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Equestrian Event Photography Website Update

All equestrian event photos since 2015 (with a list of archived events from 2007-2015) are available again at https://www.equine-photography.com.au/ I've had a number of computer and website challenges for the past few weeks so to resolve the event photo website as quickly as possible at this busy time of year, I have renewed with zenfolio.  This means all your saved favourites and previous order details are still accessible if you have created an account on the website. IMPORTANT CHANGES I've made...

Photography Session Booking

“Michelle is not only an amazing photographer and artist, but a simply lovely human who goes out of her way to make sure you are fully happy.” Jo. “Not just a photo but a real piece of art! Very special work that Michelle produces.” Rachel To Book your session: Check current Special Offers Select your session type.  Add any extra options as needed. Choose your session date - we can amend the date & time later if needed but...

Family and Children Photography

Introduction to Photography – Tips for Taking Better Photos Part 1

Way back in November 2005 when I was doing traditionally painted pet portraits, I wrote an article ‘How to take Good Photos of your Pets’ for clients who I wasn’t able to visit in person to take photos as reference material for their paintings.  This blog post article has been one of the most frequently visited pages on my website since 2005.  Even though I had not started my career specifically as a professional photographer at that time (I was taking...

The Wind Of Heaven

Equine Photography – Examples of Artistic Edits

There are a variety of different artistic edits that I can do with the horse photographs I capture at events or private sessions.  More complex artistic endeavours require a considerable amount of digital painting to create the final image that I see in my mind, but I also do standard Photoshop editing such as black and white conversions, background replacement and removal of distracting background items or halters, leads and bridles. I thought I’d share the before and after examples...

Palomino Horse Gold In The Mist

Palomino Horse Fine Art Photography

This is something totally new and different for me – composite photography to create an entirely new scene that didn’t actually exist anywhere but inside my head.  The trick with composite photography is to create an image that is believable and doesn’t look like the subject is cut out and pasted onto a new background. In this image, the palomino horse is a photograph that I took quite a few years ago, with some additional painted mane and tail....

Bridgetown Agricultural Show - Horse Photography

Bridgetown Agricultural Show – Horse Event Photography

Photos from the 2015 Bridgetown Agricultural Show including Show Jumping, Hacking and Halter classes are now available on my photography website Michelle Wrighton Photography.  This is the last equestrian event that I am planning on attending for the 2015 season. I have now included a selected range of Photographic and Fine Art images for sale on the website in a range of photo paper, ready to hang gallery wrapped canvas, canvas prints suitable for framing and a stunning option for acrylic mounted...

Dinninup Agricultural Show Horse Event Photography - Sandy

Dinninup Agricultural Show – Horse Event Photography

All photos from the 2015 Dinninup (Upper Blackwood) Agricultural Show have now been uploaded to my photography website.  Photography coverage was predominantly for the Show Jumping, although I was able to get a few photos of the hacking, some of the Halter classes, and Light horse display. All photos can be ordered as digital downloads, photo prints, ready to hang gallery wrapped canvas prints, canvas prints suitable for framing or stunning acrylic mounted metallic prints. Click to View Dinninup Show...

Capel Pony Club 2 Day Event Photos

Equestrian Event Photography

Woops, its been a rather long time since I last posted on this blog.  I have been rather busy though, among other things, I have recently obtained my PCAWA Approved Photographer Accreditation and have returned to equestrian event photography after a number of years break. My daughter competes at most of the Pony Club events that I am photographing at and one of the biggest problems I have noticed with event photographers in Western Australia is that they all use Smug...

Whispers On The Wind

Museum Quality Prints of Paintings and Photography Now Available

Selected paintings and photographs are now available for purchase as in a range of museum quality prints and greeting cards from Fine Art America, one of the largest, most-respected giclee printing companies in the world with over 40 years of experience producing museum-quality prints. All of their prints are produced on state-of-the-art, professional-grade Epson printers and the range includes standard prints on paper, canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints and greeting cards of a quality high enough to be...

South West Photography

New Year New Look Website – South West Photography

It seems like only yesterday I was finishing commissions and getting ready for Christmas and here it is almost the end of January already!  I was a bit shocked to realise today that the kids go back to school next week and I am no where near organised for that yet. The time has probably gone so quickly because so much time and effort has been put into re-designing my photography website South West Photography. It has been a...