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Welcome Bridal Guide

Ever find yourself saying the same thing over & over again? Have you ever calculated your time responding

12 Email Responses for Photographers

When we become the muses for a change, I totally understand how my clients feel. 

Services & Investment Pricing Guide

Business Tools

Our own Forever Family day on National Adoption Day Nov 20, 2020. We had a small virtual party and celebrated these boys. J said, "Today was the best day of my life!"

It's official!
our adoption day!


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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more about me

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.

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A Quick-Start Canva Guide & First Magical Steps

If you’re anything like me, you hate learning new things. Alone at least. So many times I just want someone to show me quickly. Yes, I’m THAT girl. I learn so much faster watching and doing vs reading and figuring it out. Click below to watch me walk through getting started with Canva simply, a […]

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Online Gallery Ordering Walkthrough

Now more than ever we are understanding the deepest need to support local businesses. Mega companies are booming, leaving smaller local companies closing their doors. I would be lying if I said we were doing just fine. But we will rise above, this too shall pass. But now more than ever we’d love your support. […]

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Free Valentines Recipe + Photos

It’s VALENTINES Day!  And we love serving our amazing clients in any capacity! We had a ton of photographing for our Valentine Stock themed photos for our Stock Up Membership. Enjoy a yummy recipe and you can even download 10 FREE Valentine Photos for fun or for your brand. Download them here. We’d love to […]

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Food, Personal

Our sweet little baby room!

This is something you post in the first few weeks of baby being born. Maybe even before baby is born. Definitely with your newborn photos. But here we are, two years later and I’m finally sharing our personal, wild ones baby room. But nothing we do is ever “normal.” Late 2019, when our littlest guy […]

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How to Make a Pretty IG Reel Cover

Social media is ever changing. The creativity is endless. So you want to learn how to grow your social media and elevate your visual identity? We have a handful of Instagram tips and tricks on our Reels and IGTV at – come follow to learn more. In this video, I show you how to […]

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Holley & Jarek, Cancun Wedding

We’ve traveled and adventured as often as possible, but never once have be snorkeled in the ocean off a catamaran in a rain storm. It was a tad bit worrisome and chilly as it started to rain, but once we braved the (what we thought was) cold ocean, it was so warm. What an experience. […]

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Jones Holiday Photos

Happy fall,  merry Christmas, happy holidays & all the good things. Whether naughty or nice, it’s been wonderful seeing the few of you for sessions I had this year. How cute are these two? Mama is so creative!

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Children, Family

Support Small Businesses

If you all don’t follow me on Instagram on our new business page and our photography IG @JanaMariePhotos then you probably missed some of my favorite small businesses for BUSINESS and also PERSONAL and local to KC. This Small Business Saturday, consider supporting smaller companies and even local companies too.   We’d love if […]

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Business, Entrepreneurs

Our Adoption Day 11/20/2020

If you don’t follow me on Facebook or Instagram:  You’re missing out. You missed our incredible news!   This was my A.M. post: My water has broke. Headed into labor. They plan to induce at 2pm. It will be two precious little boys. I’ve carried them in my heart for so long! I’ve been praying […]

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The Taylor Family

This family is something so special. Their journey to finding each other has been a roller coaster of emotions all around. I’m so seriously honored to have met them and get to photograph their precious, precious family. This mom and dad has so much love for their two twins and their family, it’s not even […]

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Children, Family


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