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Midland Karting Championships 2012

The first weekend of September saw Rissington Kart Club play host to the annual Midland Karting Championships, as it has done for more than 40 years. This year’s contest was hotly contested and we were there to photograph all of the action. This year there were 44 races split over 9 different classes and 168 drivers, plus an excellent demonstration …

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Appaloosa National Show

I would like to thank the Appaloosa Horse Club UK for having invited us along to cover this year’s Appaloosa National Breed Show at Morton Morrell in Warwickshire. It was our first time covering this event and I have to say that the whole team thoroughly enjoyed the two-days of equestrian photography. There were some fine example of horses and …

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Cat & Ray’s Wedding – Bride’s favours

We were delighted to be able to bring our Bride’s Favours studio to Ray & Cat’s wedding in Surbiton and it seemed to be well received! The photos were free to all of the guests and everyone looked like they were having a great time. We’ve uploaded all of the photos into our gallery, just in case anyone would like …

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Kenilworth Junior Rugby Football Festival

It was great to be in Kenilworth to cover the Junior Rugby Football Festival in the wettest drought in living memory! The first day’s images are currently being uploaded and should be finished by 10pm tonight (28th April).

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High Cross Show Jumping, 11 March

It seems an absolute age since we were last at High Cross Equestrian Centre to photograph the show jumping and what a pleasant surprise to find the weather so wonderful! Glorious sunshine greeted a good turn out of riders. Since the weather was fine, and I am recovering from a back injury, we decided to work from our converted ambulance …

New Year’s Eve at the Windmill

[imageeffect type=”frame” align=”alignleft” width=”300″ height=”199″ alt=”New Year’s Eve photography” url=”http://www.simoncoatesphotography.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/NYE-Photos-scp_3443.jpg” ] Seeing 2012 in in style! The photos from the New Year’s Eve bash at the Windmill Village hotel in Coventry are now online. It was great to see so many people making the most of 2011 and celebrating the arrival of 2012! Everyone had a great time and we …

Kidney Research Ball Photos

Photos from the Kidney Research Ball at the Hilton, Coventry. What an excellent night to round off our Ball photography year in 2011! We were delighted to have been asked to bring our mobile studio along and to photograph this worthwhile occasion and help raise money for such a wonderful cause. It was great to see so many people, dressed …

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Market Bosworth Farmers Christmas Ball

The Market Bosworth Farmers Charity Dinner dance in aid of the Leicestershire Air Ambulance was held at the Hinckley Island hotel on 5th December and we were there with our mobile event photography studio to photograph the action! It was a great night and raised a huge amount of money for a worthwhile cause. The photographs are now available for …

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Photos from Rissington Kart Club, November

Rissington Kart Club Photos: it is the end of the season The final round of the Rissington Kart Club season took place on 6th November 2011 and, as usual, we were there to cover all of the action. Contrary to all predictions, the weather was glorious and the racing was keen and fast-paced. It was good to see so many …

Dressage photography at High Cross Equestrian

Leicestershire┬áDressage Photos from High Cross The photographs of the Trialblazers dressage qualifiers, held at High Cross Equestrian Centre on 23 October 2011 are now available online. The weather was surprisingly good, even if the wind was a little on the chilly side. It was a shame the turn out was so low, but despite this, the standard of the riding …