Book Signing and Wild Horses Slideshow at Downtown Books 10/22/11

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Downtown Books proudly presents an afternoon with Carol Walker author of Wild Hoofbeats, America’s Vanishing Wild Horses andHorse Photography: The Dynamic Guide for Horse Lovers. Join us on October 22, 2011 begining at 1:00 p.m. for Carol’s slide presentation as she acquaints us with the horses she has grown to love through her photography and as she shares her passion …

Horse Photography Workshops: Taos Art School Fall 2011

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I was invited by the Taos Art School in Taos, New Mexico to teach a 4 day workshop on Horse Photography this fall of 2011. The idea was to provide the students with experience shooting a variety of breeds of horses in a variety of settings, and to provide instruction and hands on coaching while shooting. On our first day, …

Art For Horses Fundraising Art Show October 7 – 22 in Denver

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There is a fundraiser for the Horse Protection League of Golden, Colorado at the Habitat Gallery on Sante Fe in Denver.  I have 4 pieces in the show, and the show runs from October 7 to October 22. I will be attending the artist’s Reception on Friday October 14 at the Habitat Gallery from 6 – 9 pm – last …

Visiting Artist at Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery September 7 – October 23

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Carol Walker is a visiting artist at the Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery at 1421 Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado from September 7 until October 23. This gallery which has been in Boulder for 40 years features beautiful local artwork. The artist’s reception will be Friday October 7 from 6 – 8 pm – please come and meet Carol and …

Horse Photography

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My images of wild horses and horses are featured on Fine Art America: horses photos wild horse photos

Horse Photography: Use your Position for a Better Photo

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I just got back from an amazing trip to Camargue, France where I was able to photograph the Camargue horses in a number of wonderful settings. Today I will be talking about adjusting your position in order to get a better photograph, using a couple of images from the trip. We were at the beach, and normally I would say …

Equine Photography Class For Taos School of Art in Taos, NM September 18 – 24

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You love these Creatures – Horses. They are so profoundly beautiful that it takes your breath away when you suddenly come across them running free in a field.  From the palpable Spirit of an Andalusian Stallion, to the Sweetness of a Donkey, some of us are always moved in any encounter with the Noble Equine. Have you longed to capture these …

Horse Photography Workshop on June 12 in Longmont, CO

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I have just scheduled a half-day Horse Photography workshop with The Hitching Post in Niwot as a sponsor. It will be Sunday, June 12 from 8:30 – 11:30 am and you can get more details here:

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: 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 …