Low Lying Fog

One of the videos on our Rosco YouTube Channel illustrates how to create low-lying fog using a Rosco Fog Machine and the Rosco Cold Flow. The video was posted up just in time for Halloween, which is an obvious time for using low lying fog to create a creepy effect. Low lying fog is also…

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Happy Halloween from Rosco Spectrum

When you work for Rosco, Halloween is the best holiday of the year! It’s the one time of year we get to show off to all of the muggles (non-entertainment folk) what we do. When the cheapo fog machines hit the Target/Wal-Mart shelves, we get to turn to our friends and loved ones and say…

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Following Up – Revisiting “Falling For Eve” from Stan Schwartz

Not long ago, I wrote a post here, offering my thoughts on the remarkable lighting and set design by, respectively, Herrick Goldman and Beowulf Boritt.  Within a week or two of its appearance, David Barbour reviewed the same show in the magazine he edits “Lighting & Sound America”.  The contrast between our articles is worth…

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Women in Stage Entertainment Have Gotten WiSE

In June 2009 Paule Constable, a lighting designer at the absolute top of her profession, a three-time Olivier Award winner and in demand all over the world, organized a conference with Rachel Nicolson at Rose Bruford Collegein the UK. The purpose of the conference was to identify, examine and address some of the problems that…

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Creative Cubicles

Last month ETC posted a great story on their blog Light Minds Think Alike showing photos of how the people at ETC personalize their workspaces.  The saying “Great companies are comprised of great people.” is true and can extrapolate into “Creative companies are comprised of creative people.”   ETC’s blog introduced its readers to the creative…

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DOUBLE RAINBOW ACROSS THE SKY! – FULL ON update

It’s good to be relevant! Today, mashable.com released a story about lovable Paul Vasquez ‘cashing-in’ on his new iPhone App: mashable.com/2010/09/21/double-rainbow-iphone-app The $0.99 app allows you to add a translucent double rainbow to photos you’re taking with your iPhone. It’s not exactly the most useful iPhone app, but as mashable.com says – the app does…

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DOUBLE RAINBOW ACROSS THE SKY!

Okay – so with a name like Spectrum, I feel we would be remiss if we didn’t comment on this news story. For those who haven’t seen it – one of the most viral videos on YouTube the past several months has been Hungrybear9562’s (aka Paul Vasquez) joyous video of a – you guessed it…

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