What an AWESOME, totally fun dog photography shoot!!! An Ocala breeder of Standard Poodles hired me to take pix of her pups so she can make a cool website and FB presence (actually her daughter bought the photo shoot as a gift for her). She had a pond with dock for swimming/rehabbing horses…with fish! I took a turquoise yoga blanket & my orange/red pashmina knowing it would look great with these redheads=) Snuggles for them all!!!!

OMG, how fun it is to do a horse photography session in Ocala for a horsewoman that has such fantastic relationships with her horses that we can do parts of it at liberty or bridleless! Lisa brings out the best in her babies – dogs and horses! Share the joy as you look at what she has with Dillon, Rambler & Windsor.

I had the wonderful assignment of photographing a Farm Shoot for The Chronicle of the Horse at John and Stephanie Ingram’s in Franklin, TN right before we moved to Ocala, FL. It was for a “Behind the Barn Doors” portion of the magazine, giving a glimpse into notable peoples’ farms in the show community. This whole issue seemed to highlight Tori Colvin’s extraordinary success with Private Practice & Cuba, two of the horses we highlighted in this equine photo shoot. I cannot take credit for the very pretty cover image.
Private Practice & Cuba in good hands at home
Tori Colvin & Torrey Hardison
Private Practice’s handsome brother
Tori Colvin and Private Practice, a happy pair
Torrey Hardison, operations manager, with some of their other beauties…
Lovin’ Torrey’s little rescue, Colin, while waiting for the shippers
Some of the awards displayed at the farm
Colin, the rescue cutie
Relaxin’ before heading off to the next big show
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Derby Champion, Cuba, out with friends Lily & Petunia
Waiting while I photograph this beautiful Tennessee farm and horses
The Ingram’s beautiful place in Franklin, TN near Nashville

You would think Kimi was a professional model in Ocala already! She isn’t even an equestrian but we made this equine photography shoot look like Carly is her horse! Getting variety in a modeling portfolio photo session can be challenging but these two made it look easy with a little direction & a very nice day and time for photographing back in Nashville.

Jessie was boarded at my horse property in Nashville, TN & Jennifer wanted to get an equine photo session done before I moved to Ocala, FL. So glad we did this while the Spring green was gorgeous as well as Jessie looking her best after shedding. I miss you guys!!! Carly misses Jess too. Funny story, when Jennifer used to trailer over, my horse Carly seemed to hate Jessie. Then when Jessie moved in, they were inseparable.

If you have horses for sale it’s imperative to have beautiful pictures to show them off in their best light. Just like doing nice photos of the dogs at our local shelter helps them get adopted, having great photographs of your horses will bring the most money and also provide you with beautiful memories through those pictures too. And if you ever want to have a portrait drawn or painted, that’s another good reason to have pictures taken now, while your horse or dog is beautiful & healthy!20180420--4320180420--4520180420--4620180420--4820180420--6920180420--7320180420--7720180420--84

I’m going to miss Elise Parsons and her beautiful Thoroughbred make-overs; she has been one of my best Nashville customers! With all the Thoroughbreds in Ocala, I hope I at least get the opportunity to photograph many more at beautiful farms in Ocala, FL.

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Marie, the owner of Clearview Horse Farm In Shelbyville, TN needed some images to update her website so we made a long afternoon of photographing her many horses in many different ways. We have done many equine photography sessions over the years and I will miss dear Marie terribly as we move to Ocala, FL. We have had many a great time at Clearview for clinics & shows since she rents adorable horse themed rooms as a darling Bed & Breakfast too, great for travelers as well! I will miss all my great friends from there when I move to Ocala very soon.

Kelly & Freja, her dogs and some of the special barn dogs

It’s always fun to do an equine photography session of Kelly & her giant horse, Freja, in Nashville. They are both so photogenic. This time we were at her barn in Colombia, TN and included her gorgeous Bernese Mountain dog, Yogi, and her British Cream, Levi. Of course she used one for her Christmas card=) Maybe next year we’ll get some in horse photos in Ocala, FL!

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