3 Things You Should Always Consider While Choosing Outdoor Lights

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Performing in an open-air theatre/stadium is always thrilling. A moonlight gig, coupled with the twinkling of the stars, adds an uncanny bliss to the revelry of both the audience as well as the performer. However, outdoor events come with the challenge of choosing suitable exterior lighting fixtures that can withstand harsh weather conditions and the unpredictability associated with them. The fact that the lights will be exposed to extreme temperatures, rain and dust make it imperative to choose the lighting products for your events wisely. Outdoor lights are also known as waterproof/weatherproof lights and this blog gives you a quick run-down of the 3 important aspects you must always consider while choosing such lights for your events: 1. High Ingress Protection (IP) Rating As the lighting fixtures will be operating out in the open, they are bound to navigate their way through heat and cold and must manage to keep…

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Why You Should Never Ignore Lighting Accessories

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Accessories associated with products are often considered unworthy. Many hold the view that it is unnecessary to spend money on them. This may be true for some products; however, when it comes to lighting fixtures, no one can deny their significance. In most cases, professional lighting fixtures are not installed permanently and are carried frequently from one place to another. The lighting team keeps them moving, depending on the venue where they are to be placed. Hence, costly fixtures either get assembled or dissembled or are on the go. This fact makes lighting fixtures vulnerable to damages. Besides, trouble-free installation of these fixtures at different locations requires one to have certain tools like clamps, cables, safety chains etc. All this makes a strong case for lighting accessories to be included in your checklist when you head to a site next time. Below are some of the accessories that you must…

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Create Magic with PAR Can Lights

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Lighting literally breathes life into any event. All one requires is a good arsenal of lights, along with a slice of creativity, to leave the audience spellbound. A unique combination of different types of lights like moving heads, par can lights, LED flat par lights, pin spots etc., when used optimally, is sure to cast a spell on your guests. This blog is about PAR can lights, which are used extensively in concerts, clubs, theatres and DJ parties and how they can be used to create magical effects in a show. Choosing the Right Diameter Parabolic Aluminized Reflector (PAR) can light come in different shapes and sizes, ranging from as small as PAR16 to as big as PAR64. The simple formula to calculate the diameters of these lights is to divide the numerals of a par light by 8. For example, the diameter of PAR16 will be 16 divided by…

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Your Brief Guide to LED Flat Par Lights

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Be it live events, discotheques, theatres, music shows or any other grand program, LED flat par lights are the most sought-after lighting solutions. Compared to the traditional incandescent lighting, LED flat par lights are more durable and better in terms of output in addition to being economical operational cost wise. Besides consuming less energy, LED flat par lights to emit very little heat, which makes them ideal for use for long hours. With multiple options like colour mixing, dimming, strobe and pulse effects etc., LED flat par lights to prove to be the best stage lights to woo an audience. Features of Led Flat Par Lights Apart from their easy installation, their sleek design and low weight also make them extremely easy to carry and transport from one place to another. They come in various colour options like RGB, RGBW, RGBA, RGBAW etc. and every added colour multiplies the effect…

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Why You Should Use Battery/Wireless Lights for Your Events

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Mesmerizing lights are a pre-requisite for the success of any event. They play a crucial role in setting up the right mood and creating the perfect ambience. However, lighting up a venue does come with its own share of hassles and complexities. It is always a challenge, be it managing serpentine-like cables or finding a power source to plug the lights. Similarly, be it installation or dissembling, the quandaries are far too many. Interestingly, the predicament can be easily overcome by using battery/wireless lights for all event lighting requirements. Wireless lights have quickly become a rage and are fast replacing their wired counterparts. Here are 4 amazing advantages of using battery/wireless lights that will compel you to use them in your future events: 1. Reduces Setup Time Significantly One always runs short of time while organizing an event or making arrangements for it. In a crisis situation, it will nothing…

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3 Theater Lighting Basics That You Cannot Afford To Not Know

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To imagine an audience applauding the impeccable lighting and perfect ambience of a theatre post an engaging play will probably be a hypothetical scenario. However, this does not mean that lighting does not carry weight and can be ignored. Good lighting may not get any recognition; however, a badly lit theatre will no doubt work to the detriment of your event. Lighting is crucial for the success of any theatre performance and there are a few basics pertaining to theatre lighting that you should be aware of, no matter whether you are directly associated with a play as an actor or a director or belong to the lighting team. Here is a quick run-down of 3theater lighting basics that you cannot afford to remain oblivious of: 1. Make Sure the Lighting Crew Knows the Play A great piece of work can only be created through perfect coordination between different players…

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LED Educational Lighting – Your Best Arsenal for Academic Events

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Appropriate lighting is paramount to the success of any academic event. Mesmerizing lights not only play a significant role in making an ambience perfect, they also tend to captivate visitors and leave them profoundly impressed. Studies suggest that exposure to bright light increases the alertness and attentiveness of a person, which is what one yearns for the most from the attendees in any academic program. There could be ample reasons why any academic exhibition or conference turns out to be a failure. However, experts claim that one of the most common reasons is ignoring or missing out on tiny details, which may include a low appeal of your invitation or website, hassle-filled experience at the time of registration and even inadequate lighting. You may rope in the best keynote speaker or may come up with exceptional products during the exhibition; however, if lighting is not given its due importance, there…

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INSIGHTS ABOUT LED SPORTS LIGHTING YOU WISH YOU HAD KNOWN BEFORE

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Impeccable lighting is nothing short of a soul of any sporting event. Poorly lit stadiums and disparate lighting, on the one hand, will make players and audience struggle to concentrate on the game, whereas on the other hand excessive brightness and glare will hamper the natural vision, eventually affecting the players’ performance. The situation can only be assuaged with meticulously balanced lighting. Here are a few secrets to LED Sports Lighting you would yearn someone had told you earlier. Thoroughly Ensure Homogeneity Make sure the lights are uniform in the whole stadium or the place wherever the game is being played. Homogeneity is key, particularly in sports involving fast moving objects like balls. This is because if an object travels from dark to light zone or vice versa, its speed would appear to be different than the actual and hence players would find it difficult to accurately judge its speed…

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5 Factors Why Lighting is Important in Theaters

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Unlike a book, one cannot rely on the imagination of the audience especially, when it comes to theater lighting. There are multiple elements such as stage scenery, actors, costumes, direction, and a plot that bring characters to life. Lighting, in fact, plays a dominant role in enhancing all these elements. It is critical and yet one of the most underappreciated parts of any theater production. The truth is that lighting pulls all the elements of the play together and helps in conveying the message. Today, technology plays a huge role in making it easier to enhance a set. Advanced tools such as wireless dimmers and wireless DMX are particularly useful in theater lighting productions. In this post, let’s take a look at 5 significant factors why lighting is important in theaters: 1. Sets the Perfect Mood Lights are the most trusted way to establish the setting of a play. It…

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An Ultimate Guide to Wedding Lighting

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Lighting can significantly transform any event and is one of the most cost-effective ways to make an impact. When it comes to creating the perfect ambience for wedding ceremonies, it’s always lighting that sets an impeccable tone. Also, you don’t always require expensive lights to create amazing and unique effects. All you need is a little creativity and the right lighting solutions. Here’s an ultimate guide to wedding lighting: 1. Gobos This is one of the most common lighting techniques used in weddings. It’s a die-cut stencil that easily fits into any projection unit and helps to cast an image. Couples usually use their names or monograms projected on the wall or dance floor. Gobo is popularly called texture lighting, which helps in projecting a particular pattern. 2. Pin Spot Lights The Pin-spot light is a great way to draw attention to a particular object. For instance, if you wish…

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