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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Living Wild

July 31, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
In May of this year, I decided that I wanted to photograph the semi-wild ponies that inhabit the Long Mynd, Shropshire. Although I love the detailing in clean tack and glistening coats, my creativity craved something a little more rough and ready, with filthy textures of untamed manes, and winter coats which were just hanging on as the summer coat...
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Scottish Adventures

June 30, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Recently I have been experimenting with landscape photography, I feel that it could help to improve my equine work, helping me to consider the composition of the background while shooting horses, as well as keep my creativity fresh. Earlier this month me and my partner took a week away in Scotland with no real plan other than to head up the West co...
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