STRESS-FREE

storytelling

Look like you stepped straight out of the pages of a magazine.              
                             ..... without feeling the pressure of the spotlight.

Through questionnaires and our timeline planning session, I get the inside scoop on the love story you’re creating together.
Combined with step-by-step planning resources on my exclusive client website, you'll be focused on feeling at home with your person instead of worrying about the camera.

By creating a playful experience that focuses on showcasing your most meaningful connections, I make fine art photos feel effortless. 
You’ll have fun with me - and your guests will too!

Look like you stepped straight out of the pages of a magazine without feeling the pressure of the spotlight.

Through questionnaires and our timeline planning session, I get the inside scoop on the love story you’re creating together.

Combined with step-by-step planning resources on my exclusive client website, you'll be focused on feeling at home with your person instead of worrying about the camera.

By creating a playful experience that focuses on showcasing your most meaningful connections,
I make fine art photos feel effortless. 

You’ll have fun with me - and your guests will too!

how do i do it?

intuitive artistRY

With over 100 weddings of experience, I have a sixth sense for anticipating key moments and interactions during the day for natural, emotional images that bring you right back into the moment. You won’t have to worry about looking stiff or cheesy - during portraits, I prompt and direct so that everyone feels comfortable and looks like the best version of themselves.

let's get down to business

lightning fast ⚡️

Expect sneak peeks within 48 hours and your full gallery within 6 weeks. You shouldn't be stuck waiting to show off your big day!

NO MYSTERIES HERE 🔮

It only takes $1500 and a signed contract to lock me in for your date. Don't worry, I walk you through it all during our call!

call me, beep me ✨

Feel prepped and in control during the entire process thanks to prompt, personable and straightforward communication. 

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 ONE-SIZE-FITS-ALL doesn't work with weddings

From nontraditional elopements to full wedding weekends, I create custom packages tailored specifically to match each couple’s vision. No two weddings are the same! Once you inquire, we’ll hop on a quick call to figure out what type of coverage fits your plans best.

Let's find your perfect fit

 There are no redos of this day.

I take that very seriously.

You can expect white-glove service throughout your entire photo experience as I guide timeline creation, bring backups for all gear, and maintain multiple file copies in a safeguard system following delivery.  There is also a business will in place specifically built to ensure the protection of your images! 

Wedding coverage begins at $3500.
 Engagement sessions begin at $500. 



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Frequently asked questions

MY PARTNER HATES HAVING THEIR PHOTO TAKEN. CAN YOU HELP?

I am no stranger to camera-shy clients. Photos with me are fun and easy thanks to my signature mix of prompts and poses. An added bonus? I crush family photos, and rowdy wedding parties are no worries in my book. Even formal photos are quick and pain-free - your mother-in-law will thank you later!

Do you offer a second photographer? 

Yes! I rely on a trusted team of local professionals to make sure that you’re being taken care of by someone with experience in my style. If you have more than 100 guests, I consider a second photographer a must-have, but we can always discuss specifics during our phone call! 

Have you ever shot at our venue before? Does it matter?

Different times of day, weather, and seasons can all dramatically impact your photos. While I totally understand wanting me to be comfortable with the venue, previously working there doesn't necessarily mean that I'll be reusing locations! I always arrive early to walk through the venue and choose several location possibilities for the day.

Do you offer albums? 

Absolutely! Afterall, we won’t be passing our iPhones down to our kids. Seeing your story in print makes it feel real in a way that seeing it on a screen just can’t match.

What if OUR WEDDING IS IMPACTED BY COVID-19?

Rescheduling and postponements aren’t one-size-fits-all either! Through the pandemic, I’ve been treating each client on a case-by-case basis but you should know that I’m on your team to find a solution that works for both of us! 

Do you travel for sessions or weddings?

Yes! Just one more reason why I love creating custom packages for my clients - I don’t have to tack on additional travel fees. 

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MY PARTNER HATES HAVING THEIR PHOTO TAKEN. CAN YOU HELP?

I am no stranger to camera-shy clients. Photos with me are fun and easy thanks to my signature mix of prompts and poses. An added bonus? I crush family photos, and rowdy wedding parties are no worries in my book. Even formal photos are quick and pain-free - your mother-in-law will thank you later!

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DO YOU OFFER A SECOND PHOTOGRAPHER? 

Yes! I rely on a trusted team of local professionals to make sure that you’re being taken care of by someone with experience in my style. If you have more than 100 guests, I consider a second photographer a must-have, but we can always discuss specifics during our phone call!

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HAVE YOU EVER SHOT AT OUR VENUE BEFORE? DOES IT MATTER?

Different times of day, weather, and seasons can all dramatically impact your photos. While I totally understand wanting me to be comfortable with the venue, previously working there doesn't necessarily mean that I'll be reusing locations! I always arrive early to walk through the venue and choose several location possibilities for the day.

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DO YOU OFFER ALBUMS?

Absolutely! Afterall, we won’t be passing our iPhones down to our kids.

The sentamentalist in me wholeheartedly believes that seeing your story in print makes it feel real in a way that seeing it on a screen just can’t match.

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WHAT IF OUR WEDDING IS IMPACTED BY COVID-19?

Rescheduling and postponements aren’t one-size-fits-all either! Through the pandemic, I’ve been treating each client on a case-by-case basis but you should know that I’m on your team to find a solution that works for both of us! 

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DO YOU TRAVEL FOR SESSIONS OR WEDDINGS?

Yes! Just one more reason why I love creating custom packages for my clients - I don’t have to tack on additional travel fees. 

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"our photos truly capture who we are as a couple"

 "Kyra made us both feel so at ease in front of the camera with her calm, friendly demeanor. As a result, our photos truly capture who we are as a couple, and we left the photoshoot feeling so confident in her! She delivered AMAZING photos (seriously— every picture is “Save The Date” worthy) in a timely manner. We’re delighted to bicker about which ones are our favorites!"

Katy + Adam
 great falls park engagement

"thank you for putting the smile on her face + great experience!"

"From my perspective, I don't really have a lot of say in what picture we use - What I do have to live with is Amanda's perspective of the photos and she is absolutely thrilled with the final product. Thank you for putting the smile on her face that I only hope to see every day. (I personally love the photos too but we both know that doesn't matter if she doesn't love them!) Thank you for a great experience "

Dan + Amanda
 2020 groom

"really captured the joy and laughter from our day!"

Leading up to our wedding, Kyra was so on top of everything. She is a great resource for wedding timelines and staying on schedule! Kyra and her team arrived early to scope out our venue and we were able to get a ton of our pictures in before the rain! We received our completed wedding gallery 4 weeks after our wedding but it honestly looked like she had spent 4 months perfecting them - They are so beautiful and really capture all the joy and laughter from our day!

Chrissy + andrew
 family-oriented rva wedding

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