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6 reasons to book your horse’s photoshoot in Winter

If you’re wondering ‘can I still do my horse’s photoshoot in winter?’ the answer is YES. I know, I know, everyone dreams of a session with their horse in their fully fledged Summer coat. It’s tempting to leave your session until the middle of Summer… but you’d be missing out on these six things! Read […]

July 26, 2022

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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

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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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How to choose the tack for your horse’s photoshoot

What to wear (Horse’s Version) (10 minute version) The first dilemma that everyone thinks of when booking a photo-session is what to wear. But what about what your horse will wear? Read on to find out about your options, and the pros and cons of each! Halter I recommend using a halter if you have […]

February 1, 2022

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Location ideas for your photoshoot with your horse

“What if I don’t have a pretty property for photos with my horse?” is something I hear all the time. Don’t worry, there are many, many many options for you! Locations for your horse & rider session While those dreamy barns might be a great idea in theory, in practice they don’t matter much. I’ve invested […]

December 12, 2021

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9 reasons you should be IN the photos when getting a photoshoot with your horse

Have you ever found yourself thinking that you’d love to get portraits of your horse only, but aren’t so certain about actually being in them yourself? Maybe you’re thinking that you don’t usually like pictures of yourself. Maybe you’re thinking it feels weird to have pictures of yourself on your wall.  Or maybe you just […]

November 4, 2021

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How to present your horse for your equine photoshoot or horse show

Your horse is already beautiful, but with a little TLC you can make them look drop dead gorgeous. Dust and marks show up in photographs, so the more you can do to reduce them, the better! These presentation tips are designed for your photoshoot with your horse, but also translate well to your horse show […]

October 17, 2021

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How to choose your equine photographer

Choosing your equine photographer can be tricky!

There’s more to it than searching for horse photoshoot near me.

Photography is a people business. And there are so many more factors which come into play when working with people.

October 6, 2021

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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!

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