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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. 

Morgan & Liam

What a fun season to be in. Both the season of their engagement AND fall season. For Morgan and Liam, we started at their favorite restaurant CaVa in Westport – Kansas City where Liam proposed to her. Then we headed to Loose Park Rose Garden with a “fall outfit.” Little did they know it’d be […]

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Couples

Megan & Darrick Wedding

Megan & Darrick | July 21, 2018 at First Creek Farm I knew from the second I met Megan & Darrick that they were my kind of people. Our #jmpcouples are always pretty fantastic I must say. Both of these two have hearts of gold, they are so sweet yet so hilarious. You have no idea […]

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Megan & Darrick at Lake Jacomo

Megan and Darrick I knew were my kind of people the moment I met them. The pretend shy couple, but with lots of zest and random bursts of dance moves in between those kisses and hilarious laughter. The sweetness is infectious. Couples like this are admiral and i’m really always so grateful to cross paths with them. […]

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Spring Engagements at the Nelson

Jennie & Brent are just shy of about 5 weeks until their wedding day. What better way to celebrate your engagement than to do what you love, relaxing on a perfect sunset evening while being fed grapes at a picnic at the Nelson. Spring in Kansas City, Missouri has just been beautiful. I hope this was […]

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Press Release | We’ve won Couple’s Choice 2016 !

We never get tired of this Press Release from Wedding Wire. Thank you to all of our couples for allowing us to achieve this esteemed award. We are thankful for all of your big hearts and positive feedback. Kansas City’s Own Jana Marie Photography Wins a WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award® 2016 Kansas City, Missouri – January 13, […]

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Featured on The Knot-Missouri & Kansas

We’ve had such a wonderful wedding we shot of the stunning Allie and Liam featured on The Knot-Missouri & Kansas last week. So excited to share. This is one of my favorite weddings ever! So many great details, so many great moments and a room full of people very beautiful and fun. Bonus! Even better, […]

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Sarah & Brandon | Hawthorne House

Congratulations on such a light, heart felt wedding occasion. Sarah & Brandon are another one of my couple’s I think look just alike, and are perfectly complimentary of one another. So fun, so competitive in their sports (as you can see by their head table), and so gorgeous. I’ve been delighted that they just keep […]

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April & Chad at Club1000 {KC wedding}

Full of purples and greens, this very large numbered bridal party had so much fun all day. In and out of Aprils dress, we traveled around town to get some of the colorful textures of Kansas City. And Club 1000 provides such a lovely event space that we had fun shooting indoor and the rooftop […]

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Jessica & Kirk | Beloved Couples

This is what a complimentary mini Beloved session looks like. One outfit, one location, two totally fun people. Help me help you. Get 100 different people to “like” my business Facebook page (Facebook.com/JanaMariePhotos) and receive a complimentary 30 minute portrait session (of any type)… just as Jessica & Kirk did. Tell them to write on […]

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Sarah and Kevin + Little Theatre {Kansas City weddings}

Fun, fun, and more fun. Sarah, Kevin, both of their families and all their friends were seriously the most welcoming group of people. And NOTHING  short of incredible friendly, happy and so very fun all, stinking, day. They were bound and determined, even bearing the heat, the non-air conditioned (wrong) trolley that was sent and […]

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Highway patrol + policeman are engaged {Lees Summit beloved}

Kari, a high way patrol officer Aaron, a police officer Both met on the side of a highway during a call he had to join her as they had to deal with “cop” stuff… felons…(you know. No need for details) As she waits patiently and gains frustration, she sees him noticing her as he approaches […]

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As seen in EA Bride Magazine

As seen on E A Bride for the Irene at the Hawthorne House. (The Hawley wedding shown below) A featured wedding story of ours coming in June 2012 also. Very much love E A!

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Kansas City wedding photography + Kristen & Michael | Hawthorne House

The adorable polka dotted wedding at the Hawthorne House. We again, have seen absolutely beautiful 75 degree weather for another great fall wedding. Congratulations to the adorable Kristen & Michael… with grins from ear to ear! {VENDORS} Photographer {me} | Jana Marie Photography Video | Matt & ALie Venue | Hawthorne House Photo Booth | Say […]

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Abby & Joe

These two are adorable… enough said! Leave some love for Abby & Joe below..

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Kansas City wedding photography + Britni & Bobby + Terrace on Grand

Britni & Bobby.. another great connection I have through the Roberson family. I have absolutely loved the past year planning senior portraits with Kayla, and planning weddings for BOTH Erin and Britni (who are sisters, both married within the same couple of months). Woo, I don’t know how they did it. But it was a […]

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