DavesBrain Project 241a - lighting framed pictures I want to light a half dozen pictures in 5x7 frames in a display in the corner of my living room (this display will likely be free-standing, like a privacy screen), but I don't want a half dozen wall-hanging lights sticking out. The room is somewhat dimly lit i.e. not enough to do justice to the pics. I'm looking for lighting solutions. Maybe you guys'll think of something I didn't. My two attempts so far (see attached file): 1] Little spotlights mounted near the ceiling, only one per column of pictures. Problem: lights dim with distance and obliquity. 2] Shadow box frames with 3' of rope light sandwiched between two mattes. Lights are now right next to picture but hidden behind a second matte. I love this solution! Problem: same, really - the string of lights are just not bright enough and are still too oblique. I'm also worried about the unevenness of the light from the rope. My next experiment will be to line the entire picture with white LEDs and see if it's enough light. I'm open to suggestions. I do have some restrictions: - heat generation inside boxes (LED good, incandescent bad) - occupied space - I could always move the lights in pic 1 farther back on the ceiling and increase their strength, but I don't want to dominate the whole corner of the room with equipment -or- with light. The more hidden the better. Anyone have any improvements or other ideas?