We are proud to offer a selection of lighting tools and lighting equipment that we produce and manufacturer for those who can not afford the more expensive commercial products currently on the market yet want similar quality. Some merchandise is available now and some is currently being designed and will will be available soon. Each electrical item is hand-made to NEC specs. If you unhappy with any product, simply return it for a refund. We will add to this list as we find better options for making more affordable lighting fixtures and accessories. Ideas are always welcome!
“Lighting Vignettes” is a continuing series of DVD's designed to teach you lighting technique in a fashion that will not only improve your skills, but change the way you think about light. Each individual disk discusses a very specific topic related to production and walks you through all of what Walter Graff does and thinks as he creates the award winning looks he lights on screens every day. Production value is basic as two cameras simply follow Walter with both live narration and voice over as he thinks about and sets up scenarios. It’s like a reality show where you follow along as he works through a setup. Walter uses the simplest of equipment so anyone can repeat what he does who has the availability of limited professional equipment. Bill Champ, a DVD customer, describes the style of presentation best; "I really enjoyed your informal,unrehearsed style. It made the material very approachable."
All videos are shot with standard definition DVCAM and Betacam equipment so if you have a newfangled HD system, know that you are getting a standard definition product. While we may shoot future disks on HD equipment, it matters little in terms of learning because whether its a one chip camera or a $100k HD camera, technique is identical. Each vignette covers something specific so you get only what you want, and don’t have to waste money on something you are not interested in. Walter keeps it exciting, interesting, and entertaining in his very conversational presentation. It's raw lighting at its best! If you’ve ever attended his popular lectures, you’ll know what we mean. Each disk is priced not to break the bank and has a lot of great information on each topic told in an easily understandable and entertaining fashion. Click each video to see a preview of the DVD's content.
If you are a school, university, or educational facility, ask Walter about a free disks.
Note: All non US orders are shipped at equivalent foreign postage so shipping and handling is the same as noted although sometimes it costs us more than we charge to ship to some countries, but we pick up the difference.