The Chinese lantern is popular for its new cleverness to toss a soft, diffused feathery in nigh all directions that no separate device would be confident of handling. No wonder, cinematographers have illustrious of Chinese lanterns and nearly new them broadly in their effort for many, many years. Chinese Lanterns are wide used today in films and box once the DP calls for a flossy flimsy rootage that can be lateen-rigged and familiar hastily.
However, the real Chinese lanterns have one lethal hazard. They are made of treatise... and paper, as it turns out, burns! Put a 250w light in what amounts to no more than a withered thesis bag and evacuate it on for a few work time and you will have a fire. They are as well rather flimsy and they gash or get frayed or trampled unbelievably well.