A seasoned wedding photographer offers five crucial tips to ensure stress-free family photos on your big day, advising advanced planning, an optimal location, early scheduling, clear communication, and an enhanced experience with refreshments. By collaborating 1-2 months prior, prioritizing portraits, and implementing these steps, family photos become a comfortable and enjoyable part of the wedding, contributing to cherished memories.

5 Ways We Make Wedding Family Photos Fun (and functional!)

Luxury wedding at The Grand Hall

Addie and Matt celebrated their wedding at The Grand Hall, prioritizing joy, family, and love. Captured by West Rose’s photography and film, their Kansas City wedding weekend focused on creating memorable experiences for their guests and emphasizing the importance of meaningful moments.

A Timeless Luxury Wedding at The Grand Hall

After doing 400+ weddings we know how important it is to capture meaningful moments at weddings, but it’s up to the couples to create the space to make it happen! Our 5 tips to capture meaningful moments are for you to: Create special moments throughout the day, Plan on doing a first look, Hire a […]

5 Tips for Capturing Meaningful Moments

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Kansas City Wedding

From the moment we met this incredible couple, we knew we wanted to be a part of their love story. They sought a wedding photographer who could share their vision, capture every heartfelt moment, and ensure their day ran smoothly.  So, we prepared a personalized proposal for their celebration. We wanted them to feel valued […]

The Bardot Kansas City Wedding

Isabella and Quenton’s luxury wedding at White Iron Ridge was a breathtaking display of elegance and glamour. Not only is the venue stunning, but the elegant white color palette with touches of pink and sage adds a touch of sophistication. Moreover, the carefully crafted details elevated every aspect of their special day, leaving guests in […]

Luxury Wedding at White Iron Ridge

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Rich colors, layered texture, and fun drinks! Unique wedding inspiration for any bride-to-be. Complete with pearls, a palette of pink, blue, brown, and yellows, this session is sure to inspire any couple getting married in the spring, summer, or fall! We partnered with Abby with Hired Hostess who planned this summer Kansas City Couture Chocolate […]

Chocolate Inspired Kansas City Wedding

A magical winter wedding full of snowflakes and twinkly lights is desired by any bride getting married in the colder months.  But just like a wedding in any season, you never know what weather you will get. Will it rain or snow? And how are we going to get beautiful images of our day if […]

Planning a Midwest Winter Wedding

Bride and Groom Portrait at Kauffman Center for Performing Arts for a Winter Wedding by Kansas City Photographer West Rose Photo and Film