Our Top Photography Tips for #NationalPetMonth
08th April 2021
To celebrate #NationalPetMonth we have put together our top 5 tips on how to capture the perfect snap of your most prized possession- your pet! We hope we can make it a little easier with the tips below.
Jessops Photo Challenge
29th March 2021
Love it. Share it. Print it.
Each month, we’ll be challenging you to take a photo that you love relating to our chosen theme, share it to Instagram or Facebook using that month’s hashtag and then ONE lucky winner, for that month, will receive a £50 photo voucher which can be redeemed on any of our Jessops Photo services and their image will also be featured on our website!
Egg-citing Easter Ideas
09th March 2021
Easter is just around the corner! Here at Jessops, we love Easter as it is one of the holidays where we aren’t being judged on our chocolate consumption! We want to inspire you to celebrate Easter, so we’ve got some fun-filled activities to help you create some precious memories.
The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift Guide
22nd February 2021
Mother’s Day is fast approaching! There is not long left to get that great gift to surprise your mum with. We have personalised gifts perfect to suit all types of mothers, whether they are the home cook, extreme coffee lovers or a big fan of sleek wall art. Check out our top gift ideas here.
A Photo Book for Every Occasion
10th February 2021
The last year was not one we had anticipated at all… but why not encapsulate all those memories you perhaps didn’t think you would make into a personalised photo book. We have put together some of our top photo book ideas for the year to inspire you to get started on your very own!
Take Our Valentine’s Quiz!
22nd January 2021
Quiz! What Valentine's Gift should you Buy for your Partner Based on your Relationship? Find out here!
10 Ways to Frame your Love
21st January 2021
10 Love-filled ideas for personalised Valentine's gift ideas ready to order online or create and buy in-store the same day with your own photos.
Easy ways to take better photos of your baby
09th January 2021
You can never have enough photos of your baby – but how many of them do you feel truly proud of? We all know that babies have their own minds, and sometimes that can get in the way of your photographic masterpieces! That’s why we’ve put together some easy expert baby photography tips to help you take better pictures – even when you’re using an iPhone or basic camera. Take our advice and your little treasure will be more picture-perfect than ever!
New Year, New Yearbook
03rd January 2021
After a busy festive period of celebrations and welcoming in a new year, it’s only natural to find ourselves reminiscing on memories of the past year, scrolling through photos of happy memories on our phones or cameras. Why not print your photos, get them off your phone and create a clean slate to start 2020. Have a look at our ideas for printing your year in photos.
6 of the best last-minute Christmas gifts
16th December 2020
If you still haven’t managed to get your Christmas shopping done, and you’re concerned you’ll be left with no choice but to pass off a packet of batteries as a thoughtful gift, don’t worry! With our click and collect options and in-store kiosks in Jessops stores across the country, there is still time to get thoughtful personalised gifts the same day - all the way up to 24th December. Here are a few ideas from for busting the rush and being a cool Christmas shopper.
The Perfect Personalised Gifts for Christmas
03rd December 2020
It’s that wonderful time of the festive season where you’re getting excited for Christmas but you still have time to get organised and order the thoughtful gifts you really want! If you want to give the gift of memories this Christmas or a super thoughtful personalised treat to a friend or loved-one, look no further. From Photo Books to personalised Hot Water Bottles, we’ve got just the thing to bring a warm smile to the frosty days ahead.
6 Christmas Decoration Ideas with Photos!
02nd December 2020
Have you got your Christmas tree up yet? Don't get tinsel-ready until you've read these Christmas decoration ideas you can do with photos and photo prints!
How to Create your Perfect Calendar
21st November 2020
Learn how to add text, colour and bespoke events to your calendar and make it extra special! No-one wants a boring calendar, and with so many customisation features you have no excuse not to make your calendar the best it can be. Read the guide to see an explanation of the features available, and get started.
Live in the Moment with Instax
13th November 2020
With so many options for expressing yourself with this colourful bundle of joy it’s hard not to get excited about it (we could fill a whole book with Instax ideas) so we’ve narrowed down some of our favourite ideas to kickstart your Instax camera game and show you why this is the perfect gift for the fun-loving creative in your life.
6 Autumn Photoshoot Ideas
06th November 2020
There’s no doubt about it, that golden time of year is in full swing! Autumn is such a photogenic season, and we absolutely love capturing the rich colours and spooky scenes in creative ways. With fireworks lighting up the sky and pumpkins turned into lanterns there’s plenty of scope to experiment with low light photography as well as creating some spectacular still-lifes. We’ve put together some of our favourite shots from the season to help you make the most of it and get ideas on what to do with your prints afterwards!
Something Old, Something New… Wonderful Ways to Display your Wedding Memories
24th September 2020
Whether you got married this summer and have just received the pictures, or your wedding photos have been adorning your mantel piece for years, selecting and displaying photos from your big day can be an event of its own. Read our ideas on displaying your wedding photos, as well as ways to revive old photos to make your romantic memories as special as the day itself.
Decorate your room with photo prints for under £10
09th September 2020
Going to university is as exciting as it is expensive - but with a little creativity you can give your room at uni a cosy makeover without breaking the bank! We’ve put together some fun photo print decor ideas for you to try, and with our 15% off student discount, you can turn your new room into a home from home in no time.
6 Personalised Gift Ideas to Make any new student Feel at Home
03rd September 2020
The class of 2019 is just about to head to uni. If your teen is one of the soon-to-be students, you’re probably busy right now with shopping trips and check lists, making sure they have everything they need to start the next chapter of their life. We know sending a child off to uni is more than just check-lists and shopping trips, it can be quite emotional! But taking the edge off that are memory makers. Items designed to remind your young adult of their loving family rooting for them back home. So, if this is you, get the hankies out and read on.
Create your Endless Summer through Photos
27th August 2020
Is it too soon to reminisce on summer? We don’t think so! We may be edging towards September and the dreaded ‘back to school’ banners might be starting to appear everywhere, but we‘re determined not to take off our sun hats any time soon. If you're anything like us, you'll have taken scrolls of photos this summer, and we've got just the thing to celebrate them and help you get you through the cold days ahead! Read on for our fab ways to celebrate your summer through your photos.
A year of #Jessopsmoment photos – our top picks this World Photography Day
21st August 2020
This World Photography Day we decided to celebrate our #jessopsmoment Instagram community and select a few of our favourite pictures that capture moments in time, and tell a story. We hope they can inspire you to take more photos and print your life, your loves, and your laughs.
Scrumptious ways to display your afternoon tea photos
15th August 2020
It’s Afternoon tea week and the freshly baked scones and petit fours are tantalising our taste buds, and the scent of Earl Grey tea is in the air. At Jessops, we’re all about embracing the moment and capturing life’s little events, which is why we decided that the best way to really experience afternoon tea week was to go ourselves! We loved every moment of it from the china to the french fancies, and of course we took lots of photos to remember it. We’re dying to share our pics from the day as well as some delectable ideas on how to make the most of them and remind us of the yumminess every time we put the kettle on. So grab a cuppa and prepare to be inspired by our traditional afternoon tea tips!
Photo Gifts for a memorable summer
07th August 2020
We’re in the middle of a glorious British summer, and long balmy evenings are stretching out ahead. Summer BBQs, picnics and Pina Coladas are on the menu every weekend, and friends seem to be over at the drop of a hat. Days like this seem to last forever. Living in the moment is easy, and capturing it is part of the fun. You’ll love looking back at these memories in years to come. Have a read through these ideas designed to bring a smile to all faces this summer, no matter the weather.
Festival essentials for a cool and cosy camping experience
31st July 2020
Whether you and your friends are going to a festival for the first time or you're a real festival veteran, making your camping experience as glamp-tastic as possible is a top priority if you want to create funky memories worth framing. You don’t need to take a crateful of gear to fulfil this vision, a few essential items will be sure to make this festival as cosy and homely as it is cool and carefree. Here are a few suggestions for before, during and after the festival to make those memories last long after the last band has played.
5 Picture perfect wedding gifts to suit every couple
25th July 2020
What do you buy the couple that has everything? We think the key is personalisation. Every couple is different, and we’re here to give you some tips on what wedding gift to get the newlyweds based on some of their personality traits and interests. Not only are we 99.9% sure they will not have these personalised gifts but you will have given thoughtful items that they will treasure, that will make them smile for years to come. Have a read through and see which wedding gift suits the happy couple.
The Ultimate Summer Compact Camera Guide
18th July 2020
Whether you made plans or going with the flow, putting your flip flops on or listing down the must-see places to visit, what you really need to own is seizing the holiday vibe and shooting your memories as you imagined them.
You need more than your smartphone to capture those special moments and be able to show off when you’re back. Also, holidays mean to switch off and chill, stop checking your emails and turn that flight mode on!
Whatever getaway style is your holiday we have the perfect compact camera type for you and the spot-on keepsake to relive your memories over and over.
6 Creative ways to use Instax at your Wedding
10th July 2020
It’s wedding season! At Jessops we know how important it is to capture your big day in picture-perfect style. But as well as the pro pics, capturing the fun and candid moments is so important, and what better way to do that then with the super fun Instax Camera and Instax Wedding Bundle! The bundle includes everything your guests need to share well-wishes and have fun, including: an Instax mini 9 camera, 60 x instant film, a scrapbook, props, stickers, cutouts and more.
We’ve put together a few ideas of how to bring instant fun to your day with Instax and this bundle of joy, so have a browse and get inspired.
Seven things everyone should do with their holiday photos
27th June 2020
There are plenty of ways to keep your magical holiday moments alive, and they all involve making the most of your holiday photos! Whether you turn them into stylish wall art, adorn your clothes or accessories, or create luxurious photo books for everyone to admire, there are more things you can do with those glorious holiday pictures than you can shake a cocktail umbrella at. Here are our favourite ideas for keeping those sunny memories alive.
Top ideas for last-minute Father’s Day photo gifts
06th June 2020
If you think you’ve left it too late to get your dad/partner/granddad something special, think again. At Jessops Photo, you can create a wonderful, personalised last-minute Father’s Day gift in next to no time. Our Click & Collect service means that if you order in store or online, your gift will be ready to pick up within two hours. Photo gifts are perfect for Father’s Day (or any day, come to that) and seeing the dad in your life smile with genuine appreciation is enough to send your spirits soaring. After all, these are gifts that come straight from your heart to his.
Seven brilliant ideas for Father’s Day gifts
04th June 2020
Father’s Day is just around the corner, and the gift-buying frenzy has begun! If you’re looking for ideas, you don’t need us to tell you that the best gift you could give any dad on this special day is some family time. But if you (or your kids) want to go the extra mile and get him something extra, we’re here to oblige. Jessops has a whole host of inexpensive, personalised presents just made for giving on Father’s Day. These are the gifts that are guaranteed to make him smile – and they’re so personal that he’ll treasure them forever. Here’s how to make Father’s Day 2019 one to remember
Eight ways to bring your Father’s Day photo book to life
30th May 2020
We have the best idea ever for a really personal present that’ll show just how much you love your dad/granddad/partner this Father’s Day! A fabulously presented, high-quality Father's Day photo book filled with special memories is enough to make a grown man cry (with joy, obvs). And the best thing of all? It’s so easy to create! So what are you waiting for? Check out our top ideas.
Nine photos that sum up spring 2019
28th May 2020
We've been celebrating spring with our Jessopsspring2019 campaign, and we've loved all the photos you've been sharing on Instagram and Facebook! Long daylight hours, beautiful skies and wonderful wildlife has got us all taking our best photos ever. We’ve selected just a few of our absolute fave spring pics from our Instagram feed - is your favourite here?
How to take phenomenal photos of flowers
23rd May 2020
The Chelsea Flower Show is the highlight of the year for flower fanatics everywhere - we can’t get enough of all those beautiful blooms. Flowers are one of the nation’s favourite things to photograph - you only need to look on Instagram to see that! But your fabulous floral pictures are too beautiful to be simply left on your Instafeed. They need to be seen and admired in the real world – and we have loads of ideas to help you do just that! To take your best flower pictures ever, check out our top tips – you'll need nothing more than your smartphone or compact camera!
Top tips for best-ever baby books
16th May 2020
All this talk about Baby Sussex has got us broody here at Jessops. You don’t have to be royalty to know how special those precious first days, weeks and months of a baby’s life are, and how every moment needs to be savoured. And that’s why baby photo books were invented! They’re a great way to keep track of all those wonderful, touching, incredible amazing moments, from your baby’s first cuddle to their first steps and their first day at nursery. Making a photo book with Jessops is so easy – but to make it even easier for you, we’ve asked the experts - parents who’ve already made baby photo books - for their top tips…
Six wedding photo book ideas to try today
08th May 2020
Looking at your wedding photos brings a warm and fuzzy glow every time – so you owe it to yourself (and your partner!) to make the most of every single picture. That means making sure you don’t leave any of those happy memories to languish on your laptop or in cyberspace – they need to be seen in their full glory! So give your happy wedding memories a home in the real world by making them into brilliant wedding photo books. Here are just a few easy ideas to get you started.
Britain’s best gardens to see in spring
01st May 2020
Vibrant blossoms and cool woodland walks, trees bursting into leaf and sunny skies (we hope!) – this is the best season of the year to be outside, exploring Britain’s gorgeous spring gardens
(with your camera, obviously!). We've chosen our top five to kick your spring into life now that May is here… but there are plenty more to explore all over the country.
How to brighten up your home with your wedding photos
25th April 2020
While you may not be able to make your wedding day last for ever, you can do the next best thing and make those fabulous wedding photos into beautiful home displays to look at every day! Turning your wedding photos into stylish decor for your home will commemorate your special day in a gorgeously unique way. Here are some inspiring ideas for wedding photo displays that are sure to keep those memories front, centre and everywhere in between!
Take your best photos ever this Easter!
17th April 2020
Spring is in the air, and the whole country is bursting into life. There’s so much to see, from bluebell woods and wildflower meadows to Easter bunnies and newborn lambs. So grab your camera, get outside and celebrate the most beautiful time of year. Whether you’re visiting somewhere new or just exploring on your own doorstep, check out our top tips for activities to awaken your senses, make new discoveries and get some fabulous photos in the process.
Photo-worthy fun ideas for Easter celebrations
11th April 2020
Easter is a very special time of year - and not just because we get to gorge ourselves silly on chocolate! For most of us, Easter brings a welcome break from work and school - meaning that we get to spend some time with the people we love most in the world. At Jessops, we want to help you celebrate, so we’ve got some brilliant activities to help you get the most out of your precious ‘together time’ and create some truly happy Easter memories. Just make sure you’ve got your camera at the ready!
How to use photos to bring your blank wall to life
04th April 2020
Fed up with staring at blank walls? Want to give your living space a fresh look, but don’t know where to start? Then you’ve come to the right place! We have some incredibly effective, simple tips to bring those dull spaces to life – and not one of them involves shelling out for expensive artwork or fancy wallpaper.
Six brilliant last-minute Mother’s Day gift ideas
27th March 2020
Not got your mum a Mother’s Day gift yet? We've got some lovely inspirational ideas to add that personal touch! Jessops has a whole host of last-minute, inexpensive, personalised presents perfect for Mother’s Day – and they can be ordered and collected in store in as little as two hours. These are the gifts that will fill her with joy – and they’re so personal and thoughtful that she’ll never guess you left it so late!
Mother’s Day gifts made easy
19th March 2020
Want to say ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ to the best mum in the world (that’s yours, obviously!)? Want to give her a unique and thoughtful gift - something that shows just how much you care about her? Of course you do! And we’re here to help you do just that, with the best Mother's Day gifts ever....
Mother’s Day is the best day of the year!
14th March 2020
There’s always excitement at Jessops HQ at this time of year - because the most important day on our calendars is nearly here: Mother’s Day! It gives us the perfect excuse to celebrate our amazing mums and spoil them rotten - we want to let them know just how much they mean to us! Here, five members of the fabulous Jessops team share their feelings about their mums… and why they’ll be giving a gorgeous photo gift this Mother’s Day.
Marvellous ideas for Mother’s Day photo books
05th March 2020
Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift idea? Something thoughtful, personal and unique? A Jessops Mother’s Day photo book is a wonderful thing to behold: a beautiful, high-quality book filled with photos capturing special moments and shared memories – we challenge you to think of a better pressie for your mum. And it’s so easy to create!
Eight reasons you’ll love making a scrapbook
18th February 2020
Who was it that said: ‘If you’ve not scrapbooked, you’ve not lived’? OK, so maybe no one yet – but it’s only a matter of time! Scrapbooking has become such a popular pastime that if you’ve not tried it yet, you’re going to be left behind. It’s creative, it’s relaxing, it’s fun, it’s useful, it’s incredibly rewarding and, more to the point, it’s easy – so everyone can do it! Here are just a few reasons why everyone needs a little scrapbooking in their life…
Last-minute Valentine’s gifts they’ll LOVE forever!
04th February 2020
With Valentine’s Day approaching faster than an arrow from Cupid’s bow, you might be worried that you’ve left it too late to surprise your loved one with a Valentine's gift that says ‘You mean the world to me’. But don’t fret! Not only have we come up with a host of thoughtful and inexpensive personalised presents – all of which can be ordered and collected in-store in as little as two hours – we’ve also drawn up an around-the-clock Valentine’s Day action plan to keep your sweetheart happy all day!
Seven Valentine’s Day ideas you’ve never thought of
28th January 2020
Have you made plans for Valentine’s Day yet? Dinner and a movie is so last year! Leave those long-stemmed red roses in the bucket at the supermarket on February 14th, and embrace the most romantic activity of all – trying new things with your special someone. Here are a few ideas to get you started, along with some perfect personalised Valentines gift ideas...
Romantic photo book ideas for Valentine’s Day
22nd January 2020
We’ve got the best ever idea for a Valentine’s Day gift. It’s the most romantic thing you can give: unique, incredibly thoughtful and priceless in value. No, it’s not a trip to the moon and back, but it’s the next best thing! Design your own photo book, treasuring your time together, and it will instantly become one of their most treasured possessions…
Nine things to do with your photos of your pet
08th January 2020
We want to cherish our pets in every possible way – and that includes putting all those glorious photos to good use. That furry face needs showing off as much as possible! Here are a few wonderful ways to make the most of those brilliant photos of your dog/cat/rabbit. We guarantee you’ll love them all!
Here’s the best way to start 2019…
03rd January 2020
How many photos did you take in 2018? How many of them are you proud of? Don't leave all those lovely images to languish, forgotten and sad on your phone or hard drive! This is the perfect time to create a 2018 photo book. Here are just a few reasons why we think photo books are the best things ever invented, and why you need to make one today...
Seven easy ways to improve your photos this Christmas
21st December 2019
Whether you’re using your smartphone or camera, we’ve got some really easy ways to improve your photos so you’ll get your best Christmas shots ever. We asked photographer and Jessops expert Niall Stansfield what the most common mistakes are, and how we can correct them. How many of these are you guilty of?
Your last-minute stocking fillers sorted – in 2 hours!
18th December 2019
Christmas isn’t Christmas without a Christmas stocking, right? These brilliant personalised gift ideas that are perfect stocking fillers for all ages. Even if you've left your shopping til the last minute, it's not too late to order - just click and collect and you're sorted!
Seven easy ways to create a festive home this Christmas
11th December 2019
Who says it takes time and money to make your home look gloriously festive at Christmas? Not us! With some clever DIY Christmas decorating ideas and a few simple tricks and tweaks, you can create a fabulous Yuletide feel in next to no time – and without breaking the bank. To make your home look really special, you need to add the personal touch. Here’s how…
Eight brilliant ideas for homemade Christmas gifts
05th December 2019
Nothing says ‘I’ve really thought about this Christmas present’ more than a gift you’ve made yourself. Homemade Christmas gifts can be immensely satisfying to give, and of course as well as being super-thoughtful, making your own gifts can save you a fortune too!
Eight steps to a fabulously stress-free festive season
27th November 2019
It’s never too early to prepare for the festive season, so we’re here to help you banish those last-minute panics with some great Christmas ideas. Get into the spirit of things with time to spare - starting today! Check out our top tips to get organised now and have yourself a merry little Christmas…
Here’s why a photo book is the best Christmas gift EVER!
13th November 2019
Looking for the perfect festive present? Something truly personal and unique? A meaningful gift that will last a lifetime? Then you’ve come to the right place!
Seven smoking hot tips for taking fireworks photos on your phone
01st November 2019
Picture this: you’re at the most incredible fireworks display, doing all the appropriate ‘ooohs’ and ‘ahhhs’ and snapping away with your phone camera like there’s no tomorrow.
Camera review: Fujifilm Instax Square SQ6
23rd October 2019
Nothing says fun quite like an instant camera. Creating great prints in less than two minutes, that brings immediate joy and gratification.
How to take harrowingly good Halloween photos
16th October 2019
Autumn is here and we’re digging out our cosy jumpers, kicking through piles of crunchy leaves and getting ready for Halloween! The scariest night of the year is just around the corner, promising thrills and spills – and a plethora of spooky photo opportunities.
Five brilliant ideas to say ‘thank you’
09th October 2019
Saying ‘thanks’ doesn’t just make other people happy — it can be good for you, too. Recent research carried out by psychologists has found that gratitude makes us more optimistic and healthier. So not only are you making the other person happy – you’re boosting your own wellbeing, too!
7 wonderful ways to celebrate Grandparents’ Day
02nd October 2019
Doing something special on National Grandparents’ Day doesn’t need to cost the earth. Check out our brilliant tips for gifts for grandparents as well as some fun things to do - they’re guaranteed to make happy grandpas and grandmas across the land.
Top tips to improve your doggie photos instantly
26th September 2019
Did you know that dog owners take more photos of their pets than of their partners? And who can blame them? After all, who looks cuter when they’re snoring on the sofa, or licking their dinner plate clean? It’s a no-brainer.
Update your child’s room in a day
18th September 2019
Looking for some easy children’s bedroom ideas? Here’s how to add instant style to make them smile.
10 photos that sum up the summer of 2019
10th September 2019
These are just some of the amazing pictures from our 21 Days of Summer Challenge
5 ways to make your uni room feel like home
03rd September 2019
Going to university is all about fresh starts and exciting experiences – and that includes decorating your new room! We’ve got some great uni room ideas to make your student accommodation feel like home
11 genius back-to-school tips every parent needs
23rd August 2019
Getting ready for the new school year doesn’t have to feel like your own personal version of Mission: Impossible. Check out our top tips from the real experts – other parents
11 things you’ve probably not thought of doing with your wedding photos
20th August 2019
You’ve got thousands of glorious photos of you and your significant other, but what are you meant to do with them? Don’t panic. We’ve got some great wedding photo ideas to inspire you…
Printing makes you happy
13th August 2019
Don’t leave your precious photos to languish in cyberspace! Bringing them to life in the real world has so many benefits. Here are just a few ways that photo printing can bring joy and happiness all round.
Britain’s most photogenic beaches
06th August 2019
Where’s the most beautiful beach in Britain? See if your favourite seaside destination has made our list… and check out our easy tips for taking great beach pictures this summer!
The school holidays start here!
26th July 2019
School’s out, sun’s out, and that can only mean one thing: it’s time to have some fun with the kids (and your camera!)
15 ways to celebrate National Friendship Day
23rd July 2019
Tell your BFFs how much you care about them with these easy tips
Summer fun: 12 top tips for taking family photos
12th July 2019
Make it a summer to remember with these easy and inspiring ideas for taking your best-ever photos of your family.
Best ever end-of-term gifts for teachers
06th July 2019
Want to say thank you to your child’s teacher, but feeling stuck for ideas? Check out our top ten inexpensive personalised gifts for teaching staff
16 genius things to do with a photo book
27th June 2019
How many photos do you have stored away on your phone, your timeline, your laptop or your home computer? We already know the answer: you lost count a long, long time ago… and that makes you sad. After all, you took those pictures because they meant something special, right?