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New iOS App: ShowTool Swatch

New iOS App: ShowTool Swatch

Daniel Murfin, the UK App developer for the lighting industry has recently released a new app to the iTunes App Store, ShowTool Swatch.  You may remember some of the other great apps from Daniel, ShowTool LD and ShowTool SM. ShowTool Swatch brings your gel swatch book to life. It’s the easiest and most beautiful way […]

Thomas Hase Describes Using Rosco Gel and LEDs

Thomas Hase Describes Using Rosco Gel and LEDs

LEDs and gel, who would have thought about that?  typically when we think LEDs we neglect our old trustworthy and reliable friends, the gel color.  LEDs have color changing abilities right in them, whether that be an RGB, RGBA, RGBW or any other combination of different colored LEDs to change colors right in the fixture. […]

iPad App: Stagehand for iPad

iPad App: Stagehand for iPad

Here is a new and different type of iPad lighting app, Stagehand for iPad.  Stagehand provides a quick and clean way to browse Rosco’s Roscolux catalog of gels. Gels are laid out in a visual grid, and gel numbers are disclosed only when you need them by tapping and holding the gel in the grid. […]

Wybron Releases Gel Swatch Library HD App for iPad

Wybron Releases Gel Swatch Library HD App for iPad

Wybron  is pleased to announce the availability of Gel Swatch Library HD, their first app developed exclusively for the iPad. Gel Swatch Library HD picks up where their popular Gel Swatch app left off, providing a larger, higher-definition platform to choose, compare and organize gel colors for any size project. Gel Swatch Library HD offers […]

Wrap Up of the Apollo Big City Bash – Washington D.C.

Wrap Up of the Apollo Big City Bash – Washington D.C.

Editors Note: I would like to welcome John Hathcock to iSquint as a guest writer. From time to time, you will see write ups from John starting today with his write up on the Apollo Design Big City Bash Washington, D.C. Thanks John and welcome! Yesterday was The Apollo Design Big City Bash that hit […]

More USITT Swag Give-A-Ways

More USITT Swag Give-A-Ways

For all of you that couldn’t make it to USITT, I have some love from Lee Filters.  They were kind enough to send me home with so much lee swag that my wife will kill me if I hold on it any of it.  So time to give it away!  I am looking for three […]

Gobo Who? GoboMan

Gobo Who? GoboMan

Do You know Goboman? If not, you should!  I have known about Goboman for sometime now and have yet to try their gobos.  After seeing their gobos in person at USITT and Goboman lowering their price of stock metal gobos from $7.95 to $6.95, they are making it even harder for me NOT to consider […]

A St. Patrick’s Day Mission

A St. Patrick’s Day Mission

HAPPY ST. PATRICK’s DAY everyone!  As we celebrate Ireland’s Patron Saint Patrick tonight. I have a fun little mission for those of us of age.  While partaking in your favorite beverage of choice which just might happen to be green today, take along your favorite gel swatch book. While holding up your beverage toasting to […]

Rosco’s 12 New E-Colour Gels

Rosco’s 12 New E-Colour Gels

Rosco Labs recently announced the arrival of 12 new colors of gel to their E-Colour line up.  To help celebrate and get the new gels into users hands, Rosco Labs gave out 12 packets of the new gel colors in 6″ x 6″ sheets for people to test and see how they like them.  I […]

Review: Rosco Strobist Gel Collection

Review: Rosco Strobist Gel Collection

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about an interesting product from Rosco Labs, the Rosco Strobist Collection Kit. While this does not have to do directly with Entertainment lighting, it is still worth a mention as a designer we must document our work for our records and our portfolio. Rosco Labs was kind enough […]

Wybron Updates iSwatch iPhone App to 1.5

Wybron Updates iSwatch iPhone App to 1.5

Right before LDI 2009, I wrote a rumor that Wybron was working on an update to their iSwatch Gel Library iPhone app. Well, the rumor is confirmed with the latest press release from Wybron. One of the most important things to note about the update is the ability to locate local dealers based on your […]

Rosco Introduces 12 New E-Color Gels

Rosco Introduces 12 New E-Color Gels

LDI brought some great an wonderful new technologies to life.  Leave it to Rosco to continue expanding on something that everything lighting person uses almost daily, the gel.  You may not know what Rosco’s E-color is, here is what Rosco says: E-Colour is Rosco’s comprehensive system of European color filters for film and video production. […]