Speed racing horses

3 simple tips to improve your photos for indoor events

November 9, 2015 Horse Photography 0 Comments

Indoor events are often poorly lit and often have fast action. Event photography is demanding on both your gear and skills….

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Ajax Downs photographer David Reid

Tips for taking horse racing photos

September 10, 2013 Horse Photography

Taking horse racing photos can be very rewarding. The fast paced action of horses in motion frozen in time can often…

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Doing the sidestep!

August 3, 2012 Horse Photography 0 Comments

Doing the sidestep at Ajax Downs!

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Rodeo Photography: Cowboy Extraordinaire

February 9, 2012 Horse Photography

My experience with rodeo photography is that you simply never know what you’re going to get. You can plan as much as possible, bring the right gear and scout the location to death. In the end it’s the venue and the rodeo its self that dictates what you get.

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Jerry Diaz amazes the crowds with his traditional Mexican ropemanship and equestrian skills!

November 8, 2011 Horse Photography

The Royal Winter Fair had a special treat this year by Gerardo “Jerry” Diaz. A fourth generation Charro Jerry Diaz presented his skill of ropemanship in this traditional Mexican presentation. With traditional pageantry, attire and equestrian skill Jerry wow’d the crowds with his amazing control of both his rope and horse.

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Rawhide Rodeo at Cedar Run: Action, photos and pure excitement!

August 29, 2011 Horse Photography

Cedar Run Rawhide Rodeo What a great day up at Cedar Run this Sunday.  The weather was perfect and the rodeo…

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Ajax Downs Jockey's: Relaxed and ready

August 20, 2011 Horse Photography 0 Comments

IMG_9316, a photo by looney taz devil on Flickr. Ajax Downs Jockeys What a great shot by Laurie Overton of the…

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Ajax Downs Track Conditions: Rainy, Hot, Muggy and Sunny

August 7, 2011 Horse Photography 0 Comments

What a mix bag today, Aug 8 2001, at Ajax Downs. Started off hot and muggy and ended up rainy and muddy. All and all it was another good day at the track for taking photos of the races. From the first race to the last there was action as usual. Some horses like Stockton Tx didn’t want to play and dropped jockey Tony Phillips and took off out of the gate before anyone else.

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And they're off seconds after the gates are opened at Ajax Downs!

Philip, McInerney, Bell, DeSouza, Vanek, Smilovsky, (who is number 7 ?? ) and Mercieca take flight down the track to another race at Ajax Downs.

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Durham Region Horse Photographer

February 2, 2011 Horse Photography 0 Comments

Yes we are looking for a model (horse) in Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Courtice, Brooklin or Orono that is waiting to be showcased.

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