How to Photograph a Horse Show. . .
Arrive early and walk round the arena/ show ring to see which direction the sunlight will be from. Any camera can be used, but a DSL camera with a fast lens will make it easier. There is planning to be a great deal of dust and often clumps of dirt kicked your way. Any camera can be used, but a DSL camera having a fast lens will allow it to be easier. These photos can be used straight on or at a slight angle to get all the horses and riders within the photo.
Interesting and candid photographs can be acquired by capturing outside of the competition ring. Any camera can be used, but a DSL camera having a Fotograf Gliwice fast lens will ensure it is easier. Wear neutral colored clothing as some horses may shy from bright colors.
Here are a couple of tips that might help you get better results regardless of the photography equipment you use. Ideally, you can capture the moment if the horse is in mid-air as well as the rider's eyes are turned toward the next jump and your camera. Consult the course diagram normally posted near the ring to look for the path the horse and rider will be taking.
Usually there exists a warm-up period or warm-up ring in which you can practice photographing. Watch the horse because it approaches a fence (jump) and count the strides, or steps, it will take before jumping. There will be a lot of dust and often clumps of dirt kicked your way. You will usually not need time and energy to move and should you try your movement may disturb the horse.
1 Keep a rubber bulb for blowing air to wash your lenses. There will be a large amount of dust and often clumps of dirt kicked your way. There will probably be a great deal of dust and sometimes clumps of dirt kicked your way. Do not work with a cleaning cloth as rubbing the dust and dirt can scratch your lenses.