Using Bokeh Photography for Canvas Prints

Warmer nights bring with them lots of opportunities for outdoor evening entertaining and the perfect chance to learn some new photography skills by testing out a little Bokeh. As much an art form as a photography technique, bokeh makes a great subject for customised canvas prints. What is bokeh? Translated from the Japanese for ‘blur”

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Four End of Term Creative Custom Canvas Prints

The end of school term always produces a range of emotions in children and teachers alike and today on the blog we are going to look at how to capture them with some creative custom canvas ideas. Some of these canvas projects make use of images alone, while others draw in familiar objects from school

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Making a Feature of Your Custom Canvas Prints

All of our custom canvas prints are supplied on pine gallery films with corner wedges and hidden staples to help make them robust and easy to hang. However, just because they come ready to hang doesn’t mean you can’t have a bit of fun framing them creatively yourself. Today’s blog post explores how to make

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Reach New Heights With Your Images On Canvas

Here in the Parrot Orint offices we’ve been ooh-ing and aah-ing over some fantastic photographs from the National Geographic drone photography competition. If you’ve not seen the photos, you can check them out in this article from the BBC. Photographers took these stunning aerial shots with the help of some rather clever machines, but we

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How to Create Faux Vintage Photo Prints for Canvas

In the world of interiors, vintage is very much in vogue. From old style telephones through to retro prints for the walls, adding a little something from a bygone era is a fun way to explore the development of art and design.  One of the things we’ve seen pop up in magazines and online home-ware stores recently,

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Personalised Canvas Print Ideas For The Playroom

Personalised canvas print ideas for the playroom With the school holidays in sight, parents will soon have their hands full entertaining kids of all ages. Unfortunately, we can never be too sure of the weather here in the UK, so we’ve put together these artwork ideas to help you make the playroom a place of fun

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Grand Ideas For Customised Prints Inspired by Le Tour

Yorkshire was buzzing with the sound of sporting adventure this weekend as The Tour De France got started in Leeds and continued on through Yorkshire, providing plenty of interesting photography opportunities. At the last count, close to 26,000 Instagram photographs had been marked with #tourdefrance hashtag and there are no doubt thousands more shots of

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Ideas For Your Graduation Photo Canvas

It’s an exciting few weeks for university students with many receiving their degree results and many more preparing for graduation ceremonies. Graduation shots are among the most common photographs you’ll find adorning the walls of people’s homes. Some of these photographs will be images shot by the day’s official photographer and these, along with snaps

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3 Simple iPhone Photography Tips

In celebration of two UK residents being named among the winners of the iPhone Photography Awards(IPPA) this week, we’re sharing a few helpful tips to help you make more of your simple smartphone photography. New Zealand born Adrienne Pitts came first in the travel category of the seventh annual awards, with her image of a

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Wedding Photography Ideas To Create A Splash On Canvas

June is historically the month for weddings, so if you’ve found your weekends filled with nuptials of friends and family, you’re definitely not the only one.  Along with wedding invites comes a need to pick out presents and wedding outfits. And of course, there’s always a little extra pressure to look your best when you

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