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Tried & Tested – Noble Outfitters Evolution Insulation Jacket

By | 2018-03-19T21:23:30+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Categories: Let's Talk Photography|Tags: , , |

I've long admired the style and simplicity that Noble Outfitters deliver in their equestrian clothing and accessories, so when I received one of their Evolution Insulated jackets to test I was fabulously excited! I'd been looking for a fully waterproof jacket that would technically cope with my photography life but also on the yard. Somehow it [...]

Moving Up and Moving On…

By | 2018-03-02T12:23:47+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Let's Talk Photography|Tags: , , , , |

There comes a time in every pony mad child's life when things inevitably change. It really doesn't matter how brilliant the relationship is between child and pony, how much fun they've had, how successful they have been in the competition arena or even how much they love them, it just changes.   Those legs that once [...]

Mighty oaks from small acorns grow…

By | 2018-01-18T06:48:37+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Categories: Let's Talk Photography|Tags: , , |

In the Spring of 2013 Sweet-Images Photography was born.  Initially my role as an equine photographer as you all know was within the events sector as a freelancer and then in more recent times as an equine portrait and commercial photographer.  Today in 2018 after an immensely changing past 12 months for me both personally and [...]

My Season Comes Full Circle

By | 2017-10-23T14:52:13+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Let's Talk Photography|Tags: , , |

My freelance season is over for another year.  Much like last year it ended where the season began, at the same venue… only this year that venue wasn't Bicton Park in Devon, but Pontispool Equestrian Centre in Somerset.  Weird how this same basic situation has happened two years on the bounce!! So, what have I learnt [...]

3 Tips for businesses who need photos

By | 2017-10-06T09:16:35+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Categories: Let's Talk Photography|Tags: , , , |

As the demand for visually engaging content becomes more and more important in the progress of any business that has an online presence, then the use of poor quality imagery, and or instances of copyright theft, naturally rises too.  For me there's nothing worse than reading about a great product or service and wanting to discover [...]

7 Reasons For an Autumn Photo Shoot

By | 2017-10-06T09:24:05+00:00 August 26th, 2017|Categories: Let's Talk Photography|Tags: , , , |

For many, the idea of an outdoor photo shoot with your horse at any time other than summer seems wrong.  There's something about the warm weather, the ability to wear lovely floaty summery clothes and the sun burning bright. Well, thats all very true, but I'm here to say that actually there's something really rather special [...]

5 Of The Best UK Equine Photographers

By | 2017-10-06T09:27:38+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Let's Talk Photography|Tags: , , , |

Honesty to me is a vital part of everything I do in business. If I can’t be honest either with myself or my fabulous clients, current or potential, then I really don’t believe that I should be doing what I do. As such there are times when I'm speaking to potential clients for the first time [...]

How much does equine photography cost?

By | 2017-10-06T09:31:23+00:00 August 19th, 2017|Categories: Let's Talk Photography|Tags: , , , |

So when any of us are looking to buy a new item or get a new service one of the first considerations and questions we have is how much is this going to cost? Totally understandable and photography is no different either. However, much like going out to buy a loaf or bread, or a new [...]

3 Quick Tips for Photographing Horses in Sunshine

By | 2017-10-06T09:32:33+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Categories: Let's Talk Photography|Tags: , , , |

I’m always being asked for some tips that everyone can adopt when taking pictures of their horse with their phone or their own camera.  Particularly on a sunny day. So I thought it made loads of sense to give you all three really quick and simple tips you can put into practice so you can take [...]

Glitterballs, Mules and Arena Blindness

By | 2017-10-06T09:34:18+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Let's Talk Photography|Tags: , , , |

How humour, random acts and chocolate gets me through extended periods of shooting... Last week I headed up to Warwickshire from Somerset for the first part of the SEIB Trailblazer Championships at the NAEC Stoneleigh Park.  I was working with the Hoof Prints Photos team as they covered the Dressage and Showing part of these unaffiliated [...]