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Whitney & Jeff | 4.16.16

A nice blog post before my send off out of the country. I’ve been waiting all week to post this because I knewView full post »

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Matt & Ali’s precious boys!

Oh heartbreakers! Last week’s sunset lifestyle session at the Bingham Waggoner Estate in Independence, Mo withView full post »

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Chris & KC’s Maternity Session

Uwwww, so steamy out here on this beautiful spring day in Independence, Missouri! This is how twin babies are madeView full post »

Kayla & Tim | Stanley Event Space

Congratulations to Tim & Kayla on their wedding March 19, 2016 at the Stanley Event Space in downtown Lee’sView full post »

Brooke & Mitch are married!

Brooke and Mitch had just the right amount of overcast on their spring day for their wedding last Saturday. We wereView full post »

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The 2016 Grammy Awards…

Our weekend at the Grammys 2016.. what a blur. I’m such a proud wife. My husband works so hard with the amazingView full post »

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Holly & Mistletoe Holiday Homes Tour

I was attempting to compile our house renovation and remodeling photos (the befores and afters) with our Holly &View full post »

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2015 In Review | Thank You

I’m so so thankful for almost 7 years of business with 99% amazing clients. I’ve been fortunate to have metView full post »

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Press Release | We’ve won Couple’s Choice 2016 !

We never get tired of this Press Release from Wedding Wire. Thank you to all of our couples for allowing us to achieveView full post »

A Christmas wedding | Caroline & Kurt

So. Much. Happiness happening at this wedding. What a great way to ease into Christmas break. With a sparkly, ChristmasView full post »

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A Christmas wedding | Sara & Rex

Sara, sweet Sara…. I met this smiling face in 2008 when she played volleyball for me at Longview college. She wasView full post »

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Henson family

I was so excited to share these images from the Fort Osage Christmas Tree Farm with the Henson family. We did theseView full post »

Whitney & Jeff | Kansas City engagement

The beautiful Whitney & Jeff, celebrated their engagement with a Beloved session at some of their favorite placesView full post »

Featured in Destination Weddings – Bucket List

I, am, so, stoaked!   I have been dying to get in Destination Weddings magazine and online website/blog or anyView full post »

Whitney & Lucas | Weston Red Barn Farm

I had a little booth and table set up with wedding albums and canvas and soon after I was set up, I met Whitney and herView full post »

Brett & Maiata | West Virginia Wedding

So much grace, elegance, intelligence and laughter at this wedding. Brett & Maiata so charming and artisticlyView full post »

Katy & Josh | Beloved

How do you even begin to put in to words how much you love your best friend. The fact that she asked me to take theseView full post »

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The Adamics | Fall 2015

One of my favorite things about photographing people is meeting people who do really interesting jobs and who have aView full post »

Rachel & Jon | Beloved Engagement

Just this week, Kansas City lost two veteran fire fighters in a very large fire close to home. They had just saved someView full post »

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Megan & Jordan Wedding at Buffalo Lodge

Congratulations to Megan & Jordan. They survived one of the hottest and windiest days of summer and still had aView full post »

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“Getting Published” | We are hosting a workshop

Come join Jana Marie, owner of Jana Marie Photography and Art Director of EA Bride Magazine Nov 8, 2015 in theView full post »

Tasty Tuesday: BBQ Beef & Potatoes

1.) Peel and slice potatoes, put in a 13×9 greased pan and place in a pre-heated 425 degree oven. 2.) WhileView full post »

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Featured on The Knot-Missouri & Kansas

We’ve had such a wonderful wedding we shot of the stunning Allie and Liam featured on The Knot-Missouri &View full post »

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Our Kitchen diy remodel

A peak into our first remodel project (done in 2013-yes it’s taken me that long to share)….. I can’tView full post »

Amanda & Gus | St Louis

Amanda & Gus were our first stop on our summer road trip East, and we started with a bang. Headed to St Louis as weView full post »

Tasty Tuesday |DIY Fruit Popsicles

BERRY POPSICLE: Place strawberries, blueberries, and milk into a food processor of some kind and blend intil smooth. IView full post »

Bath time with Ira

My ULTIMATE favorite shoots are when you let yourselves be you and then I get to document it. This sunset, laid backView full post »

Ali & Dillon at The Elms | Excelsior Springs wedding

We say the world is getting smaller and smaller. I believe this the older I get. When I sat down with Ali & herView full post »

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Murff Twins | 6 months old

These little guys, their hilarious serious faces as they watch mom, dad, grandma and grandpa dance behind me. TheyView full post »