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Passing of Jimmy Page Henderson

Passing of Jimmy Page Henderson

It is sad news that we report today that industry legend Jimmy Page Henderson has passed away at the age of 69. Henderson, a titan in the business joined Showco in 1972. Then in 1991, Henderson worked with Jack Calmes to build Syncrolite for more than two decades. With deepest respect and admiration, we light […]

Win a Trip to USITT or the Hemsley Portfolio Review

Win a Trip to USITT or the Hemsley Portfolio Review

Our good friends at 4Wall Lighting and Stage Directions Magazine have an amazing contest aimed at college students. The contest is simple, program some cues, video record it and submit it by February 26th. Of course there are some additional requirements that you can read through below. The winner has their choice of either attending […]

Stenzel Gets Freaky Deaky in Chicago

Stenzel Gets Freaky Deaky in Chicago

Our good friend Collyns Stenzel is a punter/busker extraordinaire when it comes to EDM and live events. Stenzel has a number of festivals and tours under his belt and with images and profound light shows like this, it is no wonder he keeps busy around the Windy city and around the world. Keep up the […]

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

A couple days late but… HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Here is to wishing everyone out there a happy and bright 2016.

A Fond Fair Well to the Altman 360Q, #goodbye360Q

A Fond Fair Well to the Altman 360Q, #goodbye360Q

“Everything has to come to an end, sometime.” – L.Baum, The Marvelous Land of Oz It can be a shock sometimes, a product that we have known, loved and used everyday but forget about how important it was in our life can suddenly be made no more. After 40 years, Altman Lighting has decided to […]

Elation Professional Launches the SNIPER, a Multi-Effect and Laser Simulator

Elation Professional Launches the SNIPER, a Multi-Effect and Laser Simulator

Over the weekend, Elation attended the PRO Show @ BPM in Birmingham England to introduce their latest product to the world.  Those attending witnessed Director of Sales, Eric Loader introducing the Sniper, a multi-effect and laser simulator.  The rest of us, we had to wait the weekend out for the big announcement to make it […]

Ron StageMaster 6000 G4 Wireless & Wired Shackle Pin Load Cell

Ron StageMaster 6000 G4 Wireless & Wired Shackle Pin Load Cell

Eilon Engineering Offers New Ron StageMaster 6000 G4 Wireless and Wired Shackle Pin Load Cell Talk about a mouth load! With heavy loads above our heads and safety on every ones mind, monitoring the weight of truss has be come an inportant topic in the industry.  Eilon Engineering offers a new load cell monitoring system […]

Friday Lighting Porn – Erdal Inci

Friday Lighting Porn – Erdal Inci

  It must be Friday as it is time for some Friday Lighting Porn! Yes, we typically feature readers lighting design work on the Friday Light Porn post, but this one is a hard one to pass up. Visual artist and photographer Erdal Inci has created animated gifs that have been duplicated and copied together […]

Robe Introduces the BFML to the WORLD

Robe Introduces the BFML to the WORLD

Did you have a nice long Labor Day weekend? Just like all of the kids going back to school, I bet Tuesday was a tough one to get through.  Robe Lighting was kind enough to make watching videos during work hours acceptable by launching their latest product via their new web portal, Robe Premier. Did […]

Philips Entertainment Set To Go CRAZY at ProLight + Sound 2014

Philips Entertainment Set To Go CRAZY at ProLight + Sound 2014

Things are getting exciting this Spring, Late WINTER. With ProLight + Sound right around the corner, the preview emails are flowing in.  One that caught my attention, this one, from Philips Strand, Vari-Lite, Showline and Selecon.  As a whole, they are launching some pretty interesting new products.  The thing that caught my attention in this […]

Pomplamoose Mashups Happy Get Lucky With Amazing Projections

Pomplamoose Mashups Happy Get Lucky With Amazing Projections

Check out this amazing projection music video. All done in one take on one camera with NO PROJECTION MAPPING. It looks like they just used Final Cut Pro… And an older version at that! Man, some people can come up with amazing work.

Clay Paky A.leda B-EYE K20 & K10

Clay Paky A.leda B-EYE K20 & K10

Clay Paky has done it once again. At PLASA 2013, they launched a new and exciting fixture, the A.Leda B-EYE. There are two new fixtures in the series, the K20, (the larger of the two) and the K10.  I am going to stick with with K20 for the moment as it has something that the […]