New – Horse Photography Shows for the Summer

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“A Horse Show” Commonwheel Gallery, 102 Canon Ave, Manitou Springs, Colorado PART OF 3rd FRIDAY IN MANITOU SPRINGS July 20 – August 13 Opening Reception on Friday, July 20, from 5 – 8 pm These seven artists have loved horses for as long as they can remember. The pieces in this show reflect different media in which they enjoy working, …

New Book Galloping To Freedom: Saving America’s Wild Horses

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Photographer Carol Walker seeks partners for Galloping to Freedom project Just Launched! Kickstarter campaign invites supporters to be part of the wild horse solution America’s wild horse herds are in peril of extinction, but award-winning equine photographer Carol Walker is ready with viable solutions in her new book, Galloping to Freedom: Saving America’s Wild Horses. Through a campaign at web-based …

Horses, Horses,Horses: June Art Awards

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I was delighted to hear that my piece “Camargue Spray” won the Photography Best in Show Award at the Gilpin County Arts Association Juried Art Show in Central City, Colorado.  The Art Show will be up until August 17th: http://www.gilpinarts.org/ and features a wide variety of wonderful art from local artists, and is directly across the street from the Opera …

June Art Shows Featuring the Work of Carol Walker

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This weekend there are three opening receptions for art shows in Colorado that feature the work of Carol Walker. The first is a juried show at Gilpin County Art Association’s Gallery in Central City: Show is from June 9 – August 17 Reception and Awards Saturday, 5:00 – 8:00pm http://www.gilpinarts.org/ The next is a juried show at the Madden Museum …

Horse Photography: Photographing Wild Horses 2

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I was in the Sand Wash Basin Herd Area in Colorado last week.  Sometimes just finding wild horses can be a challenge, and it does help to know where waterholes are, where the horses like to be at certain times of the year, and other details about their behavior and their lives.  The best way to find this out is …

Art for a Cause

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Carol Walker is an ardent advocate for keeping America’s wild horses wild and free on our country’s public lands. Proceeds from the sales of her artwork, books and stock photography fund her work to help our wild horses. Please go to www.WildHoofbeats.com for more information on the issues facing wild horses, and what you can do to help.

Horse Photography: Photographing Wild Horses 1

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Spring is finally here, and it is time to go visit the wild herds.  In my opinion, the best time of year to photograph wild horses is in spring and early summer, since the foals and being born, the stallions are vying for mares, and the horses are very active. When visiting wild horse areas, it is important to be …

Horse Photography: Horse Portraits

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One of the most interesting aspects of photographing horses is that no two horses are exactly alike,  in personality, conformation and appearance. This makes things interesting and challenging when working to take a good image of a horse. If you are photographing a horse without a human, you want to capture the expression and beauty of the horse. When you …