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The Marking Point

It was the final day in class today and boy what a day it was! Having participated on a master of lighting studio for 3 months has by no means lead me to be an expert however it has surely opened my understanding to appreciate light, how it is used, installed, manipulated and glorified. The … Continue reading

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An overall very exciting evening

I did something today I haven’t done in about 3 years. It is not something I particularly like and definitely do not like preparing for it. However the relieve and sensation I always experience after this is always … well indescribable.  I wrote an EXAM!! Yes an Exam. If you are not a design student … Continue reading

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Canberra – Skyspace

As until now I have wondered what in heaven’s name a Skyspace is. So I searched on my beloved Google only to get this definition: ‘A skyspace is an enclosed space open to the sky through an aperture in the roof’. Great! Based on this definition I went to Canberra thinking I am driving to … Continue reading

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Photometry and Colorimtry (Basic terms and Principles)

Following from my last blog, I completed a daylight research on 2 buildings: L’ hemisferic in Spain and the Kanazawa Umimirai Library in Japan. Findings are detailed in the images below The topic above is very theory based however as lighting designers  it is imperative to know these as well. First I must introduce you to … Continue reading

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LIGHT , OBJECT & SHADOW

  I am going to be very sentimental in the next few sentences but please bear with me. I am finding the lighting studio to be very interesting. Expounding on simple everyday occurrences such as shadows really changes my perception of how humans see the world – its very unique! Ok sentiments over. This week … Continue reading

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Goulburn – Public Exhibition

The UTS masters lighting studio class was commissioned to light up St Savior’s cathedral in Goulburn over the period of two nights. This was a short term public installation lasting 2 nights but leaving a great load of memories and gaining a learning experience which couldn’t ever be gained within the confined space of the studio. … Continue reading

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LIGHT – the eye, vision perception

In my last blog, it was noted that role of the designer is to create the experience based on their own perception and therefore as lighting designers it is difficult to design to influence the perception of another. Human perception cannot be comprehended on that scale. Why is this the case? Well it all comes … Continue reading

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What is LIGHT – the nature of human perception

‘What is light?’ Before my studio I would have said ‘light is something which takes away darkness’ and in my ignorance marked my self 10 out of 10. In actual fact, light is regarded as a particle motion forming a portion of the electromagnetic spectrum which is visible to human eye and requires no medium … Continue reading

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The beginning of an enlightened journey

Over the next few months, I will be taking a journey to understand the science behind the most common thing we all see, whether with our eyes closed or open. To keep you guessing for the next few seconds I will state a few exciting facts about this phenomena. Fact 1: It is present outdoors … Continue reading

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Processing

So I realised my last blog was almost 4 months ago! In case you may not have picked this up already, I initially set up my blog site as part of a university assignment.. and as a result I have thought nothing of it since I successfully completed that class 🙂 But that is all … Continue reading

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