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3 Tips for businesses who need photos

As the demand for visually engaging content becomes more and more important in the progress of any business that has an online presence, then the use of poor quality imagery, and or instances of copyright theft, naturally rises too.  For me there's nothing worse than reading about a great product or service and wanting to discover [...]

How much does equine photography cost?

So when any of us are looking to buy a new item or get a new service one of the first considerations and questions we have is how much is this going to cost? Totally understandable and photography is no different either. However, much like going out to buy a loaf or bread, or a new [...]

3 Quick Tips for Photographing Horses in Sunshine

I’m frequently being asked for some tips that everyone can adopt when taking pictures of their horse with their phone.  As soon as the weather brightens up and the sun comes into play this is when the messages start. I'm always happy to help with things like this, so I thought it made loads of sense [...]

5 Common Questions about Horse Portrait Shoots

When you make the decision to book an equine photo shoot session with you and your equine best friend it's not a decision that you take lightly.  Even once you've done some research and worked out who your chosen photographer ideally is, you are bound to have many questions before you take the next step. So [...]

A happy horse = happy pictures

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…

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 [...]

How to Choose Your Equine Photographer

You've decided to invest in some photographs of you and your equine best friend. I bet you’ve seen a great photo or photos somewhere, have started to look on the internet at photographers and discovered that there are plenty of options to go with. So how do you decide which photographer is right for you? I’ve [...]

Shooting the drama – just for the record

There are times as a photographer when you are obliged to shoot the whole story, and not just the bits you want to show or reflect. Now let me start by quantifying that statement a little. I'm not talking about the press style, chase your round the countryside to create a story or entice you to [...]

‘How to’ – Get into Equine Event Photography

Some time ago I was asked about the freelance work I do for equine event photography companies as part of my life as an Equine Photographer. They wanted to know how I'd got into event work, how I approached it together with the Pro's and Con's to potentially doing it themselves. So what is event work? [...]

Copyright or Print Release?

One question that arises quite a bit is the difference between Copyright Release and Print Release, so I thought I’d provide a bit of support on this and advise on just what you will be entitled to with the images from your own shoot.    COPYRIGHT “Copyright is owned by the person who creates the work”, [...]