Metal flaps in front of a lighting instrument. These control the spread of the light beam.
Movable hinged flaps used on stage lights to control light spill.
hinged doors (usually four), mounted on a motion picture light that may be adjusted to block off light in unwanted areas.
A device with two sets of thin metal doors (horizontal and vertical) placed before a light source to control the direction of light.
Black, metal folding doors that attach to a light's reflector; used to control the width of the beam of light.
This device can be used to vary the light out put from a light of an electronic flash head. Usually there are four, top, bottom, left, and right, flaps. They resemble barn doors and so have been named. They clip on your light. Be careful! When used on incandescent lights they get hot. and their added weight will require a secure clamping rig for the light.
Two- or four-leafed metal blinders mounted onto lights to control brightness or direction.
Metal doors hinged on the front of some lighting instruments to block off light that would otherwise hit off stage. Submitted by Karl Kuenning RFL from Roadie Net.
Hinged shutters used to precisely shape the beam of a lamp
Hinged metal flaps attached to tops and/or sides of lighting devices in order to control the light, create desired shadows, or block unwanted shadows
A set of adjustable flaps -- usually two, four, or eight -- which can be attached to the front of a luminaire (usually a Fresnel spotlight) in order to partially control the shape and spread of the light beam. Note: Works great for low impact flag lighting, however, care should be taken to protect the luminaire from tampering.
An accessory that fits onto the front of a light source consisting of four hinged flaps used to control light spill.
accessory used on spotlights and flood lamps to control the direction of light and width of the beam.
Metal flaps attached to a lighting instrument to surround the lamp. They are used like blinders to control light spill.
Accessory used on lights to control the direction of output and the width of the beam.
Rear doors where hinges are fixed to both rear uprights of vehicle body.
These are small "gobos" (light-blocking devices) that fall under the general category of "grip equipment." They are accessories that attach to studio lights and swivel on hinges (just like the doors on a barn) to allow the photographer to control the light's direction and the width of the light beam. Professional film is often sold in bulk packages with each individual roll bearing the same BATCH NUMBERS to ensure total exposure consistency.
Accessory for controlling the direction and width of the light beam of studio lights.
An accessory that fits onto the front of a wash luminarie, consisting of four hinged flaps which can be adjusted to prevent lighting spill onto set pieces and softgoods.
Barn doors, or colloquially a set of barn doors, are an attachment fitted to the front of a Fresnel lantern, a type of spotlight used in films, television, and theatres. They can also be attached to Par cans, another type of light used in theater, television, and film. The attachment has the appearance of a large set of barn doors, but in fact there are four leaves, two larger and widening on the outside, two smaller and getting narrower towards the outside.