January 2015

  1. Learning to love lomography

    Learning to love lomography

    In the world of smartphone photography we’re lucky enough to see a particular style of photo or a photography effect and think ‘there’s an app for that’ but in many instances there’s something to be said for the old-fashioned way of doing things and with this in mind, today we’re taking a little look at lomography and how to incorporate...
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  2. Tips for photographing tall buildings for long canvas prints

    Tips for photographing tall buildings for long canvas prints

    Architecture and photography go hand in hand. Beautiful buildings call out to be photographed but those that are as large as they are grand can be tricky to capture in all their glory. Today we’re paying homage to the beasts of buildings that attract photographers in their groves, by giving you some hints and tips for photographing their best side...
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  3. Valentines Day personalised canvas print ideas

    Valentines Day personalised canvas print ideas

    February 14th is right around the corner, which means here at Parrotprint HQ, we’ve been busy coming up with some personalised canvas print ideas for loved ones that we think are just a teensy bit better than your average shop bought card. Naturally, top of our list are a range of customised canvas prints – all designed with an extra...
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  4. Unique family portrait ideas for canvas prints

    Unique family portrait ideas for canvas prints

    Finding a family portrait everyone likes enough to transfer the image to canvas isn’t the easiest of photography feats. If you’ve ever been on a family photo shoot with the express aim of producing photographs that will then be given as a gift to another family member, chances are you’ve been asked to pose on a sheepskin rug dressed in...
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  5. Sharing and selling your photos online

    Sharing and selling your photos online

    If you made it your New Year’s resolution to make more of your photography hobby, putting your photographs in front of a wider number of people’s peepers is a good place to start. Instagram is undoubtedly the photo-sharing platform of the age but it is a mobile platform at its core, so for online exposure you might want to look...
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  6. Will drone photography be the big trend of 2015?

    Will drone photography be the big trend of 2015?

    In 2014, drone photography well and truly landed on the radar, if you’ll excuse the pun. Last year drones were at the centre of a failed PR campaign, resulted in the term ‘dronies’ being invented and ended up as items on many people’s Christmas lists. Drones are likely to be sticking around and making their mark in 2015 too, so...
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  7. Learning from the National Geographic Photography Contest

    Learning from the National Geographic Photography Contest

    If you’re aiming to take your photography to the next level in 2015, entering a competition or two can really help shape your focus and potentially bag you some fantastic prizes to boot. Before you get started, it’s worth taking notes from other people’s successes, this will give you an idea of what level you’ll need to reach and also...
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