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How to choose the best business name for your equine Photography business

You have heard the saying, “what’s in a name”. Well, I can tell you from experience, that a name can say a lot of things, especially when you put it on your business! In this article, we will give you some tips on choosing the best name for your equestrian photography business, and some pitfalls to avoid along the way! So …

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What is the Best camera for Equestrian Photography?

Spring is here and Tax returns are on their way in! Many of you horse enthusiasts may be contemplating a new camera to capture your favorite horse, or upcoming equestrian show! Whatever your subject matter will be, a camera with features that suit your needs will give you the best results. I have owned a total of 30 different cameras …

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How to Create Stunning Black and White Fine Art Horse Photography

Many people love images of horses, and how can they not? Horses are graceful, gorgeous creatures that we can approach, and connect with. They can be docile and affectionate, and ten minutes later be ripping around the field like a maniac! No matter how tame & domesticated a horse is, they always retain that little bit of “wild” which is …

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Equestrian Photographers can make Big Money at Small Horse Shows!

How to Make Big Money from a Small Horse Show Depending on where you live or the time of year, you may not always be able to land the really big profitable horse shows. Many seasoned equestrian photographers have the big shows “locked up” with contracts, and those shows are just off limits for the time being. Small shows are …

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Photographing the Dusty Trail from Horseback!

So, your interest in equine photography has inspired you to get to spend some more time around horses! That’s great!  You have booked a horseback ride at the best outfit in your area/vacation by doing a bit of research first, making sure they are a reputable company and they treat their horses well. Good for you! Now you don’t want …

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The Indispensable Reflector Set!

The indispensable Reflector! Oh how I love this little used tool for equestrian portraiture! Prior to my career switch from portrait & wedding photography to equestrian, I used reflectors for outdoor portraits all the time. I took many workshops from some of the very best portrait photographers in the world, I’m talking about the old guys that had 65+ years …

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Self Promotion for your Business on the CHEAP!

If you are just starting your career in Equestrian photography, you will need to be ready to promote yourself to shows, ranches, private horse owners and the like. If you are just starting out, you may not have a ton of cash to spend.  Read on for a quick start guide to Business Self Promotion on a budget! What do …

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Learn How to Speak the Language of Equestrian!

If you are going to work in the world of horses, you will need to learn to “speak Equestrian” if you want to blend in and be respected as an equine photographer. No, I’m not talking about “Mr. Ed” here, talking to the horses as they talk back… but better than that, learning to talk and understand the unique language …

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The Best Way To Get Started In Equestrian Photography

Introduction Being successful in  the hyper-competitive world of professional photography where everyone with a smart phone thinks they’re  a photographer these days… can be really tough. The key to success lies in finding small niche photography businesses, where work is plentiful and competition is slimmer. My wife River and I found such a niche in Equine Photography years ago and …