Unlike the days of the past when shining a spotlight on the performer was considered a lighting spectacle; today lighting creates ambiance, displays video content as well as the development of a visual architecture that guarantees to leave your guest in awe. The right lighting equipment will always allow you explore the envelope of giving the best emotional response to your audience; here are three tips for choosing the best lighting equipment for your event.
Always Take Note of Your Event Style
Before hiring or purchasing any lighting equipment for an event, the first thing to consider is your lighting plan. The attention to detail makes all the difference between an average and an extraordinary event. It’s advisable to keep in mind the room you ought to light up, and why? One of the biggest disappointments when lighting an event is having equipment that offers you a mismatching results to the event style. For instance, lighting a vintage dinner using LED strobe lights is considered a failure in event lighting industry. When choosing lighting equipment ways make sure you understand the audience. Older audiences will not respond well to strobe lighting; however, a younger audience may wish to have cool FX lights.
Consider Old School and High-Tech
Most events today are illuminated by LED strobe lights and though there exists a myriad of reasons as to the use of LED lighting, there are advantages of having old-school lighting equipment. When you are looking for vibrant colors, the best equipment to have is LED lights; however, such lights create dark shades on cameras depending on angling. In this case, it is always advisable to have older ring lights for lightmapping.
Don’t Restrict Yourself to Black and White Lighting
As aforementioned it’s significantly disappointing to mismatch the lighting and theme style of any event. However, throwing spots of color in a party may not be considered a failure. In this case, black and white colors represent the traditional themed colors. Using other colors in ‘spots’ allows you to reflect a sophisticated brand in most cases showing how you are free to have fun with the colors which is a positive attribute for you and the guest.