Up untill a few years ago my career was in theatre and television. Based in London the nearest I had ever been to a horse was on an inter-city 125. Horses were just BIG pets in fields. I had occasion to move to the heart of Gloucestershire five years ago and soon discovered the proximity of many equine disciplines, polo grounds, the hunt and eventing. Aligned with the fact that I have alway carried a camera, it wasn't long before I combined one love with what rapidly became another. Horses.
Polo patrons and players became curious about the photographer who spent more time shooting the pony line and grooms than the action on the ground and wanted to see the work, so, shootshorses.com was created.
Now, as an extensive traveler and horse photographer, I have tried wherever I have been in the world to catch not just the essence of the animals themselves, but the spirit and personality of the people who work with them. The wonderful textures and colours of thier natural and working environments together with the emotion and intimacy shared between horse and human.
There are many good horse photographers out there, my approach from the beginning was about form and symmetry on an artistic level, trying to capture the power and grace of these horses and moments of harmony between horse and rider.
Having worked in many countries now and with a multitude of horses and people. my understanding of these animals goes a long way to the images I create. For all the potential power and strength they possess, ultimately I find them uniquely calming
Ascot Racecourse Ltd. Western Horseman USA.
Stella Artois. Federation Equstre Internationale.
Darley. Maserati Automobiles.
Alltech. Performance Communications.
Peden Bloodstock. British Eventing Federation.
GL Events. Horse Times Egypt.
GQ Italy. Tatler Magazine.
HSBC. Fasttrack. PQ International.
Economia. Western Horse U.K.
Musto. Eglenick and Webb Ad Agency.
Progressive Publishing. Toggi.
DeBretts. Polo Salesroom.
Jonjo O'Neill. Bloodhorse Publications, Kentucky.
Eddie Stobart. Royal Vetenary College.
Laird Investments. Polo on the Beach.
The Racing Magazine. The Polo Magazine.
The Polo Times. Cirencester Polo Club.
Beaufort Polo Club. Kim Bailey Racing.
Tim Price Eventing. Ruth Edge Eventing.
Irongate Ltd. Churchill Investments.
Equestrio Magazine. American Cowboy Magazine.
Debbie Boon Artist. Horse Magazine.
FEI Solidarity. Cowboys and Indians Magazine.
Equita Lyon. Nigel Twiston-Davies.
HSBC Private Bank. Polo Stud Book.
Countrywide Stores. Dufferena Cutting Horses.
Polo in the city AUS. Equestrio Arabia.