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Beam of light from light bulb how?

I am a part time stripper in need of some technical lighting advice. Panda has to pay his bills.

Imagine a dark room with absolutely no light. I want light to come from the ceiling and fall on the floor like a torch beam. So the light bulb does not light up the whole room just the general area where the light beam hits the floor.

I tried using a light bulb which has silver backing and the package said that the light beam would make a 50° light cone. It is bit too wide and the bulb ends up lighting up the whole room!

Any idea what I should be looking at?
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Old 02.05.2012, 17:17
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Re: Beam of light from light bulb how?

a spotlight/searchlight? A proper one they use in theatre and stuff, not one of those things they call spot lights, which are lights that look like spots...
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Old 02.05.2012, 17:20
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Re: Beam of light from light bulb how?

just add a device like a toilet roll with a grid inside. this will restrict the light to the area you need. look up snoot/grid/honeycomb.
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Re: Beam of light from light bulb how?

Cool some new angles to think about.
Cyrus proper searchlight will be huge and expensive, I wonder if there are mini versions?

Phil I see but what is with the grid inside? What purpose does that serve?

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Old 02.05.2012, 18:30
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Re: Beam of light from light bulb how?

This looks quite easy, affordable and portable, good luck with that.

http://www.google.ch/url?sa=t&rct=j&...-wJhmw&cad=rja
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Cool some new angles to think about.
Cyrus proper searchlight will be huge and expensive, I wonder if there are mini versions?

Phil I see but what is with the grid inside? What purpose does that serve?

It "channels" the light in order for it cover a smaller area. It's like a light optical focus.
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I am a part time stripper in need of some technical lighting advice. Panda has to pay his bills.
That's one way to make sure the guys on the forum answer.
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Part time stripper, you said? We'll need some Pictures to make sure we can help you properly....
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Part time stripper, you said? We'll need some Pictures to make sure we can help you properly....
You avatar tells me that we are in the same profession We should exchange tips.
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Re: Beam of light from light bulb how?

You will need a smoke machine, otherwisw you wont see the beam of light!
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You avatar tells me that we are in the same profession We should exchange tips.
First tip:

Get boobs.
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just add a device like a toilet roll with a grid inside. this will restrict the light to the area you need. look up snoot/grid/honeycomb.
Just make sure not to really use a toilet roll - most likely it would go up in flames
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Part time stripper, you said? We'll need some Pictures to make sure we can help you properly....
This kind of stripper then?

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First tip:

Get boobs.
And get a shave too
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Get boobs.
Only after you learn to open your bra with one hand! Even I can do that without looking
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Re: Beam of light from light bulb how?

This is lit with spots, from the side & back but without smoke, hence no beams.
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Only after you learn to open your bra with one hand! Even I can do that without looking
I am not taking it off but putting it on.
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Only after you learn to open your bra with one hand! Even I can do that without looking
I can just about do it with two hands - but then I don't have to wear them
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I am not taking it off but putting it on.
You win! I am off to get a boob job.
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This is lit with spots, from the side & back but without smoke, hence no beams.
I just want it straight down so you see just one foot lighted circle on the floor and as little bounce light as possible.

I will do few test and try my best to get electrocuted.
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