Blog Posts

Choosing Drafting Software for Lighting

I see many people asking what software to use for drafting.  There are many good answers (as there are many ...
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Designer Education

One of the things I enjoy about working in live entertainment is how useful it is to have other skills ...
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Happy Programming Errors

It’s holiday programming season right now, which for me means pulling every weird little lighting effect I have out of ...
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Tiny Tip: The Wandering Singer

In case you don’t know already, singers sometimes don’t stay in their specials. If you are busking- no big deal ...
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Tiny Tip: Skip the Center Channel

Being a theater lighting designer first and foremost, I love a center light. But there are times (because of space ...
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Tiny Tip: Faster Zoom values for specials in EOS

Last week, I walked you through using the DMX Exchange feature between Capture and Eos. I use it for the ...
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ICYMI: DMX Exchange between Eos and Capture

I’m a long-time Capture and Eos user, so I was very excited when Eos DMX talkback was released. If you ...
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Moving Light Assistant

I avoided buying Moving Light Assistant (MLA) for years because I’m cheap, skeptical, and I didn’t know anyone who was ...
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Tiny Tip: Reverse and Repeat

I program a lot in the movement arts.  Dance of all flavors, Aerial, and Musical Theater numbers are all familiar ...
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Tiny Tip: Change Their View

Changing the designer’s views is something I avoid. It’s unnecessary labor that takes up too much time, not to mention ...
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