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DANI + JOEY // carefree summer golden hour engagement hang in Francis Park, St. Louis

I’m calling it now: my future couples are going to point to this very session as the inspiration for their own. Everything about it is just so SO good: Happy pups. Wildflowers in full bloom. And all the warm summer nostalgia that comes with a laying in a sun-kissed field of dandelions. This St. Louis […]

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I call St. Louis home, but, more often than not, I’m on the road, camera in tow. I love to photograph all phases of life, but I’m known for my special talent for authentically capturing couples. After a lifetime of serving as my family’s personal paparazzi, I’ve mastered the art of catching the fleeting glances and laughter between loved ones and turning those moments into memories.

I’m Kara - A traveling photographer in St. Louis on a mission to preserve your sweet moments of life + love.