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Glitterballs, Mules and Arena Blindness

By | 2017-10-06T09:34:18+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Photography Help...|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 [...]

July’s HUGE bag of Thanks!

By | 2017-10-06T09:35:36+00:00 July 29th, 2017|Categories: With Thanks!|Tags: , , , |

There are stages of your career, or running a small business, when you seem to go round in circles.  There are stages when things suddenly are full steam ahead and you don't remember when you last ate or smelt fresh air.  There are also many times when you are scratching your ear and wondering where the [...]

A happy horse = happy pictures

By | 2017-10-10T14:12:03+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Categories: Photography Help...|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: Photography Help...|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 [...]

Tales from the Show Lines

By | 2017-07-08T19:20:22+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|Categories: Photography Help...|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Where Gingernuts, Jaffa Cakes & Marmalade on Toast are just some of the favourite treats for some show horses! I've just completed my first ever trip to the Royal Bath & West show and it's was a great event. I'd go so far as to say that despite the heat encountered over the 3 days I [...]

Racing Away with a Personal Touch

By | 2017-07-09T10:30:51+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Categories: Photography Help...|Tags: , , , , , , |

I was recently asked to go to Newmarket in order provide some lifestyle blog images for a browband company attending the yard of one of their oldest and best customers. I jumped at the chance as I've been a racing fan all my life. Much of my equine love, and certainly racing knowledge, came from [...]

Show Life as an Equine Photographer – Part 2

By | 2017-07-09T10:32:59+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Photography Help...|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In this second part to my 'Show Life' (Part 1 can be found here) I look at how my day developed... To recap, it was Day 1 at the Devon County Show and I was covering showing all day in one of the purpose built equine designated rings. The ground was good with a lovely covering [...]

Show Life as an Equine Photographer – Part 1

By | 2017-07-09T10:35:14+00:00 May 20th, 2017|Categories: Photography Help...|Tags: , , , , , , |

One of the most asked questions from budding equine event photographers to me is: "Just what is a typical day at a big show like?" Well, that's actually a really difficult question to answer most of the time as there are many factors that can influence the answer you'll get from me. I decided that with [...]

When photographs really do mean the world…

By | 2017-07-09T10:42:30+00:00 May 13th, 2017|Categories: Photography Help...|Tags: , , , , , , |

Never say you'll do it tomorrow… for sometimes tomorrow never comes…   A recent shoot very poignantly reminded me of just why I chose to make equine portraits such an important part of my life today. So I've decided it really is time that you got to know a bit more about me, the person behind [...]