Karen Mcgowran

Digitalab Featured Photographer: Karen McGowran

At Digitalab, we know that you can’t underestimate the power of a truly exceptional image. The beauty of photography as an art form is in its diversity – with so many wonderful genres and so many utterly unique photographers out there, photography means many different things to many different people. That’s why we asked newborn…

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The Photographer’s 2016 Kit Bag

Whether you’ve got a case of digital love or you’re still infatuated with traditional film, it’s an exciting time to be a photography fan. Thanks to the developers spearheading the photo editing software movement and the number of festivals launched to celebrate photographic excellence, it’s never been easier to hone your craft or share your…

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19 Irresistible Instagram Accounts You Need in Your Life

If there’s one thing Instagram has taught us, it’s that life often looks better behind a filter. From the dreamy Valencia to the moody X-Pro II, social media lovers, bloggers and even professional photographers are harnessing the impact of Instagram to make our lives a little more colourful. Whether you’re a self-confessed Instagram addict or…

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Picture Perfect: 5 High Quality Photo Gifts

Photographs help us to immortalise the moments we want to remember – and with so many diverse ways to display your precious memories, you can have your photographs transformed into a range of bespoke gifts. Whether you’re in hot pursuit of the perfect wedding present or a unique graduation gift, personalised photo gifts allow you…

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Large Format Printing: the Power of Bespoke Branding

If you’re a booming business or an independent photographer, large format printing gives you a platform to maximise the visibility of your brand by creating a bold statement. Whether you’re a professional photographer looking to showcase your images or an enthusiastic entrepreneur on a mission to build brand awareness, large format printing is your key…

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7 Steps to Winning Instagram

Part 1: The Instagram Photography Phenomenon Part 2: Self-Portrait Photography Part 3: Urban Landscape Photography Part 4: Still life Photography Part 5: Travel Photography Part 6: Wildflife Photography Part 7: The Next Step Part 1: The Instagram Photography Phenomenon Since launch, the holy smartphone has streamlined, simplified and supersized social lives – and it’s not…

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Mobile to Mount: Exploring Instagram Photo Prints

With technology advancing at an incredible speed, the gap between professional and mobile photography is ever changing – and it’s now easier than ever to capture the perfect picture on the go. Thanks to savvy smartphones, you no longer need to feel the disappointment of having left your camera at home – as you can…

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The 10 Photo Printing Commandments

In pursuit of producing the perfect photograph, capturing the image is just the start – and when it comes to turning the images into stunning prints, many photographers fall at the final hurdle. While there’s the temptation to print your images from home, this can be a tricky and surprisingly expensive process – and without…

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Canvas Prints vs. Acrylic Prints: Finding Your Perfect Fit

When it comes to photography, there’s more to the process than creating the ideal composition. Whether you’re a professional photographer looking for high quality printing solutions for your images or an amateur who wants to learn more about the industry, it’s important to understand that different printing options are suited to different images. While hours…