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Hello there!
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. 

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

Nickey & Nic, Puerto Vallarta Wedding

Nickey & Nic, married in Puerto Vallarta at the all inclusive resort Hyatt Ziva on January 25, 2022. I swear to it! Destination weddings are where it’s at. A full week or weekend with friends. Endless adventures, tours, excursions from land to sea, entertainment every night probono of the resorts (if you do an all […]

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Destination, Weddings

Sarah & Casey, White Iron Ridge Wedding

Sarah & Casey, married at White Iron Ridge in Smithville, Missouri on January 16, 2022. Sarah & Casey radiate a literal happiness glow everywhere they go. They have so much fun together and you can tell because they don’t stop laughing (or giggling). From the minute I met them I realized they were moment makers. […]

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Kylie & Ethan, White Iron Ridge Wedding

Kylie & Ethan, married at White Iron Ridge in Smithville, Missouri on December 4, 2021. Winter magic coming right up. With a plethora of DIY from the bride, and elegant touches from the incredible professional team plus a warm glowy sunset in the month of December, this day was so classic and charming. These two […]

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Taylor Family, Lifestyle

Taylor family fall photos, at Bass Pro Waterfall Park in fall 2021. Don’t you love how “clients” become incredible friends? How the earth aligned and amazing conversations were had.. Cute “meet cutes” have become one of my favorite things to hold onto. I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Chrissy and her family over this […]

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Davis Family, Lifestyle

The Davis Family, fall photos at Kauffman Performing Arts in Kansas City, Missouri, winter 2021. Ever have those incredible businesses you admire and drool over? Chris’s business and what he’s created with The Lost Wax is my top recommendation and I am truly honored for his friendship as well. He’s supported my endeavors for years […]

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Sarah & Zack, Bardot Wedding

Sarah & Zack, married at The Bardot in Kansas City, Missouri on Nov 20, 2021 Sarah & Zack put a splash in fall wedding decor with a stunning unique palette and details. This wedding was just so sweet in so many ways. When weddings are easy, relaxing, thoughtful, they are the very best. From the […]

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The Dugan Family, Lifestyle

The Duggan Family fall photos at Bass Pro Waterfall Park in Independence, Missouri fall 2021. I love three so much there just aren’t many words. Celebrating in the fall with picnics, photos, roasting marshmallows and running around fall trails has been fuel for my soul! Thank you for letting me document your cuties. And for […]

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