The Hasselblad 500c was designed and manufactured in Goteborg, Sweden by Victor Hasselblad AB. The camera is a 1950’s medium format single lens reflex camera that was part of the Hasselblad V-System line if cameras. The camera boasts a number of features that were considered novelties at the time if design and release. Among the more common features are the interchangeable Film backs, Viewfinders, Cranking knobs and Lenses. The camera was also designed with features that include lens-integrated shutters, flash sync socket, focus, shutter speed, lens mount release button and a threaded shutter button.