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Photography as a spiritual practice




Photography as a spiritual practice
60-minute webinar with Jonathan C. Watson including a presentation and a Q&A

The Westminster Confession of Faith of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) suggests that the “Chief end of humanity is to seek God and enjoy the Lord forever.” Photography provides a unique opportunity to capture and appreciate the beauty of God’s creation, glimpse the image of God and enjoy this magnificence forever.

In “Glimpsing imago Dei: Photography as a spiritual practice,” participants explored how to better use their cameras and smartphones to create images that illustrate the majesty of the created world and its inhabitants. We discussed composition, technique and equipment, and looked at images that stoke inspiration. We shared in a time of fun discussion around the joy of photography and how it intersects with faith.

Please email Renee Westry with questions and for group pricing rates for Sunday school classes and other gatherings.

Jonathan C. Watson is the pastor of Cape Fear Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) in Wilmington, North Carolina, where he has served for over 15 years. In addition to a Master of Divinity from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Watson holds a B.A. in professional photography with an emphasis in motion pictures/video from the former Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California. When not in the pulpit or behind the viewfinder, he enjoys family time with his wife Darcie and teenage son James.

See more of his images at, and follow on Instagram: @photos_by_jcw.