How to celebrate Africa Day

May 25 is Africa Day, celebrating the African culture through food, dance and other roots. Africa Day was fist held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in 1963 when 32 countries came together to form the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). Now, the OAU has 53 countries. With celebrations taking place across the globe – to understand

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Amazing cliffs to capture in the UK

With so many beautiful destinations tempting us across the globe, it’s easy to forget all the gems that we have right here in the UK. We are an island surrounded by beautiful coast, including some truly breath-taking cliffs. Here’s our guide to some of the most impressive cliffs, ones that will have you easily using

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A homage to succulents

The succulent trend has exploded in the last couple of years, becoming the must-have greenery to have in your home, office and phone wallpaper. Apart from being pretty to look at, succulents are also extremely easy to care for as very little water is needed. Even neglect won’t stop them blooming as the thick, fleshy

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The Beauty of Signage

How often do you stop to photograph something as simple as a sign? Neon signs on street corners, adverts at the bus shelter, elaborately painted pub signs, handwritten chalk signs, illuminated letters that stand loud and proud in the backdrop at weddings, in everyday life there are so many signs that demand to be noticed

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Agriculture photography: down on the farm

This introduction to agriculture photography will look at the many beautiful elements of this niche, as well as giving you inspiration for your next print on canvas. Heading to the farm will give you the opportunity to tackle many types of photography including landscape, portrait and finer detail. If you live in an urban setting,

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Photography exhibitions to see in April 2017

‘Tis the season of spring cleaning and new beginnings, giving you the opportunity to start afresh in more ways than one. Feeling uninspired? Head to a photography exhibition to get those creative juices flowing again. Here’s a list of new exhibitions that will get you thinking about your next trip out with the camera. A

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Being part of the crowd: Photography tips

As the weather warms up so do the opportunities to get out and about and mingle with your camera in hand. From food and music festivals to sporting events, snap-worthy social occasions are abundant in the spring and summer months. Unfortunately, while large gatherings can buzz with atmosphere and present plenty of interesting scenes to capture

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Celebrating International Sculpture Day

Calling all sculpture-lovers, International Sculpture Day is fast approaching so you best save April 24th in your diary. Also known as ID Day, International Sculpture Day was established by the International Sculpture Centre with the aim to raise awareness and appreciation of this form of art in communities around the world. International Sculpture Day beginnings Back in

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Allotment photography: The beauty of self-sufficiency

National Gardening Week 2017 saw some ideal weather for the green-fingered amongst us. Whether you are a seasoned or newly inspired gardener, it was the perfect time to get out into the sunshine with the family and set the scene for summer with colourful new blooms. Trying to create a bright and blossoming garden space

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What does Spring mean to you?

Last weekend, the sun made a welcome appearance all across the UK, helping us all to feel like Spring had well and truly sprung! In celebration of the swapping over of the seasons, we’re running a fantastic giveaway over on our Facebook page . To be in with a chance of winning £50 to spend at

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