Anyone working with lighting in the entertainment industries will find this an immensely readable source of information. The authors, themselves experienced lighting practitioners, have collected a wealth of essential lighting technology and data into one comprehensive reference volume in an accessible, jargon-free style. The new edition of this popular text covers the very latest technology, including advances in lamps, motorised lights, dimmers and control systems and current safety regulations. Contents : Introduction; Lighting the subject; Theory of Light; Light measurements; Light sources; Luminaires; Lighting suspension systems; Dimming and control; Studio technical design; Lighting for locations and sport; Motorised lights; Electrical distribution; Working lights and emergency systems; Safety; Maintaining and hiring lighting equipment; Appendices; Further reading. ©2001, 312 pages.