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Peel Horse and Pony Club Show Jumping

Peel Horse and Pony Club Show Jumping | South West Photography

The bright arena surface at the Peel Horse and Pony Club grounds and the dust that it created under the horses hooves was initially a bit of a challenge, but a little post processing cleared the dust away and I ended up with some shots that I am very pleased with. The full set of proofs can be viewed at South West Photography but here are a few from the day. Thanks for visiting my blog and sharing my...

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...

Girl jumping bay thoroughbred horse over showjump

Introduction to Photography Part 2 – How to Take Better Photo’s

In Part 1 of this Introduction to Photography series I provided some tips for taking better photos that I first shared in an Introduction to Photography course that I ran at our local Community Resource centre back in 2012. These are general basic tips aimed at the beginner photographer starting out with a point and shoot or entry level dslr camera on how to take better photo’s.  In the future I might write some additional posts on more advanced techniques and...

Why I chose the 5D Mark IV for Equine Photography

Some photographers get all bent out of shape about which is better, Nikon or Canon, I’ve had both, they are excellent brands but for me personally, the Canon line feels better in my hand and I find it more intuitive to use than Nikon.  I also now have a decent investment in Canon glass that I am very happy with, especially my workhorse 70-200mm 2.8L which is the original non-IS version that has never let me down in nearly ten years...

Equine photography Michelle Wrighton horse photographer Murray ODE Cross Country Open 65 071

Murray Horse and Pony Club ODE Equestrian Event Photography

All photographs from the dressage, Show Jumping and Cross Country phases from Murray Horse and Pony Club’s ODE on 14-15 May 2016  have been uploaded to my Equine Photography website, http://www.equine-photography.com.au.  Congratulations to all the winners and place getters and every rider who completed the event! Here are a few of my favourites from the weekend....

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...

chestnut show pony

Orange Grove Official Gymkhana – South West Photography

Today was a blast from the past, my first time at Orange Grove for many, many years!  Although as photographer not competitor this time round. All photographs from this and other equestrian and canine events can be viewed and prints purchased online at South West Photography. Private Pet, horse and dog portrait photography in Perth, Orange Grove, Brigadoon, Gidgegannup, Mandurah, Serpentine, Midland, Upper Swan and surrounding areas is available, please contact me for further details....