Horse Photography: Selecting a Good Background is Important

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When photographing horses, if you take some time preparing for your shoot before you get started, you will improve your results. One of the very important things to consider when shooting horses (photographically, of course!) is the background behind your subject. Light colored horses will show up much better against a dark colored background – the contrast will show them …

Horse Photography: What time of Day is Best to Take Photos of Horses?

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When you are photographing horses and other subjects,  take into account the quality and quantity of light on your subject. We see because of light, and we can photograph because there is light. Taking advantage of the best light so that you can improve your photos is important. Have you noticed that in the middle of the day, shadows are harsh …

Horse Photography – Choosing the right lens length DOES make a difference

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Have you been having trouble with your images of horses? Does the horse’s head look elongated and silly, and does his body look disproportional? You may be using too short a lens on your camera. [box type=warn]If you photograph a horse while standing very close and with a short lens, say 28mm or 35 mm or even 50mm, you will …