New Instagram tips for photographers

Although most social media platforms give us the chance to flex our photography skills, Instagram is the one that really champions imagery in all its forms. As a photographer, an Instagram account is a must. Helping you to promote your own work, build a following and use others accounts as inspiration for your next photography

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Bird photography: the majestic beauty of UK birds

Whether you’re a ‘twitcher’ or not, it’s hard not to be impressed by the beauty of earth’s winged creatures. In flight, at rest or simply preening themselves: there’s so many ways to capture a bird with your camera lens. There’s still a steep learning curve with this type of photography and having good equipment is

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2018 photography exhibitions to see

With the new year comes a fresh look at your photography and the motivations you have for capturing the world around you. Do you have a renewed passion for photography or do you find yourself lacking inspiration and lost about what to try next? One thing that can help bring your ideas together into a

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Interesting photography trends for 2018

Keen to be on trend with your photography in 2018? Check out our shortlist of interesting points to keep in mind for your upcoming projects. Be sure to read our post on celebrating your home town for project ‘inspo’ as well as our pick of great gift ideas for photography enthusiasts – treat for yourself

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Home trends: wall of family photographs

According to Elle Décor, bare walls are ‘officially out’ and in its place, wall art and family photographs are encouraged in the home to be on trend – interior-wise – for 2018. Unlike some of the ‘fad’ interior trends that surface each year, this is surely one to stay. Filled with memories, and a chance

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January sales: excellent gifts for photographers

Do your have a photography enthusiast in your family with a birthday in January? Or are you a little disappointed with what you got for Christmas? Use any extra cash you have left over to buy some gifts that are tailored to those who love photography. Here’s just a handful of what’s up for grabs!

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Drool-worthy dessert photography

If you love dessert, taking photographs of it is surely one of your favourite things. You want the world (social media) to know about the beautiful sweet treat you are about to devour, and it also serves as a reminder of how delicious it was. Of course, there is a huge difference between snapping a

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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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