How many times do you use your phone to take photos in a day? From capturing the pretty sky to taking a picture of a beautiful plate of food–taking photos has become a habit. It’s not surprising then that we snap hundreds of photos of our beloved four-legged companions. If you scroll through your phone’s gallery, we’re sure they take up most of the space.
Unlike taking photos of furry cats and dogs, though, equine photography involves making the most of available locations, overcoming a few challenges, and learning new tricks with your camera. Though the basic principles of photography still apply, there are certain aspects that set horse photography apart because it requires preparing your horse, picking a location, and making sure your riding partner is groomed for the occasion.
From getting your equipment ready to highlighting your subject, here are 15 tips to keep in mind that will help you achieve display-worthy photographs: