I have always been a fan of Hasselblad because of it’s place in history with the exploration of outer space. This is an ad from July/August 2005 in Picture Magazine, but it appeared in many magazines. I remember very well the introduction of the H1D when Hasselblad held a day long special event at the Loews Hotel in Santa Monica. It was led by none other than the then President of Hasselblad.
I was there, and as I usually would do, spent a couple of days staying at the Loew’s for other business. Holding that camera and looking through that viewfinder was a total revelation. It shamed other cameras with its huge bright view. The camera so very ergonomic and solid. Everyone was just amazed with it and it’s features and future.
Indeed that held with me when finally I bought my own H4D system some years later. Hasselblad always had some great huge events. Other companies have done so along the way too. I hope to see more. I think it is good marketing although sometimes immediate results are not seen.
This is more than 6 ft but still a no-no. Miss doing these photo shoots. Sheltering at home.
When I was getting ready to do a photo shoot with Nova, I was excited to find that she had been featured in one of my favorite publications, “Victor” by Hasselblad. A beautiful publication that began as a very large format magazine and progressed to a book format. It is partially responsible for my having selected Hasselblad as my camera system.
So I was excited to have Nova sign her photograph in my copy of Hasselblad Victor Photography Book One during our photo shoot. And I am in great admiration of the original photograph and the series “Personal Visitation” by photographer Damon Loble. Applause!
By the way, it was the first time she had seen the publication and only had heard it was published.
“To Ian Thank you for a wonderful shoot!!”
Thinking I got this face mask thing wrong. OK, sheltering in place.
Under the circumstances I have figured out how to do photo shoots. Ok maybe not, Sheltering in place.
For some fun, you can have this photo as an 8×10 inch print. I am making it available for only $10. Just click on the photo or click here… Gas Mask Thanks!
(your print will not have my watermark on the image)
Had I known, I would have photographed the other side of the sign. Sheltering in place.
I had wanted to be shooting over the next few weeks. Sheltering in place for now.
Using the new Hasselblad X1DII camera to shoot an old vintage Rolleiflex camera. Lens was the Hasselblad XCD 3.5 120mm with Broncolor F160 LED lighting. Shot handheld at Camera West in Rancho Mirage CA.
I shoot Hasselblad and Broncolor lighting and this is their latest. So I am going to go check it out at Camera West in Rancho Mirage!
Advance your imaging skills with medium format photography and professional lighting. Come and learn about the latest tools from Hasselblad and how medium format photography can inspire creativity. Also have on display, the all new XCD 45P, the world’s lightest digital medium format autofocus lens on!
Alongside cutting edge cameras, the latest in lighting tools from Broncolor – the leading edge in professional lighting solutions. Bring an SD card to take the images home with you!
At Cruz 2 Fitness personal training gym here in Palm Springs with Naomi (and Naomi). Best personal training ever!
What a great overall look of fitness! Weight training has done good for Naomi. From our photo shoot at Cruz 2 Fitness gym in Palm Springs. Real personal training that really makes all the difference. This is that on your refrigerator photo for after the holidays, new year fitness motivation!
Photo shoot notes… Hasselblad digital camera system and Broncolor lighting. Thanks!
Behind the scenes in a gym photo shoot at Cruz 2 Fitness in Palm Springs. Naomi worked hard for almost 4 hours. You really lift in my photo shoots. My friend Aaron Cruz has built a tremendous personal training gym. More to come. Thanks!
Occasionally I get accused of objectifying women in my photographs. Far from it, I am only guilty of showing these women as powerful in their beauty and sexuality; with or without clothes. To quote famed photographer Helmut Newton… “My women are always victorious.”
Model Kajira in our photo shoot. Powerful in her own way. Studio shoot in Palm Springs.
A discount for the floor model? Or maybe I worked her too hard in our photo shoot? The very versatile and talented Shauna Toerner is one of a few series we shot that day at FD Photo Studio in Los Angeles. Gear notes… Hasselblad digital camera system and Broncolor lighting. Thanks!
Working on getting a shoot ready for publication. Edgy for sure. With my buddy and model Shauna Toerner. Shot on a Hasselblad digital camera system and Broncolor lighting. At FD Photo Studio Los Angeles.
Xtine posing in our photo shoot at Bombay Beach at the Salon Sea, One of my all time favorite models at one of my all time favorite places. Xtine, a professional model at over 6 ft tall and a superb photographer herself. Video shot on a Fujifilm X-Series camera. Photo shoot with a Hasselblad digital camera system and Broncolor lighting.