CSO Photography Gavray

CSO photography or showjumping to my anglophone friends is one of my favourite sports to watch and capture. It is only second to dressage, which you can find some examples of here in my last event post! A small peak into my day out with the team in Gavray, Manche. For another competition, but thisContinue reading “CSO Photography Gavray”

CSO Centre Equestre du Val de Sienne

Photography from my day out with the team at CSO Centre Equestre du Val de Sienne. A good day all around, fine weather, happy horses, and two first places. Starting early in the morning, the light change from sunrise to sunny day was wonderful. Autumnal show jumping competitions are always a gamble for the weather.Continue reading “CSO Centre Equestre du Val de Sienne”

Normandie Dressage Saint Lô

Normandie Dressage holds events across Normandy, most notably at the Haras Nationaux in Saint Lô. Every year I go along to finals week to see amateurs and professionals alike compete. “𝘙𝘪𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢 𝘩𝘰𝘳𝘴𝘦 𝘪𝘴 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘢 𝘨𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘭𝘦 𝘩𝘰𝘣𝘣𝘺, 𝘵𝘰 𝘣𝘦 𝘱𝘪𝘤𝘬𝘦𝘥 𝘶𝘱 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘭𝘢𝘪𝘥 𝘥𝘰𝘸𝘯 𝘭𝘪𝘬𝘦 𝘢 𝘨𝘢𝘮𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘴𝘰𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘢𝘪𝘳𝘦. 𝘐𝘵 𝘪𝘴 𝘢 𝘨𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘱𝘢𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯.Continue reading “Normandie Dressage Saint Lô”

Le Manoir de la Guérinière

This year has been a year of snapshots and I am so happy there has been such a variety so far. To change it up yet again, this post showcases photos from my last concert and visit at Le Manoir de la Guérinière. Le Manoir de la Guérinière Based in Passais Villages of the OrneContinue reading “Le Manoir de la Guérinière”

Equestrian Portrait Photoshoot

Check out my last snapshot post here of Equestrian Vaulting! I love equine photography, it is the main reason I started this blog way back in 2016, so sharing little Equestrian photography snippets is a little nostalgic to when the blog was horseandsport! Had a very short little shoot with these two after a displayContinue reading “Equestrian Portrait Photoshoot”

Equestrian Vaulting Photography

Something a little different from the usual horse sports, Equestrian Vaulting Photography! A display from the HDP team for their open day. Vaulting is described by the FEI (Fédération Équestre Internationale) as “a harmonious bond between horse and athlete that creates awe-inspiring acrobatic displays of skill and precision.” Simply, gymnastics on horseback. Horse riding isContinue reading “Equestrian Vaulting Photography”

Why Visit La Fosse Arthour?

August has flown by. Plenty of warm days for adventures in the local area. This week I visited a local magical point of interest, but why should you Visit La Fosse Arthour? Activities To say I am obsessed with where I live is an understatement. There is so much variety in terms of landscape, wildlife,Continue reading “Why Visit La Fosse Arthour?”

An Introduction to Editing Fine Art Equestrian Photos

Always wanted to create gorgeous fine art photos of horses but never know where to begin? Welcome to my introduction to editing fine art equestrian photos. Note this page is not a tutorial. Editing Fine Art Equestrian Images Fine Art Photography edits are becoming increasingly popular. With the constant updates to editing software such asContinue reading “An Introduction to Editing Fine Art Equestrian Photos”

Photoshoot with Tonia

Fewer posts mean I have been incredibly busy! If you missed the last snapshot post of my time in Northumberland, check it out here, if you have, scroll down and enjoy some of my favourite snapshots from my photoshoot with Tonia! Natural light photoshoots are arguably my favourite type of shoot. Not only due toContinue reading “Photoshoot with Tonia”

The Shetland Isles in 4 days

It honestly feels like an eternity since I have been on a plane, train or ferry, but thanks to this little trip I ticked off all three! It has also been an eternity since I last left Normandy, so a travel blog post is incoming… Be sure to catch up with my latest travel postsContinue reading “The Shetland Isles in 4 days”

The Must Have Sunset Preset

Landscape photography is pretty much my go-to at the moment. But somehow I always seem to miss the sunset when I have my camera! It doesn’t help that sunset falls past 21:00 here for sure, so I decided to create an art filter to make my landscapes a little more like summer evenings.

Thrift in France, Antiques & Vintage

Last post I shared the realities of what it is like to live in a French farmhouse, but now for something different. Time to share more of what it is actually like to live in la belle Manche, what I get up to in my spare time, and the general lifestyle of the slow frenchContinue reading “Thrift in France, Antiques & Vintage”

My April 2022 In Books

And within a blink of an eye, April became May. Where did the time go? It seems pretty crazy how quickly this month has passed me by, but keeping a book journal has helped me realise I spent the time wisely. So here is my april 2022 in books! It has been a month ofContinue reading “My April 2022 In Books”

Spring Colour Palettes

pring has sprung early, meaning we have the beginnings of new growth and flowers in the garden. Flowers of course bring a multitude of colour, and here is an example of using these colours in your design work.