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Creating a Horrifying Haunted House with Easy Special Effects this Halloween

While most houses are stretching out spider web and taping up wall decorations for Halloween, everyone applauds the families that strive to provide the neighborhood with the spookiest house on the block. From ten minute computerized light shows to fog machines and black lighting effects, Halloween offers one of the most enjoyable holidays for event production planning. […]

Lighting Vocabulary

Lighting has the power to transform a venue, create a mode, highlight the beautiful, and bring focus to the important. Flip through a magazine or a blog that caters to platinum wedding crowds and you are sure to see awe-inspiring lighting. At one point, this kind of event planning might have been unobtainable for most […]

Fog machines FAQ

How does a fog machine work? This is perhaps the most asked question about fog machines. A fog machine has a fluid tank, a fluid pump, and a heat exchanger. Once the heat exchanger heats up to about 400 degrees F, the fluid pump pulls fluid from the tank and squirts it onto the heat […]

Event Planning in Summer

Summer is a great time to have a wonderful event. The weather is generally great, the mood is high, and families generally have a little more time during the summer months. Still, there are some things to consider when event planning. Events during the middle of the day can be exhausting for guests, and particularly […]

Event Planning on Social Networks

Never underestimate the value of social media when event planning. Traditionally most events are planned and executed behind the scenes. Many, if not most people, can appreciate the difficulty and complexity of an event often through a sense of shared experience. There is also a “surprise factor” in play. It is important for some people […]

Spring Event Planning

The forsythia bushes have been glowing neon yellow for weeks now. Tulips have finally pushed their way out of the earth to shine forth. That curious yellow ball in the sky has warmed the earth well into the 60s and, on occasion, into the 70s. This can mean one and only one thing. Spring is […]

Make Your Wedding Memorable With APS Lighting

Everyone who has been part of a wedding or been married knows just how important the big day is. Every detail should be satisfied, even if it seems a bit mundane. APS Lighting understands that creating a unique atmosphere for your special day is essential, and we have just the right amount of equipment at […]

Slow Movement

What was your previous event like? Was it a crowd of fast pasted, moving activities? Did guests move from one thing to the next? There is a tendency to make a gathering run like a well-oiled train schedule. Stop at station A, efficiently load and unload at Station B. Move on to Station C. While […]

Event Basics

The first rule of any event is don’t underestimate the amount of preparation necessary to pull of your event. Never planned a wedding? talk to a wedding planner. Not sure how to craft the perfect moment with sound and lighting? talk to the experts. We can get you started on developing an detailed plan on […]

Event Lighting Ideas

Uplights Uplights are perfect for nearly any event. When you design a lighting scheme, you want to start with uplights. The lights are placed on the floor of your venue and can be used to accent a particular feature or color wash the walls or drapery. Different colors can be achieved with gel overlays and […]

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