June 2016

  1. Art and illustration exhibitions to check out this summer

    Art and illustration exhibitions to check out this summer

    The summer holidays are fast approaching and for many of us with children this means making sure their time off is filled with action-packed days out, entertainment and plenty of family-friendly fun activities. Well, to make your planning easier, here at Parrot Print we’ve put together some exciting cultural trips out that not only will the kids enjoy, but should...
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  2. 5 London photography exhibitions to hit this summer

    5 London photography exhibitions to hit this summer

    London is the social hub of photography with so many museums, companies and individuals celebrating this art form. So, to make things a little easier for you not to miss the highlights this season we’ve put together a list of five must-see exhibitions that are sure to inspire you… Fox Talbot: Dawn of the Photograph Where: The Science Museum, London...
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  3. Creative beach canvas print ideas

    Creative beach canvas print ideas

    The seaside offers up some amazing photography landscapes as well as the opportunity to play about with lighting, active subjects and your imagination. So pack up the beach towels, sun cream and loose change for the amusements and head on down to your closest seaside. What awaits you are endless possibilities for an excellent photograph you’d be proud to turn into...
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  4. Can smartphones really produce SLR quality?

    Can smartphones really produce SLR quality?

    What if we told you that a lens the size of a grain of sand could capture the same quality photos as a SLR camera? It’s a little unbelievable, but we’re really excited to announce there’s been some impressive new developments in the technology world, and they come in the form of metalens. Metalens have been developed to change the...
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  5. Canon Vs Nikon - which should I buy?

    Canon Vs Nikon - which should I buy?

    When it comes to creating striking canvas prints, you first have to find the right camera to capture your images. Whether you’re a novice or professional photographer, finding the correct piece of equipment can prove difficult especially since there’s a lot of brands on the market to choose from. Canon and Nikon are two of the largest DSLR and compact...
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  6. Father’s Day gifts for photography lovers

    Father’s Day gifts for photography lovers

    This year, go all out for your Dad by buying him gifts that are tailored to his greatest passion: photography. Whether silly gifts or extremely practical ones, the thought behind your choices is sure to make an impression with him. Here at Parrot Print, we’ve put together a selection of present ideas that are sure to crack a smile come...
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  7. How to set up your own cake smash photo shoot

    How to set up your own cake smash photo shoot

    Even if you’re not familiar with the concept of the cake smash photo shoot you’re likely to have caught some pictures of one on your corner of the internet somewhere as they are becoming a more common sight here in the UK. Cake smash photo shoots seem to have migrated here from the US where they are a popular way...
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  8. The Meaning Behind Famous Symbols

    The Meaning Behind Famous Symbols

    Symbols are everywhere. No matter where in the world you travel, what religion or political party you follow, we are faced with symbols on a daily basis. Symbols can take the form of words, sounds, gestures, ideas or visual images and are used to convey a particular meaning whilst saving space at the same time. For example, we are all...
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  9. Flower arranging basics to brighten up your home

    Flower arranging basics to brighten up your home

    Having flowers in your home can feel like one of life’s little luxuries but if you’re lucky enough to grow your own you can decorate your space fairly inexpensively. Whether you’re buying cut flowers or want to show off your own growing efforts at their best this post will provide you with a few hints and tips to get started...
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