March 2017 photography exhibitions in London

Head to the bustling streets of London this month to see some truly inspiring photography exhibitions that bring together a spectacularly diverse range of subjects. There’s sure to be something to get your creative juices flowing. When it does, perhaps you can take stock and  pour your enthusiasm into your next photography project? Whether you’re a Londoner or

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Curious gadgets spawned by the selfie

Love them or loathe them, the selfie has transcended social novelty to become a total everyday photography ‘norm’. Taking a selfie is such a common occurrence that we now have smartphones and cameras that have been completely designed to snap the picture perfect images of the photographer themselves. But our technological obsession with taking the

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Birth Photography – the next big trend?

When capturing important life events, sometimes a smartphone just doesn’t cut it, which is why many parents-to-be are reportedly leaving it to the professionals more and more often. We’ve spoken on the blog before about the rise of maternity photography in the UK as well as sharing ideas for hosting your own mother-to-be shoots and pregnancy announcements. Now,

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Making the most of your World Book Day costumes

If your little one was taking part in World Book Day today and is now the proud owner of a homemade or carefully purchased book inspired outfit of their own, why not make the most of it? It’s always great to see the photographs parents share on World Book Day and of course, it’s good

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Photography exhibitions to visit in February 2017

Keep your creative juices flowing this February by visiting some inspirational art and photography exhibitions. Pencil in one of this selection of exhibitions across the country for some ‘me time’, a romantic visit to somewhere interesting, or a chance to educate the little ones on the variety of artwork out there. Let us know if you pay a

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The Most Liked Instagram Photos Ever Infographic

You can be famous or you can be Insta-famous, and if you’ve made it into the ParrotPrint Most Liked Instagram Photos Ever Infographic, chances are, you’re a bit of both! In past blog posts about popular photography hashtags and expanding your audience on Instagram, we’ve shown you don’t have to be a Kardashian to clock up some serious likes. In

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20 Photos That You Won’t Believe are Real – Infographic

Camera reel or plain not real? That is the question! Long before the internet and clever photo editing software became available, came faked photographs. One of the most infamous cases was the Cottingley Fairies, which wowed and caused controversy back in 1917. If you’ve not heard the story of little girls Elsie, Frances and the Fairies they were photographed with,

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Photography Competitions To Enter In 2017

Make 2017 your year by adding ‘award-winning photographer’ to your list of achievements.  This post has plenty of suggestions for contests you can enter. Whether you’re an eager amateur snapper or a professional photographer, there’s a huge variety of competitions to suit your style, skills and strengths. From international awards to UK only comps, we’ve rounded up

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Reignite your passion for art: January 2017 exhibitions

Make January about a whole different type of indulgence by feasting on art, photography and performance. Feed your creativity by taking yourself to exhibitions and art shows, as well as joining new and exciting projects that give life to your imagination. Here are some ideas to get you started… Liverpool Yves Klein Where: Tate Modern

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4 interiors trends tipped to be big in 2017

Are you thinking of starting the New Year by introducing a few fresh new looks in your home? Perhaps you’d like to decorate a room or two or maybe make some tweaks to bring things up to date? Whether you’re going all out for a full refurbishment or you’d simply like a little inspiration for your

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