Top-5 Spectrum Posts of 2012

As 2012 comes to an end, we decided to take a look at our top five Spectrum posts of the year. Our results might not be as humourously tongue-in-cheek as David Letterman’s, but they were interesting and diverse enough that we thought it was worth sharing. #5 Rosco myColor: Prepare to Get Your Color On!…

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Creating Daylight In An 11″ Space

By Stan Schwartz The design team for Clybourne Park, this year’s Tony Award winner for Best Play, had a real problem. The upstage wall of the set calls for a kitchen window, through which the audience needs to see daylight.  But there were only 11 inches between the back wall of the set and the…

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Creative Solutions In Lighting A Prop

For lighting designers, including the big time, Broadway-level guys, it isn’t always about the big rigs, moving lights and elaborate cue lists. It’s more about creative solutions…and knowing what’s available. Clifton Taylor fits any designer’s description for “big time, Broadway-level”, as you can see on his website: www.designcurve.com But he is as much prized by…

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How Joel Almost Checked Off A Goal From His Bucket List

As WFTV, the ABC affiliate in Orlando, began to prepare for their long-haul coverage of the Casey Anthony Trial outside the Orange County Courthouse, they began to think about how the quality of their newscasts would be much better if they could bring their reporters and anchors in out of the elements – but still…

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LitePad Kits: The Proper Kit for the Proper Use

As a part of our recent upgrade to LitePad HO+ and LitePad Axiom, we have also released a new range of LitePad Kits going from two LitePad Kits to nine different LitePad Kits to choose from. Today’s Spectrum post will offer some guidance to choosing the proper kit for your project and highlight how one…

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Happy Holidays from Rosco Spectrum

Rosco LitePad helped add some holiday glow to an unloved Christmas ornament on our family Christmas tree this year. We have two vintage beeswax ornaments that were sent to us from family. Due to their heirloom status we feel obligated to put the ornaments on the tree, but they end up looking awkward  because they…

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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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Sharpening Your Eye For Detail

You might already be familiar with Rosco’s LitePad, a slim profile light that creates a soft, even source of light. Its unique features make if perfect for many different situations. In architectural and retail lighting, in still photography and in film/video sets, it’s a simple, fast and economical solution. The photo below shows how a…

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