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JoeyD
03-18-2009, 05:59 PM
OK, so I dont want to see no DIY quality, home store, my first fischer price camera photos.....I want some BLOW YOUR MIND lighting photos!!! I know Gambino has some, I am sure Solecki has some, and I know The Lighting Geek has some!! Tim Ryan, where you at??? I am calling you guys out! Lets see some big time lighting photos!!!! :clapping:

We dont need a bunch of critiquing, lets just have fun and post some cool lighting photos. This is all for fun!!! :drinkup:

These photos were all taken by Paul Talbot who does all of our in house designs. Some of these were taken while he was working for Mark Mullen at Artistic Illumination......www.artisticillumination.com.....of course these photos are all Unqiue Lighting low voltage fixtures and transformers!!

Here is Nates Yard (AGAIN) LOL Check out the putting green!!
http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb97/ulsjoeyd/lighting/NatesPanorama6-2AfterEdited.jpg

Bel Air,CA Photo Curtesy of Mark Mullen Artistic Illumination
http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb97/ulsjoeyd/lighting/BelAirPanorama2.jpg
http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb97/ulsjoeyd/lighting/BelAirPanorama3.jpg


Hotel L'Auburge in Del Mar, CA Photo Curtesy of Mark Mullen Artistic Illumination
http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb97/ulsjoeyd/lighting/HotelLAubergePanorama1.jpg
http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb97/ulsjoeyd/lighting/HotelLAubergePanorama3.jpg


Indian Wells, CA Photo Curtesy of Mark Mullen Artistic Illumination
http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb97/ulsjoeyd/lighting/IndianWellsPanorama1copyEdited.jpg


La Jolla, CA Photo Curtesy of Mark Mullen Artistic Illumination (I love the ocean in the Background!)
http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb97/ulsjoeyd/lighting/LaJollaPanorama4.jpg
http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb97/ulsjoeyd/lighting/LaJollaPanorama2.jpg

MAGLIGHTING
03-18-2009, 10:49 PM
How many of those jobs were LED
:laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:
Nice photos Joey. Thanks for sharing them.

Mark B
03-18-2009, 11:20 PM
I'm sooo jealous of you guys. You have that blue sky out there. I don't think we have a sky that clear mostly for the bigger trees. The only place close would be out on hatteras island where you can see the sky. Hope I get to see it when I am out there next week.

INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting
03-18-2009, 11:30 PM
Great photos Joey.

You do realize that in photo #5 there is a burnt out lamp in the path light located in the left side of the driving circle garden! :laugh:

I know, I know... how picky can a guy get? :)

I have a project I finished off late last season that I did not have enough time to photograph. As soon as the foliage is out here I will be back to shoot it. Then I will have something new to show you.

Winter does put a cramp in one's ability to capture the work.

Last year, I got so freaking busy, I (again) did not get out to take many photos. It is a sin I know... but to be honest, I haven't had the need to really show a portfolio in some time. Instead of relying upon a photo portfolio I have found that it works much better to entertain the prospective client and then take them on a live walk through of a neighbour. This seems to be a much better approach for me in securing those challenging jobs and it builds a very nice rapport and trust between the client and myself. I have learned that ultimately, my clients are purchasing a professional relationship as much as they are buying a system. It might not work for all in every market, but it sure does work for me... and it is a lot of fun this way too.

JoeyD
03-18-2009, 11:43 PM
Come on Gambino......You got some of the nicest photos in the industry!!

James, I slid that photo in there just to test you and you bit!! I knew it would work!! LOL

Seriously though, you have got to make time. If for no other reasont hen your own memories and portfolio for reference...Just imagine showing your grandkids........."see grandson, look how talented ol' pappy Solecki was in his hay day!!! The ladies not only loved me for my resemblence to the Hoff but I also could light like no bodys buisness!"


LMAO


COme on fellas, James you have that picture of that hotel you did! I know that Tim Ryan has a few of some awesome demos he set up.......

MAGLIGHTING
03-18-2009, 11:50 PM
Come on Gambino......You got some of the nicest photos in the industry!!

James, I slid that photo in there just to test you and you bit!! I knew it would work!! LOL

Seriously though, you have got to make time. If for no other reasont hen your own memories and portfolio for reference...Just imagine showing your grandkids........."see grandson, look how talented ol' pappy Solecki was in his hay day!!! The ladies not only loved me for my resemblence to the Hoff but I also could light like no bodys buisness!"


LMAO


COme on fellas, James you have that picture of that hotel you did! I know that Tim Ryan has a few of some awesome demos he set up.......

Joey , where were these beautiful photos when I needed them last week in that thread where dg lights tried to tell me his LED's are as bright as halogens?:laugh::laugh::laugh:
I'm waiting and waiting and waiting saying to myself when is Joey going to have my back and post some of his stuff.

Came a bit late but excellent stuff just the same.

Regards,
Mike G

klkanders
03-18-2009, 11:51 PM
Are you still at work Joey? :) Awesome pics!

JoeyD
03-18-2009, 11:59 PM
I am always at work Keith!!! LOL

Yeah Mike, I dont know what I was thinking........You know I got your back!! LOL

I will lay the challenge out now then.........Who can show me a job EVEN CLOSE to these that Ihave posted above done entirely in LED??? If you can, and the members here agree that it is comparable I will send you a free transformer!!!! That goes for any manufacturer or contractor! ALL LED JOBS ONLY!!!!!

MAGLIGHTING
03-19-2009, 12:00 AM
Here's one without my signature blue sky. Had to be respectful of the city lights view when lighting this project.

JoeyD
03-19-2009, 12:10 AM
Now thats an insane view!!!!! WOW!!!

Mark B
03-19-2009, 07:32 AM
Yeah what Joey said.

INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting
03-19-2009, 07:49 AM
I will lay the challenge out now then.........Who can show me a job EVEN CLOSE to these that Ihave posted above done entirely in LED??? If you can, and the members here agree that it is comparable I will send you a free transformer!!!! That goes for any manufacturer or contractor! ALL LED JOBS ONLY!!!!!

Joey, give me some time. The foliage should be fully out here by Mid May or so. I will then go back and shoot a really cool job I did last year. It is 90% LED and it is f-ing amazing.

Just keep in mind, our design aesthetic up here in the North Woods is significantly different than yours down there in never never land.

JoeyD
03-19-2009, 09:44 AM
LOL....Thats fine......never never land.....LOL I was hoping my challenge could produce some AMAZING LED Photos. I have seen a couple OK jobs on some nice homes but I want to see some High End, over the top lighting done in LED.

Heres a few more pics to keep it rolling. Again these photos are all curtesy of my good buddy's Mark Mullen of Artistic Illumination (www.artisitcillumination.com) and Paul Talbot of Unique Lighting Systems (www.uniquelighting.com)

Newport Beach, CA
http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb97/ulsjoeyd/lighting/NewportBeachPanorama4.jpg


Rancho Santa Fe, CA
http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb97/ulsjoeyd/lighting/RanchoSanteFePanorama4.jpg

http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb97/ulsjoeyd/lighting/RanchoSanteFePanorama5.jpg

INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting
03-19-2009, 02:05 PM
Oh don't worry Joey, this place is a VERY nice home on a private lake, tucked into a private development on a very private golf course. As for the lighting system it is also VERY nice, (some have said amazing, but I will leave that for you to be the judge of).

The difference is in saturation levels. We simply do not, nor could we, apply that many fixtures, and that much light, to the properties we deal with here. We have lighting regulations and dark sky regulations to comply with. Also, and I mean 0% offense by this, but Canadians have a different aesthetic than most Americans. My clients really do not want to be showy or loud. They prefer their homes and properties to be very discreet and subtly lit, especially those who on on the water (almost all). The idea of being showy to the lake, neighbours, and community is almost always rebuffed and dismissed. It is just not something they are interested in. Quite frankly, I prefer this approach too as it causes a lot less trouble with the neighbours.

Instead of being "That Bast-rd who ruined my natural view of the shoreline and sky" people are constantly amazed at just how subtly I can light their property. "Just the right amount of light, exactly where it is required" is something I market on all the time.

It is a totally different approach than the lighting systems you show in those photos, and as a result (being totally honest here) it does not make for all that many "Spectacular Photos". The effect is very very subtle, and as a result you need to experience it live to really get a feel for the magic produced.

JoeyD
03-19-2009, 02:34 PM
I hear ya James!! I am sure the jobs you have are awesome! I cant wait to see them!!!

The Lighting Geek
03-19-2009, 09:20 PM
Here is a all LED job

David Gretzmier
03-19-2009, 10:24 PM
cool, an almost ocean of background lights. great photo.

TXNSLighting
03-19-2009, 11:26 PM
Great Great shots!!!

The Lighting Geek
03-19-2009, 11:57 PM
Mike, that is one awesome view.

Mr. Quik electric
03-20-2009, 07:44 PM
Sorry guys, I havn't been able to get online much lately. I have 2 more days for this show and I have been demoing and doing multiple appointments everyday. It's looking like I am going to be up to my ears in work. I will try to get some photos of my new demos as they go up.
Thanks for showing us those great photos Joey. Ahhh, I do miss San Diego. Why couldn't I have found a job there?

Pro-Scapes
03-20-2009, 10:18 PM
Tim,

Glad to see your getting settled in. Just curious. What will you do in the winter months when there is alot of snow there ?

Mr. Quik electric
03-21-2009, 10:43 PM
Tim,

Glad to see your getting settled in. Just curious. What will you do in the winter months when there is alot of snow there ?

The weather here is actually quite similar to that of Boise. A little more rainfall but that's about it. We are probably going to push Christmas lighting pretty hard for the offseason.

steveparrott
03-22-2009, 03:44 PM
Wow, Joey, those photos are near perfect! Kudos to Paul!

JoeyD
03-23-2009, 12:27 PM
Thanks Steve! I will pass along the kind words!

BTW great looking photo Tommy, but I want to see the whole shabang! An entire home and landscape lit with LED!

bmwsmity
03-24-2009, 10:16 AM
My humble contribution:



http://www.s2lightscapesllc.com/Lighting%20Examples%20Pics/images/Keating%20After%20114_JPG.jpg

http://www.s2lightscapesllc.com/Lighting%20Examples%20Pics/images/Keating%20After%20080_JPG.jpg

http://www.s2lightscapesllc.com/Lighting%20Examples%20Pics/images/Keating%20After%20124_JPG.jpg


LOL...and I thought this was an amazing place to light....until I see those California properties!

JoeyD
03-24-2009, 10:18 AM
Very Nice!!!!

bmwsmity
03-24-2009, 10:46 AM
Very Nice!!!!

notice all the illuminator 6's :)

JoeyD
03-24-2009, 10:55 AM
yes I did! They look awesome!!

Chris J
03-24-2009, 10:18 PM
Great pics fellas. Still wishing I owned a camera and the knowledge to use it......

TXNSLighting
03-24-2009, 10:31 PM
Aw i was hoping chris had some pics up...

bmwsmity
03-25-2009, 11:00 AM
my camera is just a decent $150 7.1mp with full manual capability...canon. gets the job done, though i'm sure a nicer camera would look a little better.

Mayor_tx
03-25-2009, 11:41 AM
Please forgive the hotspots and rookie camera operator (me). Just trying to get some decent pics without spending a ton of $$$. I love those Texas sunsets!

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JoeyD
03-25-2009, 11:45 AM
WOOOOWWWW.........Those are amazing!!!!! Great Job Joel!!!!

I cant wait to see how the Coliseum turns out!!!

INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting
03-25-2009, 02:00 PM
Nice work and nice camera work too!

Mark B
03-25-2009, 08:54 PM
Great pics. That sunset is unreal.

EOL
03-26-2009, 06:14 PM
Nice job Joel. I tried so hard to get that Falcon Head West job. You landed it. Nice job.

Mayor_tx
03-26-2009, 09:53 PM
Thanks! You have no idea how much crap I had to go through to get it.

Mr. Quik electric
03-27-2009, 08:49 AM
Wow, great sunset pics there. I love that architecture. The light stone lends itself so well to reflected light. Very nice job on the light and pics.

EOL
03-30-2009, 12:26 PM
I have been talking to the management group for that subdivision, but she kept on dragging her feet and I didn't know who the developer was so I could not do much after that.

Utahlandscaping
03-30-2009, 12:59 PM
Wow...beautiful pics guys. Landscape lighting is fascinating to me. It's also the area we could probably improve the most in. Looking forward to more pictures and tips on proper lighting.

wbaptist
06-01-2009, 01:07 PM
http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q304/rusty51501978/DSC_0808.jpg

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q304/rusty51501978/Panoramicofjoeshouse.jpg

JoeyD
06-01-2009, 01:44 PM
dang!!! That must be the Canyon Lake job Rusty? Very nice!!

TXNSLighting
06-01-2009, 01:56 PM
Wow, that looks awesome.

Mark B
06-01-2009, 02:39 PM
That is sweet. I can't get over the sky out there.

Chris J
06-01-2009, 10:01 PM
Now that's the bomb! Good work dude!

wbaptist
06-02-2009, 11:15 AM
http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q304/rusty51501978/Joeshousefromboatdock.jpg

TXNSLighting
06-02-2009, 08:20 PM
Wow bud, youve got some talent! Im envious.

Lite4
06-03-2009, 11:18 AM
Beautiful project, Very beautiful pics. Nice Work.

PSUTURFGEEK
06-04-2009, 11:22 PM
For the most part everything looks good, I'm not feeling the paver lights on the wall, they don't wash well and look like hot spots, otherwise very nice.

TXNSLighting
06-04-2009, 11:44 PM
You mean the wash lights? Ya know cameras create hot spots right? those are most likely only 20w bulbs. I guarantee it looks great in person.

Are you in the lighting biz or what?

JoeyD
06-05-2009, 09:43 AM
that whole part of the panoramic looks too bright, it was a camera setting I would bet.....they are 20w.

Mayor_tx
06-05-2009, 11:11 AM
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TXNSLighting
06-05-2009, 09:52 PM
Wow Mayor Tx you are daring! Using bullet fixtures in the grass...They are magnets to mowers! Looks good tho!

NightLightingFX
06-06-2009, 06:22 PM
Mayor TX, nice work

JoeyD
06-08-2009, 12:54 PM
Very nice Joel!!!!!! Keep it up buddy!!!!!

kansashoosier
06-08-2009, 02:41 PM
Wow Mayor Tx you are daring! Using bullet fixtures in the grass...They are magnets to mowers! Looks good tho!

Good to see you are still clueless, or was it another "rough day". Those are pathlights. No wonder you can't get any lighting jobs.

Lite4
06-08-2009, 06:41 PM
Good to see you are still clueless, or was it another "rough day". Those are pathlights. No wonder you can't get any lighting jobs.

2nd picture under the wall- what do you know- bullet lights! whats the matter hoosier, you having a "rough day". :laugh:

TXNSLighting
06-08-2009, 07:11 PM
Good to see you are still clueless, or was it another "rough day". Those are pathlights. No wonder you can't get any lighting jobs.

Wow you're a smart guy. Funny.

Thanks Tim, this guy is a bit off.

cecilmac
06-08-2009, 10:29 PM
Not the best photo but it still looks good.150832

Lite4
06-08-2009, 11:50 PM
Nice job, thats a good looking home. you might try adjusting you ISO setting on your camera to 100 and extend your shutter time. Changing your ISO to 100 will get rid of the grainyness in your photos.

TXNSLighting
06-09-2009, 12:00 AM
Great looking home!

JC Lighting
06-09-2009, 01:44 AM
I bought a Canon XSI with a kit lens and started taking photos after reading all the info here a few months back. Thanks for all the helpful hints. Jim C.

JoeyD
06-09-2009, 09:17 AM
Very nice guys!!!!

Lite4
06-09-2009, 09:50 AM
I will have to work harder to get some Blow your mind, type of photos for this thread. Great looking photos guys, keep up the good work.

Nice pic there Jim. I love the deep blue sky and you have great depth in the shadowing and lighting.

PSUTURFGEEK
06-09-2009, 07:22 PM
I don't care what type of situation it is, night or day camera or no camera, I always notice hot spots when using the integral under the cap lights.

I am not saying this to bash Integral in any way, it's just lets face it they were one of the firsts with this type of light, why not make a few small changes and get it right for the end user. At one time it came down to cost for some guys but now you can get other under the cap lights for the same price with better results.

Lite4
06-18-2009, 12:43 AM
another one from a couple of weeks back

Mike M
06-18-2009, 06:33 AM
Great structure-mounting, Tim! I'd like to know the fixtures you specified, I don't know what the small ones are.

Lite4
06-18-2009, 08:19 AM
Looking at the pics I just realized I have a lamp burned out on one of my sconces. Unique Vanguards on the wall and columns, Unique Orien 6's on the posts and the little buggers on the steps are a product out of Canada called In-lite. Stainless cored in fixture, flush mount to the face of the brick. AJ just started stocking them and I wasn't sure what to expect. They are micro LEDs you core into the face of the stair tread. They were easy to install and the fit and finish is good, just not real sure I am overly excited about the look and color. When you see them first hand they are pretty tame for output, but they are definitely a cooler color.

JoeyD
06-18-2009, 09:47 AM
Still looks cool Tim! I love the Orions.....what lamps did you use? The Vanguards look awesome on the columns....

worx
06-18-2009, 12:15 PM
Hey Tim that looks great! I got a couple questions for ya.....

1. Which wiring method did you use for the Orions? Do you have them hubbed from the top of the canopy? How did you run your wires to the Orions?

2. On the Vanguards did you remove the plate and surface mount or did you use the plate?

Thanks buddy,

JoeyD
06-18-2009, 12:52 PM
Steve..your pictures are shipping today FYI!!!!

worx
06-18-2009, 02:16 PM
Thank ya buddy,...................I never lost hope!!!!!

Lite4
06-18-2009, 09:34 PM
Hey Tim that looks great! I got a couple questions for ya.....

1. Which wiring method did you use for the Orions? Do you have them hubbed from the top of the canopy? How did you run your wires to the Orions?

2. On the Vanguards did you remove the plate and surface mount or did you use the plate?

Thanks buddy,



1. On each column, the Oriens and the Vanguards are hubbed together.

2. Vanguard plate was used. It is glued down between the blocks.

klkanders
06-19-2009, 12:17 AM
1.

2. Vanguard plate was used. It is glued down between the blocks.

I have used a small grinder on blocks under these type of fixtures to ensure the plate top is flush with block before capping.


Keith

Lite4
06-19-2009, 08:51 AM
I have used a small grinder on blocks under these type of fixtures to ensure the plate top is flush with block before capping.


Keith

Oh absolutely! I always grind a groove for my lead wire to nest into so it sits nice and snug against the block. You really can't do it any other way unless you are mortar setting block or stone where you have a small gap between the masonry.

Let There Be Light
06-20-2009, 12:16 AM
Color changing RGB

Lite4
06-20-2009, 08:19 AM
Did you use color kinetics or "colorblasts" for your RGBs?

Let There Be Light
06-20-2009, 12:28 PM
Did you use color kinetics or "colorblasts" for your RGBs?

Hello, Neither of the above as price was an issue. (when is it not)

Steve

Mike M
06-20-2009, 04:21 PM
How'd you do it? Sharing is caring.

Let There Be Light
06-20-2009, 04:35 PM
How'd you do it? Sharing is caring.

Sure, Mike. One of my distributors here in PHX has above ground and underwater RGB LED fixtures that he gets from probably China. They come with a controller that has 32 preset programs and it's own 24 volt transformer. I have it hooked into a Hunter Irrigation timer that I use as the switch. The hard part was finding a waterproof box to house the controller and transformer. Other than that is worked great right out of the box. If anybody has a place to get stainless steel empty enclosures, please let me know.

Steve

seolatlanta
06-21-2009, 01:38 PM
Hi LTBL,

Try www.1000bulbs.com and check through their inventory. I know I ordered a box the size of a transformer that was hollow and the front plate came off.

It was also stainless , so check them out. It was a while ago , but I am sure they still carry them.

Let There Be Light
06-21-2009, 01:53 PM
Hi LTBL,

Try www.1000bulbs.com and check through their inventory. I know I ordered a box the size of a transformer that was hollow and the front plate came off.

It was also stainless , so check them out. It was a while ago , but I am sure they still carry them.


Hey Dave, Thanks for that tip, I will do so.

Steve

INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting
06-22-2009, 11:37 PM
Steve, watch out for those ubiquitous SS underwater fixtures from china. There is a job here ( I posted the laughable pics here in the spring) that used them and most have leaked very badly, even when not installed underwater!

I would monitor those fixtures closely for a while and ensure that you dont blow the LEDs inside with moisture issues.

Regards.

Let There Be Light
06-22-2009, 11:43 PM
Steve, watch out for those ubiquitous SS underwater fixtures from china. There is a job here ( I posted the laughable pics here in the spring) that used them and most have leaked very badly, even when not installed underwater!

I would monitor those fixtures closely for a while and ensure that you dont blow the LEDs inside with moisture issues.

Regards.

Thanks for that heads up Jim. Can you recommend a great quality underwater RGB fixture?

INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting
06-23-2009, 12:22 AM
Sorry but I am an LED LAMP guy, not an LED fixture guy. I would try the Colorstars RGB LED MR16 mounted in a good quality (non-leaking) underwater fixture first. After that I would look to Hydrel and see what spec. grade RGB LED products they have on the market.

Regards

Mayor_tx
06-23-2009, 12:53 PM
http://www.wiedamark.com/submersibleled.aspx

emby
06-30-2009, 11:13 PM
Just Completed this one last night.

INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting
06-30-2009, 11:17 PM
Looks like a very nice job there! Good photo too!

trailboss
06-30-2009, 11:17 PM
Great picture! Great looking property. Do you mind me asking what type of camera/equipment you used to take that photo?
Thanks, Steve

emby
06-30-2009, 11:29 PM
James,

Thanks for the compliment as I value your opinion very much.

The shot was taken with a Nikon D60 set in the manual position and a couple of them in the auto position. All of them turned out just as good. What a great little camera.

Ken

emby
07-01-2009, 12:17 AM
Sorry Steve, I forgot to insert your name. Just noticed now.

Pro-Scapes
07-01-2009, 04:14 PM
James,

Thanks for the compliment as I value your opinion very much.

The shot was taken with a Nikon D60 set in the manual position and a couple of them in the auto position. All of them turned out just as good. What a great little camera.

Ken

I agree. We love our d60 but it has been way to hot and time has been way to short to use it more. 6 Jobs I need to go shoot before fall!

emby
07-31-2009, 06:38 PM
The camera did not help me out very much on this one so some of the lights appear a little bright but they are not.
Pergola has Cast MR 11's up top aiming at future coffee table and fireplace. Vanguard's on the stone work which look amazing in person. Still working on the other half of the job and I will update when complete with final pics.

Ken

Lite4
08-01-2009, 08:12 AM
That's a pretty nice shack! I like the pergola, nice work.

JoeyD
08-03-2009, 01:43 PM
Great work Ken! I love the Vanguard's!!!

emby
08-12-2009, 06:35 PM
Here are a couple of daytime photos of the last five fixtures of this 62 fixture job. I will be taking all the night time photos tonight and will update later.
This was a fun job as the landscaper was awsome to work with.

Ken

klkanders
08-12-2009, 06:47 PM
Ken, Looks like a fun job. Great pictures!
Do you or have you done any waterfall lighting within the water itself?

Keith

emby
08-12-2009, 06:57 PM
Hi Keith,

To tell you the truth I have never installed any lights into the waterfall but that sounds intriguing. That particular CM890 adds a wonderful glow to that whole area including the waterfall. What products would you suggest for this particular appplication?

Ken

emby
08-12-2009, 10:28 PM
Some night shots. Colour seems to be off. Should have just left the camera in auto but no matter..enjoy.

Ken

klkanders
08-12-2009, 11:12 PM
Hi Keith,

To tell you the truth I have never installed any lights into the waterfall but that sounds intriguing. That particular CM890 adds a wonderful glow to that whole area including the waterfall. What products would you suggest for this particular appplication?

Ken

The only ones I have used behind and beneath waterfalls are the small round fixtures that come with alot of the Aquascape kits. They are approx. 2" in diameter and fit nicely in tight spots even laying down in the rock.
The problem is how they are sealed as they do not last long. I have tried adding some extra silicone to some so I will see how that works.
RSL makes a Stainless Steel one that I will probably try. One fixture comes with an 18w transformer as a package.
I like the look these type of fixtures give the moving water!

The CM890 looks great as do the pathlights!

Keith

Pro-Scapes
08-13-2009, 12:26 AM
Nice work. In the future maybe try the antique finish on the coppermoon brass stuff or bring in a few med size rocks or plants to hide the fixture possibly.

On the underwater lighting I use kichler 15191 if there are fish in the pond and focus SL 33 if its going to be turbulent water such as a fall.

trailboss
08-13-2009, 12:26 AM
Nice pictures Ken. What kind of camera are you using?

emby
08-13-2009, 08:13 AM
Thanks for the suggestions and remarks guys. The camera is the Nikon D60. Totally worth the investment if your planning on creating a portfolio. My only issue with the camera is that it allows me to change the settings and thats not a good thing sometimes. Besides the user issues the camera is awsome. I remember reading a thread about the settings for the camera here and I will have to find it again and review it once more. Thanks again.

Ken

JoeyD
08-13-2009, 01:07 PM
My buddy just scored a Nikon D60 with both an 18-55mm lens and a 55-200mm zoom lens with tripod for $550 brand new on Ebay!!!!

Great work Ken! I love seeing these pictures!!

emby
08-19-2009, 10:23 PM
Just some updated better pictures of this job.

emby
08-19-2009, 10:31 PM
This is another one that I started today. Still have to add a light for the entrance. This one had the same challenges because of the over growth of all the bushes. Did some hacking and mounted some of the fixtures in behind the bushes. Enjoy and comments are always welcomed.

Ken

JoeyD
08-20-2009, 10:49 AM
Very Nice!!!

Lite4
08-20-2009, 07:41 PM
That pergola looks great! That fireplace looks like a Harmony outdoor living products unit.

emby
08-20-2009, 11:11 PM
Thanks Joey, thanks Tim,

Tim I am not too sure of the manufacturer of the fireplace. I know that the gas insert is large enough for me to crawl into it.
The landscaper on this job was amazing and to boot he was the nicest pickiest guy I have ever met. He ensured every detail was perfect for the customer who are extremely happy with all of us.
Thanks again for all your comments and suggestions.

Ken

INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting
08-21-2009, 02:20 AM
You are doing an awesome job for one so new into this biz Ken. Keep up the good work.

emby
08-22-2009, 12:01 AM
Thanks James.:canadaflag: Its all about networking with good people and all of you guys are good people.

Ken

greenthumb25
10-08-2009, 05:54 PM
nice one. you all have something good going here.
anyway, good job guys it was certainly entertaining
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Mayor_tx
10-24-2009, 03:05 PM
Our latest install

INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting
10-24-2009, 05:29 PM
Nice pool house! :) When are you going to show us the principal residence? LOL.

pihta
10-26-2009, 11:15 AM
Nice house and lighting!

I dont see - do you install someting on the house, except from ground-level?

JoeyD
10-26-2009, 06:13 PM
WOW!!! Very nice! One of the best in this thread!!

Pro-Scapes
10-26-2009, 06:28 PM
Joel I am curious. do you have any pics of it a bit darker ?? These look great but wondering what it really looks like at night.

Did you do the lighting on the pediment or was that done by electricians ?

Great property congrats on a project well done

Mayor_tx
10-26-2009, 11:24 PM
Thanks for the kind words guys. It is mostly up lighting with a few fixtures in the gutters lighting the architectural features above the entrance. Billy, I'm assuming you are talking about that large hanging fixture in their side entrance, they must have had an electrician do that, I didn't touch it. How are you man?!

Thanks again guys! We're working on getting pics of the back property next week.

Good luck out there everyone!

Pro-Scapes
10-27-2009, 09:09 AM
Doing good here Joel.

The pediment is that triangular area above the entrance. Just curious if you installed that or the electricians did. We light a few of these a year

Mayor_tx
10-27-2009, 09:29 AM
Oh, yes sir, I did put a couple Unique Comets in the gutters.

Lite4
10-27-2009, 10:00 AM
It always helps to have good projects to make your photos interesting. I am with Billy, would like to have seen what it looks like just a bit darker.

Nice job and project Joel, can't wait to see the back.

Pro-Scapes
10-27-2009, 04:56 PM
Oh, yes sir, I did put a couple Unique Comets in the gutters.

Nice job on thoes. We usually use probe OSM or stellars in that situation depending on the mounting distance and size. Its really adds a large impact when you capture elements like this.

Eden Lights
10-29-2009, 09:30 PM
I am really bad about taking pictures of our work, but I did snap a few at a recent wedding. This was a last mintue thing for a client, we had to use what was on the trucks as far as equipment. Found the tree on some nearby rail road tracks. Weddings are kind of a love/hate relationship for me, but it is great paid advertising.

Eddie

First few pics are with a FishEye Lens

Eden Lights
10-29-2009, 09:32 PM
More Pics....................................

Eden Lights
10-29-2009, 09:37 PM
More Pics.................................................

Moonlight Complements
11-01-2009, 06:53 PM
I am new to the forum but thought I could contribute my low budget camera phone photo...

<a href="http://s82.photobucket.com/albums/j273/paulygspot/?action=view&current=johnflandersrandolph.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j273/paulygspot/johnflandersrandolph.jpg" border="0" alt="randolph"></a>

hope that worked

Moonlight Complements
11-01-2009, 06:57 PM
sorry about that last one, one more try

Let There Be Light
02-28-2010, 12:20 PM
Just completed this job utilizing Focus FFL line voltage fixture. 6 fixtures at 26 watts high output fluorescents. Photos are untouched.

Let There Be Light
02-28-2010, 12:31 PM
8 Nightscaping brass Lipinski's lamped with Brilliance LED 25 degree 3 watt green MR-16's.

8 Nightscaping copper Starlighters lamped with 1.5 watt SCB in a cool white diode.

36 total watts

cgaengineer
03-30-2010, 09:03 PM
Come on Gambino......You got some of the nicest photos in the industry!!

James, I slid that photo in there just to test you and you bit!! I knew it would work!! LOL

Seriously though, you have got to make time. If for no other reasont hen your own memories and portfolio for reference...Just imagine showing your grandkids........."see grandson, look how talented ol' pappy Solecki was in his hay day!!! The ladies not only loved me for my resemblence to the Hoff but I also could light like no bodys buisness!"


LMAO




COme on fellas, James you have that picture of that hotel you did! I know that Tim Ryan has a few of some awesome demos he set up.......

ROFL, Hoff...I remember telling him that!!

INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting
03-30-2010, 09:14 PM
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INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting
03-30-2010, 09:35 PM
ROFL, Hoff...I remember telling him that!!

So it was you who inspired this 'creation' ?!?! :laugh:

cgaengineer
03-30-2010, 09:36 PM
So it was you who inspired this 'creation' ?!?! :laugh:

It was! Its been a long time since I visited the lighting forum!
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JShe8918
03-30-2010, 09:49 PM
Man your work is awesome!!! No one in my area does nightscaping nor do they know what it is! That would be something to do around here. I absolutely love you work. Keep up the magnificent work and keep the photo's rolling on in!

Let There Be Light
03-31-2010, 03:55 PM
Rest of the commercial job, Best BBQ around here in Cave Creek, AZ

irrig8r
03-31-2010, 04:45 PM
Hey Steve,
Steve Atkinson was telling me about the green LEDs used on cactus.... the results in your pictures look better than I imagined.

Nice bold look for that setting.

Let There Be Light
03-31-2010, 04:57 PM
Thanks Gregg, Yes the electric green came out perfect for the saguaro in this commercial setting.

Dano50
03-31-2010, 05:03 PM
Very cool thread! I'm glad I stumbled across it. Man, that is some impressive work!

Tim R.
04-01-2010, 08:04 AM
In that setting the saguaro looks cool. When you posted the pic of it by itself I wasn't sure. It really calls attention to it in that setting.

Let There Be Light
04-13-2011, 09:36 PM
Just finished this job for a high end client and wanted to share what can be done with LED PAR 36's.

Utilizes 8 Par 36's 8.910 watt @30 degree 3000K. About 400 lumen each.

[URL="http://www.brillianceled.com/par36.html"]

The obvious question from any lighting expert is: What happened to the boulders on the left? The simple answer is that the left hand side boulders are not owned by our client and we could not obtain permission (at the time) to illuminate. Maybe at a later date.

Thanks and enjoy.

Lite4
04-14-2011, 01:46 PM
Man I love the desert. Very beautiful when all the cacti, cholla and ocatillo are in bloom, not to mention all the wild flowers.

Tomwilllight
04-25-2011, 08:58 PM
Here is a photo of my work taken by George Gruel who is, in my humble opinion, the best photographer of landscape lighting working.

Tom

INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting
04-25-2011, 09:49 PM
Beautiful!

emby
04-25-2011, 10:51 PM
Very nice down lighting Tom

Tomwilllight
04-27-2011, 06:57 PM
This is another George Gruel photo. A single downlight grazing the brick and the ring-mounted downs light guide guests to the side terrace and BBQ.

Tomwilllight
04-27-2011, 07:07 PM
I was able to work with the Stone Mason on this project. He increased the thickness of the bluestone hearth so a dado could be cut in the stone to hide the RSL linear fixture I wanted to use.

Well, I tried to post a photo.... Maybe tomorrow.

Tom

Tomwilllight
04-30-2011, 03:06 PM
I was able to work with the Stone Mason on this project. He increased the thickness of the bluestone hearth so a dado could be cut in the stone to hide the RSL linear fixture I wanted to use.

Let There Be Light
06-18-2011, 01:04 PM
This job featured Brilliance LED's

MR-16's in various beam angles
PAR 36's
G-4 wafer for wash fixtures

No pathway fixtures. The pathways were done in downlighting.

Enjoy