I absolutely loved spending the afternoon with these beautiful ladies to get some great shots to celebrate their graduation from the University of Arizona School of Nursing, what an awesome accomplishment!!! Congrats girls and have a blast at your graduation THIS Friday!!! Order prints and view all of the images from their photo session at: […]

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I loved photographing these two to celebrate their one year anniversary! It was a chilly fall day for this mini session in Leawood, Kansas but totally worth it!! View their wedding photos here: www.pureinart.com/2013/joe-stacy-shaw-stolen-from-canada-part-ii-fall-wedding-grand-river-chapel Order and view all the images from Joe and Stacy’s portrait session at: www.pureinart.smugmug.com/Couples/Shaw-Winter-Portraits

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WPPI is an annual wedding and portrait photography conference and trade show held at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, where more than 13,000 photographers from over 70 countries attend every year.  WPPI offers a week of topic-specific classes and a trade show with the newest and hottest gadgets. This was my second […]

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In June this year, Cody and I moved to Tucson, Arizona on his journey to become a general surgeon at the U of A. While it was a tough move for both of us, being that this is the first time on our own and away from family, we feel extremely blessed to have been […]

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This week in Kansas City we were hit pretty hard with some major snow storms, which made for some terrible traffic but also produced a beautiful winter wonderland. My little brother and sister were excited that they got several days off of school so we spent this afternoon taking some photos out in the chilly […]

Children

This year my niece, Ryleigh, turned THREE and baby Cole, a.k.a. Bubby, turned ONE! So of course we had to celebrate with some updated family photos! The weather during winter in Kansas is known for never being consistent.. one day its warm and 70 and the next day its a blizzard. So we ended up […]

Children

I had the honor of photographing my beautiful friend, Susan, and her growing family. Two months ago they welcomed baby Greg to the world and what a darling little boy he is!! Now I don’t typically shoot a lot of newborns, but I really wanted to explore a new type of photography to me called […]

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Scot is one of my husband’s brother and a pivotal person in Cody and my relationship. Scot was an admissions counselor at MidAmerica Nazarene University and I volunteered to help him collect donations at chapel one day. On our way to College Church we passed by this really nice, white Cadillac in the parking lot. […]

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Earlier this month I went on vacation with my family to Long Beach, California and on our last night there, we went out to Huntington Beach in Bolsa Chica, California for a bonfire and to take pictures of my Tita Audrey, her husband, Gus, and daughter, Brianna. This was my first time shooting at a […]

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This summer I visited my family in Long Beach, California and had the pleasure of photographing my aunts and their families. Ah I miss the perfect 70 degree weather in California… This is my beautiful Tita Abigael and her husband, Ralph, whom I got to do a quick mini maternity session with right before we […]

Families

On our family vacation I had the honor of taking my little sister’s family pictures. Beth, her husband, Nate, and two children, Ryleigh and Cole, were a joy to photograph and I loved how playful and happy they all were. While we were in San Francisco, we went to the Palace of Fine Arts, just […]

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We shot Sarah’s senior portraits in the urban scenery of the West Bottoms in Kansas City and had a great time laughing and exploring the back roads to find great locations for her pictures. We ended up in a field by the River Market for the beautiful sunset pictures. Sarah’s makeup was done by my […]

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