Focal Press Book: Sound, Lighting and Video: A Resource for Worship

Focal Press Book: Sound, Lighting and Video: A Resource for Worship

Focal Press Book: Sound, Lighting and Video: A Resource for Worship

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Focal Press Book: Sound, Lighting and Video: A Resource for Worship

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  • Author: Brad Herring
  • Paperback: 274 Pages
  • Publisher: Focal Press
  • Published: June 2009
  • ISBN: 9780240811086
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  • 1Description

Sound, Lighting and Video:  A Resource for Worship explains everything you need to integrate light, sound, and video for houses of worship. Connect with your congregation in ways you never thought possible. This Softcover book is a beginner-friendly guide written by Brad Herring, that will teach you comprehensive solutions from the ground up, including how to re-examine your current media system, and how to use media solutions to communicate your message.

Brad Herring is the managing editor of Worship Arts & Technology Magazine, and is on the Editorial Advisory Team at Technologies for Worship Magazine (TFWM). He has traveled the country designing and installing sound systems for churches and theatres, then teaching how to get the most from the installation. He has worked professionally as a sound designer, lighting designer, stage manager and producer. In 2000, he opened Church Production Resources that creates media resources for churches with individual centered training, DVD training products and multimedia worship aides for ministry.

Table of Contents
Special Acknowledgements & Thanks
Part 1: Sound Systems for Worship

  • Chapter 1 Anatomy of a Sound System
  • Chapter 2 Connections in a Sound System
  • Chapter 3 More on Microphones
  • Chapter 4 Gain Structure
  • Chapter 5 Equalization
  • Chapter 6 Electronic Processing
  • Chapter 7 Stage Monitors and In-Ear Monitors
  • Chapter 8 Making the Move to Digital
  • Chapter 9 Conclusion of Sound Section

Part 2: Lighting Systems for Worship

  • Chapter 10 Anatomy of a Lighting System
  • Chapter 11 Color Mixing Theory
  • Chapter 12 Common Power Connections of a Lighting System
  • Chapter 13 Controllers and Protocols
  • Chapter 14 Close up on Dimmers
  • Chapter 15 An Overview of Moving Lights
  • Chapter 16 Beyond Illumination - Using Lighting for Design
  • Chapter 17 Architectural Lighting & Integration with Stage Lighting
  • Chapter 18 Conclusion of Lighting Section

Part 3: Video Systems for Worship

  • Chapter 19 Anatomy of a Video System
  • Chapter 20 Lumens, Brightness & Contrast - What Does it All Mean?
  • Chapter 21 Hi-Definition vs Standard Definition
  • Chapter 22 Front Projections vs Rear Projection
  • Chapter 23 A Closer Look at the Video Screen
  • Chapter 24 Cameras and Tripods
  • Chapter 25 Worship Presentation Software
  • Chapter 26 Conclusion of Video Systems for Worship


  • Appendix A Working with Contractors and Having a Christian Witness
  • Appendix B Building Teams and Finding Volunteers
  • Appendix C Checklists and Procedures
  • Appendix D The Art of Troubleshooting - Thinking Logically and Linearly


Table of Contents
  • 1Description
Subject Professional Worship Production
Author Brad Herring
Format Paperback
Pages 296
Illustrations Yes
ISBN Number 9780240811086
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published June 03, 2009
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.7 x 7.4 x 0.7"
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