Anyone that knows me, knows that I’ll go anywhere for the opportunity to photograph a family with their dogs and their horse. So, when I was approached by the Beadle family to photograph them, I was happy to travel to the Empire Polo Club in Indio California. Besides photographing their family with their beautiful children and their spectacular pets (two dogs and a dappled horse), I also dedicated a large part of the photo session to capture photos for their recent wedding engagement. The Empire Polo Club offered a tropical Southern California look with palm trees and lush tropical gardens. As you can see in the images below, it was pretty awesome that the entire family took part in this special time of their lives.Read More
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Equestrian photography is the best way to capture not only a memory of your equine companion, but to also show the bond that you share. It partners you with an important part of your life and who you are. Becoming a constant reminder of the love and friendship that has become an essential part of the relationship. A fondness of shared experiences and a rapport created in each others company.
It is a unique gift that embodies the essence of mutual respect in photos that are only slightly posed but very natural. Always trying to maintain a balance and creating an atmosphere that is relaxing for both the rider and the horse. The end result is a piece of stylish art that fills you with emotion.Read More