Lighting

Stage Design: Constantly Be On The Lookout for Inspiration
By Brian Wilson · December 13, 2017 • No set design ever brought anyone to faith, but great design can draw people into worship in a fresh way, where God can move in their lives.

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.

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.

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.

CHAUVET DJ To Showcase New Fixtures, Atmospherics, Washes at LDI
By TD Staff · October 30, 2017 • Adding to the flexibility, the new Eve fixtures offer D-Fi USB compatibility, PowerCON-compatible power linking capabilities, and both three-pin and five-pin DMX connections.

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 Closer Look At Top New Product Award Winners Honored at WFX
By Andres Caamano · October 19, 2017 • At the WFX Conference & Expo in Dallas, a significant number of those selected for New Product Awards in 2017, received their award on-site at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.

Winners for New Product Awards 2017 Announced in Dallas
By Andres Caamano · October 11, 2017 • Forty-nine entrants were judged among some of the latest and most intriguing products specific to the house of worship market, with the winners named at the WFX Conference & Expo in Dallas on Wednesday.

Environmental Projection: Getting It Done Without Projectors
By Chris Tall · October 11, 2017 • Besides lighting your team well with front and back light so that they are seen and have depth, the cohesive look of a set or environment behind them now puts them in a space that has depth.

New Products 2017: At a Glance, Lighting & Media and Communications
By Andres Caamano · October 10, 2017 • Among the 49 entries that were judged for the 2017 New Product Awards, 18 were slotted under the lighting and media & communications categories. Spend a few minutes to learn about some of the latest and more interesting products available today.

Elation Chorus Line: A Flexible Range of LED Luminaires
By TD Staff · September 26, 2017 • The new high-power OSRAM 40W RGBW LEDs allow the Chorus Line to perform on the largest stages and compete with the bright LED video screens used currently with most large productions.

Elation Adds World Premiere Product Launches to PLASA Lineup
By TD Staff · September 11, 2017 • Artiste Dali and Dartz 360 both have been nominated for a PLASA Award for Innovation, for show held in London from September 17-19.

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.

Latest Resource

Worship Facilities Magazine, November-December 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.

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