Snap happy activities in National Parks Week

National Parks Week runs from Monday 24 July until Sunday 30 July, celebrating all fifteen UK National Parks with the theme of ‘bringing people together’. Parks are excellent for shooting locations, giving beautiful landscapes and the opportunity to capture your loved ones in candid poses as they enjoy mother nature. The 15 UK National Parks

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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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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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Photographing The Eye

Did you know that an image of someone with their eyes closed isn’t worth publishing? From editorial shoots to portraits, and even snaps of celebrities taken by the paparazzi, eyes are the main feature and without them an image is just not the same. Whether you’re a professional photographer or a beauty blogger, capturing the

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3 new photo apps to get excited about

From filter to illustration apps, there’s a lot of creative fun to be had when experimenting with new photography apps. And, while some apps might help you add a little something extra to a photograph you’ve taken to create the perfect image to transfer to canvas, others are purely aimed at provoking laughs and giggles

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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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