Discussion in 'Weekly Poll' started by Chrissie_Lay, Jan 24, 2017.
Cast your vote on this week's poll - Have you ever used a hand held light source for your pictures?
What an odd poll - it totally ignores that fact that there are other makes of hand-held light source available. The only option for those who've tried it is "Yes, I love the Ice Light", the other answers are for those who've never used one.
I'm making up my own answer, which is "yes, I've given it a try and would do it again if the results I was looking for required it".
For the record, the hand-held light source I was using was by Manfrotto.
A simple "No" choice would have suited me. I didn't really relate to the articles. I'm sure there is rather more of a story to the successful artificial lighting of a train than putting one light-stick in the cabin and one outside.
Not that I can recall though I ought to give it a go.
Another poll so badly designed that many will be unable to answer.
I have used many hand-held light sources for light painting - but not the single proprietary brand mentioned in the only positive answer option.
The choices for the vote were diabolical.
I have painted with light with hand held flash on a number of occasions.
And painted with tungsten floods in the studio for product and commercial photography, rather more so.
It seems to me these light sticks have a far more limited use. And become the subject themselves rather than a useful illuminant.
Some might well say just a fad or gimmick of the moment.
Sorry, can't vote. I have used a LED torch on occasion but it wasn't an "Ice Light". I have also hand held a flash gun for my own pictures and for a friend shooting another friend's wedding. None of these are covered.
Lots but not with an Ice Light (which I'd not heard of 'till now).
isn't ice-light me being offensive...
Again yes but not with an Ice-light. If you are going to do a promotion for a product surely there must be better ways.
Whilst the choices were diabolical my response was easy - I try to rely on fast lenses and high ISO
... just checked the prices ... 500+ quid for the big one!
I have given up on these Polls. If AP cannot take care to construct them carefully, why should I reply?
I've used a torch, which isn't an acceptable answer apparently.
Does holding a piece of white card near a window count?
Another Poll that most people can't give a true answer .
Plenty of options to answer "NO" .
But nothing for "YES" .
I've painted with light using torches and flashguns , but never heard of an "Ice Light" .
Not only have I never heard of one 'till now , at that price I will never buy one , let alone being able to answer "Yes, I love the Ice Light" .
Seems like this poll has been rigged by the manufacturer for marketing purposes , and not AP to find out how many people paint with light !
I'm pretty sure despite being used to promote the Ice Light, including it in the yes answer was just a little humour.
Painted using a torch, never used an Ice Light.
Stick a torch in may mouth while trying to get a record on my phone of the gas meter reading in the garage ( in the dark ). Does this count ?
I used my 1500 lumen bike light to help my iPhone take some pictures for eBay.... does that count?
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