Posts in the Category: Technique

22nd July 2021
How to photograph showing

Photographing showing classes is not everyone's cup of tea but the discipline accounts for a large number of horses bred around the World.
Read this guide for tips of shooting ridden showing classes on the flat and over working hunter classes, in-hand classes and driven classes too.

22nd April 2021
Photographing Horses Indoors

Photographing horses indoors is one of the most challenging of all the equestrian photography disciplines. Light levels are varied, but usually poor, meaning there is an inevitable trade off between shutter speeds and high ISO - and therefore noise - levels.

19th April 2021
Use Adobe Lightroom presets to export social media images

Regular posting to social media platforms can become a headache. Each platform wants images of different sizes and we also don't want our images to be taken an used elsewhere, so we need to set up watermarks too.

Adobe Lightroom presets allow us to export images in several different ways at the same time. This mini-course will show you how to set up presets

10th May 2020
Using Lightroom Presets to optimise your image sizes for social media

Creating a Lightroom Export Preset for Facebook Location File Naming Video File Settings Image Sizing Output Sharpening Metadata Watermarking Post Processing Saving and Organising our Presets Moving Presets Deleting Presets Presets for different platforms Presets for Facebook Presets for Instagram Presets for Twitter Presets for Pinterest Presets for Tumblr Using presets Single preset Multiple presets […]

19th September 2019
How to upgrade an M.2 SSD and not lose your operating system

Many computer systems nowadays come with SSD (Solid State Disk) drives for the operating system to ensure quick start up times and fast read/write times for the operating system and applications. The only problem with this superfast technology - particularly the small on-motherboard M.2 drives - is that it is relatively expensive compared to larger […]

29th March 2019
How does equestrian event photography differ from editorial photography?

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14th March 2019
Equestrian Photography Workflow 2: importing & editing in Lightroom

In the first blog in this workflow series I described how I use Photo Mechanic to ingest images from my camera cards, adding appropriate metadata at the same time to ensure that when the images go online they will be easily found by search engines. You need to login to view the rest of the […]

13th March 2019
Adding multiple images using WordPress Gutenberg

For some time now it is been frustrating me that, as a photographer, when I want to add multiple images to a blog post using the new WordPress Gutenberg interface I have to do each image one at a time. In fact, it annoys me so much, that I started to post multiple images as […]

15th November 2018
How to secure your WordPress website (and improve your SEO in the process)

What is HTTPS? HTTPS is a URL (web address) system similar to the standard HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol) scheme. However, HTTPS signals the browser to use an added encryption layer of SSL to protect the traffic. SSL stands for¬†Secure Sockets Layer. It is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web […]

2nd August 2018
Camera settings for horse photography

This article about camera settings for horse photography is by Nico Morgan. Nico is one of the UK's top equestrian photographers. He has worked with top riders from show jumping, eventing and showing as well as working on the official photography teams at events such as Royal Windsor Horse Show, Dublin Horse Show, The Horse […]

2nd March 2018
Equestrian Photography Workflow 1: Metadata for SEO

This post covers: Metadata for SEO. Why it is useful and important to include it. How embedded metadata is used by my website to automatically create meta Titles and Descriptions for the image pages SEO workflow: Using Photo Mechanic to ingest/import images SEO workflow: Adding IPTC metadata to the images as they are ingested The […]

30th August 2017
Land Rover Burghley 2017 - Wednesday

I have four different main clients this year so need to keep my wits about me. I've headed to Burghley early to give me a chance to sit down and plan my Thursday/Friday/Saturday around who I need to shoot and who, in theory, I don't. I've decided to get to Burghley and set off onto […]

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About Nico

I am a photographer, website designer and hosting provider living in Oakham, Rutland.

I work with clients who are sole traders and others which are FTSE companies. They are equally important to me.

If you need commercial photography, editorial photography, event photography, lifestyle, equestrian or wedding photography, then I can help you, with over 30 years experience in these areas.

I also teach photography, both one-to-one and in small groups. I mentor photographers with a range of experience, from beginners to working professionals.

I have a varied set of skills, having worked for well known web design and...
...web analytics companies in parallel to my photography.

I design, host and maintain websites for clients as varied as farms, interior designers and equestrian centres, as well as for bloggers and sportspeople.

I am the Public Relations Officer for the Midlands Point-to-Point Association, a role which utilises my PR and social media skills to promote horse racing both online and in the National press.

If you think that I could be the right person to help you, whatever your project, then please get in touch and we can discuss what you need and the ways in which I can help.

You can find out more about me here.
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