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how to downsize your wedding into a micro wedding

Planning a wedding throughout this past year has been so difficult for many couples. With the future of the pandemic still unknown it’s likely that most couples are having to choose between having a smaller wedding, postponing, or cancelling their wedding all together. I’ll share with you my best tips on how to downsize your […]

How to Downsize Your Wedding

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Destiny and Ross were planning their wedding during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. They opted for a Kansas City wedding with a backyard reception. Celebrating with their friends and family while also keeping everyone safe and comfortable was their main priority. When I first spoke with Destiny I was eager to hear all about their wedding […]

Kansas City Wedding with a Backyard Reception

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Once you begin planning your dream wedding you’ll start reaching out to various vendors. The vendor most couples are looking forward to hiring the most is their photographer. You want to make sure your day is documented from start to finish and captured authentically. These images will be your looking glass back to your wedding […]

How to Choose Your Wedding Photographer

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Anna and James planned the most gorgeous summer wedding at The Hawthorne House. Being surrounded by their closest friends, celebrating with their families, and a beautiful golden hour made for the perfect day. Anna and her bridesmaids started the morning off right with a toast of champagne. They then got ready in Hawthorne House’s newly […]

Summer Wedding at The Hawthorne House

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This year I asked my past brides to share their advice for future brides. All of the lovely ladies planning their weddings can take tips from brides that recently planned their own weddings. They all learned what is most important when it comes to wedding planning and making sure you enjoy your day of. Whether […]

6 Past Brides Share Their Advice for New Brides

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We all know the importance of continuing to “date” your partner, no matter how long you’ve been together. It helps keep the spark alive and strengthen your bond as a couple. 2020 has been one hell of a year and the need for connection is even greater now. Now that it is getting colder outside […]

Winter Date Ideas (At Home or Socially Distanced)

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Scheduling an engagement session is one of the best ways to personally get to know your wedding photographer before your big day. Many of my wedding packages include a complimentary engagement session simple to give us a chance to meet, get you both comfortable in front of the camera, and of course give you guys […]

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Choosing to elope instead of having a big wedding is completely a personal preference. Once you and your partner have decided an elopement is the perfect fit for your relationship, how do you even go about planning one? In this post I’m going to share advice from one of my real couples, Loren and Dimitri, […]

How to Elope in Kansas City -Advice from a Real Couple

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McKenna and Micah’s summer wedding at Mildale Farm was filled with personal touches, from early morning devotions to private last dances. Every last detail was planned to focus of their relationship and their soon to be marriage. McKenna reached out to me to photograph their wedding about 12 months before their date. We had plenty […]

Summer Wedding at Mildale Farm in Johnson County, Kansas

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Hannah and Greg got married at the Overland Park Ballroom, but wanted to get some photos of them and their wedding party outside in the gorgeous summer weather. I suggested we take their wedding photos at The Museum at Prairie Fire. As a wedding photographer in the Kansas City metro area I strive to find […]

Wedding Photos at the Museum at Prairie Fire Overland Park, Kansas