Today, a cross-posting of yet another (earlier) blog I did for the geeks and friends at Elite Multimedia, regarding shop etiquette.
"...much like another space we as people in this industry spend our time in - the tour bus - there is a set of common rules and courtesies that act as the lubrication of the social engine, allowing camaraderie and commerce to proceed unimpeded. Let us examine some of the Best Practices I've found over the years."…
Hey ProLightingSpace - I write a blog over at LearnStageLighting.com, and simulcast the posts here. Check out this weeks post below, or visit it right here on the site!
For beginners in stage lighting, one of the ideas that can be baffling is how to wire up all of your fixtures. Back in the "old days" you simply ran control cable to your dimmers, and power out to your conventional…Continue
This is not the next big 1700-watt moving light, it's not even a moving fixture. But it is interesting, because it fills a previously difficult-to-fill role, a small-color changing fixture that has a reasonably tight beam. Accent / cove lights for architectural applications are available, Color Kinetics has…
So, I’m doing this corporate show about selling drugs, or maybe it was paint, I forget. No matter what the product, I’m pretty sure that it would have to be ingested very carefully. And with the supervision of a doctor or some guy who works at Home Depot.
And then there’s this exec who is about to rehearse his big speech, and suddenly most of the stage lights go out. I know it wasn’t my fault because I was drinking coffee and wasn’t paying any attention when it happened. My fingers…Continue