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Liz & Jessie – Equine Photoshoot Kent

I so thought Spring was here. Didn't the weekend just lull into a false or security, or what?! Luckily for me, I was able to take advantage of that gorgeous sunshine and had the loveliest shoot, with Liz, her horse Jessie, and her adorable daughter, Olivia. Jessie is...
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Has Spring Arrived? – Weekly Vlog #74

This week's blog includes a discount code for a gorgeous flower delivery company, called Freddie's Flowers, a beautiful sunny shoot in Tunbridge Wells, in Kent (could this be the start of Spring?) and a lovely Sunday lunch, to celebrate my Dad's birthday. Thanks for...
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56 Country Accessories Under £56

I'm wearing: Annabel Brocks head warmer, Hiho Silver spinner ring, & Ella & Cherry navy cape. I mean, the clue's in the title with this post and it pretty much does what it says on the tin. I thought, seeing as it's a rainy February morning, I'd share with you...
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How Becoming a ‘Storyteller’ Will Benefit Your Business

Telling stories has been hugely instrumental in the success of my business on social media. It has given my brand a voice, a following and it has given my work an identity. And I want to share with you, how it can benefit your business, too, no matter what line of...
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Bringing The Country Into Your Townhouse

You can take a girl out of the country… You know how the old cliche goes. I grew up in our family barn conversion, down a farm track, over looking fields as far as the eye can see, with my pony in a stable at the bottom of my garden. We lived a life of Labradors,...
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PHOTOSHOOTS

Liz & Jessie – Equine Photoshoot Kent

I so thought Spring was here. Didn't the weekend just lull into a false or security, or what?! Luckily for me, I was able to take advantage of that gorgeous sunshine and had the loveliest shoot,...
Read More

Katie, Vigo & Dermot – Side Saddle Photoshoot, Essex

At the beginning of the week Katie and I chose a freezing cold, but gorgeously sunny day for her beautiful winter shoot, over in Writtle. Katie owns Dermot and Vigo. She has ridden sidesaddle since...
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What Is a ‘Remember Me Session’?

It is one of the world's greatest mistakes, that our animals don't live longer. But the sad fact is, they grow old, they're fragile, their health deteriorates and they're often not in our lives as...
Read More

Why I Might NOT Be The Right Equine Photographer For You

We, as business owners and photographers, spend a lot of time talking about our ideal client and trying to attract and appeal to those who we think we are an ideal fit for. But I recently read an...
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Holly, Bernard, Sparky and Baby Pony – Equine Photoshoot, Essex

At the tail end of last summer, I had a beautiful shoot with Holly and her three ponies. I haven’t shared the images before now, as Holly’s mum, Julie, wanted the photogtaphs to be a surprise...
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Behind the Business: Emily Cole Illustrations

At the end of last year I had the pleasure of working with the lovely Emily Cole, who I have followed for some time now, on a selection of beautiful products from her illustrations range. And due to...
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Rumpus, Dotty & Monty – Equine Photoshoot, Kent

As an equine photographer, naturally I photograph a lot of horses. I’ve met and worked with horses of, quite literally, all shapes, sizes, colours, breeds… So there really isn’t much I haven’t seen....
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Pelgrim-K – Equine Photoshoot, Essex

Last week I went for a little visit to Tendring, to meet Lorna and the gorgeous Dutch Warmblood stallion, Pelgrim-K. It was freezing cold, but beautifully sunny. My favourite kind of winter day....
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My Top Tips for Your Children’s Photoshoot With Their Pony

One of my favourite types of shoots, is, without doubt, children and their ponies. It’s kind of funny, really, as I’ve never been the most maternal person. Whilst my friends at school were playing...
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My Tips & Advice For Choosing Your Equine Photographer

One of the things you come to realise when you run a service based business, is that not everybody is your client. The sooner you realise this, the easier it is to let go of people who chose to book...
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LIFESTYLE

56 Country Accessories Under £56

I'm wearing: Annabel Brocks head warmer, Hiho Silver spinner ring, & Ella & Cherry navy cape. I mean, the clue's in the title with this post and it pretty much does what it says on the tin....
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Bringing The Country Into Your Townhouse

You can take a girl out of the country… You know how the old cliche goes. I grew up in our family barn conversion, down a farm track, over looking fields as far as the eye can see, with my pony in a...
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Finding Country Fashion on the Highstreet

This is a topic I have been meaning to write about for a while now, but just haven't got around to. So, when I was invited up to the press event for the launch of Next's new Spring/Summer...
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Barney’s First (& Possibly Last) Ever PR Event, with Pet Teezer

Yesterday was a big day for Barney. He had been invited to his first ever launch party. And I'm wondering now if it may have also been his last. My brother, Sam, works with a fab PR agency, who...
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What I’ve Been Wearing This Winter – Country Clothing for Curvy Women

Back in October, I published the first in what I hope to be a series of articles about country clothing for curvy women, in the post What I Wore to HOYS. After various discussions with friends,...
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You Know You’re Horsey When…

You rush home in your lunch break to muck out. There’s hay in your hair. And your bra. And your knickers. And let's not even talk about clipping season. You tie your dressing gown in a quick release...
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January Q&A – Ask Me Anything

This Q&A is something I've been meaning to post for ages, and that has been highly requested, but there just always seems to be other content at the top of my list. So I thought I'd finally get...
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The Youtube Channels You Need to Subscribe To

One of the very reasons I decided to create my own vlog in the first place, over a year and a half ago now, is because I'm a huge fan of Youtube. If my other half is out, you're much more likely to...
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Turning 30 & 30 Things to Do This Year

Back in October I turned 30. I did vlog about my birthday celebrations, but I didn't publish anything else on the blog, to commemorate it. I wasn't one of those people who was terrified of hitting a...
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4 Ways to Display Your Favourite Memories

Firstly, I'd like to say that I'm writing this, not as a photographer, but as somebody who enjoys creating memories and filling my home with items that mean something to me. Secondly, I'd like to...
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VLOGS

Has Spring Arrived? – Weekly Vlog #74

This week's blog includes a discount code for a gorgeous flower delivery company, called Freddie's Flowers, a beautiful sunny shoot in Tunbridge Wells, in Kent (could this be the start of Spring?)...
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Spring Cleaning & How I Edit My Images – Weekly Vlog #73

This week started off with a fab side-saddle photoshoot with Katie and her two ponies, Dermot and Vigo.   The rest of the week was spent around the house, cleaning, clearing out and tidying up.  ...
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‘Next’ Press Day & Mum & Dad’s First Vlog – Weekly Vlog #72

This week we took Barney and Natalie's Labrador, Teddy, out for a walk to try and force them to be friends. I then went up to London to the press launch of Next's new Spring/Summer collection, which...
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Barney’s First Press Event & January Favourites – Weekly Vlog #71

Our week began with a hilarious outing to the Pet Teezer launch party, Barney's first ever PR event. You may have read about it in my recent blog post about the event, but to say Barney wasn't a fan...
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The Shortest Vlog Ever – Weekly Vlog #70

Sorry that it's short and sweet this week, but I've been buried under a mountain of income and expenses spreadsheets, trying to get my tax returns done. However, I did manage to film a gorgeous...
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Rhea’s Surprise & A Showjumping Stallion – Weekly Vlog #69

If you've followed me for a while, you will definitely have heard me mention the lovely Rhea Freeman. She is my business coach, PR guru, cheerleader and has become a very good friend over the last...
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Happy New Year & a Belated Family Christmas – Weekly Vlog #68

Welcome to the first weekly vlog of 2018! We are a bit behind the rest of the world and due to everybody being ill, we've only just got round to celebrating Christmas with our extended family, so...
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My 10 Most Watched Vlogs of 2017

Over the past couple of days, we've enjoyed my 2017 bloopers and my most read blog posts. And continuing with the theme of looking back of the past year, here are my most popular vlogs from the last...
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Behind the Scenes at Olympia Horse Show- Weekly Vlog #66

What better way to countdown to Christmas than a super packed vlog going behind the scenes at Olympia, London International Horse Show?! This show has been a Christmas tradition for me since I was a...
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PUPPIES & PANTOMIME – Weekly Vlog #65

This week started with a gorgeous shoot, not only with two very enthusiastic equine models, but four extremely cute puppies. Did I mention that I love my job?! Then we travelled from Essex to Devon,...
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BUSINESS

How Becoming a ‘Storyteller’ Will Benefit Your Business

Telling stories has been hugely instrumental in the success of my business on social media. It has given my brand a voice, a following and it has given my work an identity. And I want to share with...
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Why Your Competition Probably Isn’t Who You Think It Is…

This week, I have the absolute honour of handing you over to one of my favourite people in the equine industry and somebody I work closely with on a regular basis and admire greatly. Emma Warren is...
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How to Ensure Your Equine Business is Always ‘On Brand’

One thing I am utterly passionate about, when it comes to running my business, is making sure everything is 'on brand'. It's probably a term you've heard so many times, but what does that really...
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The Learning Curve of Running a Business

The observant amongst you may have noticed that Small Business Saturday is a day late this week. Apologies for my tardiness but real life got in the way of blogging life yesterday, so I'm publishing...
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Behind the Business: Emily Cole Illustrations

At the end of last year I had the pleasure of working with the lovely Emily Cole, who I have followed for some time now, on a selection of beautiful products from her illustrations range. And due to...
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30 Day Instagram Challenge for Equine & Rural Businesses #30DayRuralBusiness

My Instagram account is one of my favourite ways to market my business and engage with the community I have built. I spend hours scrolling through those little squares and when I asked on the Small...
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Why Good Photographs Matter For Your Equine Business. A Lot.

I'm super excited about this post. It's one of those posts that, as a photographer, I'd find difficult to write, because it'd just feel a little too self-promo-y. ( <<< Totally a word!)...
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My Horse Box – The December Issue (And A Discount Code for You!)

I know you guys enjoy my little My Horse Box shoots, so I thought I'd share the results from the most recent issue with you. Incase you're new around here, My Horse Box is the monthly subscription...
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Your Ultimate Equine & Country Content Calendar 2018

Last year we had FYI Friday. This year, I'd like to introduce you to Small Business Saturday! Basically, this just means I'm moving my business related blog posts to a Saturday. So no big change and...
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The Peaks & Troughs of Life as an Equestrian ‘Mumpreneur’

This week, I wanted to feature a topic that I know many solo business owners struggle with. But it's something I have absolutely no knowledge of. Which kinda makes it tough to write about... The...
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ALL POSTS

Liz & Jessie – Equine Photoshoot Kent

I so thought Spring was here. Didn't the weekend just lull into a false or security, or what?! Luckily for me, I was able to take advantage of that gorgeous sunshine and had the loveliest shoot, with Liz, her horse Jessie, and her adorable daughter, Olivia. Jessie is...

read more

Has Spring Arrived? – Weekly Vlog #74

This week's blog includes a discount code for a gorgeous flower delivery company, called Freddie's Flowers, a beautiful sunny shoot in Tunbridge Wells, in Kent (could this be the start of Spring?) and a lovely Sunday lunch, to celebrate my Dad's birthday. Thanks for...

read more

56 Country Accessories Under £56

I'm wearing: Annabel Brocks head warmer, Hiho Silver spinner ring, & Ella & Cherry navy cape. I mean, the clue's in the title with this post and it pretty much does what it says on the tin. I thought, seeing as it's a rainy February morning, I'd share with you...

read more

How Becoming a ‘Storyteller’ Will Benefit Your Business

Telling stories has been hugely instrumental in the success of my business on social media. It has given my brand a voice, a following and it has given my work an identity. And I want to share with you, how it can benefit your business, too, no matter what line of...

read more

Bringing The Country Into Your Townhouse

You can take a girl out of the country… You know how the old cliche goes. I grew up in our family barn conversion, down a farm track, over looking fields as far as the eye can see, with my pony in a stable at the bottom of my garden. We lived a life of Labradors,...

read more

Spring Cleaning & How I Edit My Images – Weekly Vlog #73

This week started off with a fab side-saddle photoshoot with Katie and her two ponies, Dermot and Vigo.   The rest of the week was spent around the house, cleaning, clearing out and tidying up.   And then I finished off the vlog by showing you a very basic...

read more

Why Your Competition Probably Isn’t Who You Think It Is…

This week, I have the absolute honour of handing you over to one of my favourite people in the equine industry and somebody I work closely with on a regular basis and admire greatly. Emma Warren is a wife of one, a mother of two and a lover of life-juggling, which is...

read more

Katie, Vigo & Dermot – Side Saddle Photoshoot, Essex

At the beginning of the week Katie and I chose a freezing cold, but gorgeously sunny day for her beautiful winter shoot, over in Writtle. Katie owns Dermot and Vigo. She has ridden sidesaddle since the age of six, including winning the National Junior Side Saddle...

read more

What Is a ‘Remember Me Session’?

It is one of the world's greatest mistakes, that our animals don't live longer. But the sad fact is, they grow old, they're fragile, their health deteriorates and they're often not in our lives as long as we want them to be. We only borrow them for a short time and...

read more

Finding Country Fashion on the Highstreet

This is a topic I have been meaning to write about for a while now, but just haven't got around to. So, when I was invited up to the press event for the launch of Next's new Spring/Summer collection, last week, in Covent Garden, it seemed like this would be the...

read more

How to Ensure Your Equine Business is Always ‘On Brand’

One thing I am utterly passionate about, when it comes to running my business, is making sure everything is 'on brand'. It's probably a term you've heard so many times, but what does that really mean? Line What is a Brand? Is it referring to the colours of your...

read more

Why I Might NOT Be The Right Equine Photographer For You

We, as business owners and photographers, spend a lot of time talking about our ideal client and trying to attract and appeal to those who we think we are an ideal fit for. But I recently read an article that posed the concept of discussing who we are not a good fit...

read more

The Learning Curve of Running a Business

The observant amongst you may have noticed that Small Business Saturday is a day late this week. Apologies for my tardiness but real life got in the way of blogging life yesterday, so I'm publishing this a day later than scheduled. One thing I want to continue to...

read more

Behind the Business: Emily Cole Illustrations

At the end of last year I had the pleasure of working with the lovely Emily Cole, who I have followed for some time now, on a selection of beautiful products from her illustrations range. And due to everything being so busy at the time, I'm only just getting round to...

read more

Rumpus, Dotty & Monty – Equine Photoshoot, Kent

As an equine photographer, naturally I photograph a lot of horses. I’ve met and worked with horses of, quite literally, all shapes, sizes, colours, breeds… So there really isn’t much I haven’t seen. And not that ordinary horses are boring, with every one having their...

read more

The Shortest Vlog Ever – Weekly Vlog #70

Sorry that it's short and sweet this week, but I've been buried under a mountain of income and expenses spreadsheets, trying to get my tax returns done. However, I did manage to film a gorgeous shoot with three very enthusiastic Appaloosa models and me and Sam...

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