Photography Tips #6: Sheep and Showmanship

When I first got a bit more serious about equine and show photography, admittedly I brushed off the idea of photographing sheep and cattle showing. I put this mainly down to my ignorance of not exactly understanding the showing of these animals, and definitely not understanding how one sheep is better than other sheep that looks identical to me. Regardless, it is a lot more tricky … Continue reading Photography Tips #6: Sheep and Showmanship

Photography Tips #4: Rugby 7s

As I mentioned in my first post, I’ve had some experience with sports photography especially with rugby. Being at a Welsh university its hard to not be involved in the sport one way or another albeit playing, spectating, refereeing or taking photos. In this post I’m going to talk about equipment I recommend and settings, positioning on the pitch and composition. EQUIPMENT For all my … Continue reading Photography Tips #4: Rugby 7s

Photography Tips #2: Capturing the Clear Round

Today I had the privilege of shadowing with Storm Equine Photography, as small business based in Ceredigion specialising in horse photography, and they are very very good at it. From working with them today here are the few things that I took from it all. I was working with their equipment, in this instance, a Nikon D4 paired with a sigma 70-200mm lens. This camera … Continue reading Photography Tips #2: Capturing the Clear Round

Photography Tips #1: Going Equine

To be successful in any areas you need to have the three basics: Understanding Commitment Passion Without these three essentials any plans to work in that sector you might as well throw away. This is especially with my understanding so far with Equine sport photography. Forget all you know about artistic photography. No one wants a rule of thirds framed image of their horse looking … Continue reading Photography Tips #1: Going Equine

“Amateur Sports Photographer”

“You seem good with a camera, you should photo some matches” The first time I realised that sports photography would become a passion of mine, I didn’t even consider it an option for me. Since the tender teenage age of 14 I have had an interest in photography, but never been too serious, snapping pictures at horse shows and of my cats. It wasn’t until … Continue reading “Amateur Sports Photographer”