Wild Ponies

Konig Pony at Gate in Aldeburgh

Between Christmas and New Year, I planned to get out and do some photography. There was an element of hope that we would have some cold, sunlit mornings here in Suffolk, but alas, being a holiday and all, this was not the case.

In many ways, this was a blessing. It was nice to switch off and spend some time at home with my partner.

We were driving back from Sizewell one afternoon where we like to walk our dog, and upon returning, we spotted these beautiful ponies in the field between Aldeburgh and Thorpeness. Correct me if I’m wrong, but I believe they are Konig ponies. 

I couldn’t resist stopping to greet them and grab some pictures. In my head, I opted to shoot exclusively in black and white. The day was overcast with some subtle mist and haze on the horizon, and I had difficulty seeing these photographs in anything other than black and white.

I opted for my trusty X-Pro1 and used my 56mm f/1.2. All of these images were shot wide open at f/1.2. I love how this lens renders!

Konig Pony Side Profile

All images shot with a Fujifilm X-Pro1 & Fujinon XF 56mm f/1.2 R Lens.

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