Natasa was practicing equitation for some time at Endurance riding sport club "Naujadvario žirgai" when she invited us to have a horse-riding portrait session. She knew she will be leaving Vilnius soon, but not before having photographs to testify the incredible bond she has built with her horse - Arta - while living in Vilnius.
We haven't been taking horse-riding portraits before, but we knew we are able to capture their connection; not just what it looked like when Natasa was horse - riding, but what it felt like. Deep, authentic happiness. Our overall goal was to create unique, artistic portraits to be treasured for a lifetime.
So we said yes and planned a weekend family trip to scout the place. In all honesty, we fell in love with Jovariškes: its beautiful forest and light trails, the lake and the flower bushes next to the stables. Indeed, a wonderful photo-location! We have trekked and photographed the place, prepared a mood-board and discussed all details with Natasa.
One week later, we have met Natasa, her horse Arta and the trainer for a golden hour photo-session next to the stables and by the lake.
What followed was simply magic!
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