The art of visual storytelling

You’ve heard the phrase: ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’. If done well, a photograph can convey an emotion, a thought or even a political movement. This TED talk by Jonathan Klein from Getty Images talks about the photographs that ‘changed the world’ – provoking a reaction from those who see the image that

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2018 photography exhibitions to see

With the new year comes a fresh look at your photography and the motivations you have for capturing the world around you. Do you have a renewed passion for photography or do you find yourself lacking inspiration and lost about what to try next? One thing that can help bring your ideas together into a

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Nude photographs: naughty or the norm?

With a recent surge in nude photographs hitting social media and the web, is it becoming normal to see the naked form in casual selfies and candid shots? Are we becoming more liberal with our bodies? Nude-loving celebs One of the most notable celebs who has taken the nude selfie to the masses is reality

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Interesting photography trends for 2018

Keen to be on trend with your photography in 2018? Check out our shortlist of interesting points to keep in mind for your upcoming projects. Be sure to read our post on celebrating your home town for project ‘inspo’ as well as our pick of great gift ideas for photography enthusiasts – treat for yourself

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Home trends: wall of family photographs

According to Elle Décor, bare walls are ‘officially out’ and in its place, wall art and family photographs are encouraged in the home to be on trend – interior-wise – for 2018. Unlike some of the ‘fad’ interior trends that surface each year, this is surely one to stay. Filled with memories, and a chance

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January sales: excellent gifts for photographers

Do your have a photography enthusiast in your family with a birthday in January? Or are you a little disappointed with what you got for Christmas? Use any extra cash you have left over to buy some gifts that are tailored to those who love photography. Here’s just a handful of what’s up for grabs!

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Drool-worthy dessert photography

If you love dessert, taking photographs of it is surely one of your favourite things. You want the world (social media) to know about the beautiful sweet treat you are about to devour, and it also serves as a reminder of how delicious it was. Of course, there is a huge difference between snapping a

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Make your own personalised Christmas card

As well as the creativity of photography, we also love to get crafty as another creative outlet. The festive season provides the perfect opportunity to unleash the imagination by making some personalised Christmas cards for your closest friends and family. Pinterest is a great place to get some inspiration for your Christmas cards, as well

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Photography project: celebrating your home town

Here at Parrot Print, we love a good photography project. Having a focus gives you direction with your photography, and an end goal to aim towards. Our post on creating a vision board for your next project is also excellent for collating all your ideas into one cohesive space, that you can keep referring back

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The gift of memories this Christmas

Personalised presents at Christmas are the ones that really get the biggest smiles and mean the most to your loved ones, even after the tree comes down in January. They are thoughtful, sometimes funny and always heart-warming. If you are thinking of combining your love of photography with a gift this festive season, look no

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