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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. Since inception, her business has earned over $600,000 in revenue.
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 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
What are your most frequently used settings for taking portraits of horse and rider? Most of the time my aperture is set at f/2.2. I try to keep my ISO between 250-400. I will always keep my shutter speed over 1/500 (if it is getting dark, I will open my aperture...
How do you get clear & large images to Instagram? I email myself the high-resolution file, save the image to my camera roll on my iPhone, and upload to Instagram! I am starting a social media marketing business. How did you go about getting started and finding key...
How do you deal with sun dapples when you are shooting in open shade under a tree? Perhaps I am positioning myself wrong, but it always seems that I'll get a great shot and there will be a sun spot on the horse or owner! When possible, I try to avoid shooting at high...