tupac martir

A beautiful quote on being a lighting designer from Tupac Martir via an interview on ARRI’s site: Why are you fascinated by light? Because it allows me to hide! I love what light can do, how it enhances an idea or creates a poignant moment – every time the audience takes a picture they are capturing a moment that has been carefully created with light. Most people are not aware of how much light brings to their life, how much it influences how they feel – their mood and behavior. I love the idea that by creating the scene I … Continue reading tupac martir

LED strip lights on construction sites?

At lunch today I walked by a nearby construction site for a new building and noticed something interesting:  The contractors were using flexible LED strip lights for their temporary work lighting.  They had it strung up and threaded through the scaffolding. How interesting it is to see a leap in technology from blinding high-power, fragile metal halide “cage lights” to flexible, durable cords of light that distribute the illumination far more evenly.  I bet they have these strip lights on cord reels just like any other electric extension cord or pneumatic hose. Sorry, no pictures – I didn’t want to be rude … Continue reading LED strip lights on construction sites?