Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/12/20

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Subject: RE: [Leica] if it lives under a bridge it's probably a .....
From: "Austin Franklin" <>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 13:33:08 -0500

> The build quality of a Hasselblad is definitely in the same league as a
> Leica.  It however is not the first thing that would enter
> many people's
> mind as a wildlife camera, especially if you want long lenses.

Huh?  Victor Hasselblad was in fact a nature photographer (his main hobby
was bird photography), and he specifically wanted a camera that was lighter
than a Graflex, and was medium format...and that's what he designed the
Hasselblad to be...


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