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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. 

Nicole & Adam

An engagement session at Loose Park’s Rose Garden on a beautiful spring day with Nicole and Adam.

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Couples, Uncategorized

The Green Family

I need these kids to follow me to all my sessions to get others to laugh and giggle as much as them. This session was FULL of energy. Mom and dad fully contributing too. *smiles* I can’t get enough of all the long lasting spring around Kansas City. If you get an opportunity to do […]

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Children, Family

Lauribeth & Patrick, Engaged

Lauribeth & Patrick celebrated their engagement at their cozy downtown Kansas City condo, then at Penn Valley Park and Loose Park. Some of Kansas City’s best local spots. Fall colors are rolling in, the weather has still been warm and these two are soaking in their engagement. Congratulations to the gorgeous Lauribeth and Patrick. Your […]

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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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Tresa & Quinn | KC engagement

If only every session could be as fun as this one. I think we laughed and giggled 80% of it. Tresa and Quinn are such a light and they reflect CRAZY happiness together. I seriously love these two. Congratulations. Can’t thank you enough for being excited about having us along for your big day!

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Sara & Kelly | Beloved at Loose Park

I love photographing couples at places that mean something to them. Places where they spend their time or where they grew up. For Kelly & Sara, they loved being outdoors at Loose Park with their puppies, it’s the neighborhood Sara grew up in, and they love this park! (As we all do right)? One of the […]

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Fall family portraits, emmy-ray, Jana Marie Photography

A lovely maternity + Loose Park

Aren’t they so lovely? This is such a dear friend in our wedding industry, one of the best florists in the midwest, Mrs emmy-ray and her so sweet, so silly husband. They are a really genuine couple who share the perfect balance of left brain and right brain. Their house is artistic and unique to her […]

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Couples, Family

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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A Sunrise Proposal

I feel so honored to get to post this, as I played such a big (and shall I mention, rediculously fun) part in this sunrise proposal of Jenny & Austin. So I get a phone message from Austin.. “Hey Jana, it’s your good buddy Austin, call me when you can!” And SOMEHOW, I knew INSTANTLY […]

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