LitePad Vector: The Swiss Army Knife of Lighting

Cinematographer Barry Andersson has spent years researching and investigating different types of lighting. He wrote this article to show how LitePad Vector creates magic on every production he shoots – from large-scale features to small, one-man-band documentaries.

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When – And How – To Use Plastic Gobos In Your LED Lights

by Stan Schwartz Seems like DJs, event lighting designers and theatrical lighting designers everywhere are using LED-based fixtures.  And many are anxious to use plastic gobos in those fixtures. Not so hard to understand.  LED lights generally produce much less heat than traditional tungsten units.  More important, the plastic gobos cost a lot less than…

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Spectrum Wavelengths: Bono and The Color Red

Bono and the color red have been thrust onto the stage of my awareness from three different sources recently. This Bono – Red Convergence seemed like just the inspiration we needed to start a series we are calling Spectrum Wavelengths, where we’ll pick a color from the spectrum and examine how it’s being used on…

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