I explained to the medium format crew that this might go towards a light-hearted blog post I'm writing but …
Originally Posted by demonboy
I've asked this question on other forums today and generally the question has gone down well. However a few have refused to play the game, instead replying 'why should it matter whether it's cool or not', or 'what a shallow question to ask'. I was even accused of behaving like a 12 year old girl for asking the question on one flickr forum.
I did not find your question light-hearted or shallow. I would ask the very same question if I were looking for an interesting prop to include in a glamour shot or motion picture.