Best Hasselblad Books and Camera Guides

1. Hasselblad Masters

by Hasselblad

This commemorative book features intriguing images from ten master photographers from around the world and is the result of a rigorous and challenging judging process. HasselbladâÄîknown for manufacturing the finest photographic equipment for over 50 yearsâÄîsponsors the exclusive Masters contest each year, celebrating the best in both established and rising photographic talent. Starting with 1,700 worthy contestants who submitted ten photographs each, the…»

2. Nan Goldin: The 2007 Hasselblad Award

by Nan Goldin

The Hasselblad Award is the most important international photography prize in the world today, and since 1980 award winners have included some of the greatest names the medium has known. The award is granted to "a photographer recognized for major achievement"; this may be an individual who has made a pioneering achievement in photography, who has had a decisive impact on one or more younger generations of photographers, or one who has implemented one or…»

3. The Hasselblad Manual, Seventh Edition

by Ernst Wildi

Discover the great advantages and benefits of working in the medium film format or with the large digital sensor units in Hasselblad digital cameras and digital backs. Presented in an easily accessible format, this book shows the working and manipulation of the various cameras. Detailed illustrations dissect the equipment and provide insight into the ways in which these superb cameras and lenses are best utilized to create professional quality images. This…»

4. David Goldblatt: Photographs: Hasselblad Award 2006

by Michael Godby

When David Goldblatt received the world-renowned Hasselblad Award in 2006, he had been making photographs of the South African landscape and culture for more than 50 years. Born in 1930 in a gold-mining town near Johannesburg, his parents were Jewish refugees from Lithuania, and they raised him with an emphasis on tolerance and antiracism. In 1975, at the height of apartheid, Goldblatt explored white nationalist culture in Some Afrikaners Photographed, and…»