Hasselblad 503CWD-II Medium Format SLR Camera Body
In appreciation of the centenary of Victor Hasselblad’s birth, March 8, 2006, Hasselblad announced the Hasselblad 503CWD Anniversary Kit, a high-end prestige photographic system that provides state-of-the-art digital acquisition technology elegantly integrated with a classically engineered Hasselblad 503CW body which combines
the dynamic reliability of the black and chrome V System, with its high performance range, central shutter-based lenses, and Hasselblad’s latest digital technology.
The exclusive Hasselblad 503CWD perfectly integrates the heritage of the old Hasselblad with the focal point of the new Hasselblad on high-end digital photography to design a new digital workhorse, the 503CWD-II Digital Camera Kit featuring a 503 CW Camera Body, Planar CFi 40mm Lens, Medium Format
SLR Camera Body (Black) and 16mm Back complete with a Folding Waist Level Viewfinder and Split-Image Focusing Screen.
The 503CWD-II is a digital workhorse built from the classic 500 series camera complete with with its array of high performance, central shutter based lenses. However the 503CWD-II features a high-end 16mp back with a sensor that's 50% larger than the full frame 35mm DSLRs - bringing larger format power to your
photography just as its ancestors provided for film. The new digital back is aesthetically integrated with the other parts of the camera while the camera features classic retro styling, showing off the perfect marriage of advanced digital technology and time-honored Hasselblad craftsmanship.