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A different perspective on covid

The ocean side ceremony, rooftop cocktail hour, reception in the sand & a weekend of adventure.

Ocean side Mexico wedding

When we become the muses for a change, I totally understand how my clients feel. 

When our funny family gets behind the camera

An itinerary from the ocean & islands of Phuket to the city & forests of Chiang Mai. 

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Vietnamese traditions mixed with a modern vibe, this lovely couple celebrates with theme, a donkey flower girl, surprise entertainment & more.

HIEP & JOSH AT RED BARN FARM

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Our first & only wedding of 2020 (thanks to Covid).
“A jewish military wedding” is how Lauren giggled while explaining it. 

Lauren & Andrew at Muehlbach Hotel

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I am a traveling storyteller; a photographer & educator telling epic life stories around the globe. We are based out of Kansas City or wherever you're from.  Proving you can be both a goofball & romantic. If not adventuring, you can find me cuddling with my fur babies on the couch with my laptop & a cold glass of milk, renovating an old vintage trailer of some sort with my husband or climbing trees with our kids outdoors.

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Couples

The biggest mistake a photographer can make

You’ve heard it from someone you know personally I’m sure. In my case, I’ve heard it from four close friends and I’ve had about six phone calls from others photographer’s couples who want me to photograph bridal portraits again so they can have something at all from their wedding day.   Their Photographer lost their […]

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Business, For photographers

Dean Family

This sweet family, in their element: bubbles, mohawk helmet, giggles, root beer floats, playful and creative siblings topped off with loads of love. Just the kind of family I love to know. This front yard spring shoot in their front yard was perfectly fitting. Hugs to you friends.  

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Children, Family

A different perspective on this Earth Day

  Today is an Earth Day to remember. I found this post on my friend @Ashlynjumpponen’s Instagram page written by Gutpreet Gill and thought offering a different perspective to the Covid crisis and it’s impact on our economy was much needed. It read:   “Amongst all the fear and confusion, there’s this.. a different perspective. […]

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Personal

How to easily order your Album stress free

  Ever wonder how many images go in an album? What do layouts look like? Who designs the album? How does album ordering work when ordering through JMP.     I’m here to make the album ordering process uber simple for you. Here is how easy it is: Order your favorite album of choice on […]

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Albums

12 Ways you can help support us during Covid

Everyone globally is adjusting to so much right now. I’m sure you’ve heard the statistics of how many jobs are in the Service & the Event Industry in America. According to Event Manager Blog “the events industry in the USA provides over 5.9 million jobs. (Oxford Economics and Events Industry Council, 2018)” For us small […]

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Business

Front yard photos..

The saving grace for my family has been to get outdoors these quarantined days. We’ve done lots of walks around the neighborhood, we lay and listen to the birds, we’ve picnicked in the yard, drawn on the sidewalks, tossed the frisbee. Our favorite thing to do is stand in the sidewalks and talk to our […]

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Children, Family

Bobbit Family

The Bobbit family enjoying some gorgeous sunshine, running wild and free in their backyard with their newest killer swing set made by nobody better than dad himself. Also, how adorable are these custom t-shirts made by mom a dad?

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Children, Family

New Velvet covers for Fine Art Album

Our stunning Fine Art Albums from Vision Art Book, now offers a gorgeous line of Velvet cover materials. We are obsessed. I quickly ordered a studio sample of one of my favorite albums, Taylor & Kyle at The Guild in Kansas City. This sexy material easily complimented their stunning beauty and gorgeous wedding details. I […]

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Albums, Products

When OUR funny family gets behind the lens..

It’s always a weird feeling being on the other side of a camera. When WE become the muses for a change, I totally understand how my clients feel. It can be weird friends, I get it. But find a photographer you can relate to, and that makes you feel comfortable enough to be you during […]

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Lifestyle, Personal

Spring Inspiration Mood Board at The Abbott Kansas City

Spring wedding inspiration – The Abbott, Kansas City

Raise your hand if you’re ready for spring and summer? I’m talking the grass poppin’, leaves blooming, birds chirping, sun shining, everyone’s strollin’, bunnies and babies happenin’, smell of fresh flowers in the air kind of spring. I know this is a unique spring for everyone, literally, around the globe. But let’s get inspired and […]

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