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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 [...]

5 Common Questions about Equine Portrait Shoots

By | 2017-10-10T14:08:43+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: Let's Talk Photography|Tags: , , |

When you make the decision to book an equine photo shoot session with you and your equine best friend it's not a decision that you take lightly.  Even once you've done some research and worked out who your chosen photographer ideally is, you are bound to have many questions before you take the next step. So [...]

A happy horse = happy pictures

By | 2017-10-10T14:12:03+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Categories: Let's Talk Photography|Tags: , , , , , , |

Today's few words of wisdom are based on how to get the best out of your horse on his equine photo shoot.  How to put him in the best frame of mind so you can work with each other to create those images you always dreamed of. So where to begin? Well a happy horse is a [...]

Framing your images…

By | 2017-07-05T20:53:10+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Categories: Let's Talk Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , |

You are looking at the most amazing photograph of your horse and you know that it deserves, for once, to be on the wall. What to do next though? Where to even begin with this and then why on earth should you bother I hear you say – because who’ll actually see it other than you [...]