Opening The Door To South America

Recently, Eric Tishman – a 27-year Rosco-veteran – was appointed to our International Business Development Group to oversee Rosco’s growth in South America. One of Eric’s primary goals was to visit the thriving market in Chile and call on our Santiago dealer Valook SA. Eric learned that the Valook team – and their customers –…

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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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Happy Holidays from Rosco

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas thanks to Rosco’s holiday & winter themed gobos. Our friends over at Got Light in San Francisco shared some of their fantastic images that showcase how they use Rosco gobos to add seasonal accents into their holiday event decor. The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble presented “A Very Special…

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Thanks For The Memories, A Good-bye Message From Stan Schwartz – Rosco’s Executive Vice President

By Stan Schwartz Remember Bob Hope’s theme song “Thanks For The Memory”? That’s the thought that runs through my mind as my retirement from Rosco approaches.  I’ve been associated with the company for some 35 years.  And I hope everyone reading this has as much delight in their careers as I have had in mine…

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Some Free New Aids To Research, Create And Document Theatrical Lighting Design

by Stan Schwartz Theatrical lighting design can be the most rewarding and satisfying of professions. And both satisfaction and reward are multiplied when you use the newly available electronic tools to research, create and document your work.   Two of these tools – or “apps” — have the added benefit of being FREE, and available from…

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Rosco myColor: Prepare to Get Your Color On!

As Rosco’s Color Product Manager, I am both a working lighting designer, and a self-professed color geek. That’s why I am so excited to announce our new web tool, Rosco myColor. I have personally been using myColor every single day since we got it running in our super-secret internal beta testing lab. Every. Single. Day…

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The First 100 Years: The Miller Years

As we enter the final months of Rosco’s centennial celebration, we continue to look at the events that influenced Rosco’s development and, in turn, shaped our industry. The Rosco as we know it today began to take form in the latter half of Rosco’s hundred year history under the leadership of Stan Miller. Read on…

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