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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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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Roscolux on Robin Hood the Musical

Michael O’Connor is the resident Lighting Designer at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. AADA recently produced “Robin Hood,” a musical rendition of the infamous thief from Nottingham, which was written and directed by Tony Award-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane. Below Michael tells the tale of how the collaborative process of…

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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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There’s More Than One Way to Stage a CATS

Italy is not especially renowned for its productions of modern musicals. Its fame lies in having invented the form of musical theatre called “opera.” When Saverio Marconi, the acclaimed director of the Compagnia della Rancia, finally obtained the rights to CATS after six years of negotiations with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group – he…

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Creating My Fairytale Wedding with Rosco

By Chanda Goldsworthy Having worked at Rosco for over 7 years now, not a day goes by that I don’t see a building, movie or theatre production that doesn’t involve a Rosco product in one way or another.  So, of course I would turn to my Rosco friends and colleagues to add some elegance and…

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