Gary Fails from City Theatrical sent out his monthly email newsletter. If you don't subscribe to it, you really should! He always has some interesting perspective on the industry as well as new product announcements in the newsletter.
His first article in the newsletter was about the f…Continue
Added by Justin Lang on February 28, 2014 at 9:09am — No Comments
Imagine there is a bank account that credits your account each morning with $86,400. It carries over no balance from day to day. Every evening the bank deletes whatever part of the balance you failed to use during the day. What would you do?
Added by Justin Lang on January 6, 2014 at 11:36am — No Comments
LAS VEGAS — Micky Dolenz of Monkees fame will be hosting the 2013 Parnelli Awards in Las Vegas on November 23, executive producer Terry Lowe announced. “We are thrilled to have this consummate entertainer hosting our 13th annual award show,” said Lowe, also publisher of…Continue
Added by Justin Lang on September 19, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
Saw these over on Facebook. Some amazing "art" with feeder!
I get around just a bit on the interwebs. There is some CRAZY stuff out there. Here are two of my favorite photos from the week.…
Added by Justin Lang on August 3, 2013 at 8:54am — No Comments
Have you ever wondered what the REAL definitions of Candela, Lumen and Lux are? We should all know what they mean right? I'll be honest, I didn't know candela!
Added by Justin Lang on July 30, 2013 at 5:29am — No Comments
An excerpt from the siegel.de article:
Berlin police are investigating a light artist for projecting the phrase "United Stasi of America" onto the the US Embassy in Berlin. The phrase refers to the former East German secret police and was meant as a protest against American spying. But can the artist really be…Continue
Added by Justin Lang on July 24, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
Added by Justin Lang on July 22, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
I am re-posting this from the Parnelli Awards website...
Each year PLSN honors regional lighting production companies with our Hometown Heroes awards. These awards honor the best regional lighting production company in six regions across North America: the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Northwest, Southwest and Canada. The best part about this is that PLSN readers — the people who actually work with these companies — get to decide who’s really the best.
Added by Justin Lang on July 15, 2013 at 11:17am — No Comments
During most of July, I have been taking some time off to do a road trip around the mid west. It's not a TRUE vacation as I still had to put out a magazine and still keep up with all the news happening around the industry. While planning out this trip over a year ago, I had made sure that each leg of the trip, (5 in total) had internet connection. Without it, I couldn't do the trip, I live and work on this thing!
Well, wouldn't you know it, the third leg, the one I was looking forward…Continue
Added by Justin Lang on July 15, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
I have to start with asking InfoComm a question... Why Orlando in the middle of June??? I can deal with the heat, I can deal with the humidity... but together, in the middle of summer? I think I lost 10 pounds just walking from the parking lot to the convention center! Inside isn't so bad, it's just that after a long day of walking miles on the show floor, dealing with the heat and humidity is not how I want to end my day. Enough griping about the weather.
Day one on the show floor…Continue
Added by Justin Lang on June 13, 2013 at 5:26am — No Comments
Let me start of by saying that I love the idea of localized trade shows. I am a huge fan of them. All of the exhibitors are on a level playing field meaning that they have about the same space as each other to show off their latest products and services. Unlike larger trade shows where you can easily be sucked into a massive booth seeing everything that the manufacturer has to offer. Sometimes that is fun, but when you have a limited time frame, you begin to miss out on other…Continue
With any technology, give it two years and it will hit the mass market. That hold true with 4K "ULTRA" HD TV. It is offical, you can buyt 4K TVs at Best Buy... Well, Pre-Order one at least.
You can …Continue
We'll be taking ProLightingSpace off-line for for about 3 hours on Wednesday, March 27 from 10pm to 1am Pacific Time. Why, we have some maintenance to do as well as prepare for some new features that we'll be rolling out in the near future.
During the Break PLS will be in "maintance mode" with no access to any of the site. It sucks, but we need to make sure the site stays secure and get those last little bugs, (if there where any!) worked out.
Here are some things to do during…Continue
Added by Justin Lang on March 25, 2013 at 10:07am — No Comments
Norwegian roadcase manufacturer Rufo recently debuted this new design, which looks innovative and useful. Not sure when it starts shipping or what the USA MAP pricing will be, but we're sure…Continue
Added by Justin Lang on March 25, 2013 at 9:34am — No Comments
Happy 2013 everyone! First off, before I go into my rant about New Years Resolutions... How do you say 2013?
1: Twenty Thirteen
2: Two Thousand Thirteen
I hear it all, I am just wondering how you say it.
Since it is a New Year, it is time to start of with some New Year Resolutions. Why do we put SO much emphasis on starting a new with the calendar change? Whats to say mid year isn't a good time to start something new or change something in your…Continue
Added by Justin Lang on January 2, 2013 at 8:12am — No Comments
I love my home state of Virginia, or more accurately known as the Commonwealth of Virginia! I have lived here most of my life and love everything about it. Most importantly, the colleges around the state. I am a product of the University of Radford, a small University in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Blacksburg, VA or better known as the home of Virginia Tech.
I love my school, but I love the rich history of all the schools in the commonwealth. While I am a tartan through and…Continue
Added by Justin Lang on December 12, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments
I spent the weekend organizing my life a little bit. I took a hint from my co-worker and started using Things to keep my to-dos in one place. Typically, I keep my to-dos on a note pad at the desk and then a couple of notepads for when I am away from the desk. I took time out this weekend to bring all of the list into Things. I am kind of scared at this point with…Continue