Author: craigpayne

Royal International Horse Show

‘Craig Payne and friends’ is a new concept to bring the high quality work of established artists to local events in the South East. With a focus on equine, rural life and wildlife subjects and scenes there is something for everyone who enjoys the rural ways of life. The main event of the year will be our stand at Hickstead‘s […]

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Charity Barn Dance

On Saturday 30th May 2015, 70 young & old gathered at Patricks Barn, West Hoathley, for a traditional barn dance with cowboy fancy dress to raise funds for the Emile Faurie Foundation and Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance! With live music and calling from D’Arcy Spice (www.darcyspice.co.uk) and delicious food from The Garden Chef, a thoroughly enjoyable evening was […]

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Jess’ Bunting Inspired Photo Shoot

It seems to have been tradition that every Summer Jess, her parents and I meet up and do a photo shoot up on the Ashdown Forest! I am good friends with the family and it’s always great fun to do a shoot with them. This year we went for a spin on the normal fashion orientated shoot in the countryside.

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Sarah & Ollie’s Pre-Wedding Shoot

With exactly 365 days til Sarah & Ollie tie the knot it seems very appropriate to share their engagement shoot and wish them all the best for the planning of the next 364 days! “Hi Craig! Oh my, I love these, they are stunning! You did such a lovely job and we had such a good time with you! You made […]

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A big THANK YOU!

A big Thank You must go to Seb Mower for all his hard work and patience with me while he developed this new website. I have been keen to have a website that looks like this for a couple of years now and had some pretty specific ideas in mind for Seb to work with! Thankfully most of these were easily achievable, […]

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It’s Easter and is time to share some chick pics!

Laying on the grass in the summer sunshine, watching and photographing my Pekin bantams raise their chicks – that was my Summer ’06! As well as documenting the chicks free ranging in the garden, I photographed them in a makeshift studio that I set up in my conservatory! Constituting of a white sheet draped over a chair facing towards the windows, […]

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Alice & Eleanor’s Canvas Wraps

Several years ago, Alice and Eleanor had photo shoots with their two ponies at their home near Lewes. The session was a delight to do as they both shared such strong bonds with their four-legged friends. Following the session I showed them all the edited photographs and the girls purchased a series of canvas wraps, prints and digital copies. These photographic records […]

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