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  1. Has the camera had its day?

    Has the camera had its day?

    When it comes to photography, you don’t need to be a pro to notice that there have been some serious developments in the technology world. Just look at the latest iPhone release. Here at Parrot Print, we’re taking a look at how smartphones have developed, how photography brands are changing and talking to professionals to see if the camera really has...
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  2. Best places in Britain to photograph this season

    Best places in Britain to photograph this season

    Winter may be fast approaching but that doesn’t mean you should stay indoors. There’s lots of beautiful places to capture this season, so grab your DLS, your coat and get exploring. Whether it’s sunrise on a crisp, cold morning or a snow covered landscape, there is a vast selection of picturesque settings that would make breathtaking canvas prints. To ensure...
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  3. How do you use your GoPro?

    How do you use your GoPro?

    GoPro has established itself as the leading brand of personal video cameras. These cameras are heavily associated with extreme sports and adventurous activities - this is, after all, the reason they were developed in the first place. However, this isn’t the only use for these type of cameras, in fact, they have multiple photography uses. From creating videos to capturing...
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  4. The newest photo apps you need to know about

    The newest photo apps you need to know about

    Forget Snapchat and Instagram filters, today we’re talking about the latest photography apps that will turn your smartphone snaps into canvas worthy images. Although your professional camera will capture high resolution photographs, in a modern age where technology is at its peak, why not swap your expensive equipment for your trusty smartphone? Simple, effective and always on hand, your smartphone...
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  5. An introduction to Feng Shui

    An introduction to Feng Shui

    When it comes to home interiors we're not just about personalised canvas prints, although that is our speciality. Here at Parrot Print, we love giving you tips and advice on how to transform your house into a home. Today, we thought we'd share an introduction to feng shui, so you can master the art and sprinkle some positive vibes throughout...
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  6. Spring photography tips

    Spring photography tips

    We’re finally into spring, which means the flowers are in bloom, we're starting to see young farm animals around and our winter blues are nothing but a distant memory. If you’re a nature photographer, you’ll know that spring is the best season to capture the beauty around us, and we couldn’t agree more. From gorgeous sunsets to luscious landscapes, here...
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  7. An Introduction to light painting

    An Introduction to light painting

    Let’s start the new year with a new photography technique; light painting. Light painting or light drawing is a photographic style where a photographer introduces a variety of light elements during a single long exposure in a dark environment. Any piece of equipment that emits light can be introduced over the course of the exposure. To achieve this technique you...
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  8. Illustration competitions for you to enter in 2016

    Illustration competitions for you to enter in 2016

    Let’s start 2016 with a bang, and when we say bang we mean by winning a photography competition. Whether it’s one of your New Year’s resolutions or something you’ve just always wanted to do, 2016 could be the year your photography gets the credit it deserves, not to mention be seen by thousands of people. You may have missed some...
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  9. How to get your photos published in magazines

    How to get your photos published in magazines

    In the past we’ve talked about automotive photography, travel photography and how to capture Vogue worthy photos. In addition to all these tips and advice, today we’re talking to two magazine editors to discuss how you can get your photos published within magazines. We’re talking to Marie Westmoreland, the editor of ETC and Abigail Dennison, the editor of Sunday Girl...
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  10. Tips for entering photography competitions

    Tips for entering photography competitions

    Whether you’re a fashion photographer of nature snapper, there’s bound to be a photography competition you’re eager to enter. Entering a competition isn’t as easy as uploading any old photo and clicking submit, you really need to prepare yourself and do some research. Here at Parrot Print we want you to be successful in every competition you enter, so we’ve...
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