Randall Whitehead

Night Vision
The fine points of landscape lighting are the worthy subject of The Art of Outdoor Lighting by Randall Whitehead (Rockport Publishers, Gloucester, Mass., 1999).  It's a wonderful place to begin a journey of discovery:  The text consists of 192 heavily (and beautifully) illustrated pages that break the discipline of lighting design down to several practical areas of concern - and there's a generous section all about ways to light waterfeatures. The verbiage throughout is both brief and focused, leaving most of the space for a parade of beautiful photographs of public and residential spaces.  Simply by flipping through the pages and looking at some of these projects, you begin to see just how much interest and beauty can be created when you think about