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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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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Purrrfecting cat photography

Capturing just how majestic your feline friend is can be tough, especially if you aren’t used to photographing animals. These tiny tigers can be illusive, standoffish and unpredictable – not the dependable and willing to please nature of dogs – so you must keep this in mind. The plus side is that cat photography is

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