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October 6, 2014

5 Amazing Things You Can Do With a GoPro

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GoPros are the must-have cameras for the adventurer in us all. Claiming to be the most versatile cameras out there they offer professional quality videos and photos. GoPro cameras used to be used predominantly by individuals taking part in activities such as biking, running, skateboarding, and climbing however additions in their accessory ranges has meant [...]

August 5, 2014

A Basic Guide To Photo Editing

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  Back in the dark ages, when photos were shot on film, editing was pretty much left to the professionals and extreme enthusiasts; who had a lot of time, skill and patience. However, in our day and age, with the development of digital cameras and accessible, easy-to-use editing software, anyone with a love for photography [...]

July 7, 2014

Join Us For #photographerhour Thursdays 8-9pm

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#photographerhour starts this Thursday from 8-9 pm (10th July) Here at Picture Frames Express we love finding new ways to bring together our photographer community which is why we have created #photographerhour on Twitter.   #photographerhour offers a prime opportunity for photographers to showcase their latest captures, discuss photography subjects and pool together their knowledge. [...]

February 24, 2014

14 Composition Tips Every Photographer Should Know

14 Composition Tips Every Photographer should know


  Composing a photo from the outsiders point of view can seem extremely simple; see a great view, raise your camera and take the shot. However particularly when photographing inanimate objects or when suffering photographers block taking a great photo just requires a little more thought. Consider this, think of your favourite image, what draws [...]

December 10, 2013

How to take pictures in the dark



Taking pictures in the dark It’s December, the evenings are dark, so it’s the perfect time to take night-time pictures! This blog is aimed at the newbie photographer who is just beginning to experiment with taking photos in the dark. Maybe you’ve tried taking pictures at night-time and ended up with mixed results? Well, this [...]

November 25, 2013

Join the Debate about Photography Post-Production



World Press Photo runs an annual competition for photo journalists and documentary photographers. If you haven’t heard of the competition, you might recognise one of their past winners:[i] – the naked Vietnamese girl running after a napalm attack; a single demonstrator standing in the way of tanks on Tiananmen Square. World Press Photo’s co-founder Gary [...]

February 21, 2012

Picture Frames Express Photo Competition (June: Sights of Summer!)



  June Theme: Sights of Summer! Thank you to everyone who entered and voted on the May competition. It was great to see how creative some of you were with the shots of your pets and animals, and most of them were just plain cute! Facebook Entries will need to be submitted via Facebook. You [...]

September 5, 2011

Picture Frame Famous Landmarks

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Whilst stumbling through the Internet one afternoon we came across these beautiful photos of what are considered to be some of the most important landmarks of the world. A landmark is considered as anything that makes a place instantly recognisable such as a building, statue or natural wonder. If you showed a picture of any [...]

July 27, 2011

Amazing Concert Panorama

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Once again it’s time for one of those marvellous images from the Internet that the Picture Frames Express team loves. That’s right it’s another amazing fully interactive 360 degree panoramic image to feast your eyes on! Check out the Take That Progress Live 360 Wembley Photo. Although not as big as the 80 gigapixel panorama [...]

April 21, 2011

Frame the easter weather!



As you’ve probably noticed, the UK has got it’s groove back! In terms of weather anyway! Say goodbye to those wooly gloves, hats and winter jackets because spring is officialy here! All over Britain we’ve been bathing in a lovely warmth for the past week or two and the effects are really starting to show. [...]