From the Daily What comes this crazy Death Metal Christmas lighting video – the music is Slayer’s “Raining Blood.” I mean, of course it is, come on. This just goes to show you that Christmas lights add pizazz to songs other than Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Mannheim Steamroller, I guess.
Designer Thanva Tivawong has put out an interesting concept for traffic control signal lights – using the idea of a digital hour glass! The same colors as we’re used to appear in Thanva’s design – green for go, amber/yellow for warning, and red for stop. Red apparently also means “go ahead and barrel through the […]hourglass, Thanva Tivawong, traffic control, traffic lights
Check out this video – the Institute of Physics put this video out, which chronicles the day of a music festival being loaded in and executed. The video is a UK music festival – the Ashfield Music Festival. Thanks, IOP!Ashfield Music Festival, concert lighting, Education, Institute of Physics, lighting, music festival, Video
Oh yes, it is THAT TIME AGAIN, my friends! It’s time for the JimOnLight.com Guide to Christmas Lights! This is the time of year when people dig out the crazy plastic Santas with sled and reindeer, the Frosty the Snowman yard art, and go to town getting all Clark W. Griswold all over their houses! […]Christmas, Christmas Lights, Holiday Lighting, JimOnLight.com Guide to Christmas Lights
Happy POST-TURKEY-DAY, folks! They call this “Black Friday.” What a drag! I hope that you are all having post-tryptophan hangovers like me today – I didn’t get to spend Thanksgiving with my family this year, but I did get to hang out with three of the greatest people I have ever had the chance to […]2010, Happy Thanksgiving, i have a food hangover, retail therapy, tryptophan
Hey sky watchers, telescope nerds, and general light lovers everywhere – the Leonid Meteor Shower is tonight! For those of you who remember last year’s shower, the Leonid shower for 2010 is going to extend from tonight (17th) into tomorrow (18th), and reports are estimating 20-30 visible tracks per hour. However, we’ll have a brightly […]celestial, Gibbous moon, Leonid, meteor shower, moon phases, Sky at Night Magazine
I got some pretty interesting photos from photographer Amanda Lynne Ballard recently, and it’s impossible not to show these off. Amanda apparently took a trip to San Francisco a while ago, and the below images of light and texture are the result. Check them out, pretty cool work! I’ve always admired her ability to capture […]Amanda Lynne Ballard Photography, photographers, San Francisco
Exciting times we live in, huh folks? I just finished a light art installation for the World Creative Forum that is taking place here in Oklahoma City this week – pictures and video to follow soon. The installation, entitled “Synapse,” is a 250-foot dynamic art piece – the idea behind it was to create a […]Alive Lighting, LumenAria, World Creativity Forum
Hi everyone, Jax here. Jim asked me to let y’all know that he’s on a load-in for a big event at the convention center and is busy going crazy, so it’s going to be quiet here in the meantime. He’ll be back soon!