Elena Dorfman - The Pleasure Park
Yesterday I came across Timemachine Magazine, an Australian photography magazine which has some really good work in it! Whilst browsing through the past issues (which are all available to view online) I came across Elena’s Dorfman’s series The Pleasure Park. Its amazing how I keep stumbling across other photographers who have made work about horse racing as well through the course of...
The Grand National 2012
Saturday was arguably the biggest day of the horse racing calendar on an international level; the Grand National at Aintree. A race that divides peoples opinions every year, but particularly so now because in the past two years two horses have been put down in each race following injuries sustained during the race. Divided opinions aside, I wanted to find some photographs that summed up the...
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All The Wild Horses - Andrew McGibbon
‘For thousands of years the horse has been mankind’s closest ally. The horse made travel and development possible. We tethered, weighted and reigned them. We captured, stabled and trained them.’ Although my project focuses on the human and social aspects of horse racing, Andrew McGibbon’s work is a reminder of the majestic animal that stands at the centre of the story. Its...
Coming Soon, Newmarket, 2012 Over the past ten months, I have been working on creating a new body of work, documenting the East Anglian town of Newmarket. The town where I grew up and spent the first twenty years of my life in is also, more importantly, widely regarded as the international headquarters for the horse racing industry. Horse racing has been a part of Newmarket for 400 years, and...