Sharon Lee Chapman Photography

  • Terarossa Lodge Friesians_20-11-17, Sharon Lee Chapman_0103
  • Betoota, Race 6, Kentuckian, Jason Hoopert, Home Turn_26-08-17, Sharon Lee Chapman_0300
  • Balnarring Beach, Sleepless Nights, Malua Racing_11-11-16_005
  • Newgate, Capitalist_14-04-17, Sharon Lee Chapman_0014Sunset
  • Caulfield,Hooves_11-03-15_0090Ab-Edit
  • The Sand Roll
  • Sun Stud, Jabali, Paddock_11-04-17, QLD, Sharon Lee Chapman_0316versonA
  • Foals_26-09-17, Newhaven Park, Sharon Lee Chapman_0061
  • Terarossa Lodge Friesians_20-11-17, Sharon Lee Chapman_0587
  • Birdsville, Race 2, Starting Gate_02-09-17, Sharon Lee Chapman_0273
  • Terarossa Lodge Friesians_20-11-17, Sharon Lee Chapman_0358
  • Griffiths Racing, Lannister_28-09-17, Cranbourne, Sharon Lee Chapman_0198
  • Alpine Eagle
  • Griffiths Racing, Lannister, Hooves_28-09-17, Cranbourne, Sharon Lee Chapman_0212
  • D4S_7955
  • Mare and Foal Black and White Print
  • Trackwork, Sunrise, Lupo Nero, Kristie Peoples_03-09-16, Birdsville,_084
  • Terarossa Lodge Friesians_20-11-17, Sharon Lee Chapman_0413
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  • Widden Stud, Foals, Undola, Dream Ahead_27-09-16, Sharon Chapman_0625
  • Sun Stud, Jabali, Paddock_11-04-17, QLD, Sharon Lee Chapman_0250
  • D4D_9335-Edit
  • CC1, 3 Star, 301, Yona Lloyd & Seargent Crisp_12-06-16, M3DI_0481
  • The Beauty of The Thoroughbred
  • Race 5, Excess Knowledge, Dwayne Dunn_31-10-15, Derby Day, Flemington, WIN_0554
  • Race 9, FInish, Hooves_04-09-16, Birdsville_539
  • Sun Stud, Love Conquers All, Paddock_11-04-17, QLD, Sharon Lee Chapman_0445
  • Widden Stud, Yearlings_28-09-16, Sharon Chapman_1245
  • Mordialloc, Jameka, Lucy Yeomans_14-10-16_0043
  • Newgate Stallions, Dissident_12-04-16_0088
  • American Pharoah Black and White Print
  • CC1, 1 Star, 136, Soigne Jackson & Ultimate Velocity_12-06-16, M3DI_0162
  • The Stallion - Foxwedge
  • The Beauty of The Horse
  • Dressage Gosh Black and White Print
  • Race 12, American Pharoah, Victor Espinoza_02-08-15, Haskell, Monmouth Park, WIN_0347
  • Race 6, Hunting Party, J J King_13-03-14, Day Three, Cheltenham_271.FEATURE
  • Newhaven Park, Delago Deluxe_03-12-15_086
  • Birdsville, Race 4, Cheers Browe, Tracy O'Hara_05-09-15_389
  • Red Cadeaux, VRC_04-03-15, Altona Beach_265
  • Altona Beach, Excess Knowledge_01-11-15_0001
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  • D4S_2366
  • Warrnambool Beach, Lady, Bay, Sunrise_03-03-16, Sharon Chapman_0016
  • Race 9, Admire RaktI, Zac Purton_18-10-14, Grp 1 Caulfield Cup, Caulfield, WIN_0506
  • Mr O'Ceirin_Beach_10-10-2012_0056
  • Swettenham Mares and Foals_25-08-13_0133
  • Race 3, Full Field_27-07-14, Sandown_137
  • Birdsville, Race 3, Mrs Asia, Matthew Palmer_05-09-15_318

Welcome to Sharon Lee Chapman Photography

Allow me to introduce myself.  My name is Sharon Lee Chapman and my goal is to provide unique images to the horse racing industry, something different and unique to the regular images seen so often in editorial channels.  Images that tell a story, capture the emotion and excitement of horse racing and showcase the beauty of the Thoroughbred.   In 2011, I was fortunate to win the Quill Award for News Photograph of the year with "that" picture of "that horse", Banna Strand when he famously jumped into the crowd at the Warrnambool Carnival.  

Some of my clients include New Zealand Marketing, Aushorse, Magic Millions, Inglis, New Zealand Bloodstock, John Salanitri Racing Stables, Ciaron Maher Racing, Robbie Griffiths Racing, Newgate Farm, Widden Stud, Newhaven Park, Sun Stud, Swettenham Stud, Armidale Stud.  I also regularly provide images to Gallop Magazine.  With my role as head photographer for Ladies In Racing Magazine, I have been fortunate enough to cover many major international meetings including the Dubai World Cup, Hong Kong Longines International, the Singapore Cup, the Durban July in South Africa, the NZ Karaka Millions, and the famous Saratoga Carnival in the US.  

More recently my work from Birdsville featured on both CNN and Sports Illustrated New York. 

The past few years I have been regularly attending some of the biggest Race Carnivals in the world, including Royal Ascot, Cheltenham Jumps Festival, The Dubai World Cup, Hong Kong International, Singapore Cup, Saratoga and recently photographed Triple Crown Winner, American Pharoah winning the Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park. 

I also provide unique packages to trainers capturing trackwork, barrier trials, beach work and staff portraits and present these in a slideshow format for editorial use on websites and facebook pages.  

After several successful exhibitions including "The Beauty of The Thoroughbred" at the World Trade Centre in 2016, I now have several retail outlets including Paragon Blue in Rye, showcasing my Fine Art Print Range. 

For more information, please see my galleries for examples of my work or contact usto discuss your requirements.