Theatrical Fresnel Lights are used all around the world. You can find them in theaters and schools for stage lighting, retails stores for display lighting and for photography. Fresnel Lanterns are named after their unique lens which is ‘stepped’ in appearance unlike other lenses that are smooth, and create a wide soft-edged wash of light. Fresnel lens are typically made in 3, 6 or 8 inch models and come in LED or more traditionally Tungsten Halogen. Fresnel Lights are manufactured by companies such as Altman Lighting, ETC, Chauvet Professional, Elation and Times Square.