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Alexa & Bentley | Bronte & Giselle | Central Coast black background horse photoshoot

Bentley & Giselle, photographed in the picturesque Dooralong, on the Central Coast. Sisters Alexa and Bronte selected a black background equine photo session, with the intent to create artwork to stay with them for life. Our session was booked for a positively sweltering Summer day – but fortunately I arrived to find the ponies relaxing […]

June 2, 2022

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9 reasons why you should be in photos with your horse

what if my horse won't stand still?

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I always recommend being IN the photographs with your horse.
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Spoiler: no horse does! Read about some ways you can prepare your horse, and how we manage spicy horses on the day.

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presentation tips for your equine photoshoot

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what if i don't have a pretty property?

Take a behind the scenes look at some locations I've photographed, and see some options for if you're still unsure about your property!

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Steph & Hugo | Sunflower field horse photoshoot | Central Coast

Is there anything better than getting to photograph a literal unicorn in a field of sunflowers? I don’t think so! Steph and Hugo’s sunflower photoshoot felt like something out of a fairytale. Steph signed up for one of my sunflower sessions with her heart horse Hugo. They have been together for two years and she […]

May 25, 2022

Equine Portrait, Horse & Rider, Seasonal session

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8 lessons from my own photoshoot

I’m a horse girl just like most of you, so you might be wondering, what happens when the photographer wants pictures of herself with her own horse? After all, I want my walls covered with pictures of Arthur too! Here are 8 things I learned when I did my own photoshoot. It wasn’t as smooth […]

May 11, 2022

Equestrian Tips, Horse & Rider, Info for you

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Taylah & Rocky | Scheyville National Park | Equine Farewell Session

A partnership years in the making I first met Taylah and Rocky at the Central Coast Dressage Association Championships, where I saw their wonderful partnership in person as the only pony in the FEI Small Tour Classes. Taylah told me that she was making the difficult decision to sell him, and wanted some special images […]

May 2, 2022

Equine Portrait, Horse & Rider

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Fiona & Ollie | Farewell in the Fairy Garden | Ebenezer horse photoshoot

Fiona first met her beautiful paint gelding, Ollie, when she was 9 years old, and their partnership had developed until they reached 2* eventing. But Fiona’s university demands made it difficult to give all three phases of eventing the attention they deserved when training. Ultimately, she had to make the heart-wrenching decision to sell him. […]

April 16, 2022

Equine Portrait, Horse & Rider

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Seasonal Sessions | Autumn leaf sessions – Central Coast

A chance to enjoy a sunset with your equine soul mate, surrounded by beautiful autumn leaves. Your experience will be immortalised forever in stunning memories. See some of my previous work: Your experience: This taste test of the Half Steps Photography experience includes: Online welcome pack & presentation guide Thirty minutes with your horse under […]

April 10, 2022

Mini Session, Seasonal session

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Charlotte & Wimpy | Reining Horse photoshoot

Equine photo-session with Charlotte & reining quarter horse Topsail Wimpy.

April 1, 2022

Equine Portrait, Horse & Rider, Ridden Photoshoot

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Equine retouching: the HSP “Contouring” process

Every photographer has a unique style which comes through in their editing. The level of retouching included in your images can be completely different between two photographers. Part of my retouching process is a special hand-drawn technique which I like to call “contouring”. This process serves to highlights your horse’s best features and make sure […]

March 24, 2022

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The ultimate plan to get your horse to stand still for photographs

… and what we do when it inevitably doesn’t go to plan 🙂 If you’re weighing up getting a photo-session with your horse but your mind keeps running back to questions like: “How am I going to get my horse to stand still for a photoshoot?” “My horse follows me when I take pictures…” “My […]

March 13, 2022

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Ridden photoshoot at historic Stannix House

Emma & Sky’s dressage photoshoot at the beautiful Stannix Park House in Ebenezer, constructed in 1839. It’s all in the set up I love ridden photoshoots because they allow us to get the very best out of your horse. We can set them up in ways which allow you to get the absolute best performance […]

February 19, 2022

Ridden Photoshoot

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posts

SEE THE favourites

9 reasons why you should be in photos with your horse

what if my horse won't stand still?

READ THE POST

I always recommend being IN the photographs with your horse.
Find out why here.

READ THE POST

Spoiler: no horse does! Read about some ways you can prepare your horse, and how we manage spicy horses on the day.

READ THE POST

presentation tips for your equine photoshoot

READ THE POST

what if i don't have a pretty property?

Take a behind the scenes look at some locations I've photographed, and see some options for if you're still unsure about your property!

Take the stress out of your day with tips for getting your horse picture perfect! 

ALL

RECENT POSTS

FAVOURITE MEMORIES & TOP TIPS