Louise Sedgman Equine Photography

About Louise Sedgman Equine Photography

About Me

Hi and welcome, thanks for stopping by.

I’m a mum of two beautiful girls, a wife, a business woman, a daughter, a horsewoman and all-round creative, living in Drouin, Victoria. I  could draw horses before I could write my name and I got my first pony at age 5 and I’ve had horses in my life ever since. Art and horses has been a passion all my life and I used to draw them in pastel before i picked up a camera. My mum bought my first SLR when I was in my early 20’s so I could take my own images to draw. Let’s just say I completely fell in LOVE with photography! I’ve spent the last 3 decades or so building my skills and perfecting my craft to become who I am today.

My favorite thing in the whole world is photographing horses! Their shape, contours, textures, sensual lines and the way they move completely captivate me. I also love to capture the connection horses have with their people with beautiful, emotional portraits that really capture the connection and relationship between horse and human. I also love real photographs. Photos that will be around long after we are gone. Beautiful photographs that can be handed down as family heirlooms for generations. That’s what photography is all about. A photograph, a moment in time. Imagine our life and our history without them? Having beautiful memories in the form of photographic art, is what I specialize in for my clients.

My Other Passion…

I also LOVE to teach photography, so i run photographic workshops, equine masterclasses, tutoring and occasional mentoring for photographers. If you would like to learn more about my workshops, please visit my other website www.thefotocreative.com.au

You can give me a call on 0412 942897 anytime, and we can have a chat about your photography needs, whatever they may be. Thanks again for visiting.

Cheers, Louise

Recent Awards...

  • 2024 Asia Pacific Photo Awards NZ – x4 Highly Commended Awards
  • 2023 Australian Photographic Prize – x 2 Semi Finalist Awards – x5 Commended Awards
  • 2022 Australian Photographic Prize – x5 Semi Finalist Awards – x3 Commended Awards 
  • 2022 New Zealand IRIS Professional Photography Awards – x2 Bronze awards
  • 2022 International Pet Photographer of the year – Top 100
  • 2022 London Photography Awards – x3 Platinum awards, x7 Gold awards
  • 2021 Asia Pacific Photo Awards – x1 Highly Commended
  • 2020 International Colour Awards – x4 Nominations
  • 2020 Rose International Photography Awards – x2 Silver awards, x3 Bronze awards
  • 2019 AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards – x3 Silver awards, x1 Silver with distinction award
  • 2018 AIPP Victorian Professional Photography Awards – x3 Silver awards, x1 Silver with distinction award
  • 2018 AIPP Victorian Pet and Animal Professional Photographer of the year
  • 2018 AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards – x2 Silver awards, x1 Silver with distinction award
  • 2017 AIPP Victorian Professional Photography Awards – x2 Silver awards
  • 2017 AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards – x1 Silver award
  • 2016 AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards – x1 Silver award
  • 2009 – 2015 Numerous national and international camera club awards
  • 2008 First solo exhibition of ‘The Working Horse” showcasing Clydesdale and Draft horses of Australia
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