Tips for photographing tall buildings for long canvas prints

Architecture and photography go hand in hand. Beautiful buildings call out to be photographed but those that are as large as they are grand can be tricky to capture in all their glory. Today we’re paying homage to the beasts of buildings that attract photographers in their groves, by giving you some hints and tips

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Valentines Day personalised canvas print ideas

February 14th is right around the corner, which means here at Parrotprint HQ, we’ve been busy coming up with some personalised canvas print ideas for loved ones that we think are just a teensy bit better than your average shop bought card. Naturally, top of our list are a range of customised canvas prints –

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New Year photography resolutions

Sometimes the New Year’s resolutions we make are easy to commit to. You might have already promised yourself that you’ll take more photos in 2015 or if you got a new piece of kit or camera for Christmas your resolution may to be spend time masterings it.  You may even be planning to pick up

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Tips for getting the most from your new camera

It’s not quite time for the big fella in red to climb down the chimney just yet but when he does, if he happens to leave you a camera under the tree this post should have you poised to point and click along with the best of them. Just in case you’re the lucky recipient

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How to create your own personalised canvas portrait print

The best Christmas gifts often carry sentimental value, which is why personalised canvas prints are great presents to find under the tree. If you have a special photograph of yourself or a snap of you alongside the gift recipient, our personalised canvas creator makes it really simple to transfer to canvas and wrap up for

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5 Christmas custom wall art ideas

In houses, offices and businesses across the UK and beyond, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as early decorations and lights go up. Here at Parrot Print headquarters, we’re saving the sparkle and shimmer for the weekend, when we’ll be gathering together to put up our annual Christmas display. While we have plenty of

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Making a Feature of Your Custom Canvas Prints

All of our custom canvas prints are supplied on pine gallery films with corner wedges and hidden staples to help make them robust and easy to hang. However, just because they come ready to hang doesn’t mean you can’t have a bit of fun framing them creatively yourself. Today’s blog post explores how to make

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Canvas Artwork Ideas For The Downstairs Bathroom

Creative photo canvas ideas for your home It may seem like a rather unusual topic for an interiors inspired blog post but ever since we read the findings of a recent study that revealed we spend a whopping 74 hours every year sat on the loo (91 for men), we’ve been thinking of ways to

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Capturing Man’s Best Friend’s Best Side

Anyone with a crazy canine knows how hard it can be to get them to sit and stay during training, which is of course why capturing their best side with photography is such a challenge, but also all the more rewarding! With a bit of patience and a couple of creative tricks up your sleeve,

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Photography tips 101: How to capture sunsets

Warmer evenings are the perfect excuse to stay up late and catch some of the best photography treats of the season, sunsets. The setting of the sun makes a great subject for a photo canvas, with so much versatility of colour in each one. This is why a study of the sun as it sets

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