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The Nelson: Engagement Session Location Breakdown with Rachel and Tyler

In my next Engagement Session Location Breakdown, I'm sharing about the one and only Nelson Atkins Art Museum. I know I've written about The Nelson Atkins Art Museum before and why it's one of my favorite locations for engagement photos in Kansas City, you can find those top 6 reasons here and this blog is really no big deviation from that in-depth post. However, this blog post is more of an idea generator to get your wheels turning when it comes to choosing engagement photo locations for your next session in Kansas City.

The Nelson is an iconic spot located just outside of The Plaza district of Kansas City. This location offers old-world vibes with its large stone columns, sculpture garden, and reflecting pool, endless pockets of background opportunities. The Nelson is once again complimented by natural elements such as tree-lined walkways, a wide-open grassy lawn, displays of seasonal flowers and plants, and more. Another great feature about this location is how they easily allow pets to join you on the property! The Nelson Atkins Art Museum is also in close proximity to additional locations such as Loose Park, The Plaza District, JC Nichols Fountain, and The Westport district, and is a short drive from downtown. The Nelson provides options to spruce up your look by offering an upscale blank canvas for you and your partner to pop against. Rachel and Tyler are incredible examples of how to dress up and dress down this location. Lastly, this location is a fantastic option for your wedding day! Wedding party photos are a breeze at The Nelson, with lots of ample shade and room to spread out, you can't go wrong with choosing this spot as your location.

There's so much to love about the Nelson Atkins Art Museum when choosing your location for photos. Connect with me today to schedule your next couples or engagement session at The Nelson HERE!


Jill Caren Photo specializes in wedding, elopement, engagement, and couples photography, is based out of Kansas City, Missouri, and is available for travel worldwide. Jill Caren Photo offers full-day wedding coverage with a full complimentary engagement session so couples are not forced to choose what they want to be documented on a wedding day. Jill Caren Photo also offers engagement and couples sessions for anyone booking outside of a wedding package.

Jill Caren Photo's wedding photography services were grown out of her heart to connect and speak life into young couples as they embark on their marriage journey while offering them a photography experience that documents all the moments of their wedding day.

If you would like to see if Jill Caren Photo is available to photograph your wedding, elopement, or engagement session, or if you would like to receive detailed information about her services you can contact Jill here.


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