Category Archives: Photography

How to Photograph Children: Get Natural Expressions Using a Zoom Lens

Natural photographs of children are often those that we cherish as the years go by. To capture a natural expression on a child’s face, take the picture far enough away that the child doesn’t notice you taking the picture. Use … Continue reading

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How to Photograph Children: Tip 2 – Fill the Viewfinder with the Child’s Image

What distinguishes a professional looking portrait from an amateur snapshot? An image with lots of background clutter will instantly look like an amateur snapshot. Shooting images of children can be a challenge because children usually do not stay in one … Continue reading

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Tips for Photographing in Bright Snow – Exposure problems

A snowy landscape can be one of the most challenging to photograph.  Because the subject of snow scene is very bright, the camera’s exposure meter will assume that the image is too bright.  The camera’s exposure meter will try to … Continue reading

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Photography of Snow

At 17 degrees this morning in East Texas,  a few tiny snowflakes are falling.   To take pictures of snowflakes which capture their exquisite detail,  take a close up shot with a high f-stop.  A higher f-stop allows for a greater … Continue reading

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How to Photograph Children, Tip 1

Photographing children can be a challenge.   Need a great tip for improving your photography of children?  First get down on the child’s eye level before snapping your picture. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin … Continue reading

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Welcome to Stroup Images Blog

Welcome to the new Stroup Images Blog. Look forward to tips, thoughts and tutorials on photography, website design, and search engine optimization. Continue reading

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