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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. 

Nicole & Matt Married

Nicole & Matthew Brown, married at Our Lady of Sorrows and celebrated at The Bardot in Kansas City, Missouri on Nov 5, 2022 What a romantic fall day for Nicole & Matt. It started off right at the Loews Hotel full of gorgeous window light and funny memories falling onto the bed while hanging the […]

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Nick & Courtney, Engaged

These two are something else. Just look at how much fun they are. Celebrating on the rainiest day we’ve had for awhile here in Kansas City. But Antioch Park’s stunning fall colors made up for it. We waited the rain out and toughed out the sprinkles. You wouldn’t even know would you? Congratulations to two […]

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Couples

Stephanie & Josh Engaged

I love when couples are up for anything. Sheer long dresses with heels in the woods at Burr Oak Woods in Blue Springs, Missouri? Yes please. Stephanie didn’t complain a bit and was hiking and climbing in that dress like it was nothing. They laid on the ground on blankets, danced in fields in their […]

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Kelsey & Cam

I have thought about and prayed for my couples who have been planning their dream wedding in the midst of covid. They have had to navigate so much. So, so much. Constant changes, constant regulations, considering different options, many even changing venues, changing their guest lists, from back yard weddings back to bigger safe weddings, […]

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Taylor & Noah, Kansas City wedding

Taylor & Noah, married at the Jacobs Well and celebrated at Studio Dan Miners on 5.4.19   Her skin glows. His smile tells it all. Their story of how they met and continued to date is just adorable. They first met at another wedding I photographed for their best friends Caroline & Kurt in 2015. […]

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Hiep & Josh | Red Barn Farm Wedding

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Sara & Nick | Nelson Atkins Engagement

Praise the good Lord spring is here and the flowers are starting to pop up. The sunshine is glowing and they had the most perfect spring day for their Beloved (engagement) session. Congratulations to you both. I hope you have as much fun together every day as you did during this session.

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Abby & Tanner

   O.ctober 27, 2018 | Abby & Tanner married at Village Presbyterian & Hallbrook Country Club in Leawood, Kansas   A soft and elegant wedding amongst the sunshine and the colors of fall. What a great day for Abby & Tanner. They are so charming and their day reflected Abby’s Pinterest board to a T.   I love that […]

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Shannon & Jeff, Hawthorne House

Congratulations to Shannon & Jeff on their wedding together at Hawthorne House in Parkville, Missouri. It was so fun chasing all those adorable little faces around all day, seeing Jeff’s surprises throughout the day, dad’s face the first time he saw you Shannon, the pastor who married you and all his kind words… you two had […]

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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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Bridgette & Marc, Kansas City Wedding

Bridgette & Marc | Married at Redemptorist, May 19, 2018 What a gorgeous day for a Kansas City wedding. While we were away we had two really great Associate and second shooters document the story of Bridgette & Marc married at Redemptorist in KC. It’s always so sweet looking through photos, when you can feel […]

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Workman wedding, Jason and Melissa, St Joseph wedding, KC wedding photographer, Jana Marie Photography, Tip Top Tux

Melissa & Jason | St Joseph wedding

Melissa & Jason | Married in St Joseph, May 19, 2018 The wedding of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle was well under way this beautiful morning and we were coming to celebrate yet another prince and princess. Melissa looked like true royalty in her insanely stunning gown, with sheer and lace wrapped around every inch of her body. […]

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Jennie & Brent | Timber Barn at Weston Red Barn Farm

Can you believe it? Brent & Jennie’s magical memorial weekend wedding is featured on our blog today. I remember first meeting Brent and Jennie at the Nelson Atkins Museum for their beloved engagement session, and once the semi-shy Brent realized I officiated college basketball (he’s a basketball coach), we instantly hit it off due to our mutual love of […]

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Dyana & Ryan | Californos Wedding

Hints of Kate Spade inspiration and a jaw dropping Anthropology gown meets winter in Kansas City. Our last 2016 wedding was nothing short of fun and lots of laughing. Dyana and Ryan are true comedians, and with their friends of course, there was never a dull moment. How they survived the winter months in Kansas City beats […]

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Winner-The Knot Best of Weddings 2017

PRESS RELEASE // JANA MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY NAMED WINNER IN THE KNOT BEST OF WEDDINGS 2017 Eleventh Annual Best of Weddings Awards Honor the Top Wedding Vendors Across America Independence, Mo/January 16, 2017—Jana Marie Photography is pleased to announce that we have been selected as a 2017 ­­winner in The Knot Best of Weddings, an award representing the highest-rated wedding […]

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