No matter the event, large or small, when it comes to designing lighting, significant obstacles always get in the way. If the world were perfect, of course, all my concepts would easily be achieved each time. But, of course, the world is not perfect. In reality, there are many conditions that will have a severe effect on any show's design. Among these conditions are three basic elements that can adversely impact your show at any and all venues: power, rigging, and the weather.
Lighting: Overcoming Obstacles
There's an art to designing and executing creative lighting under taxing circumstances