Decorating Your Home for Halloween

It’s believed that our modern celebration of Halloween stems from the Autumn Celtic harvest festivals of the past. And when it comes to the fanfare and excitement that Halloween brings for many kids and adults in Britain today, we certainly have our neighbours across the pond in the US to thank for sharing some of

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Looking Forward to Interiors Trends for Autumn 2018

It’s hard to believe that after such a hot summer we’ll soon be spending more time cozied up indoors out of the cold. To make sure you’re home is ready for nesting and entertaining, today we’re talking interiors trends for the months ahead. Ikea recently released their look book for the Autumn/Winter season sharing details

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Ways To Celebrate World Photography Day 2018

Happy World Photography Day! Not sure what it’s all about? We’ve covered World Photography Day and Ways Photography has Changed the World on the blog before. In short, today is a day for celebrating the positive impact photography has made in your life or the wider world. If you’d like to ride with the positive

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Reasons to Love Your Camera on National Camera Day

It’s not long since we celebrated National Selfie Day here at Parrot Print headquarters. Now it’s National Camera Day  course and of course, without cameras there would be no selfies! We can’t quite fathom out when National Camera Day started or why it started, but as firm fans of the camera, it’s easy for us to get on

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Celebrating the Power of the Selfie on Selfie Day

Happy Selfie Day everyone! If you’ve not snapped and shared a self portrait yet today there’s still time. If you’ve not heard of Selfie Day before, you might be surprised to know that it’s been running on June 21st since back in 2014 when it was started by a DJ in the US. Since then,

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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Photography

Once upon a time, it took an hour to capture a single photograph. If the photo wasn’t quite right, you had to complete the entire process again. Now, if things aren’t captured perfectly by our super fast digital cameras first time, we can look to artificial intelligence to fill in the blanks. Artificial intelligence is

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A Photographic Hooray for National Pet Month 2018

Hooray! It’s National Pet Month 2018 until May 7th, which means you have even more of an excuse to pamper and spend some time with your beloved pet while photographing all their best angles. According to recent research from Wilko (referenced here), most people spend more on their pets than their partners, which might explain why

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Interiors Trends for Your Spring 2018 Decoration Project

There’s something about Spring and its Bank Holidays that seems to stir us Brits into action, fuelling a sudden urge to pick up a paint brush or lawn mower. If a few days spent at home over the Easter break has made you realise that a room or two is in need of a refresh,

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Canvas Ideas for National Bed Month

Did you know that March is national bed month? That’s right, a whole month dedicated to encouraging you to get as much sleep as possible. It may be a little late in the day for you to start cancelling social commitments  so that you can commit more time to seeking quality slumber. So, why not

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Have You Considered a Photography Apprenticeship?

Did you know that it’s National Apprenticeship Week or #NAW2018 right now? If you’d love a career in photography or you’re a photographer who would like to give some new talent a leg up, apprenticeships can be a brilliant pathway. Today on the blog we’re talking about why you should consider a photography apprenticeship. Why

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