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Vietnamese traditions mixed with a modern vibe, this lovely couple celebrates with theme, a donkey flower girl, surprise entertainment & more.



An itinerary from the ocean & islands of Phuket to the city & forests of Chiang Mai. 



Our first & only wedding of 2020 (thanks to Covid).
“A jewish military wedding” is how Lauren giggled while explaining it. 

Lauren & Andrew at Muehlbach Hotel


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I am a traveling storyteller; a photographer & educator telling epic life stories around the globe. We are based out of Kansas City or wherever you're from.  Proving you can be both a goofball & romantic. If not adventuring, you can find me cuddling with my fur babies on the couch with my laptop & a cold glass of milk, renovating an old vintage trailer of some sort with my husband or climbing trees with our kids outdoors.

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Stephanie & Josh Engaged

I love when couples are up for anything. Sheer long dresses with heels in the woods at Burr Oak Woods in Blue Springs, Missouri? Yes please. Stephanie didn’t complain a bit and was hiking and climbing in that dress like it was nothing. They laid on the ground on blankets, danced in fields in their […]

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Ayden High School Senior

It’s hard to believe these kids I saw running around as toddlers are all grown up and graduating high school. It’s been fun celebrating with all my friends kids and watching them become their own unique individuals. Congratulations Ayden. Enjoy college, some of the best years of your life are to come!

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The Bandy Family

Lifestyle sessions are my favorite. Especially when they involve everyone making breakfast together, jumping on the trampoline and playing in their secret play rooms. I always adore photographing this family in their environment. These girls will rule the castle one day. A real castle somewhere. Believe it. Enjoy family time at home with this little […]

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Children, Family

Bryce, Truman High School Senior

I’ve known this stud since he was a little guy. Little guy no more. Graduating high school from Truman in Independence in 2021, he has so many opportunities awaiting him. Bryce is a gentleman, respectable, kind, hard working, a great athlete, a Godly man. I am so proud to know him and his family and […]

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Jamie B – Branding Shoot

One of my biggest love languages and super powers is serving others. Connecting with other brands and businesses and helping people connect their heart with their brand has been one of my greatest joys during this covid season. This is my beautiful friend Jamie and she is starting to elevate her wellness journey while helping […]

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The Kackley Family

My incredible and talented friend Laura. My Jr High friend, my mentor, my photography idol, my pastors wife, my inspiration for all things human and art. I love Laura, Craig and their kiddos beyond words. These sessions are always because we photograph each other’s families and then we edit our own families sessions. So these […]

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Children, Family

Lauren & Brennan

I can’t even begin to explain all this couple has been through… ALL our 2020 couples have gone through during this season of covid. So many dreams written down and re-written again, collaborating, brainstorming, navigating new normals, laughs, tears.. We’ve been counting down the days to see this beautiful bride with her prince charming. Her […]

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Kelsey & Cam

I have thought about and prayed for my couples who have been planning their dream wedding in the midst of covid. They have had to navigate so much. So, so much. Constant changes, constant regulations, considering different options, many even changing venues, changing their guest lists, from back yard weddings back to bigger safe weddings, […]

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Our top 10 earth friendly products

Wanna know how Philip and I have saved roughly $1500 on average every year and instead put it towards TRAVEL? Everyone always wants to know how we can afford to travel. Well, we are smart and don’t spend where it’s not needed. In our household and business, we had already made the switch to no […]

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The dirt on owning your own business

I am going to be adding interviews of some of my favorite entrepreneurs to help continue to inspire you all as you start up your businesses or dream up what a life of freedom and business ownership looks like for you. Excited to announce that my first “interview” (hello pre podcast?) is with one of […]

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