Here’s some great info on live event front lighting from Daniel Connell and Andrew Stone from Church on the Move, in Tulsa, OK.
Spotlight – Mitchell Schellenger and Cort Lawrence – Pulse Entertainment Solutions
Thrift Shopping – Designing for Macklemore’s College Tour on University Budgets. Pulse Entertainment Solutions, a Denver based production design firm was tasked with designing a series of high energy shows for one of the hottest names in music, “Macklemore and Ryan Lewis”. The catch: design shows that maintained visual continuity, and were worthy of staging […]
Lumens, Lux, and Footcandles
When comparing fixtures there are lots of things to take into consideration before purchasing or renting. One of the most confusing parts is comparing brightness. Sometimes when you look at the specs on a fixture it will give you a measurement in lumens (lm) and sometimes it will measure it in lux (lx). Lumens and […]
Color Temperature 101
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 […]
How we built the lightsabers
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 […]
Lighting – 101
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 […]