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17 Jan

Cameras To Consider Purchasing In 2024

As technology develops so does what we take pictures on! 

As the popularity of social media continues to be at a high, people are more than ev…

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20 Oct

8 Youtube Channels All Hobbyist Photographers Should Check Out

If you consider yourself a photographer, or simply admire film and photography, Youtube can be a fantastic resource. Not only does Youtube have a weal…

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30 Sep

Our Top 5 Picks For Budget Film Cameras

It seems now, more than ever, film cameras are being used to capture sentimental moments. Here at Picture Frames Express, we are all for it. There is …

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11 Aug

Night Photography Tips for Beginners 

Taking pictures at night can be quite tricky for beginners to really get the hang of. It requires a lot of manipulation of the camera settings to …

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09 Aug

IPhone Camera Tips and Tricks That Will Improve Your Photographs

Our phones are constantly evolving and their features vastly improving. DSLR and Film cameras have, historically, been the go to if you wish to captur…

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02 Jun

Underwater Photography Tips for Beginners

Underwater photography might be one of the trickiest photography skills to master and we understand that it can be overwhelming learning the basics, b…

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23 Sep

Why Photography is Important 

“A picture is worth a thousand words” really springs to mind when we think about how important photography is. It’s no secret that photography p…

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Garden Photography Tips and Ideas
12 Jun

Ideas and Tips for Garden Photography

The warm weather is finally upon us, the sun is shining and our gardens are looking more inviting than ever. Sometimes, the best photography subjects …

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21 Apr

Home Photography Ideas

For those of you that love to explore and capture new places, this time at home may feel like a wasted photographic opportunity. However, that isn’t…

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26 Feb

Black and White Photography

Known for its timeless beauty and art-like form, black and white photography can transform a regular colour image into something magically engaging, s…

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12 Nov

7 Food Photography Tips For Beginners

There are few things that can turn an average food photo into a great one. Have you ever had a beautiful piece of food in front of you but just couldn…

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03 Sep

Creative Tips For Street Photography

Why is street photography so unique?

With the ease of going on cheaper City Breaks abroad, or by using the individually unique cities on our doors…

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15 Jul

Seascape and Beach Photography

Summer officially started last month, and we have seen some wonderful weather ever since. This has offered the chance to photograph some fantastic sea…

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14 May

10 Quick & Easy Steps to Summer Photography

The weather is beginning to turn to longer, sunnier days, making picturesque scenes for the budding photographer. With all this extra light, though, c…

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14 May

Taking and framing baby and family photographs

May has been a special month so far, especially where newborns are concerned, we’ve seen the birth of the newest addition to the Royal Family, Harry…

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15 Mar

How to photograph your doggo

March 2019’s photo competition theme is a popular one, we thought we’d show you the best ways to capture your dog with the best results. It’s ha…

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14 Nov

5 tips on taking the perfect winter photo

Winter provides some of the best conditions for photography! With snowfall covering everything white, Christmas lights filling up our cities high stre…

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17 Sep

Our steps to taking the perfect Candid Photo

Candid photos are the best way to take perfectly natural shots. In our eyes, the key to a good photo is context and candid photos are the best way to …

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30 Jul

5 perfect ways to capture the best summer photograph

Wherever you find yourself this summer, in the Caribbean or the coves of Cornwall, there will be so many opportunities to get creative with your camer…

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24 May

Urban Photography Ideas & Inspiration

Urban photography is a genre of photography concerned with capturing scenes from urban spaces, such as towns and other ecological spaces. It has becom…

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A beautiful milky way in the sky of Sardinia
20 Mar

Top 10 Astrophotography Books

In this Top 10* we’ll look at some of the best books on astrophotography which give great practical advice and inspiration for capturing constellation…

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20 Feb

Guide to Personal Photography Projects

Personal photography projects are a great way to rekindle a love of photography and get your creative style flowing. Whether you’re experiencing a m…

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25 Jan

Photography Competitions - The Ones To Watch

Looking to take your photography to a new level in 2018? Have a browse through our list of the biggest and perhaps most prestigious photography compet…

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24 Oct

Halloween Photography Tips

The Halloween period is fast approaching and with it, the gorgeous glow of Autumn colours and the most spooktastic time of the year. So grab your cost…

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22 Sep

Telling a Story with Your Photography

Looking to develop your photography more? A great way to do this is to set yourself a photography project based around a story/theme you’re interested…

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08 Aug

5 Things You Should Know Before Photographing Your Pet


With it being international cat day we thought we’d provide you with the 5 essential tips to capturing the best of your pets.


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10 Jul

Looking Through the Lens For Inspiration

It can be hard to be creative 24/7; writers get writer’s block, photographers we get photographer’s block. Everyone gets stumped with their work at ti…

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11 May

Wedding Photography 12 Top Tips

Whether you’re a budding wedding photographer, a seasoned pro looking to brush up their tips or a friend of the bride who’s been roped into DIYing…

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18 Jan

Futuregraph - The Future of Photography

With the rapid growth of the visual world, we thought it was time to take a look at what the industry thinks is to come in the future of photography. …

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31 Oct

Photo Blogging and Photography for Blogs

Photos are everywhere nowadays, they don’t only feature as part of adverts on the web, pictures for news articles or photos for family and friends t…

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20 Sep

Capture the 7 Wonders of the World

Life is all about living in the moment and capturing the best experiences. Heading down to a local landmark and taking a photo is great, however, it d…

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14 Jun

Capturing Flowers - Blooming Great Photography

Summer is nearly here! And that means the arrival of some beautiful buds blooming in our gardens and surroundings. With the lighter days and fresh flo…

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18 May

Mega Pixels - Mega Pickle

Often we look at megapixels as the thing to judge a camera by when we go out to make a purchase, however this isn’t the thing to be judging high qua…

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16 May

Capturing Coast Land- The Best of UK Beaches

As summer approaches, we will all be beginning to approach the coastland. Whether you’re heading to the shores for some summer beach relaxation or jus…

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26 Feb

Learning Through Photography Styles- Basics of Photography Series Part 15

Often when we pursue a new hobby we eventually develop our own sort of style or a preference for doing things. Especially with artistic forms which ar…

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Feet-up next to roaring fire
18 Nov

Capturing Christmas

How can we capture Christmas?
We all want the picture perfect family Christmas. The wonderfully cooked turkey, a beautiful tree adorned with deco…

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19 Oct

The Vision of a View- 12 Places to Photograph in the UK

One of the most ideal types of shoots to undertake throughout your photography journey is capturing landscapes. Whilst the UK may not immediat…

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25 Sep

Moving onto Macro -Basics of Photography Series Part 14

We’ve all seen those beautiful photos which capture every minute detail of a single flower, a pausing bumblebee, beads of dew hanging from the leave…

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03 Sep

Musings from the Masters- Wise Photography Quotes

Even the very best photographers don’t always get it right, and they embrace and grow from it. We’ve scoured the web for some of the wisest words from…

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Photographing sunset with a phone
22 Jul

Guide to Phonetography- Basics of Photography Series Part 13

Looking to capture photos at a moments notice? Looking for flexibility and portability in your photography equipment whilst retaining photo quality? T…

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16 Jul

It's Child's Play: Photography for Children

“Can I try?” – three words that have been known to strike fear into the hearts of parents with expensive cameras. However, giving the ki…

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Camera in front of a sunset view
24 Jun

Guide to Using Light- Basics of Photography Series Part 12

Light is at the core of photography, it’s the most important thing. Without that opening of the shutter to allow in the light the photo woul…

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Film coming out of old camera
26 May

Film in Photography

We rarely see film based cameras these days unless in the hands of a photographer intrigued with the old ways, hipsters or those who simply ha…

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Underneath a bridge
20 Apr

11 Tips to Street Photography Success- Basics of Photography Series Part 11

Here at Frames Express one of our favourite forms of photography is street photography. Street photography tends to yield the realest and ench…

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Group of photographers
19 Mar

Focus on Photography- The Photography Show 2015

Following on from the success of last March’s show, The Photography Show’ is back again this year from the 21st to the 24th March at the N…

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Panoramic of sunny beach
18 Mar

Panoramic Photography- Basics of Photography Series Part 10

The new age of smartphones now make panoramas but how do you achieve this same effect but with your trusty DSLR. In this month’s Basics of Photograp…

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Panda in a tree
26 Feb

Wildlife Photography- Basics of Photography Series Part 9

It can be an amazing experience even getting a glimpse of some of the world’s best wildlife, and capturing that moment and telling a story years on ca…

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Santa Cruz city on La Palma island in the morning
10 Feb

Landscape Photography -Basics of Photography Series Part 8

We’ve all had those breathtaking landscapes we’ve come across, whether it’s from the top of a mountain, looking over the urban world or at the foo…

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Cyclists racing
12 Jan

Cool Things You Can Do With Your Camera- Basics of Photography Series Part 7

With the Instagram and editing fashion well underway it can be hard to make your photography look just as interesting as the captures …

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Triumph Arc in Paris with Etoile Roundabout traffic light trails.
26 Nov

The Art of Capturing Light - Basics of Photography Series Part 6

So the time of year has come when Christmas lights line the streets, days get darker and the world takes on a new glow. With this time of year offerin…

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Family in the park
14 Oct

Seven Steps to a DIY Family Portrait


Whether playing out in the summer sunshine or taking advantage of Autumns colours, the outdoors is the perfect place to get capturing your f…

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06 Oct

5 Amazing Things You Can Do With a GoPro

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…

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Close-up of dandelion
28 Aug

Taking Great Close-Ups: Basic of Photography Series Part 5

Photography is all about bringing to life and permanently capturing the world around us whether that be people, nature or random objects. Many photogr…

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Photo editing on a laptop
05 Aug

A Basic Guide To Photo Editing

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…

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16 Jul

5 Tips For Taking Photos in The Sun- Basics Of Photography Series Part 4

Last month we gave you a basic guide DSLR camera lenses. In this month’s Basics of Photography Series we are going to give you a basic guide to taki…

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Different size lenses
27 Jun

The Basics of DSLR Camera Lenses- Basics of Photography Series Part 3

Last month we gave you a guide to the basic settings you should know for operating your cameras. In this month’s Basics of Photography Series we are…

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DSLR Camera Settings Screen
20 May

Guide to DSLR Camera Settings- Basics of Photography Series Part 2

Digital Single Lens Reflex cameras.
With DSLRs featuring the most amount of settings out of all the camera types, it is important to understa…

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Digital camera
22 Apr

How to Choose a Digital Camera- Basics of Photography Part 1


The first ever paper film based camera was invented by George Eastman in 1889, called ‘Kodak’; a simple box camera with the accompanying…

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Blurred image of exhibition hall
10 Mar

The Photography Show 2014- A New Revolution?

Focus on Imaging the photography trade show made it’s last appearance at the NEC last March after running for 24 years. In a statement release…

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Group of people jumping in the air.
24 Feb

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 p…

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Night time city scape
10 Dec

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 t…

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Man looking out to sunset on a pier
25 Nov

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 m…

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Polaroid camera
09 Oct

Frame It Like a Polaroid Picture



This blog is going to be all about one of the most famous and iconic film (analogue) cameras ever made – the Polaroid!

If, li…

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Group selfie in a bar.
12 Sep

Liberate Your Facebook Photos

Estimates on the Internet say there are over 1 billion people around the planet on Facebook.

According to, 300 million photos are u…

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