- Incandescent Light Bulbs
Incandescent light bulbs were invented over 100 years ago and are still the most common type of light bulb in use today. Find out more with this guide to incandescent light bulbs.
- Light Sources
The most common light source in homes is the incandescent light bulb. Learn about more light sources on this informative web page.
- Light Bulbs
The invention of the light bulb was a pivotal point in the history of mankind. The original bulb, which is still widely used today, was known as an incandescent bulb.
- Traffic Light Surveillance Camera (Digital Image)
A surveillance camera is perched at the end of a traffic light. Add a measure of security by installing a surveillance camera at your home or business. Keep track of who enters your property, and what they do.
- Battery Charger CHARGE Light Blinking (Digital Video)
A battery charger's Charge light blinks amber to indicate that a battery is charging.
- Screwing in an Incandescent Light Bulb (Digital Video)
A a clear, incandescent light bulb lights up as a human hand screws it into an E27 bulb socket.
Traffic Light (Illustration)
Illustration of a stoplight, a signaling device that is placed at road intersections to control motor vehicle traffic flow. Traffic stoplights have red, yellow, and green lights.
- Light Fixture Choices
Use this page to learn about lighting fixture choices and how to choose the best one for whichever situation arises.
- Bicycle Lights
Bicycle lights are designed to light the way ahead and alert approaching traffic to the presence of a bicycle rider. A bicycle light may be powered by batteries or by a small generator.
- Lighting Information Guide
This lighting guide features convenient links to lighting fixtures, light bulbs, and more, as well as helpful buying guides.
Porcelain Knobs (Photograph)
A photograph of three porcelain cabinet knobs, in pink, light blue, and black, against a beautiful, hardwood background. Round knobs are easy to grab and hold while opening and closing cabinet doors and drawers.
Table Lamp Shade (Photograph)
A modern, shiny brass table lamp is photographed on a brown background. A dimly lit lamp can make a dark corner of a room feel cozy and inviting. Pull up a chair, click on the lamp, and enjoy a book or a hobby in the lamp's warm glow.
Product Comparison (Photograph)
This photo shows a man holding a compact fluorescent bulb in one hand and an incandescent bulb in the other. Comparison shopping can help the consumer find the best price, but he or she must also take in to account bulb life and electricity use.
- Garden Lighting
The right garden lighting can really beautify your lawn and garden. Learn all about using outdoor lights in your garden with this helpful guide to garden lighting.
- Patio Lighting
Patio lighting allows you to have usable outdoor space for entertaining at night. Learn all about lighting your patio with this helpful guide to patio lighting.
Modern Living Room Floor Lamp (Photograph)
A torchiere is a type of floor lamp which has an upturned shade, casting light onto the ceiling of a room. The light reflects off the ceiling and effectively lights the entire room. A torchiere uses either fluorescent or halogen light bulbs.
- Track Lighting Fixture with Halogen Bulb (Digital Image)
A bright chrome track light sits in a lighting track, which is set into a wooden ceiling. Illuminate your world with stylish, modern, track lighting.
A chandelier is a light fixture mounted from the ceiling with light-bearing arms that is often ornately decorated with glass or crystal prisms. These prisms reflect light, as shown in this photo of a crystal chandelier in front of deep red curtains.
Crystal Chandelier (Photograph)
Crystal chandeliers help catch refractive light and add an elegant and luxurious touch to opulent decor. This chandelier dripping with crystals and shining in the reflection of the light would look right at home in a palace or opera house.
Camcorder Controls (Photograph)
The lens of a camera gathers light and focuses it on the imager, which converts the light into an electrical signal. Camcorder lenses can be adjusted in a variety of ways, including aperture, zoom, shutter speed, and gain.
- Horizontal Blinds and Sheer Curtains (Digital Image)
White window blinds make a play of shadow and light, as an easy breeze causes sheer curtains to blow in the wind.
- Modern Floor Lamp and Sofa (Digital Image)
A modern, wooden floor lamp adorns a living room corner, throwing light upward next to a sofa and throw pillow. Nothing gives a room ambience or adds to the decor like a cozy floor lamp.
- Gooseneck Lamp with a Green Lamp Shade (Digital Image)
This neat little table lamp looks real perky with its green lampshade and its flexible, black neck! Simply plug it into the wall outlet and flip on the switch. Studying or writing with such a table lamp makes it easier to see the task at hand.
- Lamp Shade and Red Sofa (Digital Image)
A well-dressed lamp can provide dazzling light and ambiance to a room and its furnishings. It supplies local light, brings a touch of color into the room, and adds a human touch to a stark room.
- Aurora Borealis
Aurora Borealis is another term for the Northern Lights that occasionally appear in the northern latitudes. The light appears are beautiful rainbow colors shifting in the sky.