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Some rants on life the universe and lighting you might find interesting

Colour rendition

Colour Rendition! - how well is that object being lit up, or more accurately am I seeing the true colour. A quick explanation - the light we see as "white" is a mixture of light of different frequencies - quite literally every colour of the rainbow - red orange yellow...

ambience

So on to ambience... What makes us feel good! What effect is right for the situation. Cool white light then might be right for certain effects but not others... Office lighting for example, or where neutral or bluish tones have been used in colour scheme. But in...

Brightness

Brightness... The common assumption is that higher the colour temperture (I have written about Colour temperature in another blog) the "brighter" the light... This assumption is not all together correct. Brightness is a function of intensity more than what it looks...

colour temperature

Perhaps this is fairly basic stuff to many of you but I will write it out anyway... Most people have a good idea about what the difference is between warm white and cool white light... and its effect on ambience and apparent brightness. a few points... The concept of...