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East of England Photographer based in Basildon, Essex.

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Brand photo session for a family run business

Brand Photography in Essex – Family business

By Shiralee Swan

A dedicated family-run business. Keeping it in the family David is the plumbing and heating engineer and the face of the company while Lorraine is the voice on the phone and handles the day-to-day running of their company Gas Boiler…

Shiralee wearing her Hold Fast Gear

What is in my camera bag

By Shiralee Swan

My camera bag has changed a lot this year. This year I decided that I needed to update my camera kit. Being open-minded, I read many reviews covering the makes of cameras that I thought would be ideal for my…

Wedding Couple portrait

Sprowston Manor, Norfolk Wedding Photographer

By Shiralee Swan

Family Wedding at Sprowston Manor, Sprowston Manor is nestled in the Norfolk countryside so I travelled to Norfolk the day before the wedding of Hayley and Jason so that I was well rested and ready for the wedding at Sprowston…

Wedding couple portrait

Summer Wedding – Crondon Park Wedding Photographer

By Shiralee Swan

There is something unique about a warm summer wedding. The summer sun beats down, casting a golden glow, and there’s a lightness in the air. It’s the perfect setting for a wedding. Especially one that’s held in a beautiful rural…

Langtons House Wedding

An Intimate Wedding

By Shiralee Swan

A small intimate wedding with lots of happy tears. Picture this: An intimate wedding with lots of laughs, some happy tears, and plenty of dancing. The bride and groom are surrounded by their closest friends and family, celebrating their love…

Used by Friern Manor in their broucher

Friern Manor featured Photographer

By Shiralee Swan

Friern Manor Wedding Photographer As I stand here at Friern Manor, watching the sunset across the fields, I can’t help but feel a sense of wonder and amazement at the beauty that surrounds me.  It’s a feeling that I’ve grown…

A lady with a smile riding a bay horse in the woodland in Stock, Essex the floor of the woods is covered in bluebells in June

2023 Equestrian Model Call by Equine Photographer Shiralee Swan

By Shiralee Swan

Could you and your horse model for me in 2023? With plans for various projects underway for 2023, I am on the search for willing horses and owners to model for me. I am searching for models in Essex, Hertfordshire,…

How cute

The Cutest Little Pair – Equine Photoshoot, Essex

By Shiralee Swan

Mum Miranda wanted photographs that will be forever-lasting memories for Clara with her first pony. We all know that there is no cuter picture than a little girl with her very own pony. Clara was given Elsa as an early…

The Dickens Inn London

The Dickens Inn, London Wedding Photographer

By Shiralee Swan

The Dickens Inn at Marble Quey London is where Karina and Luke both work, so it made perfect sense for them to get married in London too. I can fully understand why they chose The Dickens Inn although they live…

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Photographic Products

By Shiralee Swan

I offer a unique selection of photographic products to complement your home. You can rest assured that I have selected the best U.K. companies and craftsmen to work with to produce the photographic products I offer. A U.K. Photographic Laboratory…

Shiralee Swan LSWPP Qualifying Panel

(Press Release) Equine Portrait Photographer Shiralee Swan achieved the prestigious Licentiate Qualification

By Shiralee Swan

ACHIEVING MY LICENTIATE QUALIFICATION WOW… Shiralee Swan LSWPP has always had a passion for both horses and photography. The Professional Photographer from Essex has been recognised for her classic, elegant, and timeless Equine portraits. Having been awarded a Licentiate Qualification…

The long journey to achieving my Licentiate Qualification (LSWPP)

By Shiralee Swan

Long Journey February 2023, I received a telephone call from the Personal Development Manager at The Societies of Photographers. Being someone who suffers from imposter syndrome. Setting goals is very important for me, it gives me direction and I love…

An Interview with Molly Holly & Me

By Shiralee Swan

Tell us about your horses ‘An Interview with’ was a Blog that I used to write when I run ‘Older Riders’ Which some of you will remember. Everyone loved my interviews with people like us normal horsey people. I get…

A three-horse composite photographic portrait, three horses wearing bridles looking to the right.

You have more than one horse!

By Shiralee Swan

What to do… The time has come in your life when you have decided that you have a place on the wall of your home for a piece of wall art of your horse. But you own two maybe three…

Shiralee Swan Photoshoot Gift Voucher

Personalised Photoshoot Gift Vouchers

By Shiralee Swan

Gift Vouchers can be personalized with your unique message. Don’t spend hours searching the shops and the internet for that personal, meaningful gift… Photoshoot Gift Vouchers can be personally designed for you, in the colour schemes you choose with a…

Shiralee is interviewed by Angela Adams

Shocked and Flattered… Professional Imagemaker Magazine

By Shiralee Swan

Professional Imagemaker Magazine contacted me out of the blue! To say I was shocked and flattered is an understatement. I had come to their attention!  of a few people at The Societies of Photographers and Professional Imagemaker Magazines, firstly because…

The Bride walks to the Church

Norfolk Church Wedding Photographer

By Shiralee Swan

All Saints Church, Bawdeswell, Norfolk Wedding Photographer. On a hot and sunny day in July, I photographed the church wedding of Emma and Brett in Bawdeswell, Norfolk. Bawdeswell is a lovely little village with everything within walking distance. Emma and…

Dont do this... Awkward!

Five Wedding Day Tips

By Shiralee Swan

Five wedding day tips Here are my five little tips from a Wedding Photographer’s point of view, that will help your Wedding day run smoothly. Being a wedding photographer I have been to more weddings than most people. Ask your…

The Reid Rooms, Essex Wedding Photographer

By Shiralee Swan

A treat for the wedding guests Traditional Ice Cream Van The Reid Rooms in Margaret Roding, Dunmow Wedding Photography Spring/summer: On Saturday I photographed Amy and Sean’s wedding at The Reid Rooms in Dunmow, Essex. I arrived at Amy and…

Milling Barn Blue Bells

Milling Barn Hertfordshire Wedding Photographer

By Shiralee Swan

Wedding photos in Blue Bell Wood When Charlotte and Sam chose Milling Barn to be their wedding venue, they hoped that the bluebells would be out down in the lower woodland. The summer weather was kind and the carpet of…