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Horse Photography in and around Wake Forest, NC

horseEyeHorse Photography in the Wake Forest, NC Area

Here’s a little history about how I became specialized in equine photography and how it has become a passion for me……

When the day came to retire from law enforcement after eighteen years of service because of a busted knee, I contemplated what I was going to do to make up for the loss of income. I lost a lot of sleep thinking about how I will help support my family, but I was not going to let it beat me. After all, I was a veteran police officer that dealt with the worst of society for many years and a simple thing like finding supplemental income was no problem! Right? What should I do??

I had already been partaking in photography as a hobby since the early 90’s anyway, with an occasional paying gig, so I thought I would just dive in and go full time with it. So I thought…..

My early struggle was to decide what niche to fill. I despised doing weddings and I can’t chase down children for family portraits with a bad knee. Then, the idea smacked me upside the head when I see horses everywhere around Wake Forest, NC. I mean, it seems that every country road I drive down has a horse in the field or even a farm dedicated to horse boarding and training.  I have always admired horses. And, despite having a few bad experiences with them like almost being bucked off, one stepping on my foot and one that was super stubborn and would rather eat than listen to me, I still liked them.

That was it!! I would focus(pun intended) on horse photography!!

Now what? To build my portfolio, I had to do a few shoots for free. I quickly found out that I not only liked photographing horses, but doing so helped bring out creativity that I did not realize I had!

As I mentioned earlier, there seems to be a sizable population of horse owners in this area and I have been on and seen some remarkable farms.  Farms that are full of color and great backgrounds for this type of photography.  I have also photographed horses on small plots in back yards.  Do not think that just because you believe you have an unflattering back yard fenced in for a horse that you can’t take great photos.  There’s a lot I can do with depth of field and camera positioning to bring out the beauty of your horse.

Now, I also had to decide how I would go about the type of packages I would have available. I do not do horse events unless I have been hired by a horse owner or the manager of an event. I don’t just travel to them, shoot away and hope I can sell some images while I am there. I tend to lean more towards the security of a more guaranteed  payment.

I still delve quite regularly into commercial photography as well as events, but the core part of my business entails photographing horses and their owners.
As of now, I rely mainly on word of mouth and referrals to get my business, as my website does not quite get the traffic I would like. That’s another story for later…..

(Enter plea for help here) Having said that, if you or someone you know has horses, I would gladly put a quote together for you 😉

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Headshot Photographer – Wake Forest NC and North Raleigh

Headshot Photography of Young WomanAlthough I provide headshot services all over the Triangle, Wake Forest is a town that I know a lot of people. It’s also so close to North Raleigh
via New Falls of Neuse that I can easily provide headshot services to both North Raleigh and Wake Forest on the same morning or afternoon.

I make headshot services easy by bringing the studio to you. Whether it’s one per person or five people needing headshots for LinkedIn, a Company Website or other professional use need, I make it convenient by coming to you.

My pricing is competitive for the Triangle area, but it’s not all about the price. Price is just one of the many factors that you should consider. Service before, during and after the sell are very important. Conveneince is also another key factor that should be considered. So if you are talking with other photographers about headshot photography be sure to not only consider the price but the other factors involved.

If you are in need of headshot photography for Wake Forest or North Raleigh, please feel free to call me at 919.271.4198 or use my contact form.

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