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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. 

Beloved portraits, Couples in love, Jana Marie Photography

Jessica & Nathan | A winter Beloved

Nathan and I were on our way to Kingston, Ontario for a friends wedding. We had decided to go to Niagara Falls since neither one of us has been there. We get to the falls and start walking around the main part, which is absolutely gorgeous but super crowded. Nathan suggests we go up to […]

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Featured wedding photography, Jana Marie Photos, Kansas City portrait photographer, Couples, love

The Shipley family farm wedding {Indep}

There really are a lack of words when it comes to writing about a couple who is nothing less than amazing for this world, amazing together, incredible in their family life and just nearly perfect in every way. Musicians, artists, athletes, wholesome people. Everything about Bethany & Eli and their family I adored. From being […]

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Fun photos, Camera lenses, KC senior photographers, Jana Marler, Red train, West Bottoms

MaKayla, VanHorn HS Senior

Oh girl, MaKayla needs to be my next photography assistant. She can work in front AND behind the camera very well. I love spending time with creative minds. You can tell she is an artist and put a lot of thought into it. The red nails with the red train in the West Bottoms… the […]

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Lifestyle, Seniors

Iowa Weddings, Farm Wedding, vintage, Jana Marie Photography, DIY decor

Chelsea & Justin + vintage farm diy | Iowa Wedding

There are SO many darling things I have to say about this couple.. one of my favorite weddings I’ve ever had the opportunity to shoot.. so because of all it’s awesome-ness and the very fun story Chelsea and Justin share.. I am going to save my writing a novel and write when I come back […]

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Destination, Weddings

Beloved photography, KC couples, Jana Marie Photos, Plaza river walk, blue steps

Eskimo kisses & grandmas blanket {KC beloved photography}

April & Chad, both college athletes and now coaches in the suburb high schools of Kansas City, both very strong in multiple ways, he says to her “you look like an indian with that on.” Of course her wardrobe is what every girl wants her own to be, so she flaunts her head piece proudly […]

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Angie & Chris | Longview Mansion

Angie & Chris…. both Barbie & Ken in human form. This wedding was so very earthy, down to Chris creating the wood chips and Angie burning their initials into them, to the moss growing around the centerpieces. The weather was a lovely spring day, weather that everyone wishes to have on their wedding day. And […]

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Mason Jars, Lacey weddings, Pearls, hand made, Pink heels, Vintage inspired weddings, KC wedding, jana Marie Photography

Jenny & Austin, Married

Every time I sit down to write about my couples, their wedding days, their families and friends, the cute decor or theme.. it’s always easy for me to write about the prettiness of their whole day. But hardly ever can I truly say that a DREAM wedding was accomplished by COMPLETELY finding all the decor […]

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Kansas City wedding photography + Codi & Zach + mustache tattoos

Words cannot express how much I simply.. adored.. this.. wedding! Not only was it just the decor that I admire so much, but this family is so fantastic! The bride, Codi, has been on some missions trips with me, her parents, and lots of people at our church, and she is nothing less than ridiculously […]

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Kansas City portrait photography + Makai turns TWO

Happy Birthday to the most happy little boy I know. Makai turns TWO on Thursday and we were so excited to play in the park for his photo shoot. Forget the pictures, my favorite thing was all the dog piles I got from sweet little Makai. I simply adore this stud! You know you are […]

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KC wedding photography | Niki & Paul + The Belvoir Winery

Niki & Paul are one of the first to have their wedding ceremony and reception at the newly renovated Belvoir Winery in Liberty, Mo off 291 hwy. I remember growing up, we used to drive past these massive acres where the big mansion sits, thinking it was haunted. It is so large, and so old […]

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