Lighting Technology: A Guide for the Entertainment Industry. By Brian Fitt and Joe Thornley. Focal Press, 1997. 480 pp. Illustrations and tables. Softcover: $56.95. ISBN: 0-240-51449-1.
Have you ever wondered why 1 1/2" pipe is standardized in our industry? What would you call an ellipsoidal spotlight in England? The answers to these and many other fascinating questions can be found in Lighting Technology: A Guide for the Entertainment Industry, by Brian Fitt and Joe Thornley.