Barb Jones Photography, Nashville, TN | About

About Barb Jones

Barb Jones is an accomplished photographer serving actors and music artists in the southeast region entertainment industry since 2005.  Barb's long-time relationships in the highly 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 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 meeting each client's goal.  Barb's passions and specialties are talent headshots, CD covers and artist promotional images, recording studio documentary photography and live performance photography.  


Barb Jones Photography is recommended by:

Talent Trek Agency  -   The McCray Agency  -  Moore Casting  -  Petrosky Casting - The Avenue Agency - The Block Agency - Gage Talent  -  The Actors' School  -  Nashville Acting Studio - Advantage Talent  -  The Cannon Group Talent  - Jackie Burch Casting (LA/Atlanta) -  East Coast Talent Agency (Atlanta)  -  WAW Talent Management (LA) - YJB Talent (Chicago/Atlanta) - Acture Talent - 4th Wall Acting Studio - Carolina Talent (Charlotte)


"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


Clients include:

  • Leading actors/actresses and future TV/film stars
  • TV broadcasters and spokespersons
  • Singer/Songwriters, recording artists
  • Music producers and session musicians
  • Major record label managers and executives
  • VPs and CEOs of companies large and small
  • Authors, accountants, attorneys, doctors, ministry leaders, etc…

Barb’s photography has been published in People Magazine, 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 (lived in Beijing one summer!), outdoor adventure, and their sweet dogs, Lucy and Delilah, Goldendoodles. They are members of Fellowship Bible Church.