2016 So Far, Part 1: Ponies

Somehow I missed the deadline for a 2015 year in review post. I missed it by a longshot, actually, considering we’re¬†already well into March. I can sum the past year up pretty quickly: WordCamp (San Diego) Speaking at WordCamp¬†(Philadelphia) A third WordCamp (Los Angeles) Officially becoming an employee of TIME (via acquisition) Car adventures (I […]

From the Archives: Coconino Horse Trials Favorites

In the interest of making some more space available on my hard drive, I’ve decided to start a little “From the Archives” photo series. This¬†second set in my series includes shots from 2010 and 2013. There are a few¬†US Eventing Association recognized horse trials that run each year in the¬†evergreen-filled Fort Tuthill¬†Fairgrounds in Flagstaff, Arizona. […]

Aly and Ray

I was treated to some lovely weather today while I visited Carefree Farms in north Phoenix.¬†When my friend Aly let me know¬†her new horse had arrived (all the way from Canada!) I jumped at the chance to see an old friend and to snap some photos of her and the Thoroughbred she calls Ray. A […]

Scottsdale Spring Festival Hunter Jumper Show

This March, I made the drive over to WestWorld in Scottsdale for a morning to watch a couple of classes at the Scottsdale Spring Festival Hunter Jumper Show, run by Collman Equestrian Productions. I spent time practicing close-up style shots, capturing details and angles that go beyond the typical shot a horse show photographer aims […]

Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show 2015

Winter in Arizona is a great time to enjoy beautiful weather by going out to spectate at horse shows. In February, I went out to WestWorld in Scottsdale to watch the famous Scottsdale Arabian Show. I caught a few shots I thought were worth sharing:   Please contact Maura Teal if you are interested in […]

Calf Roping in Gilbert, AZ

Photography from a Tuesday evening practice session for a group of riders in Gilbert, AZ. I even got the chance to sit on a very well trained roping horse (Thank-you, Jerry!) and chase a few cows myself. What a great evening and a very cool experience.

Gonzahra Arabians Equine Headshots

I’ve enjoyed working with the stunning Arabian horses bred by Steve and Laurie Gonzales here in Arizona. They’re such expressive, intelligent animals that really do know how to show off for the camera. Three of their youngsters can be seen in in the shots below: Faith, the dark bay¬†Arabian; Grace, the chestnut half-arabian filly; and […]