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.
LynTec Enhances Lineup With New Single DMX Address Zone Control Feature
By TD Staff · January 23, 2018 • The new feature lowers project costs by reducing the number of DMX addresses required, and therefore enabling the use of smaller, lower-cost DMX control boards.
Worship Facilities Magazine, November-December 2017
By TD Staff · December 14, 2017 • The November-December 2017 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers a review of the 49 New Product Award entries this year, as well as those entries up for Solomon Awards in 2017.
Transforming Your Space by Reflecting Light
By Adam Dye · December 14, 2017 • Wood, Coroplast, and fabric aren’t the only materials that will catch and reflect light. A trip to the home center will provide you with plenty of inspiration to offer a variety of simple tools that can yield amazing results when hit with light.
Set Design: Creating an Inviting, Worshipful Space
By Chris Tall · December 5, 2017 • Even if you aren’t building sets to match messages, it’s still impactful to create a look that provides an inviting space. The alternative of blank walls and general room lighting gives a sterile classroom feel.
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.
Intentional Lighting: From Cues to Color Theory
By Mike Sessler · November 23, 2017 • One of the best things you can do as a lighting director (or technical director who programs lights) is learn color theory. Different colors make you feel different things.
Second Day at LDI Features Exhibit Floor Opening, Solid Sessions
By Andres Caamano · November 20, 2017 • For the thousands of attendees at LDI, the varied selection of sessions, the opening of the exhibit floor and special events such as the LDI: Live Outside Concert offered plenty of choices on Friday.
A Quick Rundown Of Day One At LDI
By Andres Caamano · November 17, 2017 • Spending a few hours on the exhibit hall floor while it was being set up on Thursday, along with sitting in on a series of sessions took up much of the first day at the Las Vegas Convention Center Thursday.
Moving Lights: CHAUVET’s Maverick Series Add Up To Quality Fixtures
By Kevin Penrod · November 15, 2017 • The more I started researching, I started to find the MK2 wash really wasn’t that much more expensive than the used LED wash that I was originally looking to get.
Upgrade Planning: Make the Right Choice for the Greatest Impact for the Gospel
By Marcus Hammond · November 10, 2017 • Gear will fail at some point, and churches constantly face the scenario of having to decide between repair versus replace.
Declare War on Your Church: Planning Upgrades with an Open Mind
By Adrian Gates · November 2, 2017 • The sort of passion and free-thinking determination that resulted in maintaining a webcast in-house were contributing factors to why our church has experienced significant growth in recent years.
Space Quickly Transformed for Worship At WFX
By Andres Caamano · October 25, 2017 • With an estimated 1,000 WFX attendees on hand for the worship session, the space had been completely transformed in short order, in large part to the work of AE Global and Mega Systems.
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.
Latest ResourceFor Lighting Design, What Software Is The Right Match For Your Needs? (Part 3)
Dig into this final part of a three-part series that looks into choices for lighting design software, including Vectorworks and LightConverse, and how each can best serve the needs of your church.