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SETH + VANESSA // scenic adventure vow renewal at Elephant Rocks State Park

Ok, let me catch you up to speed on why this day was the greatest. Earlier in the year, Vanessa and I found our way into each other’s lives through Instagram. (Neither of us remember exactly how, or who initiated so don’t ask 😂) However it happened, we instantly connected on that day like two […]

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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.