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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. 

First birthday, One year old, Cake smash, Children photographer, Kids, portraits, blue springs lake, blue springs photographer

A “Wild One” 1st Birthday

Tis the season for baby birthdays and newborns. This “wild one” turned ONE! The last time I photographed this family was when I did his big brother’s first birthday photos at Lake Tapawingo about 5 years ago. During this session at Blue Springs lake, there were so many moments I saw photo flash backs in my […]

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Children, Family, Lifestyle

Tree farm pictures, Christmas photos, Family at Christmas, Blue Springs Lake, Jana Marie Photography, Kansas City family photographer

Holiday family photos

It means a ton when our clients have us document each important step in their lives. I’ve loved seeing Matt and Lindsey’s love and family grow. And I can tell you that I know personally, that this adorable little blue eyed babe is spoiled by both sets of grandparents. He is the most precious little […]

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Children, Family, Lifestyle

Blue Springs Lake, Senior Photographer, Jana Marie Photography, Lifestyle sessions, Fall, Lees Summit,

Molly | Senior 2015

Molly, Molly Molly. Gorgeous, confident, ready to graduate [smiles] This high school senior is as sweet as she seems. Very in love with staying active in the outdoors, embracing the beauty of the nature world. I LOVED this session a lot. We waited for the perfect weather and holding off for just a few more […]

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Lifestyle, Seniors

Featured lifestyle photographer, Jana Marie Photography, Belly pictures, Pregnancy, love

Casey and Brandon + 1

THE best thing about my job, is building connections with each of my couples and families and having such a fun relationship with them. Getting to know them shoot after shoot is by FAR the most rewarding thing in this business. And i’m always so honored that couples I’ve shot their Beloved (engagements) photos for, […]

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Couples, Lifestyle

Black and White photography, KC weddings, Jana Marler

Abrah, Patrick & Butler | Beloved Couples

Meet Butler. Abrah & Patrick’s newest addition to their family. And so stinking precious he is. A perfect model ready for a great shot and a little lake adventure in the mud up to his knobby knees. Congratulations to your little family you are starting. And congratulations for receiving a mini Beloved session complimentary. If […]

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Kansas City portrait photography + Joe & Tesa + Beloved

To balance out their beach wedding next August, they thought they’d capture the colors that are left of the fall at the Blue Springs Lake, practically their backyard. Joe & Tesa love to boat at the Ozarks, cuddle up at home and most importantly, just enjoy being together. To see the rest of their images, […]

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