6 Lighting accessories
With manufacturers offering a vast range of luminaires, it is always possible to find ‘the light for the job’. What is not so easy is to find a luminaire that will do that job as precisely as we need it to. Part of the art of the lighting team is to find ways of controlling the beam width, size, shape, colour and intensity to make a video picture look right.
To do this we need to employ some of the accessories that are produced to refine and customize a luminaire, so that it provides exactly the desired effect. Here we will just look at brief descriptions of the accessories available and consider the effects of fitting them to luminaires.
Barn doors offer a method of restricting the beam size from ...