Become a Skilled and Confident Equestrian Photographer with Shelley Paulson

Shelley Paulson, a commercial and editorial equestrian photographer based in Minnesota, announces enrollment is now open for her photography mentorship “Wings” for people wanting to level-up and soar in their photography and editing skills.

“Wings” is a 3-month online learning and group mentorship experience for both professionals and passionate amateurs. More than just an online course, “Wings” will help you grow as a photographer with the guidance of a mentor who cares about your success and a small community cheering you on along the way.

The focus of this mentorship is photography and editing skills, so anyone with a desire to learn can be part of it, whether you want to make a business out of photography or just want to enjoy it more and make better images.

“This mentorship is ideal for people working in equine media who would like to be confident behind the camera and able to do more in the editing process to make their photos stand out,” Shelley said.

Some topics covered in the mentorship include:

  • Find the Light, Find the Magic
  • Composition for Better Storytelling
  • Posing the Horse and the Rider
  • Save Time with an Efficient Workflow
  • Learn and Love Lightroom
  • Perfecting Your Images with Retouching

The Wings Mentorship starts in January, and applications are open now. Visit to learn more and apply.

Applications close December 20, 2021.

About Shelley Paulson
Shelley Paulson has combined her deep love of horses and photography to create a thriving business. Her work is known for its emotional impact, captivating use of light, thoughtful compositions, and rich color. Her equestrian work has been published worldwide and can be seen in various magazines, product packaging, and marketing collateral for major equine brands such as Nutrena, Farnam, and SmartPak. Her work is also featured in an award-winning book called Horses, Portraits & Stories, available on

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