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  • DEVINE STUDIOS – WEDDING & PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

    Welcome to our wedding & portrait blog! We are Joe & Lora Devine and we are so excited that you have found us! We offer beautiful Wedding and Portrait photography in the Kansas City area. We are also available for travel. Please browse through our site to see exactly what we do and what we are about. If you have any questions give us a call or send us a message and we will get back to you.

    Voted Best of Weddings by The Knot 2012 & 2013 and Wedding Wire 2011, 2012, 2013

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Rob and Francis Married-Kansas City-Wedding-Photography

It was a typical hot July day, but the love Rob and Francis share is anything but typical.  They support each other, make each other laugh and most importantly they hold their relationship with each other and God most precious.  They are super close with their families and will make amazing parents.  Their current “fur babies” can attest to this 🙂  I hope you enjoy the highlights from this beautiful wedding at Jacob’s Well Church and reception at The Brass on Baltimore.

Friends and family can view and purchase prints from their full gallery HERE

wedding-photography-kansas-city-jacobs-well-brass-on-baltimore-1The finishing touches!  A final spritz of her favorite perfume.

Meanwhile, the boys are seeing how much air they can get playing hoops 🙂wedding-photography-kansas-city-jacobs-well-brass-on-baltimore-2I love all of the tender moments with his momma.  Then of course that moment when the best man thought he lost the ring. Yikes! Don’t worry he remembered where he put it 🙂wedding-photography-kansas-city-jacobs-well-brass-on-baltimore-3Francis and the ladies look so beautiful.  I love the gold dresses.  Such a compliment to Francis’s sparkling smile 🙂wedding-photography-kansas-city-jacobs-well-brass-on-baltimore-4Seriously! How cute is this Flower Girl and Ringbearer!?! wedding-photography-kansas-city-jacobs-well-brass-on-baltimore-4bI love that tender moment between the Mother of the Bride and her son.  Then the Best Man staring up at his friend as his beautiful bride walks down the aisle.wedding-photography-kansas-city-jacobs-well-brass-on-baltimore-5We needed to beat the heat of a hot July day so we headed into Union Station for some beautiful and air conditioned photos 🙂wedding-photography-kansas-city-jacobs-well-brass-on-baltimore-6Then a quick stop at the Liberty Memorial for a Kansas City Skyline photo and a gorgeous sky.wedding-photography-kansas-city-jacobs-well-brass-on-baltimore-7The Brass on Baltimore looked stunning! I love those stained glass window by the head table.wedding-photography-kansas-city-jacobs-well-brass-on-baltimore-8The speech by his late father’s best friend was incredibly genuine and touching.  It meant the world to Rob to have him there telling beautiful stories of his father.wedding-photography-kansas-city-jacobs-well-brass-on-baltimore-9Let’s love, dance and party!wedding-photography-kansas-city-jacobs-well-brass-on-baltimore-10The Groom’s Mother really knows how to boogie! wedding-photography-kansas-city-jacobs-well-brass-on-baltimore-11Then of course we had to end the night with the stunning multi floor chandelier.  wedding-photography-kansas-city-jacobs-well-brass-on-baltimore-12Congratulations Rob and Francis and thank you so much for choosing us to capture your special day.  We wish you all the best in your future together.  May your marriage be just the beginning of some of the best days of your life.

Jake and Cassandra Married-Powell Gardens-Wedding-Photography

We are so excited to share this beautiful wedding from a beautiful couple.  It was a hot day at Powell Gardens but that wasn’t going to stop Cassandra and Jake from enjoying their day and taking advantage of all the beautiful backgrounds for photos.  I hope you enjoy the highlights from their special day!

Wedding-Photography-Powell Gardens-Kansas City-Photographers 1Wedding-Photography-Powell Gardens-Kansas City-Photographers 2I loved their first look.  Cassandra was so happy and emotional to see and hold her soon to be husband- her rock, her joy.Wedding-Photography-Powell Gardens-Kansas City-Photographers 3Wedding-Photography-Powell Gardens-Kansas City-Photographers 4Seriously gorgeous scenery in the gardens, a beautiful couple and beautiful light.Wedding-Photography-Powell Gardens-Kansas City-Photographers 5You can’t go to Powell Gardens and not take a picture under their stunning Pergola by the pond.Wedding-Photography-Powell Gardens-Kansas City-Photographers 6Wedding-Photography-Powell Gardens-Kansas City-Photographers 7The chapel is always stunning, but the emotions during the ceremony were even more beautiful.Wedding-Photography-Powell Gardens-Kansas City-Photographers 8I don’t know who was more overjoyed Cassandra or her twin sister.  🙂Wedding-Photography-Powell Gardens-Kansas City-Photographers 9Wedding-Photography-Powell Gardens-Kansas City-Photographers 10Wedding-Photography-Powell Gardens-Kansas City-Photographers 11Such beautiful light and such a happy couple!  I just love this picture 🙂Wedding-Photography-Powell Gardens-Kansas City-Photographers 12Wedding-Photography-Powell Gardens-Kansas City-Photographers 13Wedding-Photography-Powell Gardens-Kansas City-Photographers 14Thank you Jake and Cassandra for trusting us to capture you very special wedding day.  We wish you all the best in your future together!

Scott and Kasey married-Kansas City-Wedding-Photography-1890 Event Space

We are so excited to share this wedding with everyone!  We have been in business for over 10 years now and some of our past clients are all grown up and getting married.  We have known Kasey and her wonderful family since I was pregnant with our son Lucas, so about 7 years.  We first met them when we photographed Kasey for her high school senior portraits.  Then we got to work with them again a few years later when it was her sister Amy’s turn to graduate.  Amy even babysat Lucas for us a few times.  So we were beyond excited and when Kasey asked us to photograph her wedding to Scott.   We hadn’t met Scott, or Scotty or Scooter yet, but that was ok.  We knew if the King girls approved of him he was a good man 🙂  I mean he would have to be to land a kind, funny and gorgeous lady such as Kasey!  Scott was so sweet and funny and patient on their hot hot HOT June wedding day.  Their wedding and reception took place at the beautiful 1890 Event Space in Platte City.  I hope you enjoy the highlights of this beautiful couple’s wedding day love story.

Friend and family can view the full gallery from their day HERE

Wedding-Photographers-Kansas City-1890 Event Space-Devine Studios 1That little flower girl sure is something running around in her momma’s cowgirl boots

Wedding-Photographers-Kansas City-1890 Event Space-Devine Studios 2Kasey looks stunning and the children are anxious to get this show on the road!

I love all the emotion his mother shows as she walks him down the aisle, watches the adorable children and then finally when her about to be daughter in law walks down the aisle.

Wedding-Photographers-Kansas City-1890 Event Space-Devine Studios 3Such a beautiful space for an outdoor wedding!

Wedding-Photographers-Kansas City-1890 Event Space-Devine Studios 4They are so cute 🙂

Wedding-Photographers-Kansas City-1890 Event Space-Devine Studios 5Oh yeah.  They did it!  Made it through 100 degree heat and got hitched.  Woo hoo! Congratulations!

Wedding-Photographers-Kansas City-1890 Event Space-Devine Studios 6I love a beautiful white house with a wrap around porch, and flowers and sun!

Wedding-Photographers-Kansas City-1890 Event Space-Devine Studios 7Seriously!  They are just glowing.  What a good lookin couple!

Now let’s party!

Wedding-Photographers-Kansas City-1890 Event Space-Devine Studios 8and dance…

Wedding-Photographers-Kansas City-1890 Event Space-Devine Studios 8band party!Wedding-Photographers-Kansas City-1890 Event Space-Devine Studios 9And break for some gorgeous sunset pictures on the farm.

Wedding-Photographers-Kansas City-1890 Event Space-Devine Studios 10Thank you sun! Gorgeous!

Wedding-Photographers-Kansas City-1890 Event Space-Devine Studios 11Had to add a little light and get that gorgeous sky too.

Now back to the party!

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What a fun day and night.  Congratulations Scott and Kasey.  Thank you so much for trusting in us to photograph such a special event.  We wish you all the best in your future together!

Kody and Alyson are Married-Mildale Farms-Wedding-Photography-kansas city-wedding-photographers

Such a beautiful wedding at Mildale Farms with a beautiful couple!  We just loved Kody and Alyson’s country themed engagement session and were super excited to photograph their country style wedding!  With Christine Darden from Celebrations of Love planning and running the day, we knew everything was going to be awesome!  There are so many fun moments between them and their friends and family and lots of gorgeous scenery for some stunning pictures.  I hope you enjoy the highlights from their special day!

Kansas City-Wedding-Photography-Mildale Farm-Devine Studios1Such beautiful moments as Alyson gave everyone a special card.Kansas City-Wedding-Photography-Mildale Farm-Devine Studios2Lookin handsome Kody

I love Alyson’s expression as they are first getting her into her dress, lol.  But everything went on smoothly.  Kansas City-Wedding-Photography-Mildale Farm-Devine Studios3First looks with dad are pretty special.  Seeing their beautiful little girl all dolled up for her wedding day for the first time can be a big tear jerker.  Kansas City-Wedding-Photography-Mildale Farm-Devine Studios4Now it’s finally time for the bride and groom’s first look!Kansas City-Wedding-Photography-Mildale Farm-Devine Studios5Such a good looking couple!Kansas City-Wedding-Photography-Mildale Farm-Devine Studios6Down by the pond is one of my favorite places to take pictures at the Mildale Farm.Kansas City-Wedding-Photography-Mildale Farm-Devine Studios7Love that gorgeous cobble stone path and gate leading up to the buildingsKansas City-Wedding-Photography-Mildale Farm-Devine Studios8And then there is the barn and the garden and the stunning sky and sun that day!Kansas City-Wedding-Photography-Mildale Farm-Devine Studios9Kansas City-Wedding-Photography-Mildale Farm-Devine Studios10Aww Mother of the Groom had a lot of happy tears going on that day.Kansas City-Wedding-Photography-Mildale Farm-Devine Studios11Kansas City-Wedding-Photography-Mildale Farm-Devine Studios12Oh my goodness, the bride’s parents during the ceremony, that kiss then the adorable flower girl and ring bearer.  Too much awesomeness!Kansas City-Wedding-Photography-Mildale Farm-Devine Studios13Kansas City-Wedding-Photography-Mildale Farm-Devine Studios14Cowboy hats, barns, a beautiful woman and a gorgeous sunset.  Doesn’t get much more magical than that!Kansas City-Wedding-Photography-Mildale Farm-Devine Studios15The barn was decorated so beautifully!Kansas City-Wedding-Photography-Mildale Farm-Devine Studios16Kansas City-Wedding-Photography-Mildale Farm-Devine Studios17Let’s party!  Reception funKansas City-Wedding-Photography-Mildale Farm-Devine Studios18

Thank you Kody and Alyson and your families for trusting us to capture all of the beautiful moments of your wedding day.  It was such a pleasure being a part of your family for the day.  We wish you all the best in your future together!