Glossary Term:Gobo

What is a gobo
A template attached to a light source to generate a design that displays on the floor, ceiling or wall.

A gobo describes a template that is attached to a light source to generate a design that displays on the floor, the ceiling or the wall.

Mongrams are popular for gobos used at weddings.

The word gobo is derived from the term ‘go between’.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
gobo (noun)
1.
a dark strip (as of wallboard) to shield a motion-picture or television camera from light
2.
a device to shield a microphone from sound
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