This is been a very different summer. I have not been allowed to work because of the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. The summer for me is normally buzzing with Brides calling me to chat about how their last-minute wedding plans are coming together. Horse Photoshoots Horses are in their summer coats and looking their best for…

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four canvases

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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Horse photoshoots can take place in any weather One wet and windy Tuesday in August I travelled to Colchester, in Essex. For a Mini Yard photoshoot, to photograph fourteen horses. The weather was not a concern for me as this photoshoot was going to take place indoors. Controlling the light Whether I am photographing horses…

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Lurcher

A young Lurcher photoshoot at Davy Down Country Park I met Andrea with her young Lurcher at Davy Down, country park near Lakeside shopping centre in Essex. Davy Down offers a wide variety of natural backgrounds for dog photo shoots at any time of year. Davy Down is easy to reach from the M25 J30…

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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

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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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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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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