What is the standard gobo size?

Standard Gobo Sizes
Letter Size OD IA
A 100mm 75mm
B 86mm 64.5mm
M 66mm 48mm

What is a gobo pattern?

A “Gobo” is a small stencilled circular disc, and used in lighting fixtures to create a projected image or pattern. The term Gobo is short for “Go Between Optics”, describing the location where it needs to be positioned in the light path of a lighting fixture.

What is a wedding gobo?

What is a gobo? A gobo GOes Between Optics (the lamp and the lens) of a spotlight. Also known as a projection pattern, a gobo can be made from plastic, transparency film, metal, or glass. The most common type of gobo used for weddings is metal. A design is laser cut or etched into a round metal gobo.

What is a gobo holder?

A Gobo Holder is simply the accessory that holds your Gobo (pattern) in place in the light. They vary by the size of the gobo and also by the fixture. There are a few versions of gobo holders going from the sandwich holder to the slot holder.

How do I choose my gobo?

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How do I use gobo?

To make your gobo work, all you have to do is place it in front of your light and watch the patterns appear. Just remember that the closer you are to the light, the bigger the design will look. But at the same time, such a short distance also causes your patterns to look blurry.

How much is a gobo?

How much does a gobo cost? Custom Steel gobos are $55.95, stock steel gobos are $10.95.

What is the gobo effect?

In the photographic industry, a “gobo” describes any opaque, usually black, panel, or ‘flat’, of any dimension, that goes between a light source and photographic subject (such as between sun light and a portrait model) to control the modelling effect of the existing light or, used as a ‘cutter’, to create shadows; or …

What does gobo mean in Spanish?


Principal Translations
Inglés Español
gobo n technical (lighting: light shield) gobo nm Exemplos: el televisor, un piso.
plantilla nf Exemplos: la mesa, una tabla.
gobo n technical (lighting: screen for projecting shape) pantalla nf Exemplos: la mesa, una tabla.

What light uses a gobo?

Plastic gobos or Transparency gobos can be used in LED ellipsoidal spotlights. These “LED Only” plastic gobos can be full color (like a glass gobo), but are far less delicate. They are new to the market, as are LED lights, and their durability and effectiveness vary between brands.

Why is the way you transition between lighting important?

Setting lighting levels to create scenes is only part of the lighting designer’s toolkit. Use of fade times and creating well structured transitions is just as important and it can make the lighting of the smallest show much more professional.