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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. 

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, Lifestyle

The Kepharts | Spring Family Portraits

It’s always one of my favorite things photographing my favorite people. Here’s to one of my most beautiful friends and her precious family! I love you all.

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Children, Family, Lifestyle

Muehlfelder Family

These stylish little girlies were the best smilers and so attentive their whole family session in Kansas City at the Loose Park’s Rose Garden last week. With their fur, matching golden bows, their baby blonde hair and curly sue hair, and super hip shoes they were totally portrait ready. I’m always so much more pleased […]

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Children, Family, Lifestyle

Colette & Eric’s bunch

We documented Colette & Eric and their little bunch at Kessler Park in Kansas City as they passed through, but just right before we left for our work trip to Singapore and Thailand and I’ve been itching to share these adorable four for a couple weeks! The life and love in this family is just […]

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Children, Family

Penn Valley Park, Kansas City skyline, Loose Park, Rose Garden, Jana Marie Photography, Kansas City I'm So In Love, Beloved sessions, Engagement pictures, KCMO, Best Kansas City photographer, Love, Puppies, Family portraits, Fall

Rachel & Johnny Engaged

Rachel & Johnny, now getting to celebrate their engagement session. You see, I met Rachel and Johnny at Indie Wed in Kansas City, a really fabulous low key and intimate bridal show. Someone sent them over, “You have to go talk to Jana, she got married in Grand Lake, Colorado too!” The world aligned and […]

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Rosson family | Independence square

I say it every year. The Independence square and surrounding neighborhoods are always lavishing in fall color. Some of the most gigantic and beautiful fall trees are in our local neighborhoods. Just walking the dog every evening feels so magical. So where did we do this families adorable fall family portraits? Right here in the […]

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Children, Family, Lifestyle

Easter pictures, Spring family portraits, Best KC portrait photographers, Lifestyle sessions, Jana Marie Photography, Loose Park, Natural Light Photography

Eager for spring and Easter eggs..

This sweet little chunk, ready for the warmth of the spring sun. Enjoying her little Easter themed photo shoot from last Saturday and celebrating her 9 month birthday! Happy birthday and cheers to festivities and Easter. See the full gallery here.

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Children, Family

Spring specials

Without doing an information overload, I want you all to know all the great things that are coming up from mini sessions for Easter/spring, getting the 1st year of your little ones life documented and even 50% off sessions if you book before April 1, 2014. Please share any of these ads with your friends […]

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Lifestyle, Specials

Jeanette Prenger, Holidays, featured family photographer, Jana Marie Photos

Fall into season with the Prengers

I am so grateful to have met the Prengers. A few months back, we had a “Luff elementary girls” reunion, of all our childhood best friends. The girls I grew up with, built my faith and my life with, the girls who I conquered many Championship titles in elementary school and Jr high basketball with. […]

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Children, Family

Joplin Smile + Midwest Photographers help during devastation

I am so proud of the photographers in the Mid-west. For those of you not aware, Joplin Missouri, a pretty large city very close to what we call home here in Kansas City, was hit by a tremendously large tornado on May 22, 2011.  Their lives came to an immediate stop, losing 30% of their […]

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Beautiful people at Loose Park

I couldn’t ask for better weather or better subjects. This session was such a warm sunset… and there were flowers galore.. that this session almost seemed dream like. Check out this beautiful family and welcome this cute little boy into our big world of discovering things and stretching our limbs. As always, don’t leave the […]

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Family, Lifestyle

The McGhees

There are so many things in my life that I have to be thankful for. I have always looked back and thought about the people I have been blessed with to have in my surroundings, as friends or family. Really. I have been very lucky. God just gave me great people to be around.. always. […]

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