Claire Ryser Blog I Believe in Love


This is a grouping of wedding photos.

Big Cedar Branson Wedding by Kansas City Wedding Photographer Claire Ryser


The happiness on this day was so contagious! Elisabet and Ryan and their amazing family smiled and laughed all day long. I've never seen a bride smile so much as she walked down the aisle to say her vows! I'm so honored to have been a part of this celebration. Elisabet and Ryan are a perfect match and I'm so happy they found true love!  

Their Wedding Day took place at Big Cedar Lodge in the Garden Chapel! It was perfect! Here are just a FEW of my personal favorites!

0 June 05, 2015

Kansas City Wedding Photography at the Hilton President Hotel and The Redemptorist Church - Leslie and Danny!


I first met Leslie and Danny over skype! Their love even showed through the pixels on my iPad and their love story plays out like an romantic comedy -I'm not joking! She met him while he was walking a dog on a busy Chicago street. A horse walked by, startled the dog, and Leslie came by to make sure everything was alright! And as they say, the rest is history! Danny is a calm, handsome, low key, big picture kind of guy. Leslie is a brilliant, beautiful, and thoughtful woman with a plan, and really gets into all the details!

0 May 19, 2015

A Cinderella-Inspired Photoshoot in Kansas City! - Kansas City Wedding Pros Come Together to Create Something Amazing


What happens when 16 (YES. 16!) of Kansas City Top Wedding Professionals come together to create something amazing?  Gold details, candle-lit dinners, beaded gowns, handmade designer menswear, custom linens, luxurious floral arrangements, dramatic uplighting, shimmering gold candelabras, a dusty blue gown by Jim Hjelm.... Inspired? I sure am! Most of this day ended up being dark and rainy. We didn't let that slow us down and opted to play up the candle light and moody atmosphere for this Cinderella Inspired Wedding Photoshoot! 

The Wedding Team:

0 April 20, 2015

Ginger & Bryce: Kansas City Wedding Photography at The American Restaurant & Country Club Christian Church


A perfect, wintery mid-west wedding! Classic wedding details, fabulous Kansas City wedding vendors, and so many personal touches made this entire wedding a success! Ginger and Bryce started their wedding day with photos at The Westin Crown Center in Kansas City, MO. 

0 February 11, 2015

Ashley & Brent: A Daytime Wedding at The Barn at Schwinn Farms - Kansas City Wedding Photography


Meet Ashley and Brent! Brent proposed to Ashley just before taking her on a trip to Hawaiii -The perfect start to their engagement. When Ashley first contacted me, she told me about their vision for their wedding day and how she wanted it to be a relaxed and intimate family celebration! - And it was! 

0 October 10, 2014

Lawrence, Kansas Wedding Photography: Circle S Ranch - Photos by Claire Ryser


Clarissa And Edward! These gorgeous, hilarious, and adorable love birds tied the knot in Lawrence, KS at Circle S Ranch - a rustic and eclectic blend of cowboy-country and burlap-chic! (I totally just made that up, bit it totally fits!) Friends and family came by car and plane from California, Texas, New York and more to help them celebrate... and celebrate they did!

Clarissa's and Edwards families sure know how to have a good time! I can't thank you enough for having me as your photographer to capture your perfect day of celebration!

0 July 03, 2014

Jill & Brooks - A Fabulous Lee's Summit Elopement!


Jill & Brooks contacted me and were so excited about their plan to elope! It worked out that I happened to have the time and date open to photograph this fun event! I'm thrilled for them and their sweet family! It's not every day that I get to be a witness at a wedding ceremony! They kept this a secret from pretty much everyone, and suprised their families last night with the big news! Everyone was thrilled! 

0 May 24, 2014

Kansas City Wedding Photography - Laura and Drew at The Villa Kansas City! A whimsical springtime wedding!


Kansas City Wedding Photography - Laura and Drew at The Villa Kansas City! A whimsical springtime wedding! 

I'm finally blogging this fabulous wedding day! A perfect day full of hugs, laughter, tears, lots of dancing, and a few make out sessions between the bride and groom ;)  JK! (sort of!)

I'm in love with all of Laura's sweet details. Ashley with Good Earth Floral Design did a superb job! 

0 April 30, 2014

Sara & David: Kansas City Wedding Photography at The Little Theater by Visionaire Studios


David proposed in the spring.  Sara was sort of expecting it around that time, because she was graduating law school that weekend too, and getting engaged was all part of the plan! But David had Sara's friend take her out for drinks at a popular place on The Plaza, and said he was too busy to make it. (Hey, it's not a bad lie, if the end result is good right?!) David surprised Sara by standing in front of one of the well known Cinderella Carriages and proposing there.  They took a romantic ride, soaking in the moment!

1 February 20, 2014

Shermineh & Michael: A Modern Persian-American Wedding - The Gallery Event Space, Kansas City Wedding Photography


Michael proposed to Sher at sunrise on the North Carolina coast! Waves, sunrise, a misty breeze, salty air... Does it get any more romantic than that? He's a keeper!

0 October 16, 2013