Lighting for Background & Colour
Photographing horses has a handful of challenges. Not least is getting our lighting right for the range of different colours of horses. If you've ever tried photographing black horses ... or dogs for that matter, it can be difficult. We get numerous comments from owners of dark coloured horse that they find it difficult. It's all about how the light bounces off colours in different ways. The darker the colour, the more it soaks up the light, and there's less light hitting the
Equine Photography & Covid-19
About horse photography, Covid-19 and our approach to getting back to doing what we love ... photographing your horses!
Relax - The key to a great photoshoot
With the new website, we took the decision to make a fresh start with the blog page. We're hoping to develop the content to help with information relating to our photoshoots, as well as a few stories on the way. This is the first entry and provides a bit of background to our approach leading up to and including the photoshoot. Unlike other forms of candid or casual type equine photography, we often find ourselves having to capture the horse in quite specific poses. This can s
Movement to Dynamic - The Van Wrap
We took on a commission for Mike Davies at ‘Performance Horse Vets’ in Gloucestershire, to provide images for a vehicle wrap, as well as a miscellaneous selection for their website and promotional purposes. A quick meeting over a cup of coffee down in Gloucestershire and the remit agreed. The side of the van needed a dynamic image depicting movement, and the rear of the van should be an image of the rear of the horse. Ultimately Mike wanted eye-catching images. The horse woul