Royal Welsh Show Photos 2019

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One of my freelance jobs every year involves taking Royal Welsh Show photos for the official equestrian photographers. Sadly it was not always a pleasure. There is a list of official Royal Welsh Show photographers listed on the RWAS website and the company I work for is clearly listed. However, throughout the show we were seeing photographs listed for sale …

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How does equestrian event photography differ from editorial photography?

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There are different styles of equestrian photography for different purposes. Put simply, (equestrian) editorial photography is about the person on or with the horse, while event photography is all about the horse itself. This simplifies what is a wide gamut of photography styles for different people with different needs. However, it is true to say that an editorial style is …


Bramham International Horse Trials

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Most event photographers, including ES Photography, the official photographers at Bramham, do not employ permanent staff, instead they hire freelance equestrian photographers on a day-by-day basis, as they are needed. In my case I have had the pleasure of photographing this fabulous Yorkshire event for quite a few years, and this prestigious Yorkshire event has become one of my firm …


Horse of the Year Show 2015

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The Horse Of the Year Show, or HOYS for short, is hosted by Grandstand Media at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham in October. It is a festival of show jumping, showing, dressage, Pony Club mounted games, and this year vaulting too. 17-hour working days make the event photography I do for ES Photography, the official photographers, some of the …