How to create your own personalised ‘polaroid’ canvas print

While it was not the first instant camera, the Polaroid camera is perhaps the most well known of its type. Despite the company announcing production would be stopped in 2008, the cameras are still being made and thanks to the distinctive photographs they produce are still very much in demand. Unfortunately, this snap and print

READ MORE

Canvas print presents for new babies

In todays post we’re taking look at unique gifts for newborns. A few weeks ago we came over all stork like and posted some ideas for creative pregnancy announcements that could be turned into some rather impressive custom canvas prints. In plenty of time for Mothering Sunday, we’re fast-forwarding things a little and ignoring the

READ MORE

A look at Photoshop’s 25 years of print perfection

Whether you’re a photography purist who believes images are best left untouched or an artist or designer who worships at the altar of Photoshop, there’s no denying the power and influence of the software. Yesterday marked the 25th birthday of what is arguably Adobe’s biggest success story, so here at Parrotprint headquarters we thought we’d

READ MORE

5 fabulous Mother’s Day canvas print ideas

It’s just a few weeks until Mother’s Day but there’s still plenty of time to put together a very personal present that will last long after a bouquet of flowers would have wilted and withered. Whether you’re a photographer, scribbler or a wordsmith in the making, we’ve got ideas for creative canvas print presents that

READ MORE

3 Fun ways to celebrate pregnancy

Canvas Print Worthy Creative Pregnancy Announcements It might not be springtime quite yet but we’ve been noticing a few unique announcements about new arrivals that have spurred us on to write this post. If you’ve recently found out you’ll be hatching a new member of the family in 2015 and have been wondering how to

READ MORE

Translating the interiors trends of 2015 onto canvas prints

Now that the dust has settled on the New Year celebrations it’s time to start planning some serious projects for the months ahead and for many that means a little bit of DIY and decorating! To help you get in touch with your inner interior designer we’re taking a little look at some of the

READ MORE

Learning to love lomography

In the world of smartphone photography we’re lucky enough to see a particular style of photo or a photography effect and think ‘there’s an app for that’ but in many instances there’s something to be said for the old-fashioned way of doing things and with this in mind, today we’re taking a little look at

READ MORE

Tips for photographing tall buildings for long canvas prints

Architecture and photography go hand in hand. Beautiful buildings call out to be photographed but those that are as large as they are grand can be tricky to capture in all their glory. Today we’re paying homage to the beasts of buildings that attract photographers in their groves, by giving you some hints and tips

READ MORE

Valentines Day personalised canvas print ideas

February 14th is right around the corner, which means here at Parrotprint HQ, we’ve been busy coming up with some personalised canvas print ideas for loved ones that we think are just a teensy bit better than your average shop bought card. Naturally, top of our list are a range of customised canvas prints –

READ MORE

Unique family portrait ideas for canvas prints

Finding a family portrait everyone likes enough to transfer the image to canvas isn’t the easiest of photography feats. If you’ve ever been on a family photo shoot with the express aim of producing photographs that will then be given as a gift to another family member, chances are you’ve been asked to pose on

READ MORE