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  1. 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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  2. Photography light props you already own

    Photography light props you already own

    Creating a home studio doesn’t have to be complicated or cost you a fortune. We’ve already discussed how you can create high-quality canvas prints without investing in expensive equipment and today we’re talking about how you can obtain the lighting equipment you desire by using items within your home. That’s right! Here at Parrot Print we’ve put together the best...
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Getting snappy with more photography projects

    Getting snappy with more photography projects

    If you enjoyed our latest post on photography projects to get your camera stuck into, then you’re in for a treat because we have even more for you to get snappy with in 2016. Projects are a great way to kickstart your creativity, get your photos seen, make new friends and most importantly, have fun. So, here at Parrot Print...
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  6. Photography projects to get snap happy with in 2016

    Photography projects to get snap happy with in 2016

    It’s time to say goodbye to 2015 and get ready to welcome 2016. A new year brings new goals and projects, and is a great chance to try something that you’ve always wanted to or is out of your comfort zone. Here at Parrot Print we understand that in a creative industry setting goals and projects are crucial for productivity...
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  7. Securing your first paid photography gig

    Securing your first paid photography gig

    I’m sure every professional photographer will agree that the hardest part in this industry is starting out and trying to secure paid photography work. Just like many people within the creative industry it’s all about experience and working for free until your portfolio and contact book is full to the brim. Here at Parrot Print we understand how hard this...
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  8. Split canvas prints explained

    Split canvas prints explained

    If you’re looking for a unique and affordable way to completely transform the look of an entire wall, then you should consider splitting your favourite image across multiple canvas panels. Our split canvas prints are a powerful design approach compared to the classic canvas photo. This form of photo-hanging is not only striking and eye-catching, but will also add a...
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  9. Canvas Prints For World Kindness Day

    Canvas Prints For World Kindness Day

    “Let’s believe in the magic of kindness.” Today we’re celebrating World Kindness Day. This thoughtful and caring day was introduced in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement, which was a coalition of nations kindness NGOs. This celebration is observed in many countries, including; Canada, Japan, Australia, Nigeria, and United Arab Emirates. In 2009, Singapore, Italy, and India started to observe...
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  10. Capturing the lights of Diwali on canvas prints

    Capturing the lights of Diwali on canvas prints

    It’s that time of year again when the sky over India will be filled with countless lights and fireworks. Yes, you’ve guessed it, Diwali is fast approaching. Diwali is one of the most popular festivals in the Hindu calendar and the lights symbolise lifting away the dark spirits. This celebration can last up to five days and during this time...
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