Présentation de l'éditeur
It is a "what-to" and "why-to" photography study guide to accompany the only true reference book, the Bible for, “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness.” (2 Timothy 3:16 New International Version)
Written for those who want to work as a visual journalist or for those already working that want a bit of direction and inspiration, each chapter contains topical discussions backed up with Bible verses and photographs.
Chapter 1, Visual Storytelling, discusses the importance of truth and believability in journalism and the dangers of altering images.
“Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.” (2 Timothy 2:15)
Chapter 2, Finding your Focus, deals with the why-to's of visual journalism and examines the subjects of recognizing and using your "photography gifts", inspiration and motivation as well as self promotion and exploitation.
"Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God's grace in its various forms" (1 Peter 4:10)
"And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him." (Colossians 3:17)
Chapter 3, Seeing God, deals with the what-to's and discusses subject matter, finding God's image or essence and seeing it manifested in your photographs.
"if from there you seek the Lord your God, you will find him if you seek him with all your heart and with all your soul." (Deuteronomy 4:29)
Chapter 4, Only the News, deals with trusting that God has everything under control so it is possible to focus on the job at hand.
"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight." (Proverbs 3:5-6)
And finally, Chapter 5, Sports, offers sports related scripture and images and advises to work without judgment and not be distracted by off-field personalities and controversies.
"Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs." (1 Corinthians 13:4-5)
"Do not be misled: Bad company corrupts good character. Come back to your senses as you ought, and stop sinning; for there are some who are ignorant of God-I say this to your shame" (1 Corinthians 15:33-34)