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Focal Press Book: Sound, Lighting and Video: A Resource for Worship
Book: Sound, Lighting and Video: A Resource for Worship
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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
Foreword Special Acknowledgements & Thanks Introduction 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