Church Lighting 1. Church Illumination must take account of and complement architectural features. 2. The location of the lighting in churches is dictated by the architecture. 3. Good glare control is essential when lighting is concealed from the congregation but visible to the celebrant.4. Discrete projectors rather than pendants are best used to light between church arches.5. Twin projectors on tips of arches perform the duel function of general lighting to nave and uplighting to roof.6. Side altars and shrines also need to be emphasised.7. A very narrow spot best highlights baptismal fonts.8. During daytime, lighting should blend seamlessly into the architecture.9. Wall mounted uplighters provide uniform illumination of the roof while spots light the nave.10. Downlights concealed in the ceiling and uplighters in hidden details illuminate this tall place of worship. 11. Good lighting to statues can make them appear more lifelike.12. Supporting columns may be utilised to mount spotlights for general nave and side aisle lighting together with uplighting to roof structures.13. High level recessed downlighters in the ceiling illuminate this church effectively.14. External lighting should always take account of architectural features and complement same. 15. Effective night-time illumination draws the viewer to the appeal of historic church buildings.