Hey there!

I’m super excited to share that my good friend, Cara Taylor Swift of Fast Horse Photography, and I recently wrote a book.

Yes, you read that right. Apparently, we didn’t think we had enough to do lately so…We literally wrote THE BOOK on posing horses and their humans.

If you are a new, aspiring, or established photographer looking to up your game when posing equestrians and their horses, this is the book for you.


A Comprehensive Guide to Elevating Your Skills


In the book, we dive into the essence of creating captivating images that resonate with both equestrians and photographers alike. 

This book is not just another photography manual. It’s a comprehensive resource designed to elevate your skills and transform your approach to equine photography.

Throughout the pages, we cover a variety of topics essential for photographers working with horses and humans. From safety considerations to the art of creating poses that evoke emotion and tell stories, this book leaves no stone unturned.

As lifelong equestrians and horse photographers ourselves, we understand the unique challenges photographers face when capturing the bond between horses and their owners. And we are here to provide practical solutions to overcome these obstacles.


The Importance of Posing


Effective posing goes beyond mere aesthetics. It serves a variety of purposes:

  • Plays a pivotal role in building rapport with clients
  • Clients are more likely to feel a deep sense of connection to the images
  • Gives energy, emotion, and narrative depth to the image


Equine & Equestrian Photography Poses that Sell isn’t just another photography book; it’s a game-changer for anyone looking to elevate their skills in equine photography.

From family photographers who occasionally photograph a horse with the family to those looking to focus on horses exclusively, this book can unlock a treasure trove of practical techniques and insights that will transform your approach to capturing stunning images of horses and their humans.

From mastering safety considerations to refining posing techniques, each chapter is filled with valuable knowledge that can be immediately applied to real-world photography scenarios.

Portrait of a Horseback rider and horse in silhouette at sunset on a ridge


Transforming Your Photography


From increased client satisfaction to higher sales and a growing reputation in the industry, the benefits of incorporating these proven methods into your workflow are undeniable.

So, if you’re ready to take your equine photography to the next level, don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn from the best.

Dive into Equine & Equestrian Photography Poses that Sell today and discover the secrets to creating captivating images that leave a lasting impression.

Ready to take your horse photography to the next level?

Get your copy of Equine & Equestrian Photography Poses That Sell: The Ultimate Guide to Posing Horses & Humans on Amazon today.

Betsy Bird of Ride the Sky Equine Photography spends her days doing insane things to make horses look at her. Clearly, she’s desperate for attention. Outside of acting like a total weirdo, she invests time and energy into growing her business, hanging with her favorite dog, Nitro, dealing with her teenagers’ angst, mentoring photographers, public speaking, and planning her next big wheels-up adventure. Betsy is a Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) with the organization Professional Photographers of America (PPA). The CPP designation is held by fewer than 2,500 photographers nationwide and is a hallmark of consistency, technical skill, artistry, and professionalism. Betsy specializes in creating storytelling magic for horse girls of all ages. In other words, she enjoys working with fun-spirited clients who need horse portrait photography, equestrian senior photography, and equestrian brand photography. She even throws in some dogs for variety because what true horse girl doesn’t love a great pup too. Based in Chattanooga, TN, Ride the Sky Equine Photography works on location in Tennessee, North Georgia, and beyond.

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