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You're in the right place if you're a joyful, adventurous couple, family, or entrepreneur in Kansas City or Colorado looking for bright, colorful, authentic photography to share your story with the world. Let's adventure and create something beautiful together.

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KIRA

A Colorado girl currently photographing (and eating) her way through Kansas City. Enneagram 7w6 (The Enthusiast) who's always up for an adventure, loves to laugh, have a good time, and values life, love, and family.

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Every wedding is different and every couple is unique, which is part of why I love what I do so much! Images are a crucial way to share your love story with family, friends, and strangers, so they may be inspired and encouraged by you being authentically YOU. Wedding images are also an important part of your legacy as they’ll be some of the most shared and cherished photos for generations to come. 

 
✔ Photography should be fun 
✔ My role as a wedding photographer is to serve - focusing on making creative, meaningful images for each unique couple
✔ In helping everyone feel comfortable in the process
✔ In chasing dreams and encouraging other dream chasers 
✔ In supporting real, authentic marriages
✔ The most important photographs are the ones that withstand the test of time, transporting you back to the very moment it was taken whenever you see it - how the cake tasted, how giddy you felt, how your dad’s speech took way longer than you expected, but it was still your favorite part of the reception 

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Planning your wedding?

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You adore bright, joyful family photos

I believe that timeless images are bright (but not washed out), colorful, crisp (another way of saying sharp focus), and joyful - which is why I always strive to achieve these results in every session, no matter the weather or your kiddos' moods that day.

You value Memories over Perfection

Life isn't perfect, and I want to help you remember all the real things about whatever season your family is in. But don't worry, I'll be there to help you feel like the best version of yourselves, from giving tips on what to wear, choosing a location, and helping you all feel comfortable from start to finish. I promise we'll have fun!

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Power & Light Apartments + Liberty Memorial

kansas city, missouri wedding

QUASHA & BRENDAN

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The Barn at Schwinn Produce Farm

Leavenworth, Kansas wedding

Valerie & Isaac

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Messenger Coffee, Crossroads District, Power & Light District

Kansas city, missouri engagement

Jaque & Andy

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The entire wedding party complimented her professionalism and their comfortability taking direction from her. There was not an awkward moment all day long and the pictures turned out INCREDIBLE! Her unique styling ideas and lighting expertise made for some of the most wonderful photos I've ever seen! We also had all of our pictures beautifully edited and accessible one week after our wedding! ONE WEEK! Like I said, this girl is the best!

Madi | Golden, Colorado

Kira is AMAZing! We were absolutely blown away by her work! My husband and I went to college with Kira and she has always been the most kind, approachable, lovely lady she is today.

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i'm very glad we decided to choose kira for our wedding photos. every step of the process with her was positive!

For both our engagement photos and our wedding, she was very encouraging and flexible, and came prepared with lots of her own ideas and direction for us. The photos all turned out great! Will use again!

Brendan | Kansas City, Missouri

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Not only is Kira the sweetest person that I've ever met, but she is TALENTED... like REALLY, REALLY talented you guys!

Where do I even begin?!  She was so easy to work with and made being in front of a camera feel comfortable. We were blessed to have her take our engagement pictures and our wedding photos. Not only did she take amazing pictures, but she had them edited and delivered to us within a week. Mind you, she provided us with close to 1,000 pictures of our wedding. Highly, highly recommend her!

Valerie | Leavenworth, Kansas

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Beautiful photos, quick turnaround times, and excellent customer interaction is what you can expect from Kira Whitney Photography.

My husband and I had been friends with Kira prior to us hiring her to shoot our engagement and wedding photos. I knew she was good, but after working with her I have a whole new level of respect for Kira as a professional photographer. 

Between the engagement session and the wedding, we received about 1,000 photos from Kira, treated beautifully and delivered in (what felt like) record time. Kira was kind and fun to work with. My husband, who is not a fan of taking photos, even let loose and enjoyed himself! I love the colors, emotions, and memories Kira captured for us. Thank you, Kira!

Kristy | Bentonville, Arkansas

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If you're a couple in need of engagement & wedding photos, a joyful family, or an entrepreneur interested in personal brand images, I would love to connect! Shoot me a message below and I'll personally respond within 24 hours. Can't wait to meet you!

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