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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. 

Puppy love, a furry lifestyle session

This adorable puppy lifestyle session is full of sloppy kisses, multiple dog naps and playful energy.

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Shoot and Share contest, Photography contests, Jana Marie Photography, Destination weddings, 20th Place

Why we love the Shoot & Share photo contest

Since 2015, I have submitted over 50 images a year to an amazing photography contest called Shoot & Share. Enter up to 50 photos in 25 categories. Anyone can enter photos, and it’s totally free!  The images are anonymous and who votes? We all do. This is my favorite part! View the photos randomly and […]

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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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Beloved photography, Kansas City wedding photographer

First dates & engagements at the Nelson

My big sister  Emily (who I’ve known since I was 5 years old…my best friends older sister) and Aaron are engaged! Their Beloved session we chose to do at the Nelson Art Museum in Kansas City with grandmas quilt, the place where they picnic-ed for their first date. And now they’re engaged to be married. […]

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Fur, belly fat and eating teeth + 10 weeks

Floyd is 10 weeks (two weeks ago). The first time I saw him do this, I about peed my pants. I knew I wanted to do a photo shoot of him, so his fate was already determined. This is his fun lovin personality always. Look at that face after the mess.. he thinks he’s in […]

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Black and White photography, KC weddings, Jana Marler

Abrah, Patrick & Butler | Beloved Couples

Meet Butler. Abrah & Patrick’s newest addition to their family. And so stinking precious he is. A perfect model ready for a great shot and a little lake adventure in the mud up to his knobby knees. Congratulations to your little family you are starting. And congratulations for receiving a mini Beloved session complimentary. If […]

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Featured images, Cuddle, canoes, plaid outfits, summer blankets, Kansas City photography

5 year anniversary with Jess & Tim on Lake Jacomo

Jessica & Tim have been married for 5 years.. and they love their family of 3. Their puppy as their child. This Beloved session is of two very outdoorsy people… who always challenge their fear and search for thrill seeking experiences. They sky dive, bunji jump, do marathons, play in the mud, spend time outdoors […]

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My little pup Foxy Roxy

Sadly to say, our adorable Brittney, Jersey, passed away on Valentines Day. She was horribly hit by a car on the highway. It really hasn’t been fun to deal with.. but you know, a new life just fills your heart with many new happy stories.. Meet Roxy! {I call her Foxy Roxy} She is thirteen […]

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