Feeling hot, hot, hot!

We have been very lucky with the weather recently, enjoying scorching sunshine and cloudless skies in what seems to be a very hot summer. While enjoying this treat of tropical climes, it got us thinking about how to capture hot weather in your photography. How can you depict heat, sunshine and the effects it has

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Exhibitions to catch in summer 2017

If you can find the time between seaside trips, afternoons in the pub and updating your summer wardrobe, head to a photography exhibition for a bit of culture and inspiration. Here’s three interesting exhibitions to see this summer, perfect to get you thinking about your next canvas print. Gregory Crewdson: Cathedral of the Pines Where:

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The Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide to Photography

The Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide to Photography Smartphones and social media have heightened interest in photography, but it takes more than a few selfies to become a skilled photographer. To create images worth framing or printing onto canvas, expect to invest some time into developing your photo composition skills and learning the main photography techniques. Good

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A tipple or two: drink photography tips

If you can manage to wait long enough after the drink is poured to take a photograph of it, then drink photography could be another string to your bow. Making food and drink look delicious may seem like an easy task, but getting it just right takes a lot of effort and some insider tips

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Looking back over National Walking Month

As we look back over National Walking Month 2017 – 1 May to 31 May – its as good a time as any to look at how walking and the outdoors can influence your photography. With summer just around the corner, why not grab the camera and go for a long walk? Let nature be

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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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