The ICE Light really looks like a great piece of gear. It is LED based, it is dimmable and it gives out a strong constant 5500K temperatured light.
Photographer Senad Begić set out to build a similar device built from parts he could find on eBay. Here is the report. Since it is not really an ICE light, he calls it Dry ICE Light.
First the good news: the entire build is about $36. On the other side, it is not dimmable, accurate or slick looking as the ICE Light. But as the saying goes, light is light, and it does not case if it is coming from a shiny slick $500 device or a frugal garage hacked looking $36 device.[Read More…]