Sound, Lighting and Video : A Resource for Worship

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-06-03
  • Publisher: Focal Press

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Sound, Lighting and Video: A Resource for Worship is a manual for all your technical needs regarding production in a house of worship. There is no other existing book that covers lighting, sound, video and projection systems for this rapildy growing market. Writen by an experienced professional and consultant, this book illustrates how to sucessfully run the major components that, done correctly, will make a church presentation the best it can be, and attract and connect with more people. Packed with information that will not only show how to use the technology, Sound, Lighting and Video: A Resource for Worship guides readers through the solutions to their most challenging questions. * Written by one of the lead editors for the most popular industry magazine (TFWM) to ensure you are getting the most updated information * Written in a way that even a beginner or non-technical person can understand -- you'll immediately be up and running to make your production better * Largely covers problem solving techniques and trouble shooting tips so that you can get the answers you need without having to dig thorough pages and pages of information

Table of Contents

Forewordp. IX
Special Acknowledgments & Thanksp. XI
Introductionp. XIII
Sound Systems for Worship
Anatomy of a Sound systemp. 3
Connections in a Sound Systemp. 25
More on Microphonesp. 39
Gain Structurep. 53
Equalizationp. 61
Electronic Processingp. 69
Stage Monitors and In-Ear Monitorsp. 79
Making the Move to Digitalp. 89
Conclusion of Sound Sectionp. 97
Lighting Systems for Worship
Anatomy of a Lighting Systemp. 101
Color Mixing Theoryp. 121
Common Power Connections of a Lighting Systemp. 125
Controllers and Protocolsp. 135
Close up on Dimmersp. 145
An Overview of Moving Lightsp. 149
Beyond Illumination - Using Lighting for Designp. 157
Architectural Lighting and Integration with Stage Lightingp. 177
Conclusion of Lighting Sectionp. 179
Video Systems for Worship
Anatomy of a Video Systemp. 183
Lumens, Brightness and Contrast - What Does it all Mean?p. 199
Hi-Definition vs. Standard Definitionp. 205
Front Projections vs. Rear Projectionp. 209
A Closer Look at the Video Screenp. 215
Cameras and Tripodsp. 221
Worship Presentation Softwarep. 229
Conclusion of Video Systems for Worshipp. 233
Conclusion of Bookp. 237
Working with Contractors and Having a Christian Witnessp. 249
Building Teams and Finding Volunteersp. 251
Checklists and Proceduresp. 259
The Art of Troubleshooting - Thinking Logically and Linearlyp. 265
Indexp. 269
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