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Evening Equine photoshoot in Ramsden

An Evening equine photoshoot in Ramsden with Emma and her Grey Connemara Jake. Emma had won a competition which Shiralee Swan Photography had run to celebrate the launch of a new product. Winner Emma tells us about Jake Emma has own Jake for 8 years she got him a few days before his 4th birthday.…

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Outside Wedding in Hertfordshire

Mary and Shane

An Outside Wedding with our English weather. Today I set off around the M25 to Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire to photograph an outside wedding in the beautiful gardens of The Hunters Meet Hotel Wedding Parties can all get ready at The Hunters Meet Hotel. The Bride and the girls were getting ready in the Bridal suite…

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Church Wedding in Ingatestone Essex

With this ring I thy wed

On the hottest day of the year. Tamsin and Ash had chosen the Church in Ingatestone, Essex, for their Wedding. We have some beautiful churches in Essex. St Edmund and St Mary’s Church stands in the centre of Ingatestone High Road surrounded by a lawned garden. It was the hottest day of the year with…

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Autumn Wedding at Fennes

Shiralee Swan Captures the love

Fennes Autumn Wedding Fennes is a large Country House Wedding venue The Fennes in Bocking, nr Braintree in Essex. I love to tell the story of a wedding day from start to finish. So when the couple looks back through their photographs in years to come, the memories come flooding back. Natural fun, documentary photography…

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Friern Manor’s four poster bed in the Bridal suite

Bridal shoes and bouquet by photographer Shiralee Swan

Friern Manor has an amazing four poster bed. The four poster bed in the bridal suite at Friern Manor make a beautiful backdrop for one of my Bouquet and Brides shoes photographs. At Friern Manor when the Bride and Groom all the gruests have a perfect view as its is nice and light. The Bride…

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Equine photography takes time.

Stunning horse portrait

At shows or Equestrian events, things can be a little rushed although you and your horse are looking your best. You will be concentrating on your class. So your face could be telling a different story. Equine show photographers in Essex do a fabulous job of capturing the moment but a lot of the time…

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Commercial, Lifestyle and Press photographer

Royal visit to Chadwell Heath, the Queen worn light blue she was accompanied by Prince Philip and Lord Peter

Commercial, Lifestyle and Press Photography have been a large part of my career as a Media Photographer. As Senior Photographer on the Regional Newspaper The Enquirer Series from 2006 to date,  I have a very wide portfolio. Having photographed The Queen during her many visits to Essex and Havering over the years also Princess Royal,…

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Philippa & Pips Pie – Equine Photoshoot, Essex

Philippa and Pie by Shiralee Swan

Equine Photo Shoot with Philippa & Pips Pie Photographing this pair was pure joy as I have known Philippa and Pie for many many years. They used to be members of the same Pony Club in Essex as my children. Pips Pie is Philippa’s beautiful little piebald pony who is known for her days of…

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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 Merlin.…

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A City Wedding for Sheryl and Jack

Chelmsford City Wedding

Sheryl and Jack got married at Essex Records Office in Chelmsford City in Essex. The Wedding of Sheryl and Jack was a spring,  there was beautiful sunshine in the midst of a wet week, their day was just perfect. Surrounded by the people that matter most to them, family and close friends. An interview with…

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