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17 of the Best Examples of Horse Photography

Horses are one of the most magnificent subjects that a photographer could ask for. We look at some of the best examples of equine photography on Photocrowd

‘Wild Horse Sunset’ by Kyle Miller, Nikon D800, 70-200mm, 1/500sec at f/8, ISO 400

Whether photographed in stables, out in a field or in the wild, the majesty and power of horses can lead to truly striking images. As with any animal you want to photograph, horses require that you spend time understanding their behaviour. They are particularly adept at communicating their mood and personality through such things as their vocal ticks, stance, movement and the position of their ears. It’s perhaps not the easiest genre of animal photography to master, but once you have a bit of experience under your belt you can go on to create images that are captivating. We look through some of the best images from Photocrowd photographers.

‘Blowing’ by Bragi Ingibergsson, exposure unknown

‘Trotting’ by Philip Joyce, exposure unknown

‘Golden Ride’ by Justin, Canon EOS 6D, 70-200mm, 1/1000sec at f/3.2, ISO 500

‘Horse in Fog’ by Ints Vikmanis, exposure unknown

‘Breakthrough’ by Richie Johns, Nikon D7000, 10-20mm, 13/10sec at f/16, ISO 100

Untitled by Mark Beaumont, Nikon D3S, 85mm, 1/200sec at f/8, ISO 200

‘Concentration’ by Maria Mercer, exposure unknown

‘At Peace’ by Janine Lee, Nikon D7200, 35mm, 1/1250sec at f/3.5, ISO 100

‘Black Horse’ by Philip Joyce, Canon EOS 60D, 70-300mm, 1/160sec at f/5.6, ISO 100

‘A Horse with no Name’ by Lamprianidis Christos, exposure unknown

‘Splash Landing’ by David Queenan, Nikon 610, 70-200mm, 1/3200sec at f/4, ISO 1600

‘Horse in the Sunflower Field’ by Todd Dini, Nikon D750, 150-600mm, 1/250sec at f/8, ISO 320

‘Bangle’ by Jolanda van der Meer, Canon EOS 600D, 18-135mm, 1/100sec at f/5.6, ISO 100

‘Grazing’ by Jesse, Canon EOS 7D, 18-135mm, 1/250sec at f/5.6, ISO 160

‘White Horses of the Carmargue’ by June Fox, Canon EOS 5D Mark III, 70-200mm, 1/800sec at f/3.5, ISO 3200

‘Mother with Her New Foal’ by Karen James, Nikon 3200, 55-200mm, 1/320sec at f/8, ISO 200

Let us know if you have any thoughts on horse photography in the comments below.

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