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Below is a small handful of talented photographer and creatives within the greater KC and MO creative communities for you to explore and follow at your leisure. There is a wide range of talent offering different styles of photography for you to find both motivation and inspiration as you discover who you are as a photographer.

Alex Todod


Alex dove into the world of professional photography around 2018 when he started working for the K-State Collegian newspaper. He covered local events, student life, and sports in the Manhattan, Kansas area. After graduating and moving to Kansas City, Alex picked up portraiture and music photography - taking photos for Kansas City Fashion Week, Planet Comicon Kansas City, Dancefestopia, and Breakaway Music Festival to name a few. Alex is currently the Director of Photography for Fashion Hive, a community for models and photographers to come together for portfolio building and workshops while on an amazing vacation.

Niah Aldrich


Niah is a nationally recognized Sony Photographer who enjoy pushing colors to the max. She is very passionate about capturing your special moments, bringing your concepts to life, making you look & feel your very best on and off camera.

"My goal for every shoot is to provide a photo experience where you can laugh, feel comfortable, confident, safe, and leave feeling better than when you walked in the door. I want you to have an experience and a memory in and of itself. Whether its a studio session, on location, in nature, urban areas, colorful murals, the city, or your home, we'll find the perfect location that fits your unique style."

Simon Kuo


Simon Kuo is a commercial photographer specializing in corporate, advertising, editorial, sports and portrait photography. His work has appeared in Forbes, Inc, EA Sports's FIFA (various years), The Chicago Tribune, The Kansas City Star and many other national and international publications; clients have included Hallmark, The Nelson-Aktins Museum of Art, New Scientist, Sporting Kansas City, Procter and Gamble, Duracell, Tide, US Bank, HP, Adidas and many other brands. He is the past president of the American Society of Media Photographers, Kansas City/Mid America and cofounder of The Bureau, a co-op production company specializing in sizeable multimedia projects, Guildit, a Kauffman Foundation-funded network for artists and Westside Studio, a full service photo studio. Versed in concept development to production management of large and complex projects from creative brief to post-production, Simon Kuo is available for assignments globally. 



FIVE is a Visual Artist that specializes in editorial, high fashion, commercial and creative arts photography. Five’s storytelling utilizes light and shadows to signify his signature style. Five believes in utilizing his Art to Inspire, Motivate and to Connect individuals in all walks of life.