With this ring I thy wed

Tamsin & Ash’s Church & Ingatestone Hall wedding

Church and Ingatestone Hall Ingatestone Chruch was cool on the hottest day of the year which was Tamsin and Ash’s wedding day. They had chosen St Edmund and St Mary’s Church which stands in the centre of Ingatestone surrounded by a lawned garden for their Wedding. 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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Stunning horse portrait

Equine photography takes time.

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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Philippa and Pie by Shiralee Swan

Philippa & Pips Pie – equine photoshoot, Essex

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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Horse photographer Shiralee Swan

Older horse photoshoot with Abby and Freddie

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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Very old horse Marley

Marley from show jumper to field anchor

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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Grace with her chestnut gelding Cooneen Lad

Grace and Cooneen Lad Snowy Equine Photoshoot

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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Tilly with her beautiful bay gelding Higgins

Remember Me with Tilly and Higgins

A remember Me photoshoot with Tilly and Higgins in the beautiful Essex countryside, I had the pleasure of photographing this brave young lady, Tilly with her bay gelding Higgins. I was honoured to capture these memories for Tilly and her family to keep for years to come. We had a look around the farm and…

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