Featured Horse Artwork by Carol Walker

Carol Walker Featured Artwork

New Wild Horse Artwork “Washakie’s Portrait” by Carol Walker This wild stallion named Washakie lives in the McCullough Peaks Herd Area in northern Wyoming. His long mane and forelock usually cover his expressive eyes, so I look for an opportunity when they peek out to capture an image. I have been photographing this gorgeous black and white pinto stallion for …

New Featured Horse Artwork by Carol Walker

Carol Walker Featured Artwork

New Wild Horse Image “Benson Strikes Out” Benson is an expressive and extremely colorful wild stallion living in the Sand Wash Herd Area of Colorado, along with his family of five colorful mares. This summer in August I spent hours each day at the main waterhole for the southern part of the Herd Area waiting for the wild horse families …

Living Images by Carol Walker at the Arvada Craft Fair in Denver 11/29, 11/30, 12/1

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Carol Walker will have a booth at the 34th Annual Holiday Craft Fair at the Arvada Arts Center in Arvada, Colorado (near Denver). Dates: November 29 – December 1, 2013 Over 150 artists from all over Colorado will be offering their work for sale at this event. Hours: Friday 9-5, Saturday 9-5, Sunday 11-4 Carol will have gallery wrapped canvases …

Horses are Galloping at NCAR – Artist’s Reception for Carol Walker

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  Wild and Domestic Horses are galloping on the walls of Gallery II at NCAR  from now until the end of September, including many new works for 2012 by Carol Walker . On September 15, 2012 at 6-8 pm Carol Walker will be hosting a reception at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado. Gourmet treats, wine, …

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 …

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 …

Carol Walker Presenting at Rocky Mountain Horse Expo in Denver March 11 – 13

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Carol Walker will be presenting at the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo at the National Western Complex in Denver, Colorado on March 11 – 13. She will be giving talks on Horse Photography on Friday and Sunday, and a talk on saving America’s Wild Horses on Friday evening. Here is the schedule: http://www.coloradohorsecouncil.com/userfiles/file/Expo%20Forms/Expo%20Daily%20Schedule%202011.pdf Carol will also have a booth with fine …

Horse Photography: Use Backlight to Emphasize the Outline of Your Horse Subjects

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Light is the most important tool that a photographer can use.  In this post I will discuss backlight, which is different than direct light.  When you are using backlight, you are shooting directly into the sun, which is behind your subjects.  Use the lens hood on your camera lens to minimize flare.  The best time of day to do this …