Chiarascuro – Black Background Horse Portraits

One of my favourite techniques in traditional oil paintings is chiarascuro, a classic technique developed by da Vinci, Caravaggio and Rembrandt who used high contrast shadows and light to create drama in their paintings.

I don’t have the time (or the patience) required to create photo realistic oil paintings any more, but I am really enjoying playing with this technique again with my studio lighting equipment.

Black background studio horse photograph
Black background studio fine art horse photography
Black background studio horse photography
Studio horse photography on black background
Black background studio horse photography
Wilson on black background studio horse photography
Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour Boyup Brook Photographer

2018 Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour – Boyup Brook

A thrilling opportunity for our country town to be a part of this experience! Our little town is busy preparing to bring Flemington Raceway to south west WA and our whole town will halt on 24th August to welcome the 2018 Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour as one of 37 destinations

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Bay thoroughbred horse and sunset photograph

Best Time of Day for Horse Photography

Time of day is important for photographs The word Photography is derived from Greek words and literally means ‘drawing with light’. Without light, a photograph can’t be created at all, but the quality of the light is also vital to the quality of the finished photograph.  This is particularly important

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Friesian mare So Special KP at the WA 2019 Keuring

Australian Friesian Horse Society 2019 Keuring – WA

I was invited up to the State Equestrian Centre in Brigadoon on 3 April to photograph the WA leg of the 2019 Australian Friesian Horse Society and KFPS Keuring Tour.  The keuring (judging) event is for the assessment and classification of Friesian horses for the official studbook and is carried

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