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Sound, Lighting and Video: A Resource for Worship

Book Description

Lights, Camera,Worship! is a manual for all of your technical needs. To draw people into your church with incredible worship experiences, you need to learn more about how to get the most from your lighting, sound, video, and projection systems. This is your one stop resource!

Written by an experienced professional and consultant, this book will show you how to successfully run the major components that, done correctly, will make your church presentation the absolute best it can be and will draw more people in! This is packed with information that will not only show you how to use the technology, but how to troubleshoot and problem-solve in the areas you need it most from running a new control board to uniting your lighting and audio visual systems as one integrated unit. This won't just show you how to operate your systems - it will make your production go from OK to WOW!

Table of Contents

  1. Front Cover
  2. Half Title
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright
  5. Contents
  6. FOREWORD
  7. SPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGMENTS & THANKS
  8. INTRODUCTION
  9. PART 1 • Sound Systems for Worship
    1. CHAPTER 1 Anatomy of a Sound System
    2. CHAPTER 2 Connections in a Sound System
    3. CHAPTER 3 More on Microphones
    4. CHAPTER 4 Gain Structure
    5. CHAPTER 5 Equalization
    6. CHAPTER 6 Electronic Processing
    7. CHAPTER 7 Stage Monitors and In-Ear Monitors
    8. CHAPTER 8 Making the Move to Digital
    9. CHAPTER 9 Conclusion of Sound Section
  10. PART 2 • Lighting Systems for Worship
    1. CHAPTER 10 Anatomy of a Lighting System
    2. CHAPTER 11 Color Mixing Theory
    3. CHAPTER 12 Common Power Connections of a Lighting System
    4. CHAPTER 13 Controllers and Protocols
    5. CHAPTER 14 Close up on Dimmers
    6. CHAPTER 15 An Overview of Moving Lights
    7. CHAPTER 16 Beyond Illumination – Using Lighting for Design
    8. CHAPTER 17 Architectural Lighting and Integration with Stage Lighting
    9. CHAPTER 18 Conclusion of Lighting Section
  11. PART 3 • Video Systems for Worship
    1. CHAPTER 19 Anatomy of a Video System
    2. CHAPTER 20 Lumens, Brightness and Contrast – What Does it all Mean?
    3. CHAPTER 21 Hi-Definition vs. Standard Definition
    4. CHAPTER 22 Front Projections vs. Rear Projection
    5. CHAPTER 23 A Closer Look at the Video Screen
    6. CHAPTER 24 Cameras and Tripods
    7. CHAPTER 25 Worship Presentation Software
    8. CHAPTER 26 Conclusion of Video Systems for Worship
  12. CONCLUSION
    1. Conclusion of Book
  13. APPENDIXES
    1. A. Working with Contractors and Having a Christian Witness
    2. B. Building Teams and Finding Volunteers
    3. C. Checklists and Procedures
    4. D. The Art of Troubleshooting – Thinking Logically and Linearly
  14. INDEX