We are always looking for new ways to educate and inspire all of our lighting friends, and one of the best ways to learn more about what you could be doing is to see what others are doing. This thought inspired the Spotlight Series, monthly interviews with people from different disciplines of lighting and production, […]
When talking about stage lighting you typically have two main types of lighting: conventional and intelligent. The difference is simple, conventional lighting is basically anything that only has one function, lighting up. Intelligent lighting refers to fixtures that have more abilities, such as focus, color change, gobos, prism, etc. In this 101 we’re going to […]
A great concept to be conscious of when you’re talking about lighting design in any aspect, whether you’re lighting a restaurant, a concert stage, or a video set, is color temperature. Color temperature is going to be most important when you’re talking about photography or videography, but can be used in any setting to help […]
When it comes to concert style lighting, if you don’t have haze, you don’t have much. You can take 100 moving lights and put them in a room, but with no haze, you’re going to have a severely UNDERwhelming effect. If you’re not familiar with haze, here’s a quick rundown.
Whether you are at a concert, a church, a play, or a television studio, most likely you’ve seen some lighting that is controlled by DMX. No matter if you’re using a small 4 fader lighting board, or a full size lighting console, or whether you have 1 can light plugged into a dimmer pack, or […]
For Easter this year we wanted to do something fun for our set design. About 3 weeks before Easter an idea hit. My friend Wayne and I had been trying to think of some good uses for LED tape and we decided that this was our chance… If you aren’t familiar with LED tape it’s […]
Thanks for checking out our Lighting 101 series! Here we will be periodically posting simple tutorials to help you to understand some of the basic fundamentals of lighting design. Topics will include DMX, Haze, Intelligent Lighting, and more. Have something you’d like to see us write about in a 101? Don’t be afraid to contact […]