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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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2015 In Review | Thank You

I’m so so thankful for almost 7 years of business with 99% amazing clients. I’ve been fortunate to have met such great people along the way from families, to little kidos, to couples who’ve been married for 50+ years, to couples all around the world getting married. Welcoming new life and seeing lives come to […]

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Children, Couples, Family, Lifestyle, Seniors, Weddings

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International photography demo video + Beloved

Thank you SO very much to: Video | Matt Hawley with Hawleywood Films Video | Bryce Veazy Script help | Nick Bauer Hair Accessories | Tessa Kim Hair Accessories | Handmade by Sara Kim  Umbrellas & accessories | Luna Bazaar Hair | April McReynolds with Neon Hair Designs Music | Mile Marker instrumentals by Amy Seeley  Couples […]

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Personal, Press

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Wedding Inspiration + bow ties & vintage cars

Two of the most intelligent, real, musical, charming, fun, lovable, and easy going people you will ever meet. I. simply. adore. April & Zeth. April with a beautiful voice and Zeth with all his masterpieces in the music room. You two are one of a kind! Enjoy this collaborative project we did as a Kansas […]

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Kansas City Wedding Photography + Longview Mansion, rustic and romantic

Rustic, romantic, vintage inspired Kansas city wedding with tons of DIY and intricate  decor to die for and an adorable couple foxy and fun. This beautiful fall wedding has been such a blessing to view every day.. working with vendors to get featured and hearing all the raves from the planning bride and groom. I hope […]

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Wedding Wire’s Brides Choice Award 2012

Independence,Missouri – February 28, 2012 – WeddingWire, the nation’s leading wedding Marketplace, is excited to announce Jana Marie Photography has been selected to receive the prestigious WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2012 for Wedding & Portrait Photography! The esteemed annual awards program recognizes the top local wedding vendors from the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and […]

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Press, Weddings

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The ultimate Valentine portrait experience..

  Hear what some Beloved members are saying: “To celebrate 30 years of marriage Bruce and I decided to have professional photographs taken to capture our outdoor spirit.  Our main objective was to achieve great photos of the two of us taken in a beautiful setting.  When we contacted Jana Marler to be our photographer […]

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How a full time photographer really spends their time.

We sleep in until 11am. Hang out with our friends all day. Never change from our pj’s or brush our teeth, play video games all day, stuff our faces with popcorn, maybe take a nap and then wake up in time to go “take some pictures” for about an hour, right? Our reputation as photographers […]

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Melissa + Kory | Redemptorist church wedding

There are no words to describe this wedding. That’s why I’m about to share so many images. Because I want everyone to truly see the magnitude of this breath taking wedding. Down to the smallest details, the entire day just flows so well together. Melissa & Kory have put so much work into making this […]

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Kansas City wedding photography + Leah & Nick | The Berg

Finally posted. We’ve been so happily unable to post Leah & Nick’s beautiful wedding due to it being featured on STYLE ME PRETTY yesterday. It has been such an honor working with Style Me Pretty, one of the biggest, if not THE biggest wedding blog in the world. And I’m just tickled to death that […]

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We’re featured on Style Me Pretty today..

Two of my favorite people I’ve ever worked with, the stunning and delicate yet unbearably humorous and ‘gawgeous’ couple, Nick and Leah…. are…. FEATURED ON STYLE ME PRETTY TODAY!    Right now.    Go there.    Please leave them so much love so we can represent the midwest, and better yet, MISSOURI well. The post is short and […]

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Press, Weddings

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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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