7 must-see online photography magazines

Whether photography is a new-found passion or you’ve been bitten by the bug for many years, reading up on other photographers, new trends in the field and simply admiring the creations of others can be found in online photography magazines. Here, you can find inspiration for your next photography shoot. Check out our guide to

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Combine photography and illustration for creative wall art

ParrotPrint was founded by a group of photographers but as members of the Fine Art Trade Guild, we appreciate and work with art of all kinds. Recently we’ve been seeing a lot of work online that combines photography and illustration in interesting ways. This work by Brazilian artist Lucas Levitan is one such example. Levitan

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Holiday snap trends and how to make the most of your vacation images

Sun, sea, sand and snapping away – holidays are a great way to kick back, relax and fill your DSLR and/or Instagram feed with plenty of amazing images. Images of setting suns, beautiful landscapes and city skylines always attract attention and as our infographic of the worlds’ most photographed attractions shows, we are well versed in

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World Photo Day: 3 ways that photography has changed the world

Today is World Photo Day 2016 and what better time could there be to pick up your camera and make some memories? For the October 2013 ‘photography’ issue of National Geographic magazine, American writer Robert Draper said some fitting words that ring true for this celebration: “Photographers use their cameras as tools of exploration, passports

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Honing your hashtag strategy on Instagram

The ability to upload your pics straight from the platform to transform into a quality customised canvas has been a fundamental part of our offering here at Parrot Print from the very beginning because we love the convenience and ease of sharing that Instagram offers. If you’re a photographer that wants to get their work

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Top smartphone cameras compared

There have been been some impressive developments in the mobile phone technology sector recently, which thankfully means it’s now possible to take SLR quality images on many of the leading smartphones. Better than ever lenses fitted to smartphones have become an incredibly handy piece of kit for photographers who want to capture spontaneous moments when

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At home maternity shoot ideas

When it comes to celebrating the female form through photography there’s something about baby bump shoots that really capture the imagination. Since Demi Moore’s famous 1991 Vanity Fair cover a steady stream of celebrities have unveiled their pre-birth curves to share the magic of pregnancy but you don’t need to be an A-lister to stage

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A vintage Hollywood photoshoot DIY

One thing that everyone needs in their life is vintage Hollywood glam. You can create beautiful portraits of your loved ones, bringing a luxurious feel to your photographs while exuding timeless elegance. Recreating Hollywood-style photographs requires a little research and a great set up, but the real magic is in the editing. Check out the

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The Most Iconic Photographs Of All Time

As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. Taking a picture can freeze a moment in time and often describes its context in a way that words simply cannot. The invention of photography has had an enormous influence on the world we live in. It has not only provided mankind with

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Photography competitions to enter now

Photography competitions are a great way for you to expose your images, win some amazing prizes and get some feedback from professionals in the industry. Here at Parrot Print, whether you’re advanced or a beginner, we’ve lined up some photography competitions you can put your artistic efforts into in coming months – good luck! Street

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