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Diaries Top Tips For Clients 1st April 2020 How To Decide Which Camera To Buy

Photo Courtesy of Equigeniek | FEI European Championships for Ponies 2018 at Bishop Burton “Which Camera Do you Use?” I feel a collective sigh and eye roll every time a photographer hears that question. I’d first like to address that this response is not to be rude. It’s because the phrasing suggests our skill and …

Diaries Photoshoots 10th March 2020 Introducing My New Packages for 2020

New Packages, Same Passion for Quality I’m really excited to launch new photography packages for 2020 that better reflect my values and offer more support to clients when it comes to printing their photos. What I absolutely adore about my job is the opportunity to share my passion for the creative process with other people …

Diaries 17th February 2020 Reconnecting With My Passion For Equine Photography

Losing touch with my “why” I am sure you will hear many creatives and business owners discussing the challenges that arise from turning a passion into a job. Whilst it is definitely incredibly rewarding and freeing to work for yourself in an area that you absolutely love, it can’t be denied that it’s got some …

Diaries 30th December 2019 5 Highlights for My Equine Photography Business in 2019

2019 has seen my business grow in leaps and bounds with some personal highs worth celebrating. From returning to Hickstead for the first time since my internship, to simply creating photos i’ve had on the back burner for years. In this post I’ve highlighted a few favourite stand out moments of 2019.

Diaries 5th December 2019 Creating A Long Awaited Fine Art Equine Portrait

This year I was commissioned to create a fine art equine portrait of dressage mare, Dita. Her owner wanted just one particularly special portrait to display in her home. Considering such a simple request, it felt like the universe didn’t want it to happen!

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 …