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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In his twilight years Marley’s field roll was very improtant.

By shiraleeswan | April 18, 2018

Marley from show jumper to field anchor. In his twilight years Marley’s field roll was very improtant. Young horses that have recently been weaned should have a ‘field anchor’ sometimes called ‘field nanny’ normally an older horse to teach them field etiquette and horse life including how to interact with others. I have known this…

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 does the teaching for all level riders. Our first Older Riders Rally for 2018 we had planner for 4th March but we…

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…

Thurrock Business Conference

Thurrock Business Conference

By shiraleeswan | January 25, 2018

I was the Press Photographer for the Thurrock Business Conference. My brief for this Thurrock Business Conference was to photograph prominent guests, speakers and the networking opportunity. The photographs from will be used by Thurrock Council and BEST Growth Hub on their internal and external News feeds. My photographs will also go out with a…

Three little Chihuahua

Three little Chihuahua’s

By shiraleeswan | January 13, 2018

Adorable little fur babies I was pleased that todays photoshoot was going to be indoors at Chrissie and Steven home in Stanford-le-Hope in Essex, which is not far from my home.  I had loaded my truck with my mobile studio and cameras on this bright but chilly morning sat-nav set so off we go. I knew…

Shiralee ready to leap into 2018

What an amazing start to 2018

By sswan | January 1, 2018

My New Year didn’t start as planned. I took the decision back in December 2017 to totally redesign my website to go with my new branding. I have been a professional photographer for over 25 years. So many of you know me as SaxonOak Photography but these days photographers use their own name rather than…