Laurels
Best Wedding
Photographers in
Kansas City
2017

Why These Wedding Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored wedding photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best wedding photographers in Kansas City, MO.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

A Day to Adore Photography

Deanna Johnson is the photographer and owner of A Day to Adore Photography. Her studio is situated in Kansas City, MO, and serves the Kansas City Metro area. She specializes in weddings and engagements, but also photographs families, children, maternity, newborn, seniors, and special events.

Kansas City, MO(208) 406-2066

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Andrea Nigh Photography

Andrea Nigh Photography is a wedding photography company based in Kansas City, Kansas. The owner, Andrea Nigh, primarily serves the Kansas City Metro area but will travel for destination weddings. In addition to weddings, Andrea covers engagement photos, high school senior pictures, and custom portraits. Wedding collections begin at $3,000 and include an engagment session and online gallery of images.

Kansas City, KS(816) 298-6675

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Anthem Photography

Jaime Russell of Anthem Photography is a wedding photographer based in Blue Springs, MO. She serves the Kansas City Metro area. Although her specialty is weddings, Jaime also photographs engagements, families and children, commercial headshots, high school seniors, and musicians. She also offers 2 and 4 hour mentorship sessions for aspiring photographers and provides an image critiquing service. Anthem Photography has a five-star rating on WeddingWire.

Blue Springs, MO(816) 914-2651

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Becca Blake Photography

Becca Blake of Becca Blake Photography is a wedding photographer based in Grain Valley, MO, that serves the Kansas City Metro area. Becca’s specialties are weddings and engagements. She also photographs anniversaries, families, lifestyle, maternity, and personal photos. Her work has appeared in KC Weddings.

Grain Valley, MO(816) 401-7305

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Darbi G. Photography

Darbi G. of Darbi G. Photography is a photographer based in Kansas City, MO. She primarily serves the Kansas City Metro area but is willing to travel. Her specialties include wedding, engagement, family, newborn, and boudoir photography. Customers speak highly of her attention to detail and professionalism. Darbi G. Photography has a five-star rating on Wedding Wire.

Kansas City, MO(816) 200-0347

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Felicia The Photographer

Felicia the Photographer is a photography company based in Kansas City, MO, that serves the Kansas City Metro area and "worldwide". Head photographer Felicia’s services include personal customization of weddings, engagements, dramatic lighting, and capturing natural moments. She produces archival heirlooms, storybook albums, prints, digital files, and wall art.

Kansas City, MO(816) 289-1243

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Heartland Weddings & Event Photography

Heartland Weddings and Event Photography is based in Kansas City, MO, and serves the Kansas City Metro area. Photographer Nancy Kerr and her staff have over 30 years of experience in photography and videography design and have covered more than 1500 weddings in the Midwest. Package options include Boudoir, Ceremony / Reception, Engagement, Bridal Portraits, and Trash the Dress.

Kansas City, MO(816) 224-6161

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JSi PHOTOGRAPHY

JSi Photography is a wedding photography company run by husband and wife team Mike and Julie Smith. The company is based in Kansas City, MO, and serves the Kansas City Metro area. Mike and Julie specialize in what they call “moment driven photography,” a photojournalistic approach where they capture the day as is. In addition to weddings, Mike and Julie photographs engagement, senior pictures, newborns, families, and personal dance and music portraits.

Kansas City, MO(913) 206-6189

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Kevin Ashley Photography

Kevin and Ashley, owners of Kevinashley Photography, are wedding photographers serving Overland Park, Kansas, and the Kansas City metro area. This husband and wife team love to shoot destination weddings, and their photos have appeared in multiple magazines. Ashley also does children's vintage photography. Kevinasheley Photography also runs photography workshops, which teach "real-world" techniques to new photographers.

Overland Park, KS(913) 624-4989

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Lark Photography

Lark Photos is a wedding photography company established in 2003. It is based in Kansas City, MO, and serves the Kansas City Metro area. Head photographer Laura Cathryn's work has been featured in The Knot, Colorado Weddings, and Vermont Vows and Well Wed Magazines. She also photographs engagements, "Where are they now?" sessions, and other events.

Kansas City, MO(816) 739-9571

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Melissa Lin Ellis Photography

Melissa Lin Ellis of Melissa Lin Ellis Photography is a wedding photographer based in Kansas City, MO, who serves the Kansas City Metro area. Her photography services have appeared in The Knot, Wedding Wire, and KC Weddings. She has been a professional photographer since 2006. Her specialties include weddings, anniversaries, and civil unions.

Kansas City, MO(913) 777-4670

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Nichols & Company Photography

Nichols & Company Photography is a commercial photography studio specializing in artistic wedding photographs. It is based in downtown Kansas City, MO, and serves the Kansas City Metro area. They offer wedding photography, engagement photography, custom portraits, fashion photography, product advertisements, and HD video production. In addition to standard photography coverage, up to 3 videographers will capture special wedding day moments. Owner Matt Nichols’ wedding work has been featured in The Knot, KC Weddings, and KC Magazine.

Kansas City, MO(816) 726-7914

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Oh Snap! Photography

Oh Snap! Photography is a full-service wedding photography business based in Lawrence, Kansas and serving the Kansas City Metro area. Owner and head photographer Ailecia Ruscin has won the award for Best of The Knot 2013-2015, voted by local brides. She has also won 1st place for photographers in the Best of Lawrence Awards in 2015 and 2016. Her other specialties include portrait and event photography, boudoir studio sessions, and professional digital photo booths.

Lawrence, KS(785) 979-5632

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Phomentum Photography

Phomentum Photography is a wedding photography company based in Kansas City, MO that serves the Kansas City Metro area. Head photographer Larry offers various wedding photography packets, including "I Do", "Endless Love", and "Happily Ever After". Other options include PhotoLIVE shots, photo albums, a video montage, and unlimited high-resolution downloads. Larry’s style embodies the idea of capturing life as is to create more genuine images.

Kansas City, MO(816) 654-3081

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Rivas Photography

Rivas Photography is a boutique studio based in Gladstone, MO. The owners, Kyle and Melissa, specialize in weddings, engagement, corporate events, newborn baby portraits and professional sports photos. They primarily serve the Kansas City Metro area but will also travel for destination weddings. Rivas Photography is the 2013 to 2015 pick of The Knot Best of Weddings.

Gladstone, MO(816) 305-2184

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Solar Photographers

Jenny and Josh of Solar Photographers are wedding photographers serving Kansas City, MO, and the Kansas City Metro area. While their specialty is weddings, other areas of expertise include engagement photography, family pictures, and "Day in the Life" videos. They take a photojournalistic approach to their work. Clients praise their creative work and their positive energy throughout the shoot. Their starting price ranges from $3,000-$4,999 for weddings.

Kansas City, MO(816) 522-8010

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Steven Michael Photography

Stephen Michael of Stephen Michael Photography is a wedding photographer based in Grandview, MO. He primarily serves the Kansas City Metro area. His photographs have been featured in Brides.com, 100 Layer Cake, Ruffled, The Knot Magazine, Perfect Wedding Guide, Stylish Bride, Kansas City Weddings, United With Love, KC Weddings, Reader's Digest, Country Living, Preston Bailey, Bride Pop, and Cupcakes and Cashmere. He specializes in weddings, engagements, and lifestyle photos, although he also does music, food, and sports photography.

Grandview, MO(301) 792-6673

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The Grays Photography LLC

Phil and Briana Gray are husband and wife owners of The Grays Photography. The company has been in operation since 2007 and is based in Kansas, MO. It serves the Kansas City Metro area. In addition to weddings, this couple also specializes in engagements, family, and birth photos. They've been a pick from 2012 to 2015 by The Knot Best of Weddings, have won Wedding Wire's Bride's Choice Awards, and won the Couples' Choice Awards.

Kansas City, MO(816) 288-0346

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The Waldron Photograph Company

The Waldron Photograph Co. provides wedding photography to clients in Mission, Kansas, and the Kansas City Metro area. The work of head photographers Rusty Wright and Stephen Shireman has been featured in 100 Layer Cake, Style Me Pretty, and The Knot. Customers praise the photographers' professionalism, organization, and raw creative talent.

Mission, KS(785) 760-2315

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Visionaire Studios

Claire Ryser is the head photographer at Visionaire Studios, a photography company based in Kansas City, MO. She serves the Kansas City Metro area. Claire has been shooting weddings professionally since March 2008 and specializes in unusual location weddings, engagements, and family photography. Her work has appeared in Bliss List KC, Style Me Pretty, and The Knot.

Kansas City, MO(816) 726-6705

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