In the last two weeks I've had three different people either ask me if my Rolleiflex was a Hasselblad or outright claim it was a Hasselblad (wherupon I politely corrected them). I'm starting to think that the vast majority think there are three brands of camera in the world: Nikon, Canon and Hasselblad. And anything not immediately identifiable as (and larger than) a 35mm SLR is by default a Hasselblad.
One evening this past weekend in Chicago Chinatown a guy walked by and I heard him pronounce the Mamiya as a Rollieflex. In fact, I was really surprised at how many people stopped and asked me about my camera. In one 5-day period in Chicago it generated about a year's worth of Denver comments.
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