Welcome to only.young.once!

Hi there! I'm glad you found me. :) I'm assuming you're already a client and you're here to grab a peek at your latest session, or you're looking for a photographer and stumbled upon this page. Either way, I'm glad you're here!! If you're a looker, please take a few minutes to look around. Choosing a photographer is an important decision; one that shouldn't be chosen based on a few images, but an overall impression of the photographer and her images. With over 10 years in the field of photography, choosing just a few images to display as a sampling of my work is hard!! If you have a particular style or idea that you want done, just ask me!...

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The 5 H’s  |  Kansas City Family Photography
20 Sep

The 5 H’s | Kansas City Family Photography

It was such a beautiful night to have an outdoor session tonight on once of the last days of summer... This week officially kicks off my fall season, and this family was a fabulous start! These sweet kiddo's we...
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And Baby Makes 4!  |  Kansas City Maternity Photography
12 Sep

And Baby Makes 4! | Kansas City Maternity Photography

It's such a great surprise when I show up at a session thinking I'm taking "family of 3" photos, to find out that mama is expecting baby #2!! Philly will be such a cute big brother and I can't wait to meet his ...
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Kayla does an amazing job! She is incredibly patient and understanding of all the different temperaments and phases kids go through. She's a...
Love, love Kayla's work. She is always professional and she has never left us disappointed. We truly cherish every picture we have that Kayl...
We love Kayla! :) She takes great pictures and is awesome to work with. She is so patient and good with our baby. She has done our newborn a...
We LOVE them!!!!! So excited to see the rest! Thank you so much! ~Molly Dixon
Thanks so much, again! You were so fun, and patient with us…dog included ; ) ~Natalie Moenkhoff

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