I capture and create images that deserve to be printed, framed, for all to enjoy forever.

Why Choose Me

I have a photography portfolio second to none

Being a full-time professional photographer with over 25 years experience. Working for the past 10 years as the Senior photographer on a Regional Newspaper The Enquirer Series.

Wedding Photography

The Wow Factor

The day long smiles and tears of joy on your Wedding day, allow Me to freeze your memories in time for you to look back on with smiles and remember those tears of joy.

Equine Photoshoot

I own two horses

Having owned and produced horses for over 40 years. I know how quirky, sharp and unpredictable they can be. This give me a good eye to capture their character and your bond with them.

Family Photoshoots

How many generations

I believe that being a Mother and Nanny gives me the patience and heart to enable me to capture lasting fun family photographs for you to love and cherish for years to come.

For your Business

Building your brand

First impressions are key to how people will react to your business. Have a strong background in media and commercial photography. I am able to work to tight deadlines.

Custom Edits

I can work Magic

Photograph editing and retouching is a passion of mine. I work with the very latest Adobe programs and have had years of training and experience. From discrete retouching to crazy compilations 

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Relaxed Family Photoshoot

Billericay Secret Bluebell Woodland Mini Family Photoshoot

By shiraleeswan | May 5, 2018

Relaxed mini photoshoot at my Secret Bluebell Woodland. Bluebell photoshoots in my Secret Bluebell Woodland in Billericay Essex are a great way to get the children to relax. Bluebells are only at their best for a small amount of time in the Spring. Although woodland mini photoshoots are nicer for the children sometimes in my…

Happy birthday Angie

Angie turns the Big 5-0 Birthday

By shiraleeswan | May 1, 2018

Big 5-0 birthday party for Angie. Angie held her 50th birthday party at the Olde Ship Inn in Aveley, Essex. Big 5-0 birthday parties are one of my favourite things to photograph. Big 5-0 birthday Party Selfie frame At parties I love to capture the whole evening for you. There are far to many photographs…

Photoshoot with OAP Pony Merlin in Basildon

By shiraleeswan | April 27, 2018

Merlin is one of Basildons much loved OAP pony This now OAP pony Merlin became part of Mia’s life when she was 8/9 years old. Merlin the OAP or  Ole Fossil as he is fondly called is a young 30 year old pony. Mia and Merlin’s live together started with Mia being the part loaner of…

Horse photographer Shiralee Swan

Older horse photoshoot with Abby and Freddie

By shiraleeswan | April 25, 2018

Abby and Freddie have been a team for many years. Abby got Freddie 9 years ago when he hadn’t been out of horse racing very long. When Abby went to view Freddie he was rideable but he didn’t have a lot of trust in people, he was scared and very underweight. He definitely wasn’t the…

Very old horse Marley

Marley from show jumper to field anchor

By shiraleeswan | April 18, 2018

In his twilight years Marley’s field roll was very important Marley was field anchor to many young horses, including two of mine. ‘Field anchor’ are also called ‘Field nannies’ they don’t have to be mares just retired older horses. Young horses should have a good ‘field anchor’ Field anchors are older horse  who will teach…

Older Riders Rallies are for all level riders

Older Riders Rally are back

By shiraleeswan | March 26, 2018

Older Riders We Are Older Than Teenagers. Older Riders Rallies are back after having a year break. I organise and photograph the  Older Riders Rallies and Michael Paveley BHSI (Reg) Ukcc3, British Eventing Accred. Coach is our trainer Older Riders Rallies are for all level riders. Our first Older Riders Rally for 2018 we had planner for…

Grace with her chestnut gelding Cooneen Lad

Grace and Cooneen Lad Snowy Equine Photoshoot

By shiraleeswan | March 21, 2018

A Snowy Equine Photoshoot One very cold and snowy weekend in March I traveled to Hockley in Essex to do a Snowy Equine Photoshoot. We where on our way to a little yard, that I have never been to before. In fact I missed the turning and had to ring for directions. On arriving at the…

Tilly with her beautiful bay gelding Higgins

Remember Me with Tilly and Higgins

By shiraleeswan | March 14, 2018

A true touch of love. A remember Me photoshoot with Tilly and Higgins in the beautiful Essex countryside, I had the pleasure of photographing this brave young lady, Tilly with her bay gelding Higgins. I was honoured to capture these memories for Tilly and her family to keep for years to come. We had a…

Royal British Legion – Brentwood & District Branch – Service to the Community

Civic Award 2017

By shiraleeswan | March 4, 2018

Civic Award winners announced Brentwood Borough Council has announced the winners of the Civic Awards 2017 I was contacted by the Mayors Office, as they would like to book Me again this year to photograph Civic Awards Dinner hosted by Brentwood Mayor Cllr. William Russell. The awards recognise individuals who have dedicated their time to…

Havering Mayor cuts the ribbon

Grand Opening in Romford

By shiraleeswan | February 4, 2018

Ribbon cutting marks the Grand opening of the NEW Sapphire Ice and Leisure Centre Working for The Enquirer Series Newspaper based in Billericay, Essex. I get access to some amazing places with the Grand opening in Romford of the new Sapphire Ice and Leisure Centre in Romford is one of them. Grand opening in Romford…