Photography Tips 101: Shoreline Snap Guide

If the entries to the current RNLI ‘My Coast’ competition are anything to go by, there’s already plenty of appreciation for the photogenic nature of the UK’s shoreline. You can see the submissions from the ten finalists for yourself and vote for your favourite by visiting the RNLI Facebook page. Meanwhile, inspired by the competition,

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Garden Canvas Prints That Look Good Enough To Eat

Friendly-faced Ferne Britton launched a new TV series the Big Allotment Challenge on BBC2 this month. The family show challenges people to grow, arrange and eat. Here at Parrot Print Canvas we’ve decided to turn the programme on its head and challenge you to plant, shoot and print instead! Whether you’re green-fingered or not, we’re

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How to photograph a lightning bolt

As one of the most spectacular weather events on earth, capturing a lightning strike is the highlight of many amateur photographer’s careers. Whether you love catching the mood of the landscape or are a humble storm chaser in the making, we’ve put together five tips for photographing the elusive thunderbolt of electricity as it makes

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Capturing Man’s Best Friend’s Best Side

Anyone with a crazy canine knows how hard it can be to get them to sit and stay during training, which is of course why capturing their best side with photography is such a challenge, but also all the more rewarding! With a bit of patience and a couple of creative tricks up your sleeve,

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Photography tips 101: How to Photograph Cityscapes

Holiday snaps don’t have to be all beaches and bikinis. In fact, a poll by ABTA found that we’re just as likely to take a city break as a vacation on the beach these days, so before you head off on your next trip, why not brush up on your urban photography skills? What a

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Festival Photography: A Beginner’s Guide

Anyone gripped by the prospect of getting a ticket in the Glastonbury resales on April 24th or April 27th (http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/news/ticket-resale-dates-confirmed) may be particularly interested in picking up a tip or two in this, our introduction to festival photography. Festivals really have something for all when it comes to memories that deserve to be captured; there’s all

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All Hail The Season of The Selfie!

The ever-so-slightly annoying but equally catchy song #Selfie by DJing duo ‘The Chainsmokers’ is currently languishing just outside the UK top 20, and along with being a massive hit both here and in the US, the song undoubtedly marks the coming of age of the photographic self portrait. It’s perhaps most at home on the

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An Introduction To Photographing Flowers

Spring is in the air and along with the sunshine, daffodils and other spring flowers are starting to make an appearance. For those who want to brighten their homes or even office spaces, floral  canvas prints are an obvious choice. Providing a real burst of colour and implied texture, photographs of flowers often outshine paintings.

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Photography tips 101: How to capture sunsets

Warmer evenings are the perfect excuse to stay up late and catch some of the best photography treats of the season, sunsets. The setting of the sun makes a great subject for a photo canvas, with so much versatility of colour in each one. This is why a study of the sun as it sets

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How to choose the best family photo for your custom canvas prints!

If you have a family then no doubt you have lots of family photos lining your walls, or at the very least taking up storage on your PC or in the cloud. It’s great to see your family beaming at you from a photo frame but if you really want a unique and impressive take

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