Discover the Art of Dressage Photography in Ottawa

At Rod Windover Photographer, we specialize in dressage photography in Ottawa, capturing the grace, precision, and elegance of dressage events. Since 2017, Rod Windover has dedicated his career to documenting the beauty and technical skill of various sports and action events, with a particular focus on dressage. His extensive experience spans car racing, whitewater kayaking, football, volleyball, rugby, and professional sports, showcasing his versatility and expertise in action photography.

Rod’s role as the official photographer for the Hydroplane Racing League and his collaboration with Geri Porteous as official photographers of the Ottawa Dressage Festival highlight his dedication to capturing dynamic moments. In 2023, Rod's membership in the International Association of Sports Press (AIPS) further solidified his standing in the sports photography community. By using Sony pro-level photo gear, Rod ensures that every image is sharp, vibrant, and full of life, reflecting the passion people hold for their sports and events.

The premiere event of the year for dressage riders is the Ottawa Dressage Festival. Last year 2023, was the 20th anniversary of this volunteer-driven event. This year, the ODF is one of the qualifying events for riders to make the Canadian Olympic Team to represent Canada at Paris 2024.

I am one of the Official Photographers of the Off. Event organizers use my photos all year round for social media, sponsor materials and the Official Program.

Capture Elegance with Expert Dressage Photography in Ottawa

Our dressage photography in Ottawa aims to encapsulate the elegance and skill involved in dressage. Whether you are an athlete, event organizer, or dressage enthusiast, our photography services will exceed your expectations and provide you with timeless memories.

Unique Features: Our dressage photography in Ottawa offers unmatched quality, dedication, and a keen eye for detail.

Book your session now to immortalize the grace with our dressage photography in Ottawa.

The Process Behind Our Ottawa Dressage Festival Photography

At Rod Windover Photographer, we follow a meticulous process to ensure that our dressage photography in Ottawa meets the highest standards. Here’s how we do it:

  • Consultation: We start with a detailed consultation to understand your specific needs and the type of dressage event you want to capture. This helps us tailor our approach to deliver the best results.
  • Preparation: Before the event, we scout the location and understand the dynamics of the dressage performance. This preparation allows us to position ourselves for the best shots and anticipate key moments.
  • Equipment: We use top-of-the-line Sony pro-level photo gear to capture the elegance and precision of the performance with accuracy. Our equipment ensures that we can handle any lighting conditions and deliver sharp, vibrant images.
  • Shooting: During the event, we remain focused and agile, capturing every critical moment. Our experience in various sports and action photography allows us to predict the action and be in the right place at the right time.
  • Editing: Post-event, we meticulously edit the photos to enhance their quality. We focus on bringing out the best in each image, ensuring that the final product is something you’ll be proud to display.
  • Delivery: We deliver the edited photos in a format that suits your needs, whether it’s digital files for online use or prints for physical display.

Efficiency and Effectiveness: Our streamlined process ensures that your dressage photography in Ottawa is both efficient and highly effective, capturing the essence of every moment.

Capture Elegance with Expert Dressage Photography in Ottawa
Capture Elegance with Expert Dressage Photography in Ottawa


  • Professional Expertise: With years of experience in dressage photography in Ottawa, we know how to capture the elegance and beauty of dressage events.
  • High-Quality Images: Using the latest Sony pro-level photo gear, we deliver sharp, vibrant, and professional-grade images.
  • Personalized Service: We tailor our approach to meet your specific needs, ensuring that you get the shots you want.

Our dressage photography in Ottawa are designed to meet the needs of athletes, dressage enthusiasts, and event organizers. By understanding the unique aspects of each dressage performance, we can capture moments that truly reflect the grace and skill involved. Whether you’re looking to document a major dressage event or capture personal achievements, our photography services provide the perfect solution.


  • What types of dressage events do you cover?
  • What equipment do you use?
  • How do I book your services?
  • What is your experience level?
  • Do you offer editing services?
  • Can you handle large dressage events?
  • Do you provide digital or print photos?
  • What is your pricing structure?
  • Do you travel for events outside of Ottawa?
  • How long does it take to receive the photos?
  • Where can I see more of your Dressage Festival Photos?

We cover a wide range of dressage events, including professional competitions and local showcases.

We use Sony pro-level photo gear to ensure high-quality, professional-grade images.

You can book our services by contacting us through our website or by phone. We recommend booking well in advance to secure your preferred dates.

Rod Windover has been a professional sports photographer since 2017, with extensive experience in various sports and events, including dressage photography.

Yes, we provide professional editing services to enhance the quality of your photos.

Absolutely. We have experience covering large dressage events and can scale our services to meet your needs.

We offer both digital and print options, depending on your preferences.

Our pricing varies based on the scope and duration of the event. Contact us for a customized quote.

Yes, we are available for travel to events outside of Ottawa. Additional travel fees may apply.

Delivery times vary based on the event's size, but we typically deliver photos within two weeks.

You can see more of my Sports Photography here.

Reach Out for Expert Ottawa Dressage Festival Photography

Don’t miss the chance to capture the elegance and precision of your dressage events. Contact me today to learn more about our dressage photography in Ottawa services and how we can help you preserve your memories.

At Rod Windover Photographer, we believe that every moment in action is worth capturing. Let us help you document your passion and love for dressage with our professional and dedicated photography services.