Catching Falling Water on Canvas

It’s spread as far as North Korea and captured the imaginations of children and celebrities alike; the ALS ice bucket challenge has also resulted in some amazing moments being captured on film. While the aim of most is to film the challenge in full, there are a fair few accidental photographs and more purposeful (and

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How To Hold On To Summer With Images on Canvas

With summer beginning to wind down, we thought we’d take a look at how to keep all that Vitamin D goodness in your home through the cooler climes of autumn and winter. The brightness and warmth of certain shades can actually bring a smile to your face, so listen carefully to our top tips for

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Creating Your Canvas Print Hall of Fame

Inspired by the fabulous frocks, sentimental speeches and camera flashes galore at the Emmys and MTV VMAs this week, we’re taking a look at red carpet photography and having a little creative fun to boot. If you want to pap like the paparazzi or prose like a pro, you better read our top tips below…

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How To Take Jumping Photos

As holiday season gets into full swing, we are going over a few of the classic holiday shots and how you can perfect them. Make sure you start by reading our recent post how to get the most out of your holiday snaps and then take a hop, skip and a jump into today’s tutorial:

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Creating Your Own Forced Perspective Canvas Print

Forced Perspective Photography Tips & Ideas Even serious photographers like to have a little fun sometimes. When it comes to creating unusual canvas prints of all shapes and sizes, employing photographic illusions is a quick way of producing unusual prints without the need to spend lots of time using editing software. Forced perspective photography tends

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Making The Best of Summer Holiday Snaps

Whether you’re setting sail for sunnier climates or enjoying a staycation in the UK, the annual summer holiday tends to be the time you are most likely to reach for the camera. There are certain holiday shots we all take time and again, including some classics recently named as Top10.com’s most cliched holiday photos. Nestled

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How to Photograph Cake

Here at the Parrotprint Canvas headquarters we’ve found ourselves swept up a little in Great British Bake Off fever over the past week. While our talents probably lie more in the eating arena than in the kitchen, we thought it was time to show a little love for cake on our blog. If you’re baking

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5 Photo Apps That Provide Polish For Your Custom Canvas Prints

If you are the type of photographer that struggles beyond the moment of point and shoot you are certainly not alone.  Thankfully, the wealth of photography apps that are now available give you the tools to create a perfectly polished appearance on images, helping you achieve a professional finish when you create your own customised

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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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