Happy Chappy

I love discovering the beauty in everyone I photograph. One of my techniques is to learn about and truly care about the person that I’m photographing. This senior session was one of the times when my job was made unbelievably easy. Madison, known to her friends and family as “Chappy” is super sweet and kind […]

KC Landmarks

When we came up with the concept of shooting KC Landmark sessions, as people are starting to call them, I thought we would just do it for one month. We’ve had such a great response from people wanting the sessions as well as clothing lines and magazines asking us to shoot specific areas that this […]

Home for the Holidays

We’ll be staying in Kansas City over both Thanksgiving and Christmas this year so it’s a perfect time to bring your out of town family in for a portrait. Loving on the grandchildren makes for great pictures. You look and feel young and fun! Contact us at hello@kiabondurant.com to let us know when your loved […]

Ho Ho Holiday Cards

One of my favorite things to do during the holidays is open all of my holiday cards. So many of them are photographs of my friends and their families from all over the country. We tape them to a door in the kitchen and look at them all season long. One of my good friends […]

Being Royal

We caught Royal fever just as much and maybe a little more than some, but we were still surprised when our engagement session with Brett Budke and Jessica Geiss turned into a front page story for the KC Star! ¬†When we planned Brett and Jessica’s engagement session, we knew that we wanted to incorporate bright […]

Sweet St. Nick

When you first photograph a set like this year’s St. Nick set in all it’s woodsy elegance and it looks this wonderful, it really captures your heart. With the reclaimed wood background, champagne tree, whimsical chandelier and fancy wine settee, you can dress your kiddos in their fanciest or outdoor rugged fun. Our St. Nick […]

Happy Chappy

KC Landmarks

Home for the Holidays

Ho Ho Holiday Cards

Being Royal

Sweet St. Nick