We run workshops that explain and demonstrate the good points and bad points of LED lighting and how to get the best value for money when starting to use LED theatre lighting. We explain why you need to retain your conventional lighting if you budget restricts the quality of LED theatre lighting you can purchase.

Learn the difference between LED PAR’s which use multiple lens, LED COB lights which use one light source, LED Floods, which lighting control uses LED lighting most effectively.

Go to 1:06 in this panel discussion for a 20 minute presentation Color Science for the After Hours team from Ray Maxwell on how our eyes see Colour , how RGB LED’s are not ideal and why. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbTPNP2Lm7s&list=WL&index=9&t=3856s

The first screen grab shows the eyes red and green cones response to a yellow wavelength that creates the sensation of yellow in the brain.

The second screen grab shows Red and Green LED emitters stimulating the eyes cones which the brain interprets as a yellow colour.

Ray talks about Metanerism (color) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metamerism_(color)

Page updated 11 February 2021 Color Science link added.