Tennessee horse photographer Betsy Bird was a recent guest on The Profitable Photographers podcast. In collaboration with host Luci Dumas, Betsy takes center stage and offers a masterclass in time management for the bustling photographer.

Raised on a small horse farm in Georgia, horses have been Betsy’s steadfast companions on her journey. From horseback riding to well-known horse and equestrian photographer, her affinity for equines radiates through her work, a seamless blend of passion and precision honed by years of experience.

As a Certified Professional Photographer with PPA, Betsy’s expertise transcends the mere act of capturing moments; she’s a wiz in branding, goal-setting, and the art of building a thriving business.

Betsy Bird of Ride the Sky Equine Photography with her camera in horse arena

Specializing in the creation of wall art portraits, Betsy’s photography transcends the ordinary, transforming fleeting moments into timeless treasures. Prepare to be both inspired and empowered as Betsy shares her arsenal of strategies for navigating the complexities of the modern photographer’s landscape.

In this episode, listeners can anticipate:

– Insider secrets for mastering in-person sales
– Strategies for setting and achieving goals, from the grand to the granular
– Techniques for optimizing productivity without sacrificing quality
– Proven methods for efficient time management through automation
– The transformative impact of strategic outsourcing
– The invaluable wisdom of pursuing one’s passion with unwavering determination


Catch Episode 251: Betsy Bird: Time Management for Super Busy Photographers here.

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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. When she’s not celebrating the stories of the amazing animals in her clients’ lives, she invests time and energy into perfecting her equine and pet photography skills and growing her business, hanging with her favorite rescue dog, Nitro, and planning her next big adventure. She also tries to spend some time educating and entertaining aspiring photographers by teaching and blogging about whatever catches her fancy at the moment. 

Betsy is a Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) with the organization Professional Photographers of America (PPA). The CPP designation is held by fewer than 2,000 photographers nationwide and is a hallmark of consistency, technical skill, artistry, and professionalism. Ride the Sky Equine Photography is based in Chattanooga, TN, Ride the Sky Equine Photography works on location in Tennessee, North Georgia, and beyond.

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