Make your own personalised Christmas card

As well as the creativity of photography, we also love to get crafty as another creative outlet. The festive season provides the perfect opportunity to unleash the imagination by making some personalised Christmas cards for your closest friends and family. Pinterest is a great place to get some inspiration for your Christmas cards, as well

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Photography project: celebrating your home town

Here at Parrot Print, we love a good photography project. Having a focus gives you direction with your photography, and an end goal to aim towards. Our post on creating a vision board for your next project is also excellent for collating all your ideas into one cohesive space, that you can keep referring back

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The gift of memories this Christmas

Personalised presents at Christmas are the ones that really get the biggest smiles and mean the most to your loved ones, even after the tree comes down in January. They are thoughtful, sometimes funny and always heart-warming. If you are thinking of combining your love of photography with a gift this festive season, look no

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How to celebrate International Men’s Day 2017

We’ve all heard of International Women’s Day, but did you know that there’s also an International Men’s Day? Today marks to celebration of Britain’s men and boys in all their diversity as well as highlighting some serious issues including mental health. Key objectives of the day include: Men and boy’s health Improving gender relations Promoting

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Camera comparison: iPhone 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

Although new smartphones seem to be popping up every day, two of the biggest hitters in the last year are the iPhone 8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8. The war between iPhone and Android still rages on, with both sides making colossal profits with each new device. The most important thing for us photography nerds

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Photography exhibitions to see in November 2017

Get a dose of inspiration this month by visiting one of these great photography exhibitions, sure to ignite your passion for photography even further. All based in London, you can couple your artistic trip with an adventure about the city with your camera, or even your smartphone, to produce some great shots. Read our post

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Mental health benefits of photography

Photography is such a great tool for improving your mental health, especially as it does not require you to go to art school or be professionally trained to enjoy. When things get on top of you, or you feel as though you need a break from the stresses and strains of everyday life, simply pick

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Street-style photography

This style is so huge right now, with everyday bloggers and fashion enthusiasts stealing the spotlight from A-list celebrities. Fashion week is a huge catalyst for street-style photography, but its roots go WAY back. A snapshot of history In the late 19th/early 20th century, Eugéne Atget led the way by capturing the street scene in

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Bringing an autumn palette to your photography

The change in season brings with it some beautiful colours, offering up the opportunity to capture some truly eye-catching images that will be perfect for your next canvas print. Oranges, greens, reds, warm browns and yellows are strong in autumn, giving a striking palette to your photographs. The whole season brings with it a sense

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Children’s birthday party photography

When your little one turns another year older, you want to capture as much of this time as possible. Time goes so fast, and having your camera at the ready will mean you can treasure them as little ones whenever you like. Birthday parties can be so busy that you almost forget the photography aspect

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