Lighting Lesson of the Week: Lighting Tip for Beginners

Posted on September 29, 2015 by webmaster
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 Which of the following is true?
a. Lasers should not be included in a beginner’s rig
b. A beginner’s lighting rig should only be controlled with DMX
c. Using auto programs, foot pedal control and sound activation is a good idea for                beginners
d. Lights can only be mounted on trussing
e. A beginner’s lighting rig should have a minimum of 10 lights

Building a lighting rig from the ground up can get expensive quickly. If you are completely unfamiliar with lighting, look for compact, lightweight fixtures that feature automatic programs and sound-active mode. Once you feel comfortable, start looking at fixtures with DMX capabilities so you can create custom shows for your clients.

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Answer: C