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View Poll Results: Ever been asked "Is that a Hasselbad?"

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  • No.

    267 37.50%
  • Yes, while shooting 35mm or smaller.

    23 3.23%
  • Yes, while shooting Medium Format

    191 26.83%
  • Yes, while shooting Large Format

    93 13.06%
  • Yes, and it was a Hasselblad!

    201 28.23%
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  1. #161
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    Now this poll is not longer accurate. I now have a Hasselblad. I have not been ITAH'd while owning one yet, but the poll is no longer accurate.

    Please advise!

    Steve

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stever View Post
    Now this poll is not longer accurate. I now have a Hasselblad. I have not been ITAH'd while owning one yet, but the poll is no longer accurate.

    Please advise!

    Steve
    Make a labe for your Hassy that cover's it's branding with the word "HOLGA."

    "Isn't that a Hasselblad?" is still "ITAH."
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    Quote Originally Posted by jstraw View Post
    Make a labe for your Hassy that cover's it's branding with the word "HOLGA."

    "Isn't that a Hasselblad?" is still "ITAH."
    thanx in needed that

    Steve

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    Had this question for the first time today. I had brought my 65ish year old Graphic View to school to take a few shots between classes, and my English teacher asked me, "ITAH?" I did a double take, and answered softly, "No, it's different." "Is it as good?" to which I replied, "It could be." She was genuinely interested and asked me to bring in some prints, which is quite nice.

    - Justin

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    I was shooting a Southern California landscape with my 8x10 Wehman when a hiker asked me, is that a antique camera?

    He then followed up by informing me that now I could get a digital camera that would produce better results without all the hassle.
    Tom Hoskinson
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Hoskinson View Post
    I was shooting a Southern California landscape with my 8x10 Wehman when a hiker asked me, is that a antique camera?

    He then followed up by informing me that now I could get a digital camera that would produce better results without all the hassle.

    Did you tell him that there's probably an excellent hiking program for his XBOX?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jstraw View Post
    Did you tell him that there's probably an excellent hiking program for his XBOX?
    I'm going to remember that one - pure classic.
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    ....no it's a zoom compact, or maybe I'm just pleased to see you ROFL!
    "He took to writing poetry and visiting the elves: and though many shook their heads and touched their foreheads and said 'Poor old Baggins!' and though few believed any of his tales, he remained very happy till the end of his days, and those were extraordinarily long "- JRR Tolkien, ' The Hobbit '.

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    Yesterday, while taking a break with my Super Graphic, catching a movie at the Seattle Film Fest, and the lady next to me asked, "What's that?" I told her it was a Speed Graphic, and she said, "No, what does it do?" It's a camera, like what press pho... "Gasp! Are you trying to copy the movie?" No, it takes pictures. She didn't quite understand with it folded up, so I opened it up and... "Ohhhhhh.... Is that a Hasselblad?"

    I also get asked a lot if it can only take B&W.

    ITAH and a friend recently actually called my a photographer. Now I'm really something!
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    Then again...a couple years ago I was in New Brunswick photographing with my Calumet Wood-Field 4x5. An elderly woman came up and said "Ah, a Deardorff moment!"

    Turned out she was a pro who had been shooting large format for decades. So you never know!



 

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