Ever been looking for that perfect card for the country lover in your life and always end up buying a card that’s second best? Well, look no further, I am proud to launch a range of cards of country scenes from hunting, shooting, dogs, chickens, farm yards animals that I have taken over the last few years.
All cards are A6 and printed on an FSC certified stock. They’re satin coated on the outside for better colour reproduction, and the inside is left uncoated for you to write a message. All cards are presented in a cello wrap bag and sent in a card backed envelope.
The current range of images are displayed below and can be purchased separately or in multi packs of 10 or 20 and delivery will be up to 10 days depending on stock levels.
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Today I photographed the European side by side championships at EJ Churchill sponsored by Hunter and Eley Hawk. I decided to stay on the pool shoot as the light was good and I could photograph without any obstacles between me and those shooting (whilst also being safe!). The grouse butts were a great location for the 7 various traps making up the 20 bird competition. I had the pleasure of photographing people shooting some beautiful 100+ year old English side by side shotguns and as it was the CPSA registered shoot at EJ Churchill there were several people shooting over and under shotguns on the pool shoot too.
To see the images please go to the client area of my main website by following this link http://www.marklordphotography-clientarea.com or click HERE
You wil see the gallery there entitled ‘European Side By Side Championships, EJ Churchill’
The access code to the gallery is EJC04072013SBS
Prints start at just £10 and I have an early bird discount of 10% off any orders over £25 placed before the 5th August 2013.
Those regular followers of my blog will know I photographed Roy Malpas and his friends at EJ Churchill shooting ground earlier this week. Roy was celebrating his 90th birthday and is proud to shoot at EJ Churchill every week with his friends. A leisurely 50 bird English Sporting with a cup of tea before and after is a great way to spend the afternoon with some friendly banter thrown in along the way.
Here are a few more pictures from the afternoon I promised I would post on my blog.
Congratulations Roy, I only hope I have your energy and enthusiasm for life when I’m your age.
Today I had the pleasure of meeting Roy Malpas at EJ Churchill shooting ground. Roy is a much loved regular client and comes in with his crew every week for 50 bird sporting round come rain or shine. Not only is Roy a pretty hot shot but he has also just celebrated his 90th Birthday.
As fit as a fiddle he will put some of us younger ones to shame. Having shot his first gun in 1941 Roy has a wealth of knowledge of guns and as it happens Photography and Cinematography, so you could say we got on like a house on fire. I only hope I have his energy and zest for life when I am his age….
I just wanted to post a quick portrait of him for his family and friends to see. I will post a few more on here in the future.
In the meantime is Roy the oldest clay shooter in the UK?
There was a beaters day at West Wycombe Park today and one thing I never have enough practice at photographing is dogs retrieving birds. I spoke to David Swallow, the head keeper who said it would be fine to hang out with the picker ups and photograph the action from the back of the field. The guns today also had several dogs amongst them who were keen to retrieve the birds too. I spent most of the day with a gentleman, David Frost, one of the writers for the Shooting Times and other shooting titles. He has 4 black lab, all whom are very well trained and excellent gun dogs. I also spent time with Tony and Alistair and their Cocker Spaniels who helped towards more great pictures. There was plenty of friendly banter going on today between the dog handlers as to the merits of their dogs, Spaniels verses Labrador……… I’m keeping out of this one!!!
Here are a few pictures, more can be found at the top of the page entitled ‘Picking up at West Wycombe’ or on my Facebook page by clicking here
Here are the pictures from the Shotgun and Chelsea Bun Club clay shoot at EJ Churchill. Further details about the day can be read here on the Ladies Shooting blog.
For those ladies that took part the images are available to purchase either by contacting me at firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting my new photobox gallery where you can purchase anything from a 6″x4″ print to a make up bag! This is a totally new way for me selling my work so please let me know how you get on. Any feedback always appreciated!
To order prints and products via Photo Box please click here
This morning I was at EJ Churchill photographing a ladies shooting event called The Shotgun and Chelsea Bun Club, a club set up by Ladies Shooting to promote affordable, safe and inclusive ladies shooting days in a fun and female only environment. Find out more about this great club by clicking on the links above.
In the meantime here are a few pictures from today. I will be posting more later this week so sign up and keep an eye out!