New Photographer Announcement!

Happy Wednesday! We got hit really hard by thunderstorms last night — I was even contemplating movin’ the family down to the basement during the peak hours of the storm. But there’s always sunshine after the rain — and here’s ours!

We have officially hired a new photographer! World, meet Tatiana!

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She’s the woman behind Momo Bunny Cosplay, and a regular client we have gushed about in a previous blog post!

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We are stoked to bring her creative talent onto the team!

From Tatiana: “My purpose in life is to create art! I am so grateful to be a part of a business that shares the art of photography, and I get to make a difference in so many lives through the lens. I am a Renaissance woman; Drawing, Painting, Fashion Design, Photography, Writing etc. Anything artistic/creative you can think of, I do! You may also recognize me in a lot of KC Photography blogs and photoshoots as Momo Bunny… I’m a cosplayer!”

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“Through cosplay, I have been able to exercise so many mediums and it was actually what led me to both Christine and Dawn, which sparked my inspiration to let my photography skills shine once again! I look forward to working with some amazing clients and get to capture memories of precious moments.”

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Actually, we are so excited, we are going to host a photoshoot giveaway in celebration! But first — admire the new team of three that make up Kansas City Photography! We’re ridiculous.

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Interested in winning a free shoot from Tatiana? CLICK HERE!

An Ode To Momo Bunny Cosplay

Hmmm, where to begin? The beginning, I guess! I met Tatiana, the woman behind Momo Bunny Cosplay, in 2013 when working Naka Kon (an anime convention in Kansas City). She stopped by my photobooth I had set up there. Below is the first shot I ever took of her (she’s Ryuk, on the right. On the left is AshBear Cosplay):

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Later that same year, in the fall, she booked me for her first full-length photoshoot. So, I present to you the second time I ever took photos with her:

To say we’ve both grown as artists would an understatement.

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Both Dawn and myself have worked with Tatiana many times since 2013. Although, I get super jealous because Dawn gets to work with her more. Stop stealing her! Although it’s not her fault … I live across the state! Here’s a shot from Dawn herself:

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Speaking of Dawn, I had her write her own excerpt about Tatiana:

“Tatiana puts so much time and care into her cosplays. Every single one of them is 100% unique and each sets itself apart from the rest. The detail in each one is never short of amazing.”
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“She gives me such a fun and beautiful subject to shoot. And that’s exactly what we have. Fun. She knows her characters and chooses her settings accordingly. We always seem to be on the same page, she always knows what face to make or feeling to portray when I ask her to do something. It makes it so much easier to get that look we are going for.”
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“Not only do I get to spend time with one of the most wonderful people I know, I get to create works of art with her. She inspires me to do so.”
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Everything Dawn said is true — Tatiana is one of the most creative, fun, and caring people I know.
We love you, Tati!
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“But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked.
“Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.”
“How do you know I’m mad?” said Alice.
“You must be,” said the Cat, “or you wouldn’t have come here.”
― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Here’s to many more years of madness!

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