Lighting Design

DMX Control: In Planning System, Look to IP, Wireless As Options
By David Leuschner · February 9, 2018 • With the DMX protocol, there are so many possibilities, ranging from controlling video servers to your effect devices, and much more.

The Top 3 Things to Know When Purchasing Used Equipment
By Alex Fuller · February 8, 2018 • The industry moves so rapidly with an onslaught of new gear that tempts us every year, and there will always be items that are worth the big-ticket expense, so seek out savings where they can be found. ... Read More.

Lighting Control: What to Know About 3 Protocols
By Steven Hall · February 2, 2018 • In the world of lighting control, there are quite a few different control protocols and systems. Many of them however, take a huge influence from the DMX protocol.

Language of Light: Using Visuals to Communicate Culture
By Adrian Gates · February 1, 2018 • In modern worship, we can use visual language that draws upon 2,000 years of church history, and generations of culture.

A Lighting Console’s Most Important Feature: Who Will Be Using It?
By Michael Scott · November 27, 2017 • A professional is going to have much more experience across multiple consoles. However, a novice volunteer who is looking for a new place to serve is not likely to know anything more than what you can teach them.

Washes, Spots, Beams: Varied Options Key For Your Lighting Rig
By Josh Holowicki · October 23, 2017 • With the available choices of fixtures to consider, they will help make your lighting system come alive and will add a dimension of creativity that will open many possibilities for you as a designer.

A Look Back at WFX 2017
By TD Staff · October 17, 2017 • Take a few moments to see a recap video of the WFX Conference & Expo, which was held in Dallas, from October 10-12.

For Christmas Productions, Plan, Work as a Team, Look to a Vision and Mission
By David Erlandson · September 12, 2017 • What is the purpose of your church’s Christmas program? Maybe it’s an outreach to your community. Perhaps it’s a creative outlet for your arts teams or part of a long-standing tradition.

Finding Your Lighting Console: Where to Start
By Greg Saffles · September 8, 2017 • Each church is different, and has different needs as it relates to lighting. Fortunately, the market has responded with a variety of consoles for each unique situation.

Christmas Production: Using Story Structure in Tech to Create the Best Experience
By Keri Rafter · September 5, 2017 • We need to be asking, does tech in services enhance enough, to support the message? Does it improve the service and help more people discover your church?

Lighting Consoles Guide: Shedding Light On Choices
By TD Staff · August 28, 2017 • Learn about a half-dozen options that are particularly scalable, beginning with personal computer operability, all the way up to multiuniverse, full-size lighting consoles.

Has LED Defeated Arc Source?
By Charlie Pike · August 24, 2017 • LED sources are better than discharge fixtures in practically every measure now, with the obvious being power consumption.

Switching from ARC Source to LED: It’s Not Always A Given
By Josh Holowicki · August 15, 2017 • Is it possible to do an entire lighting system with LED? Absolutely. But one should let the vision and the space drive the lighting choices.

Which Light Is Which? Begin With the Basics
By Duke DeJong · August 11, 2017 • In the world of lighting, half of the game is learning the vocabulary and knowing which type of light does what. Here's a look at some of the essential basics behind various types of lights.

Thinking of Transitioning from Arc Source to LED Lighting?
By Chris Tall · August 8, 2017 • The big difference, of course, between arc source and LED lighting is in the lamp hours. LED sources are essentially forever. Forever in terms of the life of the fixture.

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Worship Facilities Magazine, January-February 2018
The January-February 2018 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers articles about the many steps a church had to take in the aftermath of a fire, and another involving a church making the jump to 4K.


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