Phyllis has been part owner and manager of Burchett Training Center for over 30 years so it was only natural for her to turn to equine photography. Her knowledge of horses helps her to fulfill her creative vision for the Equine Form as art. Her passion for beautiful light and candid moments inspires and fuels her to make images that make the viewer want to come along on her journey.
Phyllis’s photography has been recognized in many venues, but the most important accolades she has received are Grand Prize Winner at Better Photo.com along with numerous First and Second place wins, Best in Show at the 2011 Southeastern Flower Show in Atlanta, GA, 1st place in Landscape and Animal Categories, Finalist and Nominee in the International Black and White Spider Awards, First Place Winner 2013 Southeastern Flower Show in Atlanta, GA and First place in the photography division Madison Art Guild, Spring In Bloom 2011. She has been published in Western Horseman, Inner Reflections Calendar, Natures Best Photography Magazine, Cowboys and Indians Magazine, Expressions Magazine (NANPA), Seascapes with Better Photo and featured on ViewBug, LandscapePhotographerMagazine.com, The Framed Network, Equestrian Stylist, DTown (KelbyTV.com) with Rafael “RC” Concepcion and FemWorld View Magazine.
Just recently Phyllis was featured in two issues of The leading Equestrian Magazine of China, HORSEMANSHIP. A beautiful six page spread in the 2016.10 issue and then along with the Cover Image another six page spread in the 2017.02 issue. Phyllis was honored to photograph the beautiful stallion, Ben Hur De Bernaville owned by Lynn Gennrich last year. The French Boulonnais Horse was featured in Sport and Trail Magazine.
Phyllis is represented by Poems Art Publishing, The World Art Group and Arcangel-Images. Her work can be seen and purchased at the Southern Heartland Art Gallery in Covington, GA and The Cat’s Meow in Pine Mountain, GA.
Phyllis currently hosts Equine Photo Workshops in Hampton, Georgia, St Augustine, Florida, Reno, Nevada and Montana each year. She is co-founder of the Heartland Photography Club at the Southern Heartland Art Gallery in Covington, GA. She leads an Equine Photo Tour to Iceland each year along with hosting a ladies photo/ride tour to the Flat Top Wilderness of Colorado.