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Black background equine portraits have become a popular form of photography. Horse owners love to show off their horse against the dark backdrop. Many people even have them printed on canvases and hung in their homes. It can take quite a bit of work to achieve this look though!

Guide to Black Background Pictures

Ideally, you’re a professional or amateur photographer with a DSLR camera. This type of portrait requires shooting in manual and having an understanding of lighting. Some beginners may be able to pick it up, if they’re a quick learner.

In order to achieve this look, you’ll need a camera, barn doors that close, patient horse, and photoshop editing program. Cassidy Brooke provides this step-by-step tutorial on how to not only take the picture, but edit it on your computer.

Wow! What a beautiful way to capture a horse. The clean black backdrop allows you to focus entirely on the horse. Most would consider these pictures a form of artistic photography. They might not be the best for sales ads, but they sure do look good in your home!