Horse Photography Blog

The Wind Blew and the Rain Fell for this Horse Photoshoot

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.…

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Lurcher

Davy Down photoshoot for a young 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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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