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Tips To Make Your Church Photos Shine On Social Media
Tips To Make Your Church Photos Shine On Social Media

Tips to better your church photography.

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Written by Daniel Barake
Updated over a week ago

Photography has always been a way to capture a moment, but more recently, it’s become a medium that allows someone to tell their own story. Through photography, people are able to share their experiences and perspectives with the world in a way that is unique to them. In a time when everyone has a camera in their pocket, photography has become an important tool for self-expression and communication. So why not use this storytelling tool at church? Here are a few tips to better your photography at church.

Capture With Intention

When it comes to taking pictures at your church or church event, planning is key. When you shoot pictures with intention, you can capture the true essence of your ministry and create a sense of excitement and energy for your audience. Be a part of the service – don’t just take photos. When you’re present in the service, you’re aware of what’s going on and it can help you have a better idea of what things to photograph.

Take Pictures of all Ministry Spheres

From the kid’s ministry to your Sunday greeters, ministries are a critical aspect of your church’s community. They can help create a sense of belonging and can provide a great way for people to get involved. But if you don’t take regular pictures of these groups, it’s easy for them to fade into the background. So how can you make sure you never lose that group again? Start by taking regular pictures. Remember there’s no ministry too small to have their photo taken. 📸

Get Creative. Have Fun!

There are a lot of creative ways to take pictures, and you should definitely think outside of the box when it comes to your church photography. Lens filters can help you get creative with your shots, and playing with lighting can really make a difference in the final product. Camera angles are important, too – experiment with different ones to see what looks best. And finally, don’t be afraid to experiment with different settings on your camera. With a little creativity, you can really take your church photography to the next level!

Try It Yourself!

Here’s a shot list you can try this weekend!

  • Worship Team

  • Musicians Playing

  • People Worshipping

  • Pastor Preaching

  • People Being Prayed For

  • Baptisms

  • Baby Dedications

  • Special Guests

  • Welcome Center

  • Greeters In Action

  • People Getting Coffee & Snacks

  • People Walking into Church

  • The Parking Team

  • People Talking/Hugging

  • Kids ministry

  • Nursery

  • Youth Ministry

  • Youth Talking

  • Church Lobby

  • Church Exterior

  • Church Entrance

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