Equine portraits in the lounge or front room

Stunning wall art ideas for all horse lovers

Stunning wall art ideas… It can be a hard task to try and decide the best ways to display your horse’s photographs as wall art for your home! Your home decor and the art you display reflects your personality, it reveals who you are and the things that are most important to you as an…

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Black background equine portraits vs natural light

Black background studio-style portraits Vs Natural light lifestyle Black background portraits are a photographic style, not a photoshop edit. I have always been a natural light photographer, having worked for many years as a newspaper photographer. I’ve never liked formal studio photography for people and only ever used artificial lighting for ‘fill flash’ to lift…

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Digital Watercolour Edits

Digital Watercolour edits of your photographs During May I run a Special Offer, during the COVID-19 lockdown. I am not an artist working with brushed and paint. I work with a Wacom pad, stylist and photoshop. The Special Offer ran for the month of May and was open to everyone. All people had to do…

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Grey Lurcher

Davy Down photoshoot for a young Lurcher

A young Lurcher photoshoot at Davy Down Country Park I met Andrea with her young Lurcher Ziggy at Davy Down Country Park near Lakeside shopping centre in Essex. Ziggy is a very friendly dog, being a Lurcher he is a specialised crossbreed, he is Bedlington, Whippit cross, he has a medium-long coat which doesn’t shed…

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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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Mary and Shane

Outside Wedding in Hertfordshire

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

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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Shiralee Swan Captures the love

Autumn Wedding at Fennes

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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Bridal shoes and bouquet by photographer Shiralee Swan

Friern Manor’s four poster bed in the Bridal suite

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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