Proceeds of photos sales to benefit True Prospect fire victims

Nico Morgan, the well-known equine photographer, has offered to donate the proceeds from the sale or licensing of any of the images he took of Boyd and Neville at Burghley last week to the funds for the fire victims. You can see his amazing images here. In fact, flip through his galleries of Burghley and […]

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What is “fair use” of photography? And what does that mean for my blog?

Great blogs almost always use photography well. And there is just so much great photography out there on the ‘net! The problem is, much of that great photography is owned by the photographer who owns the copyright for its use (see Who Owns that Photo of your Horse). There has been a long (and somewhat […]

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Is your head in the clouds?

Maybe we equestrians just have horses on the brain, but if you look carefully and use your imagination, there are horses almost everywhere you look. And just because it’s very cool, here’s a horse that disappears in a puff of smoke.

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A new kind of noseband?

This recent ad from Dover Saddlery belongs in the “what’s wrong with this picture?” game. Or maybe it’s a new kind of noseband — one that maintains the traditional hunter appearance but which shows that your horse needs no pressure from a noseband to behave. Think of it as the anti-crank noseband! Of course it’s […]

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Tips for taking better horse photos

Here’s a great resource for taking better pictures of your horse. Capture the Light is a blog that gives instructions and examples. I can’t wait to apply some of their tips.

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Check out the entries for the Thelwell

It’s good to know that the Thelwell tradition continues in full force. Check out all the entries to the Thelwell Pony Look Alike Contest (Facebook album). You can read about the entries on the blog Three Days Three Ways. The pony below wasn’t the winner, but boy does this shot epitomize Penny and Kipper to […]

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Sarah Andrew Santa Horse Photos: 2010 Equine Charity Fundraiser

Here’s your chance support local horse charities and get something in return: fun photos. The most excellent equine photographer Sarah K. Andrew is running an Equine Charity Fundraiser with Santa Horse photos feature mascots from a number of rescues. Purchase one of the photos and she’ll donate 50% of the proceeds to that rescue! The […]

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