Revealing Subtle Warmth With Bastard Ambers

Adam Murdoch put several of Rosco’s Bastard Ambers to work warming his stage as his lighting designs filled the voids of the other minimized production-elements in “Stripped-Back Shakespeare” at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.

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Working Behind-the-Scenes to Support Behind The Scenes

We were thrilled to present Behind The Scenes UK with our annual royalty check representing the year’s proceeds from sales of Rosco 313 Light Relief Yellow at the PLASA trade show in London this year. Behind the Scenes, formerly known as Light Relief, provides financial support to entertainment technology professionals who experience hardship when they…

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Location Lighting Made Easy with Rick Friedman

We’ve got a brand new kit of light-control materials available for photo and video professionals to use when they venture outside the studio – The Location Lighting Filter Kit. The kit was designed by photographer Rick Friedman to represent his “must-have” Rosco materials that he’s relied on during his 30+ years as a photographer. This…

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Warming It Up While Keeping It Cool

Lighting designer Ryan Terry was designing a production of “Evita” for the Tuscany Theatre Company when he discovered how he could use R66 Cool Blue as a warm wash color. Ryan shared this via his Instagram account and tagged us in the post. We reached out to ask him to share his technique with us,…

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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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Portraying a Musician by Kevin Ames
Lighting & Background Solutions for Photographers

Kevin Ames is an Atlanta-based commercial photographer that works for corporate clients including AT&T, Coca-Cola, Carter’s, Honda and Westin Hotels. His photographs have appeared in Time, Newsweek, and The Wall Street Journal. Kevin also writes photographic lighting tutorials. Below is a tutorial he recently shared with us about his experience lighting a portrait of a local musician.

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