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I bought the photo so it’s mine to do anything with, right?

I wish I had just 10p for every time I heard this statement or a variation of it. It would be really easy to think that any photo you’ve bought from a photographer – whether it was directly commissioned, was a chance photo you liked, whether it featured you or not – you could then [...]

But my horse is a total fidget!

I’m frequently sent messages from potential clients that start with something like.. ”Oh but Billy is such a fidget. He’s awful at standing still, I’m really not sure he’ll cope with it all!!” (Obviously not all horses called Billy are in this situation 😉 ) So here’s my take on it all... ♥︎ ♘ ♥︎   [...]

Spring Shoots to Savour

Spring has sprung and if your horse is anything like mine right now, the spring grass is giving them spooky feet and silly moments!  Nice, thanks guys! That aside it's a fabulous time of year for a Spring shoot. I'd venture to say it's my 2nd favourite season actually.  It's always a firm favourite for many when [...]

Hot to Trot – The Hiho Silver Badminton Trot Up

When I was asked back in February if I'd be the Hiho Silver photographer for a number of projects for this year's Badminton Horse Trials I was a little bit floored, but it really didn't take me very long to snap off the arm of Emma Warren (Hiho's "Queen Bee") and we soon started scribbling and planning together. [...]

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 [...]