. Sets the color temperature of light used. Page Dcu - Initial Settings General digital capture unit overview — initial settings This section deals with getting started as well as a general overview of tethered and untethered shooting and capture storage modes.
This choice is retained but can be changed at any time. Page Capture Storage Hasselblad Phocus software and store captures on a computer hard-disk. No additional wires or connectors need to be attached. The H4D is shipped with a 4GB or larger compact-fl ash card, which is able to hold over 40 shots.
Lossless compression is ap- plied to the images, so the actual size of each capture can vary, thereby aff ecting the total number of shots you can fi t on the card. Page Formatting Formatting N o t e The camera is only able to read and write to storage media that have been formatted. New cards or disks sometimes have no for- It is good practice to format new matting, or you might want to convert media that are currently cards and regularly reformat old- using a format that the camera cannot read.
Page Tethered To A Computer bit 3F file in the currently selected folder on the computer hard disk. It contains the complete raw image exactly as it was captured by the camera, plus technical details that enable Phocus to process and display the image correctly, amongst other things.
Page Dcu - Getting Started Digital capture unit — getting started This section covers basic initial settings: ISO, white balance and selection of media.
They are also shown on- screen in most preview modes, so you can easily keep an eye on them as your work. The settings are automatically and simultaneously transferred from the camera to the digital capture unit.
Please note that the changes are only displayed on the digital capture unit when the settings have been saved. Using this method you can also read off the screen what the color temperature of the light source has been judged to be in degrees Kelvin. Press the MENU button to exit the menu system and keep your setting. Page Browsing Images Browsing images This section is an overview of the various ways of browsing, zooming, sorting and viewing images.
Page Basic Image Browsing Basic image browsing The large, full-colour display enables you to inspect your shots while you are still on-location. It off ers full-screen previews, high- magnifi cation zoom, two levels of thumbnails and analysis tools including a full histogram and camera settings.
When you fi rst turn on the camera, the display opens in standard browse mode, showing the last capture taken if any for the current medium and batch. Page Thumbnail Views You work your way deeper into the menu branching off the selected item framed in blue each time you press button to view media, batch, thumbnail view etc. Page Preview Modes Preview Modes The preview can be set to various modes to show or hide technical information.
Hasselblad H4D-40 User Guide Manual pdf
Quick Links. Download this manual. Table of Contents. They are used for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to represent the image quality produced by a Hasselblad H4D. Page 4: Introduction Hasselblad cameras, famed for quality and reliability, were chosen to record the lunar missions — there could hardly be better praise than that.
Hasselblad H4D 40 User Manual
Manual zz. With its unique bright viewfinders, its wide range the Hasselblad H System, Hasselblad marks the beginning of a of quality lenses matching even the best of the icon lenses from new chapter in the history of medium format DSLR cameras. The H4D in digital photography. Hasselblad has added an interchangeable 35mm DSLR sensors.
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Hasselblad H4D 40 Users Manual
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