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3 Quick Tips for Photographing Horses in Sunshine

By | 2018-06-04T12:51:05+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 [...]

An Equine Photo Shoot for Chloe & Murphy

By | 2017-10-06T09:44:10+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: Client Stories|Tags: , , , |

You may recall earlier in the month I met up with the lovely Chloe and her gorgeous appaloosa gelding Finn for a equine photo shoot around their home fields of beautiful Somerset.  If you didn't see it then you'll find it here Chloe & Finbar . Well, this week I went back to see Chloe again and this [...]

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 [...]

An Equine Photo Shoot for Chloe & Finn

By | 2017-10-06T09:38:36+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Categories: Client Stories|Tags: , , , |

Isn't it every girls dream to have her ponies at the bottom of the garden? Well thats just what I found when I arrived to meet Chloe at her idyllic cottage, down an incredibly peaceful lane right in the heart of beautiful Somerset.   We'd hoped to coincide our shoot with the incredible sight of blooming [...]

An Equine Photo Shoot for Chad, Rosie & Ralph

By | 2017-10-06T09:41:34+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: Client Stories|Tags: , , , |

On a beautiful summer's evening I headed out to meet a very special young man for an equine photo shoot. A very very young man at just 4 days old whose arrival has been eagerly anticipated by a large number of people for a long time. Everyone loves a foal so for me it's been a [...]

Tales from the Show Lines

By | 2017-07-08T19:20:22+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|Categories: Let's Talk Photography|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: Let's Talk Photography|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: Let's Talk Photography|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: Let's Talk Photography|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 [...]