With this photography class coming to a close, I wanted to create a post regarding my passion: equine photography. I hope to continue working in a world of horses and cameras, so I found this article listing some tips for equine photography. When capturing these constantly moving animals, the photographer Craig Payne notes that shutter speed is the most important priority for creating good equine photos. This also means that the photographer needs to keep an eye on ISO and aperture settings if using a shutter speed priority mode. He also notes that sacrificing image quality by increasing the ISO, especially in an indoor arena, is sometimes preferred in order to catch a crisp action shot of the horse. I thought these were interesting ideas. Here is the article:
Here is another article with some basic tips for equine photography, accompanied by some good examples of horsey photos. It also stresses the need for a fast shutter speed, and advises that the photographer watches for details such as clean, non-distracting backgrounds and how the position of the horse's ears can convey different emotions in the photograph. Check it out!