Decorating workarounds for renters

Whether you’re planning to stay in your rented property for a relatively short time or you are a longer term letter who’s desperate to put a stamp on their surroundings, rules and regulations surrounding decoration of rented properties can be incredibly frustrating. In order to protect their investment and minimise work between lets, many landlords

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Aquatic art – famous projects to inspire you

Working with water in photography comes with its challenges, but the potential for beautiful photography that has a calming effect on those that look at it is worth its weight in gold. Your next photography project could be an underwater shoot, a landscape picture of an awe-inspiring shoreline or something a little more abstract. The

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Setting up an online photography portfolio

Whether photography is a hobby or your business, setting up an online portfolio might be one of the most important things you do to drive your work forwards. Although you may be a fan of printing your work on canvas prints, which works well if you have a gallery or include them in a photography

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Decorating ideas for dinner parties

As a nation, we Brits have in recent years begun to shun the formal dinner party a little in favour of more casual gatherings such as barbecues. However, as the weather heats up and you’re perhaps planning some social gatherings of your own, today on the blog we are sharing a few inexpensive decorating ideas

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Reeling in the snaps for National Fishing Month

Have you ever thought about taking up fishing? As well as being a pastime that gets you out of the house and enjoying some quiet time, it also offers the opportunity to test out your water photography skills, develop your ability to capture action shots and could even provide you with your supper! Plus, you

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What makes a good iPhone photograph plus a look at the iPhone7

Taking a striking photo on your smartphone that can be used on canvas prints is quite impressive, however, winning an international photography competition with an image you snapped on your iPhone really defines your skills as a photographer. We don’t know about you, but here at Parrot Print we get rather excited to see the

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3 pretty parks to photograph for National Parks Week

There’s so many beautiful parks around the globe, where do you start when it comes to creating a list of the prettiest? As it just so happens to be National Parks Week from Monday July 25th to Sunday July 31st, we thought we’d begin with a list of beauties on our doorstop. With this in

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Best Street Art Locations Around the World

Despite having been around for decades, street art has become one of the most popular forms of art out there. Street art comes in all shapes and sizes, from sculptures and stencils, to vast colourful murals brightening up otherwise plain street corners or high-rises. The term street art, first gained popularity during the graffiti art

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New gift ideas for teacher

Buying presents for your child’s teacher can be difficult, especially when you don’t know them very well, and it’s even more of a challenge when you know that 27 other parents will be buying the teacher a present too. Chocolate is usually the safest option, however, there’s a good chance that the teacher in question

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Best places for Photoshop how tos on the web

Choosing cameras, selecting equipment and capturing photos is just the first step in creating striking canvas prints. Believe it or not, but snapping images is the easy part. Before you place photos on canvases you have to make sure they’re completely flawless, and this is where Photoshop comes in. Whether you’re a beginner or expert

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