Atlantic Illumination Entertainment Lighting

Lighting Essays
Thoughts and Observances
Regarding Entertainment Lighting


Here are some writings that will inform the non-
lighting person while likely receiving a nod of
recognition from those in the performance industry.



Backstage Blues
Why using blue-coloured lights
for backstage worklights
during a show can be a no-no.

Experienced Crew?
Have you ever been offered
a crew to set up and cable
one of your shows?

The Invisible Lighting Designer
Too often, the stage lighting
designer is unsung, pushed into
the background, or forgotten
entirely. Harry Lane and Allan
Watts have something to say
about that.

Just One More Light
The next time an extra light
is requested to be added to
a show, think about this.

The Lazy Lighting Designer
Have you at times considered
the idea of re-using one of
your stage lighting layouts?

Rushed Obsolescence?
Is the push to replace older
lighting equipment with the
latest and greatest, premature ?

Scroll, Spin, Zoom...
Will lighting re-find its way,
or are we doomed to be eternally
awash in a fog of scroll, spin,
zoom, iris, colour change,
rotate and chase?


Richard Bonner on Stage Lighting Design
Richard discusses his style of
lighting the performance stage.



For some Humourous Observations:
Murphy's Laws of Entertainment Lighting


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