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Events 13th August 2018 Team GB strike Gold during the FEI Pony European Championships at Bishop Burton College

The FEI Pony European Championships 2018 at Bishop Burton College have delivered incredible achievements for Team GB Equestrian. Not only making it onto the podium in two disciplines but crowned champions of them, taking team gold in the showjumping and eventing competitions. Being selected to ride at these championships is no mean feat in itself and all …

Top Tips For Clients 5th June 2018 Top tips for your equine portrait session

You’ve spent hours grooming, preening and making sure everything looks spot on. We walk to our first location you turn to face the camera and wonder “…..what do I do now?” You’re not alone, most people are uncertain how to behave infront of a camera and there is something about having a lens pointed in …

Talking Point 16th May 2018 Freelancing With Depression and Finding Career Support

In a recent Facebook post I credited much of my progress towards a healthier happier mind to the people I have surrounded myself with and their incredible support. The most recent change was finding the right career support which I felt I was lacking before. I had become well versed in how to handle my brain in …

Talking Point 15th May 2018 Commemorative Photoshoots: Farewell Old Friend

There are two aspects to photography which are my main driving factors for pursuing this career. The first being that I love to create beautiful images, this is my art, my passion and I get a real buzz from nailing a shot and successfully capturing the way in which I see horses so that I …

#MoreThanAHorse Talking Point 30th April 2018 Chester #MoreThanAHorse

“When chatting with competitors and their entourage at events we naturally fall into conversations about the key thing we have in common, horses. I think generally people are curious with photographers as to whether they are an equestrian that is also a photographer or a photographer that shoots equestrian, and I am often asked if …

Lighting Horses: The Creation 30th March 2018 Lighting Horses: The Creation – Entry One

Welcome! I am very excited to be sharing my new blog series “Lighting Horses: The Creation” with you all. Here I plan to take you along with me and experience my learning curve of how to beautifully and creatively light horses in the studio. As well as giving me a space to document my own …

Talking Point 28th February 2018 The great paint incident of January 2018

One morning this month I learnt a few valuable lessons; albeit the hard way at the hands of a tin of blue paint. Whilst retrieving a spare camera bag from the top of my wardrobe, I knocked a tin of navy blue paint onto the floor. The cream coloured carpeted floor. Exactly the sort of …

Talking Point 31st January 2018 Why I Think a Photoshoot is a Great Gift Idea

Finding someone the right gift for any occasion can be a daunting task. If you are like me, it is a long and thought out process to develop a great gift idea. Ultimately I believe I would rather get them nothing at all than something meaningless for the sake of the occasion. Perhaps this is …

Talking Point Top Tips For Clients 6th June 2017 Stud card & Sales Photos: The Benefits of hiring a professional photographer

In a recent article I outlined 5 simple tips to improve your equine sales photos which are great to keep in mind when taking your own images. However, if you are a professional equestrian in the business of breeding or selling horses, it may be worth thinking about hiring a professional photographer for your advertising and marketing …

Photography Tips & Tricks 31st March 2017 5 simple tips to improve your equine sales photos

A few simple tips to bear in mind when taking your own sales photos. I can’t emphasise enough the importance of a good photo in the business of selling horses, in an age of social media the first impression a potential buyer obtains of your horse is from the photos you’ve provided them with so …

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