A new post after a long time! I did some experimentation with different lighting setups for close-ups in the studio. I find this one pretty nice so I would like to share it with you.
Lot of Work in the lighting discipline the last weeks. First, there is the planing, designing and preparations for the upcoming
Styriarte 2017 festival – you will find all the information here :http://styriarte.com/styriarte/
I’m also doing he programming for a production of Cyrano de Bergerac by the Schauspielhaus Graz at the Moment. It will premier this Saturday at the Kasemattenbühne in Graz, Austria. http://www.schauspielhaus-graz.com/play-detail/cyrano-de-bergerac
So long days and short nights… I’m really looking forward to picking up a camera again…
Like i already mentioned in my last post, with my new website http://www.thomasbernhardt.at
online now, the content I will post on this blog will slightly change.
I would like to show more backstage information, also about my second profession as a lighting designer in the entertainment industry.
So here I have the pleasure to tell you about a recurring collaboration with one of my favourite clients: The Styriarte in Graz, Austria.
Again, I will work for Psalm, their annual Easter music festival which will happen between April the 9th and April the 17th at the Helmut List Halle, Graz, Austria. (http://www.helmut-list-halle.com/home).
I have done a lot of work in this venue over the years, so it’s also a kind of homecoming for me. To know the people, to know the gear to work with, makes live a lot easier during lighting a festival, were you have to expect the unexpected always.
The theme of this years festival is “fruitful” (Fruchtbar in German), and they produced a very nice festival subject:
In my design I will try to follow this intentions as far as possible with the lights, the mood and the colours, despite too much red can get easily too much in a nightclub setting. So to keep the balance there is important.
You can find the program of the festival and a lot of information about the artists and their music here on Styriartes website:
I will post some shots of the lighting and the festival as soon as possible,
See you soon!
Another one. Couldn’t resist.
I build myself a light box over the holidays. This shots are some of my first try-outs. It works pretty well for the €10.- invested.
Another shot from the same session. Guess I will invest in some more lighting gear soon.
I got some little lighting gadgets recently. Well, maybe they seem little to me, because I normally have some “bigger” toys at my disposal. Anyway, I had to start to experiment with these stands and umbrellas and flashes immediately, and this little yellow fellow was just right for me.
Like in the past years, I’ve the honour and the privilege to do some lighting for the Steirischer Herbst festival in Graz, Austria. This is one of the leading contemporary art festivals in Europe, and is taking place every autumn (=Herbst). Here are some shots around the Helmut List Halle, one of the festivals playgrounds.… Continue reading St. Herbst – HLH