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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. 

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

A Grand Hall Engagement & Party

The Grand Hall is one of our favorite places to photograph. With it’s beautiful architecture, it’s rooftop party room, the views of Kansas City and the killer staff. We were honored to photograph such a fun night for so many.

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The Kepharts | Spring Family Portraits

It’s always one of my favorite things photographing my favorite people. Here’s to one of my most beautiful friends and her precious family! I love you all.

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Children, Family, Lifestyle

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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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Kayla & Tim | Stanley Event Space

Congratulations to Tim & Kayla on their wedding March 19, 2016 at the Stanley Event Space in downtown Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Who would’ve even guessed that it SNOWED on their wedding day. I think that it’s considered extreme good luck.It was such a relaxing day regardless of the cold. No rush, everyone was happy and […]

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Megan & Marcus | Historic Taylor Barn

My ultimate favorite types of weddings to shoot, are these kind. Intimate, charming, artistic, different, meaningful, eclectic, fitting to their personalities, relaxing, and all the wonderful things you dream of your day being. I love, love, love that their entire wedding day was in one place. It makes it easy to do photos in one […]

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Bunny snuggles..

Who wouldn’t want to cuddle with this precious little bunny? Little Sailor is growing so fast. This was her 7 month pictures and she is very ready for spring. We also captured a few moments (very rare) of her “without” a smile on her face for once. And even a couple of tears (fake or […]

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Eager for spring and Easter eggs..

This sweet little chunk, ready for the warmth of the spring sun. Enjoying her little Easter themed photo shoot from last Saturday and celebrating her 9 month birthday! Happy birthday and cheers to festivities and Easter. See the full gallery here.

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Children, Family

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Wolverine loves my roommate!

My roommate is in love with a man who I say closely resembles wolverine, or Hugh Jackman.. whichever he thinks compliments him most!  And he very much loves her too. I admire how much they tease, laugh, are silly, and then a couple seconds later-romance and Beloved-ness is flying everywhere. (..this is me, slowly backing up […]

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Balloon fights with Amy & Mark + beloved

Amy and her continuous adorable laughter + Mark with his “kindergarten grin” as Amy would say it. These two have nothing less than pure fun in their relationship. I say Amy wins at their balloon fight. Just because she has longer hair and it shows more static means very little in terms of who conquers […]

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An ad shoot for The Buckle + The Ruperts

This is “the” time to enjoy spending time outdoors with your family, laughing and teasing each other about how bad your jokes are and just loving the few relaxing moments you have all together. This family, the Ruperts, were definitely out and about proudly wearing an entire wardrobe for The Buckle and very much looking […]

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Lily, A perfect little Munchkin

It’s easy for me to say that I think all babies I meet are so precious and perfect. I can’t help it, I love kids.     … but this time, when I say this baby is perfect, I “mean” she is perfect. This little Lily is flawless in every way. She was the most […]

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