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HERE YOU CAN FIND FEATURED GALLERIES, WEDDING DAY TIPS, INSPIRATION, AND A LITTLE BIT MORE ABOUT YOURS TRULY!

Photography: Elle Marie Photography

Alexia and Jacob | Engagement

Loose Park Kansas City Engagement Photos

October 9, 2022

Venue: Eagles Bluff at Lake OlathePlanning: Town Square PaolaPhotography: Elle Marie PhotographyFlorals: Floral Accents by DianaWedding Gown: Sweet Illusion BridalHair Stylist: Styles by Alisha Makeup Artist: Juliana ZolotorSuits: Men’s WearhouseBridesmaid’s Dresses: Kennedy BlueRentals: Town Square PaolaCatering: Premier CateringCake: Happy TiersDJ: DJ Connection See their engagement session here.

Megan and Cole | Wedding at Eagles Landing Lake Olathe

Bride and groom kiss

September 17, 2022

On a warm summer day, Jessica and Clayton married at the beautiful White Iron Ridge in Smithville, Missouri. The skies were a bright blue, the same shade the couple had chosen to represent their wedding day. It was perfect. Every detail had been carefully planned: from Jessica’s stunning blue heels that parallel her flawless fashion […]

Jessica and Clayton | Wedding at White Iron Ridge

bride and groom sunset portraits in kansas city white iron ridge

July 8, 2022

Venue: White Iron RidgePhotography: Elle Marie PhotographyFlorals: Wild Hill Flowers and EventsStationer: MintedRentals: UltrapomGown: Oleg CassiniSuits: Men’s WearhouseBridesmaids Dresses: David’s BridalHair and Makeup: Hello Lovely KCCakes: Marigold CakesCatering: Premier Catering of Kansas CityIce Cream Truck: Betty Rae’s Ice Cream

Sophia and Matthew | Wedding at White Iron Ridge

Kansas City White Iron Ridge Wedding

June 17, 2022

The shoot I had been dreaming about. For months, I sat with an idea in my head of doing a styled shoot that encompassed all of my favorite things. A representation of my brand and who I am. From the color palette, to the gowns, to the smallest details, I had planned something that brought […]

Oakwood Country Club | Styled Shoot

May 25, 2022

Carrie and Peter’s wedding took place on what turned out to be a beautiful Spring day. After days of rain, the clouds moved away, letting the sun peak through. They got ready separately, but both within the walls of the home they share, a personal touch that always warms my heart. Portraits were taken around […]

Carrie and Peter | Wedding at The Stanley Event Space

May 21, 2022

Photography: Elle Marie Photography See their wedding gallery here.

Megan and Cole | Engagement

Loose Park Kansas City Engagement Session

September 26, 2021

Tucked away in its own little space of northern Kansas City, the Chateau Avalon hotel sits alongside its newest companion, the A-Vent Space. A structure comprised of steel and glass, surrounded by vast emerald green trees. While the architecture lends itself to that of a European getaway, the midwest air was warm and humid. Touches […]

A-Vent Space – Vignette II | Monica and Blake

June 27, 2021

This eclectic-boho shoot boasted with warmth; the warmth of the color palette, the warmth of the air, the warmth of smooth bourbon. Accents of tangerine and cactus were a nod to the heat of summer, while touches of mahogany and scarlet brought notes of cozy autumn days. Newly-engaged couple, Isaac and Darrell, lingered by the […]

A-Vent Space – Vignette I | Isaac and Darrell

June 27, 2021

Hello! I’m Leila, owner and photographer for Elle Marie Photography, and I’m so happy you’ve made it here. When it came to my own wedding planning, I was told by several vendors that before anything else, you pick your team based on the chemistry you have with them. Of course, their work is important, too. […]

Introductions

January 10, 2020

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