Photographing The Eye

Did you know that an image of someone with their eyes closed isn’t worth publishing? From editorial shoots to portraits, and even snaps of celebrities taken by the paparazzi, eyes are the main feature and without them an image is just not the same. Whether you’re a professional photographer or a beauty blogger, capturing the

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Birth Photography – the next big trend?

When capturing important life events, sometimes a smartphone just doesn’t cut it, which is why many parents-to-be are reportedly leaving it to the professionals more and more often. We’ve spoken on the blog before about the rise of maternity photography in the UK as well as sharing ideas for hosting your own mother-to-be shoots and pregnancy announcements. Now,

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Vision board your next photography project

Have you had a photography project in mind for a while but are finding it a struggle to make it a reality? Today on the blog we’re going to talk about organising your creativity into a vision board that clearly shows what you’re aiming for. Vision boards are a great way to focus your efforts and also happen to

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The best firework displays around the world

Fireworks don’t just appear on Bonfire Night in the UK. In fact, the best firework displays happen throughout the year around the world. These huge bursts of colour are entertaining to many, but some shows are worth seeing more than others. If you’re interested in capturing some colourful explosions and blowing them up into your own fantastic

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How do you use your GoPro?

GoPro has established itself as the leading brand of personal video cameras. These cameras are heavily associated with extreme sports and adventurous activities – this is, after all, the reason they were developed in the first place. However, this isn’t the only use for these type of cameras, in fact, they have multiple photography uses.

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Organisations For British Photographers

  At Parrot Print, we’re members of the Fine Art Trade Guild and have been featured on The Good Web Guide, so we understand the importance of being involved with the right organisations and associated with the right brands. Whether you’re a professional photographer looking to broaden your career or an enthusiast who loves creating

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Weird and wacky internet photo trends

When something new and exciting comes along in photography, everyone wants to get involved and see what all the fuss is about. Some photo trends are a little ‘out there’ and might only be short lived, but others can endure over decades of social change and photographic advances. Here’s our selection of some wacky photography

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Exhibitions to catch this autumn

Get your cultural fix this autumn with our pick of interesting exhibitions to visit. Whether it’s a family day out, a romantic stroll through a gallery or a trip that inspires your next piece of photography, taking the time to appreciate another artist’s work can only help you to hone your photographic style. If this

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All the Tricks You Need to Know About Photo Editing

Taking a photograph is essentially capturing a memory so that it is available to look back on in the future, or be shared with friends and family or printed on canvas prints. Naturally, people want these to look as nice as possible wherever they go, so that each memory can be as special as the

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How to make your birthday snaps the best ever

Your birthday is fast approaching and you’ve spent ages planning your party antics, so it’s no wonder you want to capture the celebrations taking place. No matter what party plans you have prepared! Whether you’re having a night out on the town with friends or have booked a relaxing meal with your family, here at

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