Bay Horse with leather head collar on a black background
Fine Art Portrait of a horse and rider in a Suffolk field with a dramatic cloudy sky
Portrait of a horse and jockey in a Suffolk field with a dramatic cloudy sky
Grey Horse and owner against a vast grey sky from Horse Photo shoot in Suffolk
Photograph of a lady in red dress walking her horse on a country lane
Profile of a beautiful Bay Horse against a black background in a Suffolk Barn
Horse and rider pose for a photograph in a stubble field in Suffolk countryside
Grey Horse and owner against a vast grey sky from Horse Photo shoot in Suffolk
Photo of a Lady in red dress smiles at her beautiful bay horse on a country lane

FINE ART EQUINE PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER SUFFOLK 

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 have since trained with world-renowned photographers like Sue Bryce and Elena Shumilova and more recently with (SWPP Children’s Photographer of the year) Paulina Duczman. Through their work, I have been inspired to capture my subjects in an elegant and timeless way and I want to follow that through with my Equine Portrait Photography.  

These images are not the usual portraits that you see in lifestyle or standard photoshoots but are beautifully lit with soft light and dark shadows to create more moody and striking portraits. They will not date with time and are heirloom pieces that will be passed down from generation to generation. 

A fine art portrait photograph is intended for wall art. It can sometimes be described as “décor photography” or “photo décor.”  If you should want to invest in some wall art for your Portraits, I have some beautiful Wall Art Products available to choose from including Framed Prints, Canvases and Acrylics.  Or you could choose a display piece for your mantlepiece with a Luxury Folio Box.  More details can be found below!

 Although these sessions are usually focused on photographing the Horses in a Fine Art style, I’m also happy to take some more relaxed natural shots of you and your horse 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 priorities 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

SESSION FEE

To book your photoshoot a session fee is charged up front, this does not include any images but secures your date and time. At the session we will make an appointment for either an in person viewing and ordering session, or via Skype.

1 – 2 Hour Session

viewing & ordering session

gallery of 20 – 25 images to view before choosing your collection below

£100

ENDLESS LOVE

2 hour photoshoot

Viewing and ordering session

20 High-Resolution Digital Images

20 matching mounted 7×10″ fine art prints

£100 credit towards wall art or Album

£100 credit towards Folio Box

£850

SEALED WITH A KISS

2 hour photoshoot

Viewing and ordering session

15 High-Resolution Digital Images

15 matching mounted 7×10″ prints

£100 credit towards any Wall Art, Album or Folio Box

£650

MAGIC MOMENTS

2 hour photoshoot

Viewing and ordering session

10 High-Resolution Digital Images

10 matching mounted 7×10″ prints

£50 credit towards any Wall Art, Album or Folio Box

£500

MINI SESSION

Available midweek only and includes:

1-hour Photoshoot at my studio or outside on our farm.

Viewing and ordering session

4 High-Resolution Digital Images

4 Matching mounted 7×10″ prints.

£200

PRINTS, PRODUCTS AND ADDITIONAL DIGITAL IMAGES

In addition to my Collections, you are also welcome to choose products from my

A La Carte Collection:

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

Upgrade your prints to mounted 10×7″ prints – £10 extra per image

Luxury Picture Folio Box perfect for displaying and storing your mounted prints – 10×8″ wooden box (for 8×6″ mounted prints) – £325 

14×11″ wooden box (for 10×7″ mounted prints) – £425

Album (8×8″) – £400

Framed prints from £395 (20×16″)

Acrylic Wall Art from £395 (20×16″)

Archival Canvases from £325 (20×16

YOUR FINE ART EQUINE 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 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, 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 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. 

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. Due to COVID, I am now doing my Viewing and Ordering Sessions via Skype 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 you can buy an Album or piece of Wall Art from the A La Carte list rather than a collection if you prefer.

However, Digital Files, Mounted Prints and Luxury Folio Boxes are only available to purchase with a Collection.

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 home 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 portraits.

WHAT PRECAUTIONS ARE YOU TAKING WITH REGARDS TO COVID??

Since COVID has appeared, we have taken it very seriously and want to make sure we are doing everything to keep our clients and ourselves safe.   We have safety guidelines in place and will send you more info on that before your session so you know what to expect.

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.