Hasselblad Lunar camera collection goes on sale


Unveiled at last year’s Photokina trade show, Hasselblad Lunar camera launched itself on stands on June 12. Positioned at camera enthusiasts, the Lunar is built around a 24-megapixel and exudes uniqueness in terms of its make, designing, and in-built special techniques. Designed with a passion for perfection, the collection comprises of five exclusive models. Although the functioning and specifications remain the same, each model has its own form and style, distinct from the other. For the first time, Hasselblad has incorporated in its designing, the use of exquisite materials as carbon fiber, titanium, wood, leather, and precious metals – including gold.

Each model from the Lunar collection has three lens options to choose from – LF 16mm, LF 18–55mm, and LF 18-200mm. It is compatible with E-mount and A-mount lenses via an adapter.

Introducing you to each of the models:

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Lunar in Black Leather

The Lunar in black leather comes by as a durable choice, which features a delicate texture that also allows a firm leather grip.

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Lunar in Brown Tuscan Leather

This option allows you the comfort of handling a hand-polished Tuscan leather finish that exudes a classic look and feel. This too is a long lasting option, one which would change with time, giving the set a unique personality of its own.

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Lunar in Carbon Fiber

The Lunar adorning carbon fiber is a perfect choice for those who prefer a minimalism, but with a modern twist. This model shows off a high-tech style and form with exceptional characteristics of resistance and lightness.

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Lunar in Mahogany

If you happen to be a person who admires the different makes of nature, the Lunar cloaked in Mahogany would certainly attract your attention. Made from the finest Italian wood with waxless matt finish, this model ensures optimized grip. In additional to its high structural strength, this material retains its original warm tones, while with the passage of time it acquires an aged appearance through the patina that covers it.

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Lunar in Olive Wood

Lastly, we showcase Hasselblad Lunar in Olive Wood, which, with has a hint of opulence to it. The unmistakable richly-veined Olive Wood provides a tough and durable grip with a matt finish offering a comfortable, smooth hold. The wood will age subtly over time, giving the indelible stamp of the owner.

Tagged at $6,800 for the standard models, the Lunar is available for purchase at select retail outlets and luxury boutiques across the globe. It is also available on Amazon for $7,000.

[Via – Hasselblad-Lunar and Hasselblad]