Everything You Need to Know About Hasselblad Zeiss Planar FE 110mm F2 Camera Lenses
Whether you want to take a candid photo of your children or of a sweeping landscape, the right photo lens can mean the difference between a good photograph and a great one. On eBay, you can find many reasonably priced Hasselblad 110mm lenses to choose from. Here's some information for you to consider before you decide to invest in this lens.How can you use the Hasselblad 110mm lens?
Hasselblad Carl Zeiss released its first Hasselblad Zeiss Planar FE 110mm F2 lens in 1977. There have been five versions since then with minor changes in each generation; Hasselblad 100mm F2 FE is the fourth generation lens.
Hasselblad 110mm F2 FE is a lens not only for professional photographers but all serious photography enthusiasts. Its wide aperture (f-stop) range makes it suitable for a variety of photographic occasions: executive and candid portrait photography; wedding photography; landscape and architectural photography; stage photography; or nature and travel photography. That same aperture will also make it easier to take photos in a variety of lighting conditions from dark nights to bright days. Though not the lightest of lenses, compared to other medium format options, Planar 110 is lightweight for its fast (F2) aperture. If you’re planning on using it for macro photography, pair it with a sturdy tripod.What are the specifications of Hasselblad 110mm lens?
Lens selection process depends on some several technical specifications. Here are the major specs of the Hasselblad 110mm lens:
- Weight - one pound, 11 ounces/ 750 grams
- Lens Size - 83mm x 88mm
- Min. Focus - 31.5 in/ 80 cm
- F-Stop Range - F2 to F16
- F-Stop Increments - 1/2 stop (if mounted on a Hasselblad camera body)
- Min. Shutter Speed - 1 sec
- Max. Shutter Speed - 1/500 sec
- Filter Size - 70mm (77mm with Hasselblad Bay 70 Adapter)
The Hasselblad 110mm F2 FE lens is made for medium format cameras, not your 35mm SLRs or DSLRs. It was designed to be used with FE series cameras, mainly Hasselblad 203FE, but it can also be used with Hasselblad 500 C/M, or Hasselblad 200/ 2000 series cameras. If paired with other non-Hasselblad medium format cameras, such as Canon 1Ds Mark III or Nikon D810, the lens will have to be manually focused. For the best and sharp photos, use of a tripod is recommended.Content provided for informational purposes only. eBay is not affiliated with or endorsed by Hasselblad.