LiveDesign LiveBlog http://livedesignonline.com/blog/20324/feed LiveDesign LiveBlog en Arri's Awesome L-Series LED Fresnels http://livedesignonline.com/blog/arris-awesome-l-series-led-fresnels <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>Working in TV, I&rsquo;m a big, big fan of Arri lighting.&nbsp; The instruments produce great light and are well built.&nbsp; I use them whenever I can. &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Arri continues that tradition with its new L-Series, a LED fresnel.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-liveblog">LiveDesign LiveBlog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/arris-awesome-l-series-led-fresnels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/arris-awesome-l-series-led-fresnels#comments LDI LiveDesign LiveBlog Sat, 23 Nov 2013 22:53:00 +0000 71371 at http://livedesignonline.com The Broadway Green Alliance - It's About Time http://livedesignonline.com/blog/broadway-green-alliance-its-about-time <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>The Broadway Green Alliance, which officially launches January 22, 2014, is a great tool surely the industry soon won&rsquo;t be able to live without.&nbsp; Their goal is to, &ldquo;... educate, motivate, and inspire,&rdquo; designers and industry decision makers into making greener choices through the BGA Greener Lighting Guide, as well as other initiatives.&nbsp; This guide will have a host of lights that are environmentally more friendly and preferable to older, traditional sources. &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-liveblog">LiveDesign LiveBlog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/broadway-green-alliance-its-about-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/broadway-green-alliance-its-about-time#comments LDI News LiveDesign LiveBlog Sat, 23 Nov 2013 22:20:00 +0000 71361 at http://livedesignonline.com LEX's New, Blue PowerRAMP http://livedesignonline.com/blog/lexs-new-blue-powerramp <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>LEX, my favorite power distribution solutions company, came out with the next iteration of the cable ramp, called the PowerRAMP, at LDI.&nbsp; This cool, blue beauty is quite a catch.&nbsp; You can lay a 5-wire run of #2 feeder in the center channel, which is cool by itself.&nbsp; However the most amazing thing is how easily it mates with other PoweRAMPs. &nbsp;(It mates with other brands, too.) &nbsp;We all know the Cable Ramp Hop, which then turns into the Cable Ramp Stomp. &nbsp;All that angry stomping cannot be good for the knees and ankles.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-liveblog">LiveDesign LiveBlog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/lexs-new-blue-powerramp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/lexs-new-blue-powerramp#comments LDI Lighting LiveDesign LiveBlog Sat, 23 Nov 2013 22:10:00 +0000 71351 at http://livedesignonline.com The Evolution of Lighting Control in Motion Picture and Television http://livedesignonline.com/blog/evolution-lighting-control-motion-picture-and-television <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>Scott Barnes and Joshua Thatcher gave an interesting lecture highlighting just how much our industry has changed in the past 14 years.&nbsp; It was fun to look back and take stock of just how far we&rsquo;ve come as an industry.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-liveblog">LiveDesign LiveBlog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/evolution-lighting-control-motion-picture-and-television" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/evolution-lighting-control-motion-picture-and-television#comments LiveDesign LiveBlog Sat, 23 Nov 2013 02:07:00 +0000 71171 at http://livedesignonline.com Some Nifty Apollo Products http://livedesignonline.com/blog/some-nifty-apollo-products <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Apollo has invented some nifty things which caught my eye. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-liveblog">LiveDesign LiveBlog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/some-nifty-apollo-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/some-nifty-apollo-products#comments Gear LDI LiveDesign LiveBlog Fri, 22 Nov 2013 20:24:00 +0000 71121 at http://livedesignonline.com If It Makes Light, It's Mine! http://livedesignonline.com/blog/if-it-makes-light-its-mine <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>I got a chance to sit in on the session, If It Makes Light, It’s Mine - Lighting Design in a Digital World, presented by Lighting Designer Brian Gale here LDI. He shared with us a few of his projects and little of his world ... a world where he likes to control all the photons in the room. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-liveblog">LiveDesign LiveBlog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/if-it-makes-light-its-mine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/if-it-makes-light-its-mine#comments LDI LiveDesign LiveBlog Fri, 22 Nov 2013 20:05:00 +0000 71101 at http://livedesignonline.com Live Blogging from the Projection Master Classes at LDI 2013 http://livedesignonline.com/blog/live-blogging-projection-master-classes-ldi-2013 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p> Once again I will be a stranger in a strange land, a lighting designer sitting amongst projection people as I audit day two of the Projection Master Classes at LDI 2013. &nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>9:30am-11:00am Case Study &ndash; Michael Jackson&rsquo;s ONE Production:</strong></p> <p> The day begins with a sizzle reel of the show, Michael Jackson&rsquo;s One from Cirque Du Solei.&nbsp; I have inadvertently chosen a seat right where the projector exhaust fan is blowing.&nbsp; It sure feels nice and warm.&nbsp; A few thoughts on the session:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-liveblog">LiveDesign LiveBlog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/live-blogging-projection-master-classes-ldi-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/live-blogging-projection-master-classes-ldi-2013#comments LDI Masterclasses LiveDesign LiveBlog Thu, 21 Nov 2013 17:27:00 +0000 71011 at http://livedesignonline.com Can LEDs Replace Tungsten? http://livedesignonline.com/blog/can-leds-replace-tungsten <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Can LEDs replace tungsten? Bobby Harrell, Product Marketing Manager of Phillips, gave an interesting lecture at LDI on the light source that everyone has an opinion about. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-liveblog">LiveDesign LiveBlog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/can-leds-replace-tungsten" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/can-leds-replace-tungsten#comments LDI Lighting LiveDesign LiveBlog Thu, 21 Nov 2013 07:30:00 +0000 70851 at http://livedesignonline.com LD On The DL: Cleared To Land 1 4 R http://livedesignonline.com/blog/ld-dl-cleared-land-1-4-r <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Flying an airplane and running a light board for a live T.V. show seem to have little in common. However, I think they are some striking similarities worth discussing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-liveblog">LiveDesign LiveBlog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/ld-dl-cleared-land-1-4-r" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/ld-dl-cleared-land-1-4-r#comments LiveDesign LiveBlog Tue, 16 Jul 2013 22:05:00 +0000 50982 at http://livedesignonline.com LD On The DL: The Argument Against Graduate School http://livedesignonline.com/blog/ld-dl-argument-against-graduate-school <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p> &nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/livedesign-liveblog">LiveDesign LiveBlog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://livedesignonline.com/blog/ld-dl-argument-against-graduate-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://livedesignonline.com/blog/ld-dl-argument-against-graduate-school#comments career graduate school school students LiveDesign LiveBlog Thu, 23 May 2013 12:00:00 +0000 41882 at http://livedesignonline.com