Friday, 8 June 2012

Hello Canvas!


Last week I was extremely lucky to be contacted by Jess from Hello Canvas - the UK's largest photo on canvas website. 


They offered me the chance to send one of my favourite photographs that I thought would be difficult to reproduce onto a 50 x 70cm canvas.

Since leaving Spain I've always loved the idea of having my pictures 'in hand', so to speak. In a world of digital media it's easy to overlook the unique novelty of having the photos you take in a material form. So, as soon as I received the email - I knew exactly which one I would send. My favourite picture that only exists digitally.


Sevilla. My absolute favourite place on the Earth that I have ever visited, to date. I took this picture while family were out to visit me. It was a wonderful day; warm air, siesta time, peaceful... All the things I associate with Spain in general! To me, it is the perfect picture (maybe not technically, but for sentimental value) and I thought it would meet the brief of being challenging to print with all its different elements!

So fast forward three days after sending my image - the canvas arrives! Speedy or what? I was so excited to see the outcome, after having a quick look at Hello Canvas' site, I knew I would be impressed with the quality.

Actually, I was more than impressed. I was blown away! It's a fantastic size, the quality is incredible - you can literally see the peoples face on the bridge, the colours are identical to the original... In fact it may even look better than the digital one!





I honestly couldn't be happier with it. As my first canvas experience, I now want more!


Thank you Hello Canvas :)


* this canvas was sent to me for free to review, this has had no impact on my opinion of the final product.

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3 comments

  1. this sounds like you are being cleverly manipulated into providing them with nearly free advertising. not like there's anything wrong with that, mind you ;)

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  2. Aware of that, but when it's something I enjoy talking about & I receive something I've always wanted - everyone's a winner.

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  3. fair enough - and the photo does look awfully good on canvas. well done, then :)

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