Professional Photographer to the Rescue: horse photography without the long face

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: horse photography without the long face

Shot of the Day

Shot of the Day

Rebecca says
“Craig asked Lou, our model, to lean against the tree and this created the perfect setting for this shot. I tried various compositions, however this midpoint focal length worked best. I’ve also kept the aperture at f/11 so the background wasn’t completely blurred out. When Blackey, the horse, closed his eye I fired the shutter and was really pleased with the result!”

Craig says
“To capture such a great shot requires a few things,” Craig says. “The image works well in a portrait orientation and, by getting Lou to lean against the tree, it creates a natural edge to the frame. The connection between horse and rider is beautifully captured. Finally, both Lou and Blackey are crisp and sharp.”

PAGE 1: Meet our professional photographer and apprentice
PAGE 2: Horse photography tips for during the shoot
PAGE 3: Final tips from our professional photographer
PAGE 4: Shot of the Day

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