Hi! I'm Katherine, lover of yoga pants, dogs, live music and good wine. Born and raised in KCMO, I recently moved back to Kansas City (to the KS side--PVKS!) after living down South (ATL to be exact) for many years. I married my high school sweetheart (we just celebrated 10 years!) and while I've been a dog mama for many years, I worked very hard to earn the title of mama. I am so lucky to call Cora and Connor mine.

You've seen me with a camera in my hand since the early 2000's. What started as a dream turned into a reality in 2019 when I left my digital marketing career to pursue my passion documenting moments. And now I am a nationally published newborn and family photographer.

Our kids are the most photographed generation to ever live. I want to help make sure we don't leave them with an outdated device full of snapshots. Let's leave them with memories to last a lifetime. My goal is to provide you with more than just photos, but an experience; one you'll look forward to each year.

I'd love to chat with you about how I can help you create lasting memories. 

I'm katherine, kansas city newborn & family photographer, mother and seeker of beautiful moments.

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I know...cue the "awwww". I was a senior and he was a junior (he went for an old lady!) and I needed a date to Homecoming. He somehow managed to snag my car keys, left a rose and a mix CD in my car to ask me and the rest is history. Oh, and I got my car keys back too :)

My husband and I are high school sweethearts

I may have married Greek (yes, the name Jianas is Greek in case you were wondering about that too ;)) but I do NOT like olives. There has to be one in every relationship, right??

I srongly dislike olives

Go Eagles! Doubles was my specialty...love a good serve and volley. Here’s to never giving up on a Wimbledon debut ;)

i played tennis in college

Mr. Charlie, Stella Blue and Cassidy. Cora, my daughter, was not officially named after a Grateful Dead song (we just really loved the name), however Bob Weir does play a song titled Corrina ("Corinna" is how we spell our Cora's full name). So yea...I guess you could say we like the Grateful Dead...a lot.

our rescue dogs have all been named after grateful dead songs

Well used to...I took 4 years of Italian in college and studied for a semester in Siena, Italy. Che bella, l’Italia!

I speak italian!






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I value the moments that are real and raw. The moments that you cannot imagine living without. And that's why I'm here. So that you can relive those days, over and over.

I help you create memories. Memories that will last beyond a lifetime. Memories that are passed on. Year after year. Generation after generation. I capture the love in your eyes when he looks at you. The peaceful dreams of your newborn. The pure joy and laughter of your kids. The natural silliness of your family. The real, raw emotions that are your every day. That is what I capture. I live out my dream every day. Because I get to help you tell your story. 

“One day, all your children will have is pictures of you. Make sure you’re in them. No matter what your hair looks like, your makeup, or your body, they won’t care about any of that, they’ll just want to see you.” - unknown

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Sessions that result in beautiful artwork for your walls that stand the test of time...

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