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Mini Session Event | Women’s Glamorous Portraits

I have always had a heart for women.  All ages of women.  Whether I have been leading a woman’s bible study, loving teenagers as a youth pastor or photographing them, creating environments of encouragement, edification, and love is something I strive to do.   I have been given the opportunity to rent an amazing studio in the […]


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Social Media Intern Opportunity

We are looking for the perfect candidate to join the Thrive Seniors’ team this summer as a part-time Social Media Intern!  This is perfect for a college student who is studying social media, journalism, marketing or other related fields.  Your college may even offer credit for the completed internship!   Other interns that have worked […]


Loving Yourself | Monday Motivation

I took a big leap today and recorded a video of myself talking to you. (It’s now Tuesday!  It took me an entire day to figure out how to upload the video!)  I don’t really need to write much because I talked for 10 minutes in this little heart to heart video about loving yourself. […]

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Upcoming Urban Mini-Session Day Announced! | Kansas City Creative Senior, Family & Baby Photography


Mr. Blue Eyes | A 6 month Portrait & Creative Family Photography Session | Kansas City Family Photographer

I have been so blessed to photograph this family from the time there was just two parents with one on the way!  It is so awesome to see them growing and what a beautiful and fun family they are.  Baby J has incredible blue eyes and tons of personality.  This was his 6 month photo […]


Super Bowl Sunday | It’s a Kansas City Chief First Baby Reveal! | Kansas City Family Photographer

As a Kansas Citian for 12 years, it was embarrassing that when Amanda called to book a session for her and her husband, Peyton Hillis, that I had absolutely no idea he was a Kansas City Chief.    She said they couldn’t come in on Sunday because they were going to the Chiefs’ game, but […]


The McDowell Family | Family Portraits in Kansas City

This beautiful family serves my church, Church of the Harvest, as the youth pastors, a role I used to occupy. They are doing such an amazing job creating an environment where young people know they are loved; by both people and by God.  In my opinion, that’s the ultimate goal of youth ministry.  It does […]


Rachel + Jake | A Kansas City Engagement Session

I am so excited for Rachel and Jake and their upcoming March wedding!  Rachel was my wonderful intern in 2012 and was such a blessing to me in so many ways.  She and Jake were such a fun couple to photograph; so in love and so playful and silly.  I am no longer a wedding […]


laura & taylor’s wedding day | part two | St. Joseph Wedding Photography

Thanks for coming back today for part two of Laura and Taylor’s gorgeous wedding!    Please leave some comments at the end of the pictures to let Laura and  Taylor know how much you love them and their photographs! After the bride and groom ate, we stepped outside for their portraits.  I just love all […]



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