About Barb Jones

Barb Jones is an accomplished and well-known photographer having specialized in actor headshots since 2005.  Barb's long-time relationships in the competitive world of acting are key to her expertise and insight into what earns the attention of casting directors and talent agents.  Based out of the Nashville area, Barb's photography is in demand by actors throughout the United States.  She is known for giving actors a casual, fun session while orchestrating a comprehensive photo shoot styled with both strobe and natural lighting techniques. She is driven to deliver exceptional images that will stand out to casting directors, increase auditions and meet each client's goals.  


Barb Jones Photography is recommended by:

MacRay Management (LA) - Colors Agency (Memphis) - Action Talent Agency (Jackson, Mississippi) - The Krewe Collective (New Orleans) - Top Ten Talent (LA) - Treasure Coast Talent (LA) - Moore Casting  -  Petrosky Casting - The Avenue Agency (TN, GA) - The Block Agency (TN, TX) - The McCray Agency (TN)  - Talent Trek Agency (TN) - The Actors' School  -  Lisa LAX Agency - Nashville Acting Studio - Advantage Talent (TN) - Jackie Burch Casting (LA/Atlanta) -  East Coast Talent Agency (Atlanta)  -  WAW Talent Management (LA) - Acture Talent (TN) - 4th Wall Acting Studio - Carolina Talent (Charlotte) - Cracker Jack Management Southeast (Atlanta) - Coastal Talent (Charleston, SC) - Barefoot Talent (Louisiana) - Evolution Talent Agency (Charlotte, NC)


"She gets the actor's headshot. Not all photographers do. Barb Jones is the first name on my lips when it comes to headshots." - Regina Moore, Moore Casting


"Fantastic headshots!" - Kim Petrosky, Petrosky Casting


"Barb Jones is a GREAT headshot photographer in Nashville, TN!  I tell all my southeast actors to RUN TO HER!" - Wendy Alane Wright, CEO, WAW Entertainment, talent management firm, Los Angeles


"Attention to details - great work - thrilled to have found you!" - Jason MacRay, MacRay Management, Los Angeles


Clients include:

  • Leading actors/actresses and future TV/film stars
  • TV broadcasters and spokespersons
  • Singer/Songwriters, recording artists

Barb’s photography has been published in People Magazine, Parent Magazine (cover), The Tennessean, and a state book project, The Barns of Tennessee. Her art photography has been exhibited at the Brentwood Library, Landmark Booksellers in Franklin, TN, and on display at local art festivals. Barb is a member of the Professional Photographers of America and the Brentwood Photography Group.

"Photography has always been my passion. My love for building relationships and creating powerful and captivating images has combined into a work that is both challenging and a lot of fun! I am driven to capture the very best images for each situation and continually seek new techniques and trends.  Returning clients and industry referrals from all over the southeast keep me very busy and so very grateful!"

Barb Jones holds a B.B.A. in Business Management and a B.S. in Economics.  She worked ten years as a corporate trainer and recruiter in the real estate industry. Barb and her husband, Jim, have two sons Trent and Jason. The family loves travel and adventure such as when they lived in Beijing for a summer and in 2018 they rappelled 100-foot cliffs in Zion National Park.