What is gobo lighting for weddings?
A gobo refers to a glass stencil or stainless stencil with a design etched into it and then it is placed inside a special light projector. You can have a personalized etched design included in the light, like a monogram, which is then displayed on the wall or dance floor throughout the whole evening.
What does gobo stand for in lighting?
Go Between Optics
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 lights use 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.
How do you use gobo lighting?
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 do you light up a wedding reception?
15 Fun Ways to Light Up Your Wedding
- Cluster candles into groups.
- Float candles in water.
- Suspend your candles from tall floral arrangements.
- Light up only your venue columns or trees.
- Indoor canopy of lights.
- Outdoor canopy of lights.
- Outdoor chandeliers add glamour to a rustic-chic celebration.
What is a gobo sound?
Gobo is a sound recording term for a movable acoustic isolation panel. In typical use, a recording engineer might put a gobo between two musicians to increase the isolation of their microphones from each other. The origin of the term “gobo” is obscure, but is most likely short for “go-between.”
Is uplighting tacky?
Like most things, if done wrong, uplighting can be tacky. If designed correctly, uplighting will take the look of your venue to the next level. Your wedding is in a familiar space. Increasingly more couples are using old barns, non-conventional event spaces, or just using their parents back yard for their weddings.
What are the different types of gobo lighting?
We offer two gobo types: Glass Gobos, and Metal Gobos. Colored gobos can only be produced with glass gobo. Wedding Monogram & Birthday Gobos with pre-designed templates to light up your names and the most exciting day of your live even more special. The gobo lighting adds a personal touch to any wedding or party.
What types of gobos do we offer?
We offer two gobo types: Glass Gobos, and Metal Gobos. Colored gobos can only be produced with glass gobo. Wedding Monogram & Birthday Gobos with pre-designed templates to light up your names and the most exciting day of your live even more special.
Do gobo slides exist?
“Gobo Slides” don’t exist except for people who re-purpose our normal slides by taking the film out and by cutting the film to fit their particular light. You would cut the film along the dotted line circle to fit your gobo. We don’t cut the film because we don’t know how the various lights hold the film and what size they should be.
What is a Gobo projector?
One of the latest trends for weddings and special events is the Gobo, also referred to as monogram lighting, (or gobo projector) that projects crisp, clear and detailed imagery to illuminate visual displays on walls, floors, backdrops, and almost any scenic surface through the use of crystal-sharp color filters.