Category Archive: Lighting Design

Nov 02

Little write-up about my DIY lighting setup

I’ve added a new page to the website regarding my DIY lighting setup project. Check it out here: http://ricardo-dias.com/projects/diy-lighting-setup/

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Sep 06

A 1-year look back at RD/MPCTools

Hello visitors This is a post about my RD/MPCTools application and its history on the past year. It was born out of a personal need. I have been doing lighting in several shows for a few years, and when I found the M-Series software, i was amazed by its simplicity. At home, I installed M-PC …

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May 10

Martin Show Designer 6 is OUT!

Lighthouse Holland has just launched the new Martin Show Designer 6! After showing it up in Pro Light + Sound 2014 in Frankfurt back in March, I’ve been in a group of BETA-Testers, working together with the company to give feedback in order to improve the stability of this new version. What’s New? I’ll guide …

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Feb 15

Young LD Contest 2014

LD Contest 2014

I’m on a new contest for young Lighting Designers… Usually I don’t bother anyone with contests, but this one is really, really important! The song I chose is “Nothing Left To Say”, from the famous portuguese singer Aurea, because it goes through some soft moments to a strong uprising feeling, so I tried to capture all …

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Jan 18

Kinect Light Control

Hello In this post I present you a new proof-of-concept project I’ve been working on. It’s called Kinect Light Control and enables the use of Kinect to control a series of moving-head lighting fixtures. Here is a video demonstrating the system, its usage scenarios and a demonstration.

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