World Equestrian Games Photography Book Chris Weigl.
Beautiful horses, fantastic performances and a world-class competition were just some of the events captured by photographer Chris Weigl in her latest book, the World Equestrian Games, Lexington, Ky.
The book features full color one of kind photographs and digital paintings of cross country events, stadium jumping, dressage and driving.
The unique images of the world’s best horses and riders are bright and colorful. Many of the photos have been computer enhanced to look like watercolor or oil paintings.
The photographer is a long time horse-owner and horse lover, and is striving to create images that are unusual. The 30 page book is available in soft cover, 8.5 x 11 inches, landscape format.
TheHorseStudio.com Review: A beautiful collection of original images from this historic event on U.S. soil. The 2010 Kentucky World Equestrian Games sponsored by Alltech were the culmination of much planning and hard work by a massive crew of forward thinking individuals and the crowds enjoyed the multi discipline event. Chris Weigl has done an excellent job of capturing the essence of the sports showcased, with a variety of appealing works. My especial favorite has to be the Andalusian image. Relive your enjoyment at this successful event or if you were not lucky enough to attend in person, enjoy sharing the experience through the artist's eye. If you'd like to purchase a print of some of the images in the book, those are also available right here at TheHorseStudio.com. Chris's work is renowned for her eye for light play and vivid color compositions.
About the photographer:
A horse lover since she was young girl, Chris has always cherished most the moments in her life spent with horses. For 23 years she rode her spirited and trustworthy Arabian gelding for miles in a beautiful Florida park, featuring oak trees with Spanish moss, cypress swamps, wild deer and bald eagle’s nests. Going riding on a Sunday morning was always something she looked forward to and the friends she made at the barn are still her best friends.
A horticulturist, Chris really enjoys photographing plants and flowers and was reluctant to photograph horses because she felt she could not do them justice.
Several years ago she went to horse shows to practice her horse photography. She went practically every weekend during the show season and took thousands of photos and studied how the light fell on the horse and the best angles from which to photograph. It is from these hours and hours of watching horses that she has developed her timing and skill.
Chris has a deep passion for horses and knows how they react and behave. It is her love of the horse and understanding of them that she hopes will come through in her photographs.
- Andalusian Beauty. Horse Art. Chris Weigl. Matted 8 x 10 print.$22.00 in stockLong time equestrian and renowned photographer Chris Weigl here captures a fantastic Andalusian who performed at the World Equestrian games in Kentucky 2010 with a Spanish rider. The horse exuded amazing beauty, energy and spirit..............(click on image for full details)1690045
- Cross Country Speed. Horse Art. Chris Weigl. Matted 8 x 10 print.$11.00 $22.00 in stock" Photographed at WEG 2010 this horse and rider were on their way to the next jump on the cross country course. The speed of these horses as they go from fence to fence is something to experience firsthand. The sound of their hooves, the dirt flying behind them, and seeing these extreme athletes- both horse and rider- perform at these levels made eventing one of the most exciting sports of the games.".............(click on image for full details)1690046
- Golden Hour Glow. Dressage Horse Art. Chris Weigl. Matted 8x10 print.$22.00 in stock" This spectacular dressage horse was no ordinary horse. A competitor at the WEG in Kentucky 2010, this photograph was taken in the warm up arena, before the team entered the show ring.".............(click on image for full details)1690047
- Paso Fino. Horse Art. Chris Weigl. Matted 8 x 10 print.$22.00 in stockRenowned photographer Chris Weigl says, " His beautiful mane was just one of the many special things about this horse. His owner was a very talented trainer and taught him many tricks, including how to bow. After his performance he was turned out and then the real show began. Seeing him at liberty made the experience even more memorable.".............(click on image for full details)1690048