Family Photography Sessions around Kansas City, Leavenworth and Lansing KS. KCMO, KCK.


Your legacy.

Photographs, like memories and stories, are part of our legacy. We hold them close, we pass them down. These heirlooms provide a visual expression of moments. They transcribe the simple and sometimes forgotten details of the people, places and things we love. We use photographs to share with others; those who were not there and those generations from now.

Whether you have a family photography session annually or once every couple of years, choosing to invest in your family portrait is important.  Your family portraits bring your family together.  Your family portraits bring joy.  And, in hard times, your family portraits can bring comfort and healing.

The art of the printed portrait, the canvas over the fireplace, is not lost in this genearation of digital and social media. While sharing with family and friends across the country and around the world is wonderful, the permanent artwork in your everyday life brings joy. The simple act of having your families’ photographs hung in your home increases you child's self-esteem.  Studies have shown that having your family photographed and having your loving portraits displayed prominently in your home sends the message that your family is important to one another. It shows that you value your time with and your love for one another.

Family portraits become family heirlooms. The products that you will recieve after your family portait session will be invaluable. We create beautiful, modern heirloom-quality artwork that you’ll have the pleasure of giving to your children one day.




Shelly Pray Photography is a professional Kansas City, Fort Leavenworth, Lansing, KS Newborn Baby Photographer.

Shelly specializes in maternity, newborn, milestone, cake smash and family photography. She offers both studio and on location photography to the Kansas City area, including Fort Leavenworth, Lansing, Basehor, Parkville, Tiffany Springs, Platte City, Weston, Leavenworth County, Shawnee, Overland Park, Mission Hills, Lee's Summit, Independence, Lenexa, Fairway, Leawood and more.