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Blog | Best Wedding Photographer in Kansas City | Merry Ohler

Read Merry’s blog for a glimse of stunning recent wedding and portrait work, tips and tricks for brides, a little behind the scenes info from Merry Ohler, who is the best wedding photographer in Kansas City, along with helpful information for the up and coming photographer can all be found here.

6 Reasons You Need to Be Present in Pictures Today, Mama

“No matter what flaws we see when we look in the mirror, our children see one beautiful thing: their mama.

They don’t see the double chin, or the telling gray hairs, or the crow’s feet we fight so hard to ignore. Instead, they see the mama who hugs them and cuddles them each morning. The mama who…”

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Waiting for Turner | Lifestyle Maternity Photographer in Kansas City

“When Ashley reached out to me to take their maternity and newborn photos in Kansas City, I was elated…the way she and Tyler love each other and their little girl is…in a word? Magic…”

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Fall Family Photography at Belvoir Winery | Family Photographer in Kansas City

“When Heather first contacted me to schedule fall family photos in Kansas City for her crew, I knew this was going to be such a fun session. Blush and neutrals + four beauties and two strapping men? Yes, please! When the day finally came, we ALMOST rescheduled to an indoor location due to rain, but I’m…”

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Bringing Up Business: How to Skyrocket Your SEO in 15 Minutes a Day

SEO. Search Engine Optimization. We all know it is important, but if you are anything like me, you may have been pushing it to the backburner for months (or, gulp, years) because it seems like it is simply an impossibility at this point in your business. The truth of the matter is that Facebook ads and groups are simply not a marketing plan and are just not enough.

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Ryan & Erin: Married | Kansas City Wedding Photographer Merry Ohler

“When Erin told me she and Ryan planned to marry on the terrace at The Oread in Lawrence, I could not have been more excited, but I did not expect the terrace to resemble a venue straight out of Europe…”

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The Ultimate List of Best Locations for Your Kansas City Senior Pictures | Kansas City Senior Photographer Merry Ohler

“The school semester has begun, PSL is back (can I get a hallelujah?!) and cardigans and Halloween have taken over my Pinterest feed, which means it’s officially time to schedule your Kansas City Senior Pictures! A few years back…”

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Bride Guide: How to Handle the Stress of Planning Your Wedding | Kansas City Wedding Photographer Merry Ohler

“Really take time to consider why you are making the choices you are making. There is nothing like a wedding to bring out the opinions of everyone around you, so it is important to make sure you are making choices that make you both happy. Your wedding should reflect…

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Bringing Up Business: 7 Ways to Trade Jealousy for Joy | Kansas City Wedding Photographer Merry Ohler

“Listen up, Love. A college degree, title or number of followers on Facebook is not the definition of your success. The only person who defines your measure of success is you. So, how do you define it? As a…”

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Bride Guide: How to Tell a Wedding Vendor "You're Not Hired" | Kansas City Wedding Photographer Merry Ohler

“Was their personality the wrong fit for you? Did they come across as aggressive, distracted or perhaps bored by what they were doing? Was it their price point? If they were a photographer or videographer, did their work…”

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Bringing Up Business | Outsourcing 101: How to Determine What and When to Outsource | Kansas City Wedding Photographer Merry Ohler

“When you find your business growth stalling, stop to examine where the gaps lie. Are you struggling to put together content for social media? Do you create content, but lack the time or energy to figure out…”

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Bride Guide: How to Interview A Wedding Photographer | Kansas City Wedding Photographer Merry Ohler

“You will spend more time with your wedding photographer than with any other person on your wedding day, so your comfort level with whomever you hire is imperative. Technical and timeline questions are important, but the heart and personality of the photographer should…”

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Matt & Kara: Married | Kansas City Wedding Photographer Merry Ohler

“Being a wedding photographer in Kansas City is always such a sweet and fun job, but when a couple like Matt & Kara comes along, it really…”

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Bringing Up Business | Outsourcing 101: What Outsourcing Isn't | Kansas City Wedding Photographer Merry Ohler

Can I be transparent with you here? Before I reached the point when actually began to considering hiring help, I always felt that outsourcing was cheating. Yep, I said it. And I'm willing to bet that if you're…

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Bride Guide: How to Find and Hire the Best Wedding Photographer for You | Wedding Photographer in Kansas City Merry Ohler

“Yes, budgeting is important, but as you work through the process of hiring the best wedding photographer in Kansas City, remember that trustworthy, experienced professionals know the value of your wedding images and will take great care to deliver a…”

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Matt & Kara: Creek Engagement Session | Kansas City Wedding Photographer Merry Ohler

“Matt and Kara are the kind of couple who, when you meet them, you just KNOW they are right together. They have this easy sort of flow, and the smiles and laughs come quick and often.”

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