Celebrating the Power of the Selfie on Selfie Day

Happy Selfie Day everyone! If you’ve not snapped and shared a self portrait yet today there’s still time. If you’ve not heard of Selfie Day before, you might be surprised to know that it’s been running on June 21st since back in 2014 when it was started by a DJ in the US. Since then,

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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Photography

Once upon a time, it took an hour to capture a single photograph. If the photo wasn’t quite right, you had to complete the entire process again. Now, if things aren’t captured perfectly by our super fast digital cameras first time, we can look to artificial intelligence to fill in the blanks. Artificial intelligence is

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How to Become a Wedding Photographer in 6 Steps

Wedding season is in full swing! If you’ve been a happy guest at a nuptial or two already, you may have started thinking that the wedding photography scene is for you. Wedding photography is a competitive business and one that can be tricky to get started in. It can also be fun, rewarding and rather

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Smiling for the camera tips for National Smile Month

It’s National Smile Month, so naturally, we’re taking the opportunity to discuss an issue that can make the difference between a good photograph and a great one – how to get your subject to smile. Cracking a great smile is an important part of portrait photography, albeit for the subject rather than the cameraman. If

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More flower photography tips

Chelsea Flower Show may be over, but everywhere around us, plenty of beautiful plowers are still in full bloom. So we thought it might be a nice time to share some flower photography tips with you. We’ve posted an introduction to flower photography on the blog before, but today we’ll be looking at the topic

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Living with a small living room

They officially don’t make living rooms as big as they used to these days. In fact, recent research shows that new builds have living rooms that are nearly a third smaller than those built in the 1970s. And last month, one architect even went so far as to say millenials don’t need living room at

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4 Photo Apps to Use With Kids

For many children, playing with their parent’s smartphone is their first introduction to photography. Do your kids love-snapping selfies with you and adding a funny filter or stickers? If you’d like to encourage their creative side through the use of apps, here are a few suggestions for photo-based fun that you can enjoy together. Don’t

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Redecorating? Grab Your Camera and Create a Mood board

If you’re planning to give a room or two in your home a whole new look, why not let your camera give you a helping hand? We’ve spoken on the blog about using a vision board to steer your photography projects and today we’re explaining why adding photograph to your a mood board is a great way

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A Photographic Hooray for National Pet Month 2018

Hooray! It’s National Pet Month 2018 until May 7th, which means you have even more of an excuse to pamper and spend some time with your beloved pet while photographing all their best angles. According to recent research from Wilko (referenced here), most people spend more on their pets than their partners, which might explain why

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Photographing the Stars: An Introduction to Astrophotography

Starry night canvas prints look fantastic in the bedroom or bathroom, but it’s not always easy getting a clear snap of the jewels of the sky. In the northern hemisphere, astro photography can be easier in the summer months when we’re that bit closer to the Milky Way. If you’re making it your mission to

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