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December: Join our daily photo challenge!

Enjoy photography? Want to take part in a little fun? Then join in our #SnapHappyBritMums daily photo challenge! Each day we have a new theme – all you need to do is be creative and snap away. Go crazy on your blog, Twitter and your photo sharing apps. Just make sure to tag pics with #SnapHappyBritMums […]

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Creativity & Context: Sharing our Deeper Truths

We’re now 35 virtual exhibitions into the online tour of The Story of Mum, with 15 more still to come – that’s 50 virtual exhibitions! Way beyond our initial expectations. So what have mums been gaining from creating and re-telling our motherhood stories, side by side? How might our experiences help you to find and […]

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August Snap Happy BritMums << Snap, pin, tweet!

Like taking pics? Enjoy taking part in a little fun? Join in #SnapHappyBritMums, our daily photo challenge! Each day we set a theme, and all you need to do is be creative and snap away! Go crazy on your blog, Twitter and your photo sharing apps. Just make sure you tag your pics #SnapHappyBritMums. We’ll follow […]

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Top tips for an awesome Instagram feed

Have you ever looked at some popular Instagramers — those with thousands of followers and almost-impossible-to-achieve pictures on their stream — and left wondering how they develop their amazing style and images. On a recent Instagram walk in Cadaquès with just such an Instagramer I discovered their secret: apps. Julio Estrela (@JulioEstrela) has more than […]

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Share your pics daily: January #SnapHappyBritMums

Like taking pics? Enjoy taking part in a little fun? Join in #SnapHappyBritMums, our daily photo challenge! Each day we set a theme, and all you need to do is be be creative and snap away! Go crazy on your blog, Twitter and an your photo sharing apps. Just make sure you tag your pics […]

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Instagram clarifies T&Cs, but is it enough?

There was an uproar this week when Instagram announced new terms and conditions that seemed to give itself the ability to sell users’ photographs and use their user profiles and likenesses. Would the company be grabbing our pictures and using them against ads or — even worse — FOR ads, without compensating us or even […]

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Photo Blog Round-up: Autumn

  The great thing about the autumn is that it makes us all want to pick up our cameras and explore our inner Ansel Adams. I have enjoyed trawling the net to see what all the mummy bloggers have been doing to celebrate the change of seasons. In fact, I did my own post about […]

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Photo Blog Round Up: Halloween

  Happy belated Halloween! There is something about having kids that really brings back your enjoyment of the holidays. I was so excited about Halloween. I wanted to make Baby the most amazing costume. I did loads of research on Pinterest and finally decided to go for a ghost baby costume, made out of tulle.  […]

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Join our daily photo challenge in October: #SnapHappyBritMums

It’s time again for another month of inspiration in the form of #SnapHappyBritMums and once again we’re looking to one of our members to create this month’s themes. May I introduce to you, Claire Toplis who is the lovely and talented blogger behind Life, Ninja Killer Cat and Everything Else. Claire is a Special Needs […]

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Love photography? Enter The Macallan’s One Last Word Competition

Attention photographers and photography lovers: Fancy winning a high-end Fujifilm X-Pro1 camera? Or maybe you like to get your hands on the retro styled X100, or the classic compact the X10? Or how about spending a few days in Scotland on a photography masterclass? Luxury whisky brand The Macallan is offering those prizes to the […]

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Photo blog round up: The Olympics!

  I know, I know. Everybody is still talking about the Olympics, but they were pretty darned awesome. I’m totally coming down off my Olympic and Paralympic high. I saw the Opening Ceremony (rehearsal), two events plus one day at the Olympic Park, and the athletics at the Paralympics. It’s been the most exciting summer […]

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BritMums Carnival: Photo Story Theme

Julia Boggio is the lovely lady who is holding the latest carnival and she themed it to match her own passion that of photography – Can you tell a story in photography? Julia is the Brit Mums Photography Round-up editor and writes her own blog I Carried a Watermelon, go over and check it out, […]

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#SnapHappyBritMums June 2012

What a lovely snap happy bunch of bloggers we have! Originally when Marianne and I put the #SnapHappyBritMums feature forward, we weren’t sure how well received it would be nor how long we would run it. We thought we’d give it the month of May to see what happened. Well, you took in #SnapHappyBritMums with […]

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BritMums Photo Round-up: May Madness

May is turning out to be one heck of a month. First and foremost, it’s the month my little girl was born, so we’ve had lots of birthday celebrations (which means lots of photo shoots for Baby. Thankfully, she seems to enjoy them). I also photographed the Queen last week as part of her Diamond […]

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Photo Round-up: Kids with cameras

This month’s theme is kids with cameras. I’d like to introduce you to an event being held by one of my bride’s sisters. It’s called Toddle in the City and it’s a fantastic day out with your little one, helping them explore London with a camera. I absolutely love this idea. There are loads of […]

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#SnapHappyBritMums Photo Challenge

Love taking photos? Need a new blogging and photo challenge? #SnapHappyBritMums is your next opportunity! For the month of May we’ll be giving you 31 days worth of photography prompts to inspire and encourage you to get out there and see the world through creative eyes. We found OUR inspiration courtesy of @FatMumSlim, a fabulous […]

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The Brilliance in Blogging Shortlist

In little more than three weeks’ time, the BiBs received more than 12,000 nominations. Now we’re delighted to announce the shortlist. There were so many fantastic nominations, if only we could have included them all. The blogs selected represent a range of approaches, exhibiting different styles, different social media tactics and different voices. You’ll see […]

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Photo Blog Round Up: Pets!

I’ve had pets since I was born. Cats, dogs, mice, birds, rabbits…we even had a raccoon for a night. Personally, I believe that a pet makes a home homier. I currently have two cats that live in perpetual fear of my baby’s penchant for grabbing fur (I wrote two blog posts from my cats’ point […]

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