Lighting Techniques

There Are Many Techniques Used In Outdoor Lighting. Each Technique Varies In How The Light Source Is Positioned And Has Its Own Specific Purpose. An Experienced Outdoor Lighting Contractor Can Achieve Dramatic Results By Combining Different Techniques When Designing And Building A Landscape Lighting Project. If You Have Any Questions Concerning The Different Techniques Listed Below, Please Contact One Of The Professionals At VP Outdoor Lighting. We Would Be Happy To Further Explain Or Even Demonstrate The Different Lighting Applications.



Downlighting is a general term that refers to lighting of an object, area, or surface from above. Its applications can be used for security, safety, moonlighting, ground spotlighting, and many other types of applications. Properly done, downlighting is the lighting technique that can best imitate natural light.



Another general term that refers to lighting an object from below. Shadowing, silhouetting and spotlighting are just some of the techniques that are forms of uplighting.


Path Lighting

Is a method of lighting t