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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Guest post: How to make blog badges

Blog badges are a vital element for promotion. Cas Sheppard of Mummy Never Sleeps shares her easy-to-follow tips on how to make basic badges quickly and easily. Well, hello you, nice to see ya. Where would we be without the humble blog badge, eh? They’re used everywhere from Linkies and sponsored post notices to simple…

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Latest must-have: a clip-on smartphone lens

Of all the recent gadgets I’ve bought, my new favourite is my clip-on smartphone lens. I bought this Youvue lens at, ahem, Topshop at the holidays in the impulse purchase section by the registers. It cost around £15 and allows me to take either macro images or wide-angle. As a result it’s vastly expanded how…

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Should restaurants ban “food stagrammers”?

What’s wrong with this picture? According to some, the fact that it was taken of my meal in a restaurant means it is an affront to proper dining. Lately there’s been a debate raging on the appropriateness of “foodstagramming” — taking pictures of your food and sharing them on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, G+ or other…

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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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