Prairie was lucky enough to have our friends (the incomparable Joe + Jill) come out to the barn and take a few pictures. Joe and Jill are fabulous people, fabulous friends and fan-ta-bu-lous photographers. They did our wedding (and made the whole thing look even more magical) but have never shot horses before. A few months ago they asked if I would be willing (willing!) to let them come snap some pics of Prairie and stretch their skills and portfolio a little outside their norm.
Obviously I jumped at the chance to be guinea pigs. Prairie was a snorting monster, Joe and Jill's two (adorable) kids had a blast scampering around the property and all in all we had a good time. They wanted to play with their light a lot so we stuck to portraits which were easier to accomplish while trying to keep the big soft lights from tipping over in the mud. Not exactly their normal studio shoot... :)
Prairie was great about the flashes and looming lights and only tried to eat a camera lens a couple of times (whoops). Here's a few of my favorites (one already being the new banner). I love how goofy Prairie looks in some of them. Though we look down right classy in a couple shots if I do say so myself.