Posts by shiraleeswan

A beautiful Wedding at Ashwells Golf & Country Club

Signing the register

Ashwell Golf & Country Club in Brentwood has beautiful gardens Beautiful Wedding in the Barns at Ashwells Golf & Country Club in Brentwood, Essex. There is an abundance of features where I could take beautiful Wedding memories I had the pleasure of photographing this young man as his Mum was getting ready upstairs. Beautiful Wedding…

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Baby photoshoot

Home photoshoots

Baby photoshoots in the comfort of the home I like to offer baby photoshoots in you own home as you baby will feel relaxed there and we will great some great photographs for you to cherish.   For your baby to have their very own photoshoot at home, we may have to push the sofa…

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Pips Pie comes home

Philippa and Pie by Shiralee Swan

Philippa buys her childhood pony back Pips Pie is Philippa’s beautiful little piebald pony who is known for her days of “kicking butt” in the show ring. (And not forgetting being a complete diva!) Philippa has owned Pie since she was 9 years old Pie taught Philippa to be the rider she is today. Pie…

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Fun Family Photoshoot

Relaxed Family Photoshoot

Beautiful Bluebell Woods 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 Secret Bluebell Woodland it can…

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Surprise 50th Birthday

Happy birthday Angie

Angie turns the Big 5-0 Birthday 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…

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Photoshoot with OAP Pony Merlin in Basildon

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…

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Older horse photoshoot with Abby and Freddie

Horse photographer Shiralee Swan

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…

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Marley from show jumper to field anchor

Very old horse Marley

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…

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Older Riders Rally are back

Older Riders Rallies are for all level riders

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…

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Grace and Cooneen Lad Snowy Equine Photoshoot

Grace with her chestnut gelding Cooneen Lad

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…

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