My dream photo kit: equine and animal photography

Equine photography by Dawn Cotterell
Free rein – Dawn needs her cameras to react quickly with focusing and frame advance to keep up with her equine subjects (Image credit: Dawn Cotterell)

"During the week, I am a product photographer for a small laser engraving
and print business and I photograph horses and dogs in my spare time. I love my Sony A7 IV camera and 70-200mm lens because it’s much lighter than my previous Nikon kit. 

"This lens pretty much stays on my camera when I am photographing horses and dogs – it’s my go-to lens. I also tend to use it while photographing products, provided I have the space. My 28-70mm kit lens is only used when I’m working in tighter spaces or while I'm looking at making some videos.

Photographer Dawn Cotterell
Dawn Cotterell

Specialisms: Equine, canine and product photography

Years active: Nine

Location: Christchurch, Dorset, United Kingdom


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