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World travelin’, sustainability guru, humanitarian, foster and adoptive mommin’, photographer, photobooth-er, educator, multiple hat wearing entrepreneur. This girl’s love language is hugs and her tank is filled by serving others. You can find her under a palm tree, on a mountain, renovating a vintage trailer/house or running through the sprinklers with her husband, two boys and three fur babies.

The Allen Family

Jen, Allen & their adorable family’s summer session at Unity Village in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. This family will always be special to me. The family tree of the entire Hawleys. From their weddings, to children’s and family sessions, plus all the projects and travels I’ve done with Jen’s brother Matt with Hawleywood Films. I even […]

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Family, Lifestyle

Brand Session, The Makerista

There are certain people I just have on my wish list to work with. Gwynn with The Makerista is one of them. Laura is great friend of mine and photographs for her often so when they called me for some help, I was all in. This girl just oozes creativity it’s wild. Check out her […]

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Brand Session, Iberostar – Brennan & Sylvanna

Working for Iberostar for their big re-branding of their “Wedding Experience” was absolutely one of the highlights of my career. We visited multiple countries, for multiple weeks, photographing multiple set ups: from their resort lifestyle, to excursions and events, to rehearsal dinners, to wedding days and so much more. I can’t even begin to calculate […]

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Brand Session, Beco Flowers

Brand sessions have QUICKLY become one of my favorites to photograph! One of the things that light me on fire the most is helping other people live out the dreamy life they want, doing what they want, having the freedom to choose and be their own boss, to create something for THEM, to celebrate people […]

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Brand Session, Hazel & Ollie

The fire and my enthusiasm for Brand Sessions just had to have started with this creative firecracker. Emily has an insanely natural talent for aesthetics that are vibrant, inviting and appealing. She used to be one of my favorite florists, vibrant and unique of course. Then she started her jewelry line Hazel & Ollie and […]

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Brand Session, Hewitt & Co

Hewitt & Co is signage, calligrapher, and custom illustrator in the Kansas City area. Rachel was relaunching a new website. Her content didn’t match her current expertise and the growth she had in her business. With her brand session, we captured a bit of her behind the scenes, some more lifestyle type of head shots, […]

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Becca & Bobby Engaged

Becca & Bobby are in full swing wedding planning mode. And this night we got to celebrate them in not just 90 degree Kansas City temps, but with a breezy 90 degree temp in the Crossroads Kansas City and at the Kauffman Performing Arts Center. It actually turned out really pretty and we had so […]

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Hanah & Eyad – Kansas wedding

Hanah & Eyad, married at the Wichita, Kansas “WAM” – the Wichita Art Museum on May 28, 2022. This day was going “to be simple with not a lot happening” she said. And then we walked in. There were stunning and creative spiraled table chandeliers if you will, gorgeous details in every part of her […]

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Paige & Kyle – Key Largo, Florida

What a week spent in Key Largo, Florida with Paige & Kyle. One to remember for sure. Look at all these beautiful, beachy and elegant details from the arrival welcome dinner to the wedding night dance floor. Paige thought of it all. Congratulations on the beautiful couple. May your marriage be even more beautiful than […]

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Russel Proposes!

Congratulations Russel & Brittany on your engagement. One of our photographer’s documented this proposal so sweetly for Russel and his whole family who poured into every detail to make it JUST perfect for Brittany. So charming having all your family there to celebrate with you. SURPRISE, and congratulations to the beautiful couple!

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Couples, Proposals

Lauren & Tommy, Engaged

Lauren & Tommy celebrated their sincere and sweet engagement at the Nelson Atkins Museum with their fur baby. I can’t take it. I can tell when couples have something special together. They are best friends, and I could feel it. That spark and endearing relationship will keep them strong for so many years. I can’t […]

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The Green Family

I need these kids to follow me to all my sessions to get others to laugh and giggle as much as them. This session was FULL of energy. Mom and dad fully contributing too. *smiles* I can’t get enough of all the long lasting spring around Kansas City. If you get an opportunity to do […]

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Children, Family

The Pedersons Family

THESE TREES! …. and all these incredible smiles and eyes. The purple and white trees are so short lived here in Kansas City and I seriously love them for photos! I’m so glad we had one on the Bingham Waggoner property for these spring portraits of the whole Pederson family. What a great group of […]

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Mackenzie & Ben, Rehearsal

Mackenzie & Ben, rehearsal at Trezo Mare in Kansas City, Missouri on 5.29.2021 There’s something so special about having your whole story documented. From the proposal to the engagement photos, the rehearsal and wedding day, and of course the story goes on… Mackenzie & Ben are such a sincere duo I just loved getting to […]

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Couples, Rehearsals

Kelsey & Dylan, Engaged

Kelsey & Dylan, engagement photos at Kauffman Performing Arts and Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri on Feb 10, 2022. You know you’re ready to rock your engagement session totally warmed by your excitement, when it’s 30 degrees with high winds in Kansas City and you just “don’t care” or “can’t feel it.” This lovely […]

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Couples, Lifestyle

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