Jana Marie Photography is award winning, an International wedding, beloved + lifestyle photographer based out of the Kansas City, Missouri / Denver, Colorado / Hermosa Beach, California area. Jana graduated with two Bachelor Degrees in Visual Communications and Studio Art with an emphasis in Photography. Jana has shot weddings and portraits for over 10 years, starting her business in 2009, has had the opportunity to create timeless art in over 10 states and three countries, and has been apart of the Professional Photographer Association since 2009. Jana Marie has been awarded “Bride’s Choice Award” in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 recognizing her as part of the top 5% of wedding professionals throughout the United States and Canada. The esteemed annual awards program recognizes the top wedding professionals in the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism.
Jana Marie can be found inspiring artists across the midwest as the Art Director of EA Bridal Magazine since 2012. Her work can also be seen in EA Bride, KC Weddings Magazine, Style Me Pretty, 100 Layer Cake, Middle of the Map Weddings, Wedding Chicks, Emmaline Bride, The Lovely Cupboard, and international blogs such as Der Hochzeits Guide.
You can find her in her spare time enjoying newlywed bliss alongside her husband Philip (married July 20, 2014), sipping on a carmel apple spice, cuddling with their child- their baby golden doodle named Floyd, officiating Division II and high school basketball and volleyball, playing in competitive volleyball leagues, spending time with family and friends, playing the piano, singing in the shower, around the house or at church in their worship band, renovating homes or traveling the world for pleasure or missions.
Because of your incredible business with Jana Marie Photography, along side her heart for children and ministry, Jana Marie has been able to donate over $3,000 to families involved in a Mexico Missions organization, Puenta De Amistad, helping build over 8 houses for families involved in their local Tijuanna churches and in need of a new home. She has also given to her local missions organizations, The Clothes Closet at her church-Birchwood church for over 3 years and has given over $1000 to her adopted “pen pal” child in an international organization called Compassion International. She also had the opportunity to intern with a non-profit organization called Outreach International in 2007, another program she strongly believes in. Jana Marie recognizes that she would not be able to give in this magnitude if it wasn’t for the support and business from her clients and she thanks you for your continued relationship.