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Mentoring, Workshops, & Critiques

Looking for information on educational opportunities with Ride the Sky Equine Photography? Click below to learn more.

“Betsy has such breadth and depth of experience in horses and horse photography! And is generous about sharing info and tips and stories, and addressing questions.”

– Sunshine

Speaker, Presenter, Podcast Guest, & Article Interviews

Looking for a Photography Speaker, Presenter, or Workshop Leader? Need a podcast guest or someone to interview for an article? Click here to learn more. 

“I was inspired to reach out to Betsy for a workshop in equine photography because I really liked her style and her vast knowledge. I wasn’t very confident around horses before the workshop but by the end of the two days I felt so confident and well immersed in the equine world. She really tailored the experience to my strengths and weaknesses, she LISTENED to my concerns and issues with my business and how to expand. She is a true mentor, she isn’t trying to make a carbon copy of herself she truly tries to nurture who you are and just add to who YOU are and build you up. She has really great insights and I hope to work with her again in the future. Highly recommend!”

– Stephanie

Get the Book! The Ultimate Guide to Posing Horses & Humans

We literally wrote THE book on posing horses & humans. Learn how to create stunning and memorable images that your clients will not only love but will want to hang on their walls.

This book is excellent for photographers of all genres looking to improve their skills when it comes to posing horses with people. It is also a fantastic resource for horse photographers who have that “freeze” moment and don’t know what pose to do next.

My co-author, Cara Taylor Swift of Fast Horse Photography, and I dive into a a variety of essential considerations when it comes to photographing horses and humans, including safety considerations, pre-session planning, and developing a pose flow that ensures images look beautiful, and show the bonds your equestrians have with their horses.

“I highly recommend Betsy! Great presentation. I don’t know horses and have never photographed them but found this very interesting. I learned so many little things that I have never heard before and she gave lots of great tips!

– Sally

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Freebies for Horse Photographers

Looking for some freebies for horse photographers? Click here to see what Ride the Sky Equine Photography has to offer.

Betsy Bird of Ride the Sky Equine Photography spends her days doing insane things to make animals look at her. Clearly, she’s desperate for attention. Outside of acting like a total weirdo, she invests time and energy into perfecting her equine and pet photography skills and growing her business, mentoring aspiring equine and pet photographers, dealing with her teenagers’ angst, and planning her next big adventure. She’s also been known to totally geek out on things like spreadsheets, workflows, and Nitro, the best dog ever. A lifelong entrepreneur with a background in marketing, branding, educating, and IPS, Betsy is a Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) with the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and a member of the Equine Photographers Network. Betsy is based in Chattanooga, TN. 

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