Profile lamp used widely in theatre and rock & roll. Lense angle is fixed, but allows projection of gobo's and has integral shutters. Uses an ellipsoidal reflector. Unit has modern equivalent with the Source Four lamp manufactured by ETC. Submitted by Piers from London, UK.
A type of lighting instrument that emits a hard-edged circle of light. Known by it's brand name. Usually called an Ellipsoidal Reflector Spotlight (ERS) or Profile Spot. Library Shot (stock shot): Any shot not taken for a particular film but used in it.