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Artistic Newborn Portraits

How do we achieve Artistic Newborn Portraits? Newborn portraits, they look easy, right? The baby just sleeps. The photographer puts them in a basket, or props their tiny head on their hands and the magic just happens, right? Well that’s not exactly what we do here. Actually newborns can’t support their heads by themselves. So those…

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Mean Girls; Raising Compassionate Daughters

Raising a Compassionate Daughter in today’s world of Cyber-space is quite the challenge. At bath time I notice my daughter studying her seven year old figure in the mirror. She turns herself from side-to-side attempting to straighten her posture & suck in her belly. ‘Momma?‘ she hesitates… ‘When will my belly go away? The girls…

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Raising Boys; From a Mom of Three

Raising children is a dirty, exhausting, whirlwind of trial and error. Each child requires something different and it is up to the parent to discover what works for their family. As a mom of little girl –whom is currently ALL girl–  I recognize the vast difference it takes raising boys. Since I am no expert on…

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Conversations with my Grandparents

What’s in a photograph? A moment frozen in time? A feeling we don’t want to lose? A memory? That’s me, in the bottom corner of the photo below. Those are my grandparents reading to me when I was  about three years old.  I was too young to remember these moments, but Papaw appears to be…

Julie Burton went viral: Part Two

It started with a litter of kittens someone abandoned in downtown Kansas City. The artist in me, jumped without thinking… I had a concept for a photograph that involved a bunch of kittens. Listen to Part Two with Julie Burton If you haven’t checked out part one, you’ll want to go back HERE and do…

Editing my Grandmother’s Obituary

Last week my cousin called me. For the last year, she’s been writing an obituary for my grandmother. She reached out to me, as I am the only person she could rely on to help her with the process. There are several reasons for this and I wanted to share them with you. If you…

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It’s Spring and social media is ripe with animal photo shoots of all kinds! It’s Easter and photographers across the nation are planning photo sessions with babies animals of all kinds. And yes, every year, I’m asked if I’m planning to do a session with baby animals. The quick answer : No, I am not….

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I'm Adrienne Maples, a fine artist, photographer and entrepreneur in Kansas City and I love preserving memories for my clients. I'm creative, passionate, fun-loving and I hope to inspire you!

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