Learn Stage Lighting Podcast

Welcome to the Learn Stage Lighting Podcast and in today’s episode, Troy and I will be discussing how do you create a truly unforgettable environment with lighting? When reflecting on past events, there are some that really stand out in my memory and that’s what we’re going to unpack today.

What is the Difference Between Cheap and Expensive Lights?

Welcome to the Learn Stage Lighting Podcast and this episode, we’re going to discuss the difference between cheap and expensive lights. Troy will be joining us again today and we’re excited to have his perspective on the topic. Main Segment (1:03) When someone asks you what is the difference between

How to Budget For Buying Stage Lights

When it comes to budgeting for stage lights, the cost of the individual light or lights is only part of the cost. While it may be the most expensive piece to budget for there will be additional costs depending on your circumstances. In this post, we’re going to review the

How to Buy Stage Lights

So, you want to buy some stage lights? Where, what, and how do you even begin this process? In this video we’re going to briefly cover the $50k mistake analogy that still applies today and how to begin finding the right solution for your lighting needs. Often when it comes

How Do I Control Stage Lighting Wirelessly?

In the lighting industry there have never been so many lights offering a wireless control option. One of the most common questions I hear is “How do you control a standard lighting fixture wirelessly?” …and is it even wise to do so? If setup and done correctly, having wireless control

lightShark LS-Wing Review

In previous years, I had the opportunity to review LightShark’s LS1 console and created tutorial videos for how to use their console. In this post, I was able to review the LS-Wing and provide feedback on the unit. In this post, we will cover the unit’s capabilities, configuration, and share

Should I Use a PC or Lighting Console or Board for my Stage Lighting?

In this post, we’re going to tackle the question of “Should you use a PC based or a stand-alone console?” In the lighting industry and with technology advancing, consoles have come a very long way. This presents the question of what type of console should you go with? The lines

Should You Install Lighting Yourself, or Hire a Integrator?

Welcome to Episode # 116, we have a co-host today Troy Wiggins who has joined us in a previous Episode # 101. Troy will be joining us more as a co-host to help give a different perspective on various lighting topics. Today’s episode, we’re going to be discussing if you

The Digidot C4 Extended Review

When it comes to pixel controllers, there are a few options available in the market. Digidot has sent me their C4 Extended pixel controller to provide an honest review about this unit. After first meeting with Digidot, I had learned that they only work with pixels and make just pixel

Learn Stage Lighting Podcast

Welcome to the podcast and episode 115. Today, we have a special guest Bob Mentele of Elation. Today, we’re going to discuss what type of moving head you should buy? Main Segment (0:10) David: As you might remember about 5 years ago we started hearing about hybrid lights and led