If not now, then when?

January 03, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
At the start of December, a large number of us saw more snow fall than we have seen for years, the countryside was filled with a magical, white silence, while the roads became treacherous, leaving a number of people with days off work, myself included. One weekend I had been booked to cover two days of competition at Reaseheath, I was waiting to se...
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Rejuvinate

November 30, 2017  •  1 Comment
The past few months have been full of rigorous routine, keeping horses fit has been at the center of it, and with the days becoming shorter and shorter, my mojo has been at an all time low. I feel like I'm stuck in the mud with creativity, struggling to see new shots, going through the motions when covering events, it's all felt too stationary for...
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Cattle and Canines

November 01, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
During September and October, I had the chance to enjoy two very different private shoots that were a little step away from my usual competition and equine photography. One, a photoshoot with some gorgeous Holkin Shorthorn cattle, and the second shooting dogs doing what they do best; playing! Each month brings me something different, and I'm alway...
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In Darkness

October 01, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
As the nights draw in and the last of the summer shows are drawing to an end, we as photographers are faced with yet another challenge; low light photography. We are plagued by the disaster that is poor focal ability and potentially high noise images, making for an incredibly stressful evening's work. In this blog entry, I thought it would be a goo...
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Flexin'

September 05, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I'm always going on about how my line of work can be very unpredictable, and I regularly end up with an unexpected call or email, asking me if I'll shoot something I haven't done before. Well, this month was no different. At the end of July, I received a WhatsApp message from Richard Foster (Owner of Strom Sports Nutrition, in Shrewsbury) and Kate...
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