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Equine photography is a niche where it can be difficult to find information from educators that are skilled in both photography and business tailored to this industry.
Kirstie Marie Photography draws from Kirstie Jones’ six years of experience as a highly sought-after equine photographer, combined with her background in business, to give you the tools to help you reach your goals. Kirstie regularly shares a wealth of knowledge about business and equine photography for free through her blog and e-newsletter. For even deeper learning at your own pace, you can select from the following methods of education: in-person 1-on-1 mentoring sessions, virtual Skype calls, or on-demand video courses.
Kirstie Jones is an equine portrait photographer located in Dallas, Texas. She founded Kirstie Marie Photography in 2013, and since then her work has been published in dozens of equine publications in advertising, editorial and cover spots. She conducts more than 50 private portrait session each year, obtaining an average of $2,800 per client. She’s also worked with more than a dozen corporate clients, including SmartPak, Hobby Horse and Ride TV.
Kirstie earned a BBA in finance from the Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University, where she also rode as a scholarship athlete for the TCU Equestrian Team. Prior to launching her full-time photography business, Kirstie worked in sales for a software company and in finance as an investor relations associate for an asset management firm.
To see more of Kirstie’s portrait work, visit
On-demand educational video courses for equine photographers & small business owners.
Don’t see your topic in a video? Each hour-long Skype session is structured to cover your specific questions.
Mentorship sessions are 4 hours of one-on-one time with Kirstie in Dallas, Texas. Each session is unique and tailored to your goals.
Recent Blog Posts
The first week of March I had the opportunity to teach at the Equine Photography Retreat in Wellington, Florida. I was one of ten speakers leading about 30 attendees through classroom courses and styled shoots throughout the week. It was incredible to meet so many...
Have you been frustrated with the quality of your images? I have a few tips for taking sharper pictures that have helped me over the years. 1. Invest in a high-quality lens, with a low aperture I shoot with the Sigma Art line (35m, 85m, 135m) and I love the sharpness...
In order to achieve my desired aesthetic, the majority of my work is backlit and the entirety of my work is naturally lit. My favorite source of light to photograph is the sun on a clear and sunny day. I generally shoot at "golden hour" before the sun sets. I use the...