Give your Family
the gift of


As a mom, I know that photos are absolute treasures that give us the ability to stop time. I also know that planning portraits can feel overwhelming.

Your Kansas City
Newborn Photographer

My full-service portrait experience takes the stress out of every step. Tasks like coordinating and buying outfits, planning hair and makeup, and designing a gallery wall are taken off your plate. We take care of every detail to make sure your portrait experience is fun, easy, and beautiful.

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Hi, I'm Melanie!

What makes us different?

We know your time is valuable. That is why we handle all of the details for you - from start to finish. Our process was designed to take all of the chores off of your plate. We document your treasured moments and create beautiful artwork for your home. All you have to do is show up.

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Melanie has a true talent for capturing family moments! We have done two newborn sessions, one maternity, and one family session with her and have been SO pleased. Her editing is absolutely gorgeous and she is so great with kiddos! She handled our toddler like a champ!

You also can't beat her client wardrobe- highly recommend. Even when you feel not so camera ready after having a baby she will make you feel beautiful! Love her work!

Melanie was a dream to work with! We booked a newborn shoot and could not be happier with our photos or the entire experience. Melanie is professional, kind and very responsive. From beginning to end, the process was thoughtfully laid out and stress-free. I loved having the option to get my hair and makeup professionally done and also to pick out a dress from her client closet.

The photoshoot day was a lot of fun and the images are absolutely beautiful. Melanie is incredibly talented and I can’t recommend her enough!

Melanie is a fantastic newborn and family photographer! She's very responsive and professional when it comes to scheduling and answering questions. Her client wardrobe/makeup services are such an awesome add-on and so helpful for a sleep deprived mom. We did newborn family pictures, which included my very active toddler, and Melanie used many tricks (and snacks) to get great shots of everyone!

She makes the whole experience laid back, fun, and EASY. Lastly, her photos are so beautiful. She selected photos and created a beautiful, keepsake album - the quality is amazing. I highly recommend Melanie for newborn and family photos!

Melanie was absolutely amazing to work with! She made us feel so comfortable and perfectly captured our growing family. Being postpartum is not the most glamorous time, but Melanie made me feel beautiful and comfortable throughout the shoot.

We love our images and will cherish them forever! Thank you Melanie!