Archive - Sep 2, 2009

Researchers investigate "ancient lighting"

A team of experts is investigating ancient lighting techniques to evaluate how artifacts would look in their original light. The result "is a warm, sumptuous glow, which the researchers describe as subtle and pleasant compared with the 'rough, almost unnatural' effect of modern lighting." (photo)

SCA featured on the Mini-Page

The July 4-10, 2009 issue of the popular newspaper insert for children, The Mini Page, looks at interesting facts about the Middle Ages, and uses members of the SCA to illustrate them. The photos included in the issue were taken at Pennsic.

Pennsic "Battle of Helm's Deep" video on YouTube

RenegadePaladin has uploaded a series of videos of the Pennsic XXXVIII Helm's Deep Battle, featuring combat archers, on YouTube.