Two German Shepherd puppies in a wooden bowl during a Dog Portrait Photoshoot in Suffolk
Little girl walks her pony into the sunset
Beautiful Grey Mare and rider stand in a field against a dramatic grey sky
french bulldog during a dog photoshoot in Suffolk
Fine Art Portrait of a horse and rider in a Suffolk field with a dramatic cloudy sky
Grey Horse and owner against a vast grey sky from Horse Photo shoot in Suffolk
Profile of a beautiful Bay Horse against a black background in a Suffolk Barn
Two little girls and their cockapoo during a dog photoshoot in Suffolk
Black Labrador photographed in a field in suffolk
Portrait of a horse and jockey in a Suffolk field with a dramatic cloudy sky
Bay Horse with leather head collar on a black background

HORSE & DOG PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER SUFFOLK 

Suffolk Horse and Dog Photographer Alison McKenny has won many awards for her work and is based from her home studio on their family farm in Stoke By Clare, Sufolk.  Not far from Cambridge, Bury St Edmunds, Colchester and Braintree. 

Growing up, I was very passionate about Art and Horses and struggled to decide on which direction to follow when I left school.   I finally decided on a BSc in Equine Studies at Writtle Agricultural College and loved my course and my time there.

During my Degree course, I was lucky enough to work at a couple of the top Thoroughbred Studs in the world including Windfields Farm in Canada (where Northern Dancer was born) and Kildangan Stud in Kildare, Ireland.  I also worked for top Irish Showjumper of the 1990’s, Paul Darragh.  

10 years ago, I finally gave in to my creative side when I took up Photography and I have been inspired to capture my subjects in an elegant and timeless way and I want to follow that through with my Equine and Dog Portrait Photography.  

Although these sessions are usually focused on photographing the Horses or Dogs in a Fine Art style, I’m also happy to take some more relaxed natural shots of you and your pet together and if we have time we can take some family portraits at the end of the session if you wish.  You just need to let me know your preferences beforehand so that I can create your dream portraits for you.  

 

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Stunning!!!

Thank you Soooooo much!!!! I can’t stop looking at the photos! They have completely blown me away. I am forever grateful that you captured her beauty.  This is stunning! You are exceptionally talented! 

Jan

THE COLLECTIONS

 To book any of the photoshoots below, a retainer of £99 is charged upfront.  This is then deducted from whichever collection you choose to buy.

If you would prefer to buy a piece of Wall Art instead of a collection, then the £99 is not deducted from whatever product you buy, and there is a minimum order of £399.

Hair and Makeup Artist is available on request at £55 for hair or makeup or £110 for both.

At the end of the photoshoot, we will make an appointment for your viewing and ordering session in the following two weeks which we can do in person or via Zoom.  You don’t need to decide which Collection or Products you would like to buy until this meeting and you have seen your gallery of x15 images and chosen your favourites.  There is no pressure to buy any images should you decide not to.

£99

ENDLESS LOVE

Two dogs posing during a Pet Portrait Photoshoot with Alison McKenny

£799

Pre Shoot Consultation

1.5 Hour Photoshoot

Viewing and Ordering Session

15 High-Resolution Fully Retouched Digital Images

Print credit of £199 towards Mounted Prints or Wall Art

£50 Credit towards your next Equine or Family Photoshoot

with Alison McKenny Photography

Full use of my studio wardrobe and props

Midweek or Weekend dates available

SEALED WITH A KISS

£599

Pre Shoot Consultation

1.5 Hour Photoshoot

Viewing and Ordering Session

10 High-Resolution Fully Retouched Digital Images

Print credit of £149 towards Mounted Prints or Wall Art

Full use of my studio wardrobe and props

Midweek or Weekend dates available

MAGIC MOMENTS

£399

Pre Shoot Consultation

1.5 Hour Photoshoot

Viewing and Ordering Session

5 High-Resolution Fully Retouched Digital Images

Print credit of £99 towards Mounted Prints or Wall Art

Full use of my studio wardrobe and props

Midweek or Weekend dates available

MINI SESSION

£199

30 Minute Photoshoot at my studio or on our farm

Viewing and ordering session with a gallery of 10 to 12 unedited images

to choose your favourite 3 High-Resolution Digital Images

which will then be retouched fully before delivery

Available from Monday to Friday only

PRINTS, PRODUCTS AND ADDITIONAL DIGITAL IMAGES

Minimum Order – £399 if purchasing without a collection above.

Digitals and Mounted Prints  (only available if purchased with a collection)

Additional Digitals  – £50

Additional Digitals plus matching mounted 8×6″ print – £70

Mounted 8×6″ print to fit in a 10×8″ Frame – £40

Mounted 10×7″ print to fit in an 11×14″ Frame – £50

Box of x5 Mounted 8×6″ Prints  – £199

Box of x10 Mounted 8×6″ Prints  – £349

Box of x15 Mounted 8×6″ Prints  – £499

Box of x20 mounted 8×6″ prints – £599

 

Luxury Picture Folio Box

perfect for displaying and storing your mounted Prints

Available in White Wood, Black Wood or Walnut Wood.

10×8″ Wooden Box (for 8×6″ mounted prints) – £499

14×11″ Wooden Box (for 10×7″ mounted prints) – £699

Wall Art

Framed prints from £399 (20×16″)

Acrylic Wall Art from £399 (20×16″)

Archival Canvases from £349 (20×16″)

Framed Canvas from £399 (20×16″)

Elegance Frame with a circular Fine Art Print from £499  (20×20″)

 

Albums

8×8″ Album – £399

10×10″ Album -£499

YOUR FINE ART PORTRAIT SHOOT

Lots of my clients ask me “what is Fine Art Photography and what makes it different to standard Studio Photography Portraits?”

Fine Art Photography is not about capturing a moment, that represents reality, like lifestyle or documentary style photography. It’s more about making an artistic statement, that has been envisaged in the artist’s mind before taking the photograph. Time has gone into planning every single element of the image including styling, clothing, props, posing, expression, lighting, and the background. Some fine art images will tell a story which make it all the more interesting to look at.

A fine art portrait image is created by the photographer as an artist and not just by the camera.

When my clients contact me and tell me that they would like to have some Fine Art Portraits taken during their session, I love it as it gives me the opportunity to be creative.  The best photographs are when my clients tell me there is a story to tell with this image.  It might be something that reflects their personality or interests or their relationship with their horses.  Or they might just want a really beautiful and compelling portrait of their Horse or Dog to display on their wall.

Either way is fine by me!

YOUR QUESTIONS
I'D LIKE TO DO THIS STYLE OF SHOOT WITH MY CHILDREN AND THEIR PONIES OR DOG, HOW OLD DO THEY NEED TO BE??

 

I am happy to photograph children and adults in this style and really the children need to be confident around their ponies and and old enough to follow direction from me.  Usually children age 5 and above are able to do this but every child is different so I will trust your judgement when deciding this.  Smaller children with dogs are usually fine as long as you trust the dog with your kids, so do I! 

I DON'T HAVE ANYTHING SUITABLE TO WEAR, CAN YOU HELP?

Absolutely! If my clients have a story to tell that they want to stand out in their image, then I’m more than happy to include something personal to them to make the image all the more special.  Or I might have something suitable here at the studio. I have lots of props and vintage style outfits for children and Adults of all ages, sizes, hats, headbands, flowers, and other accessories available to use so you don’t need to worry about bringing anything special with you

HOW LONG WILL MY PHOTOS TAKE TO BE READY?

This process of editing your photos generally takes no longer than three weeks.  I am now doing my Viewing and Ordering Sessions either in person at my studio or via Zoom and we can set up a date in the diary before you leave your photoshoot. 

We can do this in the evening after work if that suits you best.

These sessions usually take no more than an hour and I will show you your images on a slideshow to music, and then can help you narrow down your favourites using a star system.  I can also advise you on products including wall art, and Albums should you need help.

I JUST WANT DIGITALS, DO I HAVE TO BUY A COLLECTION?

There is no pressure to buy anything at all but Digital Files are only available to purchase with a Collection.    The Collections also include a Print Credit which you can spend on Mounted Prints or Wall Art.  Having been in this industry for 11 years now, I know a lot of my previous clients who just bought Digitals have never found the time to do anything with them, which is such a waste.  When investing in a Professional Portrait Shoot, I want my clients to have photos that they can display around their homes and enjoy every single day.

As I use the best suppliers I know my clients will receive top-quality products that will last for years and years, so that future generations can also enjoy their family portraits.

 

MY HORSE DOESN'T TRAVEL WELL, WELL YOU COME TO ME?

I do most of my shoots on my family farm but I’m happy to come to you if this is the case or if you have a particular location that is important to you that you would like captured in the photos.

Just be aware however that I do charge .45p per mile for travelling expenses from Stoke By Clare, Suffolk. 

BOOK WITH ME

I would love to hear from you, and if you do have any questions at all before booking, please do feel free to contact me using the form below.