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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. 

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Lauren & Tyler Engagement

One of the best parts of my jobs is meeting new people and learning about them, how they met, what they do. I always have such interesting clients. Lots of engineers, lawyers, architects, I swear most of my clients are nurses or teachers. A lot of people with great hearts and a desire to help […]

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Molly & Brad | Vail, Colorado

Aug 11, 2016 | “I hold your hand in my hand, much as I hold your heart in my heart.” – Molly Cornelison I know God is always present at weddings, but at Molly & Brad’s wedding at Piney River Ranch in Vail, Colorado, he thought he’d show off just a little bit. With a double […]

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Destination, Weddings

Kansas City portrait photography + Sarah & Kevin.. laughing ’till our cheeks hurt + Beloved

There’s a really simple recipe in life. If you want to know how to be happier and laugh more… surround yourself with people who are just that happy and make you laugh until your cheeks hurt. Or puppies that are so cuddly you just want to curl up on a cozy couch with some hot […]

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Dallas wedding photography + Brandy & Kyle + the first rainy day

What are the odds. Dallas hasn’t had rain in so long… and then the one day we have a beautiful outdoor ceremony, near the lake of Paradise Cove, it decides it wants to rain. Rain or shine, this party went on. And it was a great day indeed. Lucky for us, the second they had […]

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Destination, Weddings

Laura & Beau + 1 year anniversary

Congratulations to the two love birds! My amazing friends Beau and Laura just celebrated their one year Anniversary and they are so adorable together. We wanted to bust out the wedding attire for a relaxed and warm fall shoot and I was very pleased with these two models. They are naturals {big grin} And the […]

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Couples, Lifestyle, Weddings

Beloved, Love, Couples, Kansas City lifestyle, Kansas City portraits, Jana Marie Photography

Kansas City portrait photography + Kaye & Scott + Beloved

Kaye & Scott just happened to book in the spring, a day that ended up being about 80 degrees in this crazy fall of ours. The light was breathtaking, and we had them laughing (especially Scott and all his giggles) practically the whole time. We also incorporated some Beloved-lovin and this first shot just shows […]

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Couples, Lifestyle

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Kansas City weddings + Ali & Corey + The autumn breeze

Colorful. Charming. Sweet. Patient. Romantic. Silly. Playful. Memorable. Honest. These are all the things that I think about when I remember how beautiful Cory and Ali’s wedding was. Their family and friends perfectly fall into those categories just as much. We very much have loved getting to know this darling couple, discovering all sorts of […]

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Kansas City portrait photography + Makai turns TWO

Happy Birthday to the most happy little boy I know. Makai turns TWO on Thursday and we were so excited to play in the park for his photo shoot. Forget the pictures, my favorite thing was all the dog piles I got from sweet little Makai. I simply adore this stud! You know you are […]

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Kansas City wedding photography + DEMO VIDEO PART 2

A BIG project in the making. Just seeing this crew of awesomeness reminds me how these months and months of work are really pay off! I am proud and definitely honored to be working with such fantastic artist from around the country. And I’m humbled that so many are willing to help make this all […]

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Personal, Videography, Weddings

Leah & Pat + a great way to end the summer

  Hands down,  this was the largest number of bridal party members I have ever witnessed. 25 to be exact. It just comes with the territory when Pat played baseball in college, as well as Leah playing volleyball in college. You’d think would have been hectic, but they were all so much fun and surprisingly […]

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Cindy & Adam | Classic Cup | Cadillac Room {KC wedding}

Cindy and Adam’s wedding was very inviting, with their closest loved ones attending below hidden wine cellar at the Classic Cup on the Kansas City, Missouri plaza. So intimate, sweet, and just full of laughter all day. I enjoyed attending a wedding with unique and different decor. And every place we went had it’s own […]

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Driving around town.. and look what I find..

…..Kansas City at it’s finest! I have ALWAYS wanted to venture around long enough to find a city scape of Kansas City that would blow my mind. BAM! Found it. Such a breathtaking site I was just so excited to share with you all.

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