Fourth Fridays (April)

The fantastical art scene has hit Kansas City in a big way with the revitalization of downtown and the growth of this wonderfully fundamental community.  Its reach is beyond borders on 4th Fridays in Downtown Lees Summit.  Combining food, fun and festivities, 4th Fridays is sure to be an asset in this thriving community, especially to local artisans and small business owners that grace these streets.

Freeland Photography is one such asset in a multitude of facets.  One step inside this rebuilt structure and you are immersed in the creative.  Mike Freeland himself started his famous career as a musician, playing piano and guitar, ultimately landing in the world of photography capturing images that truly tell stories of people’s lives.

Mike’s ‘Freeland Crew’ is one of detailed customer service and great reputation.  This particular 4th Friday in April boasted two of his well-known talents, Tiffany Marie Buckley and Traci Bartshe.  Both displayed artworks created from imaginations untouched.

Traci Bartshe, creative genius & lead study of Freeland Photography’s Photoshop classes, displayed works such as the Beatles portraits derived simply of small pieces of various torn paper placed so delicately as to bring life to the piece that it may just become a mainstay in the studio.  Other works in the conference area showcased printed manipulations of retro study.  They are simply put, works of a beautiful mind.

Be sure to visit the next 4th Friday on May 24th from 5:30-8:30pm at Freeland Photography and to support your local downtown talent.  Step inside Freeland Photography, sip a sweet drink, meet the extreme talent that resides in this building and soak in the sounds of Mike Freeland himself as he plays the music he’s written and composed over the speakers that engulf you.  You’ll be amazed in more ways than one.

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*Freeland Photography teaches classes in Photo Classes.  Learn more by clicking here…  

Photoshop Class

Photoshop Beginner Class

This class will be in Downtown Lee’s Summit at our studio, Saturday, May 4th from 8am-3pm with lunch provided. Learn RAW workflow in Adobe Bridge and how to perfect images in Photoshop. Bringing your own computer with Photoshop CS3 or newer is required. This class will be helpful to any one with a camera or in the post-production industry (or both!): bloggers, moms, beginner photographers, Etsy shop owners, business owners, or maybe you use Photoshop at your job & would like a little more confidence in what you’re doing. Nothing will come out of the camera looking perfect so Photoshop is an essential tool to professional looking images! Don’t have Photoshop? Click here to download a free trial of CS6! Click here to view monthly plans!



Moms make the world go round. Where would we all be without them? Mom does your laundry, cooks you the best food, teaches you cool things, and cares for you. Show your appreciation this Mother’s Day and get her something special. These 3×3 mini book’s are precious and make for the perfect gift. Small enough to fit in her purse so she can show off her beautiful family at any given second. They have a soft magnet closure, are custom colored to match your photo session, and include 10 images. This mini book is FREE with sessions between now and May 31st! For clients who have already had their photos done, these are currently on special for just $29 (regularly $39) and will include your already 10 retouched images. Order by May 6th to receive this in time for Mother’s Day! This book isn’t limited to ordering for just Mom’s. Grandma, Dad and your favorite Aunt would absolutely adore one too!

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