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Fascinated by light and film, Adrienne began her career at the Savannah College of Art & Design with a heavy medium format camera on a tripod. Those early days were spent in the darkroom relentlessly striving for the perfect print.

She knew she'd found home the day she stepped foot in Kansas City. Inspired by the town and it's people Adrienne spent the last decade providing works of art for businesses and families throughout the Midwest.

Adrienne provides humor and gentle direction to help individuals, couples and families to interact naturally.

The end result??
Treasured works of art, happy children and your partner declaring; ‘Hey! that wasn’t so bad after all!’
natural... unobtrusive and...- The Temps Family | Clients since 2013
"Adrienne Maples continues to outdo herself every time we have a session. She's captured all stages of our journey - from our engagement to the birth of our daughter. I wouldn't entrust my family photographs to anyone but her. Her images are one of a kind!"Emily Milligan"I wouldn't entrust my family photographs to anyone but her. -
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our family... like a part of...- The Jenks Family | Clients since the beginning
beautiful portrait mom and saughter
"I can feel awkward in front of the camera, but she has such a special way to warm you up and make the 'real YOU' come out for photographs."

"I can't express how great she is and trust me, once you meet her, you will have a new best friend!"
Katie Petty"I met Arienne and fell in love with her dynamic personality, knowledge and talent-
true artistFirst and foremost,

Adrienne is a
.- Kayla White | Clients since 2013
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I call my family portrait sessions, PlayShoots!

Because we play, we laugh… tell jokes, we share snacks & tease our siblings!!

Together we capture YOUR family, as you are TODAY.

This is how I play- Adrienne Maples

Planning your family portrait

This shouldn’t be stressful!  It should NOT involve countless negotiations with your family to get them to participate! Adrienne’s clients return year after year… anytime there is a life event to celebrate.

Your collection of images from our studio will tell your family story as it was on this day in history.

Because tomorrow will be different.

Family’s grow. Family’s change. 

Let’s capture these moments in your lives with a joyful family experience. Something worth remembering. Afterwards, you select which images will become the treasured works of art that grace the walls of your home.

Learn more about Adrienne’s timeless approach to her fine art Master Portraits!


Adrienne has become an extension of many her client’s families. Meeting her first at a wedding, then shooting corporate portfolios for a bride’s father then capturing the birth of the couple’s first child, and now capturing memories annually of their growing families.  

They trust Adrienne to chronicle their lives.

How Does this work Exactly?

BEFORE your Family Portrait:  Planning for your Family Portraits!

We’ll chat and plan out some ideas that represent your family.  We’ll send confirmation of your booking & plan the best time of day for your family.  We’ll also provide some ideas regarding clothing suggestions.  We also send over some additional information on how to plan for your BEST DAY EVER~!

Eeekkk! The day for family portraits arrives..

Just relax!!!

Adrienne will travel to the family home and capture your family in an artistic timeless way. Before any photographing begins, Adrienne will answer questions, review clothing options, scout your home for the best scenes & tailor your ideas to fit the shoot.

Throughout your session, you & your family will be encouraged to play together… interact naturally.   Adrienne will offer advice when creating portraits but she attempts to let you interact naturally.

Nothing is over-posed or forced; thus, resulting in a collection of images that beautifully capture who you are TODAY. So go BOOK your session, Right now!!

'her southern charm, spunk, pizzazz, and enthusiasm are a perfect match for creating such beautiful memories.'

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Neutrals are timeless
Denim is a winner ;)
Pick three colors, 2 main & 1 accent
Accessories are great (but less says more)
THINK: Mixing Texture & Fabrics

AVOID: busy patterns, loud colors, sleeveless
Tips & Tricks
$550 / $650Standard commission includes
studio &/or park session with time for outfit change & pets.

online viewing of images
*Set of files; unlimited personal use
park sessionweekday vs. weekend
child studio portrait
Bring several clothing options: casual, business casual & something formal. We will help select the right look when you arrive.

Get a haircut at least a week prior and bring hair products & makeup. Head shots are taken 3/4 length; shoes & pants won't matter.

try to relax, we've got this-
preparingfor your portrait
Over the last decade, the photography industry has exploded. Digital imaging software (re: Photoshop) and consumer grade cameras made photography easily accessible generating a wave of poor quality and low expectations.

Anyone can 'snap' a picture.

The art of a true photographer can be measured by their ability to creatively capture a scene despite adversity. We add light where needed, engage & interact with our subjects in order to create something beautifully special.
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$850Let's Play and document your every day activities as a family! Sessions take place at the family home or another fun location, 2-3 hours of playtime, snacking & family lovin'

online proofing
*15 files for personal printing
proofing digital copies
Your proof images will be available for viewing 5-7 days after your session.

After 30 days, all un-ordered images will be purged unless you are a preferred client!
When will my proofs be online for viewing?
$3500The photo industry exploded over the last 10 years. With easy access to SLR cameras & template websites, amateur photographers have flooded the market with poor quality work.

So how do you know you are hiring a seasoned pro who can handle the job NO MATTER what happens?
what to expectwhat's the cost?starting at
submit your request nowAfter you submit your file request, we color correct each image, adjust for density and optimize for printing up to 8x10. Within 5-7 business days, your images will be available for direct download via Dropbox.When will I receive my digital files ?
While weekends book quickly, cancellations do occur! Contact us to check the schedule.

Adrienne personally limits her annual wedding & portrait count to provide quality, consistency & integrity throughout all of her commissioned work.
Limited dates available

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