Whew what a scorcher July was!

Whew what a scorcher July was!

It’s amazing to discover that it’s August already! We love to talk about the weather, but honestly the hot days we had in July were out of the ordinary. How did you keep going? How did you manage to sleep? One of the things I found myself doing was to...
Chico the Spanish stallion

Chico the Spanish stallion

On a recent trip to France I met a glorious white Spanish stallion called Chico. Being a very obliging horse, I was able to do a series of similar images with a variety of techniques. I like slowing down the shutter to create a blur and in this little series have a...
Mane Chance Sanctuary

Mane Chance Sanctuary

Some years ago I met the people at Mane Chance Sanctuary. Jenny Seagrove, whose acting I have long admired, set up the charity to help a friend who was no longer able to cope with feeding her animals. Steadily the animals were managed, given away and otherwise safely...

Stars of the past, present and future

Some years ago I had an equine photoshoot that sticks in my mind Kate and her lovely horse Jacob were the subjects of the event, but Murphy the famously naughty black Labrador thought he was the main attraction. Kate runs a lovely yard near the South Coast, and in...

Seamus’s shoot

Seamus is a really nice character, based near Margate, and beloved by Judith Quite pleased with himself Our photoshoot Judith received a gift voucher from her family for a photoshoot with Seamus, she was very excited about this opportunity and various events meant we...

More Icelandic horses

I hope you haven’t got fed up with the horses I have been showing you from my trip to Iceland. I have a couple more for you to see. This horse has a delightful expression, a little wistful, wondering look. But what really amuses me is his little beard of...

Not the landscape….

As I have already said I am not a landscape photographer, but somehow in Iceland the light is so remarkable and the scenery so different you kind of can’t help it. I also had a chance to try out someone else’s amazing lens. So here’s an image of a...

But oh what joy the foals can bring!

I wish I understood the particular pleasure that comes from seeing a furry Icelandic foal. They have such character, and the look of them can be almost prehistoric, yet at other times they look up to date, modern and mature. The reality is that survival in the barren...

Iceland’s winter charms

More images from Iceland, despite the fact that I am not a landscape photographer, and don’t pretend to have any skill in this aspect of photography. Nonetheless I can certainly enjoy what I see and in Iceland there is so much to see that is really unusual....