Post Date May 3, 2018
Taking the jump both literally and figuratively in the Horse Community. Same as the pun "chomping at the bit!" Here we mean it figuratively. Only 2 months new to owning a horse and adapting to a whole new world of photography, we were faced with our first photography challenge. One of the horse people at the barn has a saddle that no longer fits her horse. She would like to try and sell it on her own. Now this is quite a feat almost like trying to sell your house on your own! She wanted detailed photos (professional) and every angle possible of the saddle and they must be studio quality! Oh boy, we NEVER decline a challenge especially when it has to do with a camera. Step 1 was to have her clean and polish the worn leather. Use tons of elbow grease to make it look as good as new and bring it to the studio for us to photograph.The photo below is of the studio set up. It was certainly a challenge, with all the scents of a barn, horses, hay and, well, just equine smells. These smells take a bit to get used to especially when you have spent time at the barn that smell just seems to permeate into your core! We did the shoot and we did the layout for the ad. First posting was today. We shall see how long it takes to get it sold or will she need to have the help of professional saddle and tack people!