Kirstie Marie Photography was recently featured in the February 2017 Mozi Magazine “The Film Issue”, with an article entitled Why Film. Purchase a copy of the issue here.
It is hard to measure the success of a year. The financial analyst in me wants to look at the revenue goals that I beat, the profit margins I improved, the number of sessions that I booked, or the average sale that I raised. But 2016 was about a lot more than numbers. In 2016, […]
Mackenzie Preston – Class of 2017 – and her paint gelding Brokers Lucky Kid in Kent, Washington. Mackenzie shows under the guidance of Larson Performance Horses & Hutchings Performance Horses and recently committed to ride for the Texas Christian University Women’s Equestrian Team next fall. See more of Mackenzie and Denver here. See more of Kenzie & ‘Karl […]
Savannah Ostner – Class of 2017 – and her AQHA gelding “WimpySingsTheBlues” (Max) in Weatherford, Texas at Deary Performance Horses. Savannah competes in reining events under the guidance of Casey Deary, and has committed to ride for the Auburn University Women’s Equestrian Team next fall.
Endless giggles. Giddy smiles. Swirling, twirling and dancing into the sunset. The beautiful Starkey family at the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve in Plano, Texas. See more from our first session together here.
Austin Welch and Sarah Mercer’s engagement session at the Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden in Dallas, Texas.
As I assemble my favorite images over the last year, I am overwhelmed with gratitude. I can’t thank my clients, friends, industry peers, and sweet husband enough for all of the love and support they have shown me over this last year. Over the next several weeks, I will share my favorite images, most popular […]
Abby Floyd – Miss Arkansas USA Dallas, Texas Shot on a Hasselblad H1 with Fuji 400H and Portra 800 film. Scanned by PhotoVision Prints. See my first shoot with Abby here.
Drew Rogers – Class of 2016 – and her APHA mare “Shez Eye Candy” (Fran) in Pilot Point, Texas at Highpoint Performance Horses. Drew competes under the guidance of Ryan Painter, and has committed to ride for the Auburn University Women’s Equestrian Team next fall.
Savannah Boots is a senior – Class of 2016 – at Covenant Christian Academy in Colleyville, Texas. She will be attending Dallas Baptist University next fall.
Hanna Hart and her OTTB “Teddy” at Double B Equestrian Center in Wylie, Texas on a beautiful October evening.
Lorin Howard – Class of 2016 – and her Swedish Warmblood hunter gelding Quite Cool “Sven” at Fleur De Lis Farms in Argyle, Texas. Lorin shows under the guidance of CSC Farm.
On a warm September morning, Justin Rockey & Beth Saxon met me at Red Rock Canyon, Las Vegas, Nevada for their engagement session with their beloved cutting horses Winston & Pistol.
Hannah Donald – Class of 2016 – and her warmblood jumper geldings Commissario 6 “Taz” and MTM Macho Camacho “Hector”. Hannah shows under the guidance of Woodhill Farm in Northlake, Texas.
Brittany & Wesley Pottle Lake Oswego, Oregon
Shelley & Emily Tuma and their APHA geldings The Perfect Machine “Bentley” & All That I Am “Frenchy” at Desert Wind Stables in Bend, Oregon.
Erica Lawrence & her ApHC Appaloosa Mare “Designed To B Blonde”. Erica shows under the guidance of Capstone Farm in Issahquah, WA.
Mackenzie Preston (AjPHA, NRHA) and her APHA geldings ‘Brokers Lucky Kid’ & ‘Karl With A K’. Mackenzie shows under the guidance of Larson Performance Horses & Hutchings Performance Horses . This session was located at Rhodes River Ranch in Arlington, Washington. See more of Kenzie & ‘Karl With A K’ here
Jenna Newbrey and her gorgeous family (including her hunter jumper gelding Caddy) in Fall City, Washington.
Charleen Gust & her PtHA / APHA Gelding “A Classy Sensation” (Mister)! This session was located at the amazing Pumpkin Ridge Equestrian Center in Portland, Oregon.
Elizabeth Ann Bohling & her three day eventing gelding Shannondale Suvio “Suvio”. Elizabeth and Suvio show under the guidance of Gold Chip Stables in Bartonville, Texas.
Emma Montesi & her jumper warmblood mare Claire de Lune “Bianca”. Emma is a senior – Class of 2016 – at Fort Worth Country Day. Emma shows under the guidance of Woodhill Farm in Northlake, Texas.
Ashley Mauney | ApHC ApHC Geldings “Zips Marshall Dylan”, “Chocolate Pleasure” & “Sailin to Paradise” Magnolia West High School | Class of 2015 Fort Worth, Texas Attending Southern Methodist University in the fall to ride for their NCAA Women’s Equestrian Team Makeup By Devin Territo
Madison Anger | AQHYA AQHA Gelding “Potential Dooplicity” Under the Guidance of McCulloch Training Stable Pumpkin Ridge Equestrian Center | Portland, Oregon Attending University of Georgia in the fall to ride for their NCAA Women’s Equestrian Team
Kelsi Schatz | Texas Christian University Class of 2015 Oldenburg Gelding “Donatello Z” (Teddy) | Oregon Hunter Jumper Association Under the Guidance of Megan Jordan at Venture Farm Pumpkin Ridge Equestrian Center | Portland, Oregon
Model | AQHYA World Champion Deanna Green Makeup and Hair | Devin Territo Equine Models | Blazinmytroublesaway & Bestseatnthehouse Location | Rusty Green Show Horses Featured on GoHorseShow.com (Article by Shelby Ratliff and Devin Territo) Photography | Kirstie Marie Photography
Every time I turned my back to grab a lens or load film, Anne-Marie was snapchatting more selfies with her adorable steed Scottie (APHA Gelding – The Only Kiss to Envy). And I can’t blame her – these two are the definition of ‘picture perfect’ Anne-Marie’s smile is infectious. This duo is as kind as […]
photography // Kirstie Marie Photography //www.kirstiemarie.com model // Abby Floyd make up artist // Devin Territo // www.devinterritomakeup.com location // Fort Worth Stockyards
An enormous ‘thank you’ to all of my clients in 2014 – it was an unbelievable year and every single session was SO.MUCH.FUN I am currently booking sessions for 2015. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!
My photograph of Maria Salazar and AQHA gelding “Winkin for Chocolate” (aka Leroy) are FEATURED in the December 2014 issue of Horse & Rider. This issue is on most magazine stands across the US! I picked up a copy from my local Barnes & Noble. I absolutely LOVE this magazine and grew up reading every single […]
Wishing you a VERY Merry Christmas from all of us at Kirstie Marie Photography (Photograph by Heather Moore Photography)
I met Alison Foster and her mother Kelli Foster at Will Rogers in Fort Worth, Texas during the APHA World Championship show. Alison shows her gelding Alot to Offer “JJ” and Kelli shows 15-time world champion Fleets Serenity “Travis” (who looooooved the camera!) In what was surely one of my all-time favorite shoots, Alison commissioned […]
The Chambers Family | Fort Worth Botanical Gardens | Fort Worth, Texas
//High School Senior & College Graduate Inspiration//As seen on Style Me Pretty Photography: Kirstie Marie Photography | Florist: Holly Viles Design – Leslie Acevedo Freelance Florist | Hair And Makeup: Erin Blair Hair + Makeup – Elizabeth Warner And Erin Blair Gobin | Bridal Salon: Stardust Bridal Salon | Coordination: Urban Magnolia – Kristine Baker | Venue: Avalon Legacy Ranch
Several months ago I was so excited to be a part of a collaboration with many Dallas wedding vendors and photographers! The shoot that we put together was FEATURED on Style Me Pretty and THIS photograph was in the mix alongside some incredibly talented photographers! See the entire feature here: http://www.stylemepretty.com/2014/10/07/autumn-al-fresco-inspiration-shoot/ Here is a list of […]
I am so excited that this photograph of Kristin and Groover in the Texas blue bonnets was considered for the November cover of Lemonade and Lenses! Not only was this photograph from Aledo, Texas considered: it won high honors as “Honorable Mention” from dozens of submissions from some of the top film photographers!
Alex and Katie’s love story stole my heart – because it is so close to Jake and mine’s! They were high school sweethearts turned into matured young lovers <3 With a long-term, long distance relationship they give inspiration to so many! I was so blessed to take their engagement photographs in Aledo, Texas at Rio […]
I am unbelievably blessed to have Jason and Kindel as friends and long-time clients! I have had the JOY of capturing their engagement session, their wedding, Kindel’s baby shower, and now their maternity session! This session took place on the Walter’s ranch in Centerville, Texas with their beautiful yearling quarter horses, a broodmare named Diesel, […]
I was beside myself when Jeffery Gibbs and Jenna Hyde, the trainers behind Gibbs Show Horses, asked me to photograph their engagement. Not only are they a BEAUTIFUL couple, their home in Collinsville, Texas is one of my favorite places to shoot. Jeffery and Jenna have been together for 8 years and this was the […]
Do you see that photo right there^^^ ?? That is about the cutest photo in the entire world. Because the aussie on the left is my dog Dion! Haha! And Dion loves this family more than anything in the world. Katie and Rourke are from Fort Worth, Texas. I met them both while attending Texas […]
Maggie brought an ENTOURAGE to her shoot at Pumpkin Ridge Equestrian Center outside of Portland, Oregon, which made the shoot a blast! Parents, friends, parents of friends, and a big dog named Harry made a beautiful August evening a night to remember. Maggie and Snickers are just about the most beautiful pair I’ve ever seen. […]
Taylor hauled her beautiful paint horse Beau to Pumpkin Ridge Equestrian Center from Washington on a very hot August afternoon. I love the relationship Taylor and Beau have with each other – Beau has a kind eye and an eager to please her. I have never met a calmer, easier horse to pose and model […]
I met Katie when she was in Kindergarten – so taking her SENIOR photographs was a bit surreal for me. Katie is one of the most talented riders I’ve ever met – where limitless natural ability meets extremely hard work and years of dedicated practice. She has dominated the hunter/jumper circuits in Oregon, the West […]
It means the world to me that Miss Maria Salazar trusts me enough to take her photographs for the CONGRESS edition of the Equine Chronicle. Maria and Leroy *somehow* are more beautiful every time I shoot them – and they were a stunning pair on this hot August evening. We met at Pumpkin Ridge Equestrian […]
Katy met me in Newburg, Oregon for her senior session with her paint horse Cody! The Tualatin High School senior had just finish globe trotting all through Europe right before our session – and hearing the tales of her adventures throughout our shoot was incredible. What a strong, independent, beautiful young woman she is! Anyone […]
For my cover submission to Chic Critique this month I decided to interpret the theme: “Couture” I call this “Cowgirl Couture” Shot on Portra 800 | Scan by PhotoVision Prints …yeah…I know…it is a stretch.
Bitter-sweet Bitter because Hannah (the girl) had to say goodbye to Hannah (the horse) this weekend after years of being teammates. Sweet because it was the perfect July night, these two are gorgeous, and these are some of my all-time favorite photographs. I met Hannah Stephens & Sensational Hannah at the 2012 APHA World Show […]
Jessica Holmberg – professional barrel racer – from A&E TV’s Reality TV Series “Rodeo Girls” Fort Worth Stockyards in Fort Worth, Texas
Acres upon acres of beautiful fields. Miles upon miles of farm-town country roads. Blue skies, Oregon sunshine, and summertime in the air. Elli had just returned from a successful World Show when she hauled her horse “Wilbur” to her family’s farm for this session. And oh.my.stars is Carlton, Oregon stunning… This is where she LIVES. […]
There is a special feeling when you hold a photograph in your hand. It is the reason I include prints with every package I offer (click here to read more)… The following photographs are of print magazines I’ve recently been featured in, including: Texas Equine Veterinary Association’s The Remuda Magazine NRHA Reiner Take the Reins
I pulled up to a familiar stop: Hunter Creek Farms [Wilsonville, Oregon]. And stepped out into a familiar scene: a horse show [the precursor to the Country Classic]. Vinney towered over me at a solid 17.2 hands. A bay gentle giant. Bravo’s eyes are as kind and expressive as they come. Lindsay, the equally beautiful […]
I was handed a saddled horse when I stepped out of my car… which I knew was a sure sign for an amazing shoot. “We need to take a trail ride to get to a meadow of wildflowers” Audrey informed me. What? YES! Best day ever! Audrey rode her four year old mare Gyspy through the trails […]
I am so thrilled, humbled and ECSTATIC that July’s issue of Texas Equine Veterinary Association’s The Remuda magazine features Kirstie Marie Photography not only on the cover, but all throughout the magazine. See all SIX photos, including this COVER, here!! Wow – what a joy and honor this is!! This cover photo was taken during the […]
“Consider how the wild flowers grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these. If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today, and tomorrow gone, how much more will he clothe you” – Luke 12: […]
Kristin’s session with Groover is one of my all-time favorites… so I am beyond excited to share that this session was FEATURED on the incredible blog Beyond the Wanderlust Check out the entire set here: http://beyondthewanderlust.com/kirstie-marie-photography-dallas-texas-fan-feature-beyond-the-wanderlust-inspirational-photography-blog/
Miss Taylor deserves two blog posts. If you missed part one, be sure to keep scrolling. I jumped the gun on this one and posted the digital photographs I took before I even got the film rolls back from PhotoVision. But I kind of like the opportunity to sift out the film images and showcase […]
I am GIDDY to announce this feature from last week! The Equine Chronicle posted an article that I wrote on their blog titled “Tips to Prepare for a Professional Portrait Session with your Horse” The link went “viral” – with hundreds of shares across Facebook. I have been a photography client many times, so I […]
35 to 220 is a blog dedicated to the “best film photography in the world.” I am so humbled and incredibly excited to announce Maria’s session was FEATURED on 35 to 220‘s blog, alongside an interview with me! To see more, go to http://www.35to220.com/featured-work/quine-film-photography-kirstie-marie
Texas is wildly unpredictable. This session with Brittany Bevis and her sweet mare Sissy took place on a very cold and windy day in Pilot Point, Texas. Brittany is an extremely talented rider, with a very decorated career in all-around events. She has dominated the show circles in APHA and AQHA. And now she has […]
“You call me out upon the waters. The great unknown, where feet may fail” – Hillsong United This session with Claire had my stomach in BUTTERFLIES! I was filled with anticipation for weeks! Not only is Claire exceptionally beautiful and incredibly sweet – but she is TALENTED. In every sense of the word she is […]
Kate and Eli have been killin’ it in the show ring. Eli is just a youngster out of the great mare Vital Signs are Good but he already has multiple events under his belt – and BOY is he a stunning horse! I met Kate at High Point Performance Horses in Pilot Point, Texas for […]
I am THRILLED for y’all to see the new video from Heartstring Films! Check it out: Kirstie Marie Photography from Heartstring Films on Vimeo. The experience of working with Jeff at Heartstring was so amazing. We went to Abbie McFarland’s ranch in Weatherford, Texas for a shoot with her horses. Check out more of […]
One of my goals for 2014 is to make this blog more personal in two ways: writing about each post and adding posts from my personal life. I am thrilled to share my wedding photos with you. June 15, 2013 was an incredible day for so many reasons! The day is a bit of a […]
FEATURED today on the AMAZING blog Let The Kids!