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- n. Plural form of fresnel.
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Steel light trees flanked the stage, trimmed with gelled fresnels, each light directed with barn doors.
To see them hanging there among corroded lekos and fresnels plugged into circuit connectors that stopped being made 45 years ago is just a little bizarre.
Projexorcism's bit is they have four 16mm film projectors rigged on a hanging cross, and they swing them in and out of focus through fresnels back-projecting onto a screen between them and the audience in an athletic electro-mechanical video remixing.
A 12 metre audience truss was rigged in the auditorium, complete with 9 Cantata fresnels for house lighting.
It's amazing stuff, relics from the latter days of tall ships -- gleaming brass taffrail logs, beautiful teak gratings, mast hoops, binnacles, and many gorgeous lights with intact fresnels.
It is actually an extremely well put together website, and one which is worth having a look at even if you don't know your fresnels from your birdies.