As a life long equestrian myself, I understand the special bond between a horse and rider. I have spent those quiet moments listening to my horse munch hay. I have felt the absolute thrill of coming together to win the blue ribbon.

I am committed to capturing the relationship you have with your horse and creating everlasting memories that you can keep for generations. I offer personalized photo shoots, as well as mini sessions and beautiful wall art for your home. Whether you are looking for portraits of your daily life with your horse, or a glamorous Fine Art portrait, together we can create your story.

Currently based in Chestertown on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, I will gladly travel to any location.


Sometimes you never know the true value of a moment until it becomes just a memory.

-Dr. Seuss


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What You See vs What The Photographer Sees

I’ve been pretty lucky to have wonderful friends and clients who trust me to take pictures of them and their best friends. Even when I ask them to stand in strange places, or make awkward poses! I’m pretty terrible at remembering to take behind the scenes...

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2017 Equine Model Call!

Model Call! ***As of February 20, 2017 I am no longer looking for 2017 models unless you have one of the following: A horse of color (paint, appaloosa, palomino, etc), a horse with long mane or unique facial marking, a well trained western horse (reining, barrel...

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Anna Smolens, Purple Horse Designs LLC. Equine portrait photographer located in Chestertown on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Close to Washington DC, Baltimore, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and New Jersey. Will Travel. More.

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