Saturday, January 2, 2010


Hi, my name is Kimber Wassenberg. I'm a 14 year old girl with a love for my wonderful Savior, Jesus Christ!

I thought that I would share more detail about how this blog got started, what the vision is, etc.

A few months ago the Holy Spirit impressed upon my heart that I should start a photography blog for Christians around my age! At first I thought about it, then talked to my Daddy, and finally talked with the Lord. I've continually kept hearing and feeling that there is a need for information about photography from a Christian perspective. As Jesus said, "'...The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few.'" (Matthew 9:37) I've searched the internet for photography advice from someone whose opinion I could trust. I found one person, Christopher Maxwell, who had advice on wedding photography. His information was very helpful but I was looking for some place where I could go for some tips and help for more things than weddings. There are lots of wonderful photographers out there but it seems like very few have places where you can go, get wholesome information from their website and not worry about being exposed to something obscene continually. I have a really good friend of mine who is a very strong Christian photographer and then I also know (not personally) another Christian wedding photographer, and... The point I'm trying to make is that there are Christian photographers but very little photography how-to's from a Christian perspective. For example, if I wanted to look up how to take great pictures of families, there is no guarantee that what I see on the websites I click on is going to be safe. The ladies might be dressed inappropriately (if at all), the people could be doing something inappropriately...or it could be safe. You just never know!

I'm not going to try and deceive you for a moment that I am a professional, I'm not. :) I just want to share what the Lord has been showing me through photography and things I've learned from a Christian perspective.

Here's a sneak-peek as to what the blog will be like:

When I make any references to things in Christianity, I will try and back it up with Scripture, so that you know that what I believe isn't just my opinion but the Lord's!

When I put links on my blog the page that the link goes to I will guarantee that there is nothing inappropriate on that page at the time I looked at it. (That's not saying that I recommend the entire website...just the page I linked to) Things could change after the time I looked at it, so still be careful on whatever links are on this blog.

When I write up posts about photography tips, how-to's and such, I will have different categories at the beginning of the post. For example, if I'm giving tips on how to take pictures of children the beginning of the post will look something like this:

Category: Photographing Children
Level: Intermediate
Camera Type: Any
Length of Post: Medium
(By camera type I will either specify a DSLR, point-and-shoot, or both. I'll probably write more about it later.)

When I say words like aperture, shutter speed, etc. I will try to include definitions in parentheses that way you’ll understand what I'm talking about! (Try learning something when you don't know what the words means - or you forgot! :) Been there done that.

I'll be writing lots more and adding pictures and such to my sidebar later. But for now, that'll be all!

All for Jesus,
Kimber :)


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