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Book review: In Search of Norman Rockwell’s America

Can Christians see no evil? Some folks probably think that.  And not without reason. In my experience, some Christians do avoid negative topics. But in almost photographic terms, many Christians see the evil but choose to focus on the good.  … Continue reading

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The Lord Doesn’t Need a Lawyer: The Case for More Sophisticated Storytelling

Arguably, too many Americans go on short term mission trips overseas.  I don’t mean those to be fighting words.  I’m merely expressing the other side of a discussion about the value of sending so many folks to help those in … Continue reading

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It’s the Means, Not the Ends: The Case Against Photographing Prayer

Documentary photographers have a grand tradition of helping people through photography.  As Cornell Capa demonstrated in The Concerned Photographer, for years documentarians have been shining a light on marginalized people in need of help. And often help does come in … Continue reading

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Balanced Seeing

A famous photographer for Life Magazine, Andreas Feininger, wrote in Principles of Composition in Photography: A favorite subject of most tourists traveling in foreign countries … is the “native quarter” of cities and towns: the narrow crooked streets, the alleys, … Continue reading

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Why Be a Christian Documentary Photographer?

Obviously that’s a very personal question. And I’m sure the answer is different for each and every person who pursues Christian Documentary Photography.  To stimulate discussion, I’d like to outline several of the reasons for pursuing this genre.  But I’d … Continue reading

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