Whether you think it’s necessary or not, focusing on your programming can enable you to lower your stress level AND create better lighting. Here’s why! When it comes to programming there are usually two different ways people dive in. One being that you learn everything possible that you can with

The last tip I have for larger venues is to leave room for negative space – there are two ways to do this, and in this video I show you how! We have mentioned the concept of negative space before, but what exactly does that mean and how do we

In larger venues it’s more likely that you’ll need to accommodate odd sightlines and camera angles – but how do you do this without compromising the look? Learn more in this video! If you come from the typical background in lighting that are used to working in small to mid

Watch this video to learn practical tips for lighting in a larger venue, how you can use different sets of your lights to make a cohesive, yet dynamic look on stage. When it comes to a larger venue one of the main things you might be focused on is how

When Moving Up to Lighting in a Large Venue, these are the things that you need to think about! Planning out your display and lighting for a large venue can be a lot of fun! Like anything, the concept of a large venue is subjective but the concepts are the

Easier – You’re not crammed for space.You have more surfaces/air to shine lights upon.FOH control areas typically can be as large as you need.You typically have more “layers of light” to work with. Harder – Your legs HURT after a long day!You need more lights to produce the same effect.Programming

What do you use when it doesn’t make sense to use a lighting console for control of a long-term installation? Enter the Pixout Media Server. It’s good for more than just pixels, find out why in this video! When you think about working with pixels one of the first things

You need to get great control of LED tape and pixels. What are the best programs and ways to do this? Are you curious about how to control pixels from a lighting console? There a couple ways to go about doing this. You just need to decide which way works

I’ve talked before about different pieces of software or consoles that you can use to control LED pixels – but which one is the right one for you? Notes/Links: Previous Episode on Pixel control: https://www.learnstagelighting.com/episode-52-how-do-you-add-video-to-your-lighting-show-media-servers-pixels-and-control/ENTTEC ELMONYXGrab your free guide to begin with lighting! https://media.blubrry.com/learnstagelighting/p/content.blubrry.com/learnstagelighting/What_Software_Should_I_Use_to_Control_LED_Pixels.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe:

Most LED tape projects involve a bunch of soldering. Not if you use this approach! When it comes to working with LED pixels one of the common questions regarding the challenges is if you can build an LED tape or pixel project without having to solder? The answer to this