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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
I would like more information on getting ready for morning sessions. I see a lot of equine sessions done in the morning and I have never felt comfortable with this time of day. I would like to know what the typical start time is based on sunrise. Should the horse be...
This post contains affiliate links. I’d love to see some pictures with setting (SS, Aperture, ISO) and lens length on them!! And why you picked those settings? Do you set aperture first and go from there? In most situations, I use f/2.8 for a black background and...
This post contains affiliate links. How do you market for commercial work? Or stock photography work? A lot of my commercial and stock work has been organic - word of mouth, referrals, or people reaching out to me.However, I do reach out to brands that I want to work...