There are all different types of beam spread that we can get out of lighting fixtures (i.e., how wide the beam of light is projecting up the wall). Some lighting fixtures achieve this by what type of lamp is installed, while other fixtures achieve this by what type of lens is installed. Most lighting fixtures are flexible as to how we get different beam spreads out of one fixture, some are built by the manufacturer as a fixed beam spread fixture. A couple of different looks can be achieved with uplighting. In the shots below, we used lighting fixtures with a narrow beam spread. This gives a striped look to the wall.
The striped look isn't for everyone. With a lighting fixture with a wider beam spread, we can achieve what most imagine when they think of uplighting and that is to wash the entire wall with color. In the shots below, we used the wider beam spread lighting fixtures.
As you can see, uplighting is not just throwing light up the side of a wall. There is an art, as well as a fair amount of technical knowledge needed to get the correct fixture in the correct space to achieve a certain look. There are many venues where it is appropriate to use several different types of lighting fixtures for uplighting the space. You can count on us to get it right, every time. Visit our website for more information.