Hello!  My name is Samantha Ward, and thank you for visiting!  I grew up in Lee's Summit, on the southeast side of Kansas City, Missouri.  I've had many passions in my life, including travel, soccer and scuba diving, but none have stayed with me like my love of photography, and my love of capturing beautiful spaces and moments.  

In middle school, I attended a Journalism camp where I studied Photography and first learned about composition and processing film.  During High School I took every Art class Raymore-Peculiar High School had to offer.  

In 2006, I moved to the Cayman Islands where I worked as a photographer taking photos at the popular tourist destination Stingray City.  In 2007 I explored landscape photography, as I travelled the incredible scenery of New Zealand and Australia.  Eventually I moved back to the Cayman Islands, where I took videos and photos of scuba divers as they discovered the underwater world.

In 2013, I moved back to Kansas City with my husband and bought our first home in Blue Springs.  After the birth of our son in May of 2017, I started Picture KC, where I enjoy showcasing the beautiful places we call home.


Picture KC is a locally owned and operated enterprise.