It’s Our 5th Blogoversary
We’re Celebrating With Five Days of Prizes For You!

We want to say thank you to all of our loyal Spectrum readers! To celebrate five wonderful years of blog posts filled with color, Rosco-history, the power of light and life behind-the-scenes – we are having a contest that features some of our posts throughout the years and rewards you, our gracious readers, for tuning-in…

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Take Your Stage Into the Woods

Disney’s recent adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods for the big screen not only performed well at the box office, it’s also poised to capture three Oscars this weekend – including nominations for Dennis Gassner, Production Designer and Anna Pinnock, Set Decorator in the category of Best Production Design of a Feature-Length Film. Being…

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Let Your Camera See The Light

Smoke, fog, mist, haze – no matter what you call it, using this technique adds a distinctive look to your images. Light is invisible – you, and your camera, can only see it once it reflects off of something like a person, tree, wall, etc. Whether you’re shooting stills or video, sometimes you want to…

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Creating a Smoke Screen for a New Look

Fog, smoke, mist and haze effects have been incorporated into productions of all types and sizes to evoke an emotional response from the viewer. In some cases, the fog is actually a central character to the action. For example, the 2005 remake of “The Fog” made its smoky mist an antagonist that the other characters…

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