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I'm a Photographer, Educator, Shop, sustainability guru, foster and adoptive mama, multiple hat wearing entrepreneur. My love language is hugs and my tank is filled by serving others. You can find me world travelin', renovating a vintage trailer/house or doing something fun with her husband, two boys and three fur babies. 

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Upscale Videography added to Our Team!

We are thrilled to announce the latest addition to our dynamic photography team. Join me in welcoming our newest visionary: The upscale and elevated videographer, Matthew Deltoro with Eclicktik Films. We are Kansas City’s newest and hottest photo and video team. With a keen eye for storytelling through moving images, Matthew brings a fresh perspective […]

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Business, Videography

Fall portraits in a field of wild yellow flowers

Kelsey & Cam, Lifestyle

“Unexpected Beauty: Finding Gems in Kansas City and Suburban Backdrops” Driving through the vibrant fall streets of Kansas City and its surrounding suburbs, the possibilities for photography backdrops are endless. It’s not always about the grandeur of the backdrop, but rather, it’s about capturing the essence of the moment through skilled manipulation of lighting and […]

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Children, Family

White Iron Ridge Wedding

One of the very first shoots in White Iron Ridge.. That’s right, we are throwin’ it way back. This gorgeous styled shoot Weddings by Hannah envisioned and coordinated is so timeless and stunning. The florals wrapped around the stairwell from Good Earth Floral so elegant and fresh, the candles lit down the simple yet classic […]

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Weddings

Bridal Party Photos in Wedding at Liberty Memorial World War II Museum

Becca & Bobby, Missouri Wedding

A wedding day spent at one place for everything makes the day a breeze. A newer event venue in Kansas City, The Maverick, hosted the getting ready, some photos, ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. Their more feminine bridal suite is huge and inviting, their space is large and can seat many guests, they are right […]

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Weddings

Lifestyle at Iberostar, Jamaica

Ever wondered what life is like relaxing around the Iberostar Jamaica resort? The lifestyle is dreamy. Check out this little mini brand session we did with Nick and Norm as they spent their days cozied up in the coffee shop, romantic daytime bike rides, swinging oceanside or enjoying the room hammocks. You can’t go wrong […]

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Brands

Nicole & Matt Married

Nicole & Matthew Brown, married at Our Lady of Sorrows and celebrated at The Bardot in Kansas City, Missouri on Nov 5, 2022 What a romantic fall day for Nicole & Matt. It started off right at the Loews Hotel full of gorgeous window light and funny memories falling onto the bed while hanging the […]

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Weddings

The Todd Family, Lifestyle

They did NOT want normal fall photos. So we got ice cream in our bell bottoms instead. YESS! “You can’t buy me love, but you can buy me ice cream” hit home as a special quote for them too. What a special day. I just adore Jess and her family. Seriously, check out these epic […]

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Children, Family

Brand Session with Phon Wills

This, girl, is, everything! Oh my the beauty overload. Like seriously… when you are gorgeous and you’re a photographer and know how to work it because you know what YOU want when you’re on the other side of the camera taking photos of people… Phon killed her brand session. And it was her first one. […]

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Brands

Sarah & Ryan Wedding

Sarah & Ryan, married at the Magnolia Venue and Urban Garden in Kansas City, Missouri – Oct 2, 2022 Sarah & Ryan had way too many photos just in the getting ready process. The light was perfect, the venue’s rooms were perfect, everything was in one place, everyone was relaxed and fully present, the sun […]

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Weddings

Kelsey & Dylan, Kansas Wedding

Kelsey & Dylan, married at the Milburn Country Club in Overland Park, Kansas – Sept 24, 2022 You never know what you’ll get in September in Kansas City. We had 50 degrees two days before this and rain and come wedding day it was 75 and sunny. Grateful for another blessing of beautiful weather for […]

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Weddings

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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Children, Family, Lifestyle

Brand Session with 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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Brands

Brand Session, Iberostar Cancun – 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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Brands

Brand Session with 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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Brands

Brand Session with 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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Brands

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