Hasselblad HC 50mm f/3.5, as described by Hasselblad, is an all-around wide-angle lens. The HC 50mm f/3.5 is flexible and available for a variety of photographic situations. The lens combines a moderate wide-angle effect with improved optical design with rear focus operation. Its optical design delivers a relatively soft, smooth quality to the blurred or out-of-focus areas of the image. The lens concerts ten elements in nine groups, 28mm equivalent focal length, electronic shutter, flash synchronization at all speeds up to 1/800th per second and 0.6m to infinity minimum focus distance.