Us dad bloggers can be a reflective bunch. Over the past few weeks I’ve seen quite a few blog posts from dads pondering deeply on various things they have done or experienced. The time of year lends itself to reflection. With all the Remembrance Day commemorations I’ve spent a lot of time explaining the complexities […]
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Whether you’re a witch, a skeleton or a ghost, there’s a lot of fun to be had dressing up for Halloween. So many amazing characters on display this year too, from the utterly brilliant to the downright scary! There’s no denying the BritMums community loves getting into the spirit of Halloween in some way or another. This month’s Snapshot […]
There’s something magical about this time of year. Perhaps it’s the early morning mist that adds a layer of intrigue to the rising sun. Or the forest, the smell of pine so strong you can’t help but close your eyes and take a deep breath. Or fruit picking – knowing your efforts will be rewarded […]
Julia Boggio is a veteran of BritMums Live conferences — sharing her advice on taking gorgeous images and understanding the basics of light and composition while creating your own personal style. Even if you missed her session, you can brush up on your technique and pictures with her presentation. Julia has also photographed her share […]
We’re delighted this year to be offering a food photography and styling session with msmarmitelover and Cooksister — it will help you transform your food photographs into things of delectable beauty. We will be doing mini food photography set-ups that you can practice on in teams. You’ll get both technical and artistic advice. To make […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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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