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NICK + SARAH // joyful, minimalist wedding in the Hall at Olive + Oak

Nick + Sarah Nick + Sarah’s history together reads like the script of your favorite romantic comedy. Within reach of each other’s orbits in the hallways of high school, but never truly colliding until picking up jobs at the neighborhood corner deli one block down from campus. Shared shifts killing time behind the counter and […]

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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.