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Diaries Events 26th June 2019 Returning to Hickstead for The Al Shira’aa Derby 2019
This year I set myself the goal to apply for accreditation to more equestrian events. I was thrilled to have my press application accepted for Badminton, giving me the confidence boost needed to apply for Hickstead. It felt really special for me to be accredited as a fully fledged member of the press and return ...
Diaries Photoshoots Top Tips For Clients 12th June 2019 Points To Consider For Your Summer Equine Photoshoot
There are a few good reasons I get far more bookings for photoshoots in the summer than any other time of year. From better weather conditions to the preference for the lovely sheen in a horses coat. Whilst summer photoshoots can make our lives easier in many ways, there are a few considerations to take into ...
Diaries Events 21st April 2019 Accredited For Badminton 2019 As A Freelance Photographer
As a freelance photographer working without an editing commission or being on the event circuit full time, i'm always so honoured and excited when a press card lands through the letterbox. From the first one I opened back in 2012 for a photographic internship with Hickstead, to confirmation for attending the FEI European Pony Championships ...
Diaries Top Tips For Clients 22nd March 2019 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 …

Diaries Top Tips For Clients 22nd March 2019 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 …

Diaries Photoshoots 28th February 2019 Personal Equine Photoshoots That Capture Only Your Horse
Being in front of the camera is definitely not a comfortable place for a lot of people. For those that are cripplingly camera shy you'll be pleased to know that with my personal photoshoots, you don't have to be. My favourite photo sessions to date have been this type of portraiture, finding the spirit in ...
#MoreThanAHorse Diaries Photoshoots 5th January 2019 Equine Portraiture: Finding Beauty In Simplicity with Maisie & Harry in Alkham Valley
My photographic style is undoubtedly influenced by natures beauty and i’m often compelled to incorporate the stunning scenery that mother nature has on offer. However it’s not just the typical picturesque panoramas and well dressed stables that make for a beautiful location. A big factor in how we perceive scenery has an awful lot to ...
Diaries 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 Diaries 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 …

Diaries 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 …

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