Category Archives: Children

02.09.2017

Scout Turns 2

I’ve photographed little Miss Scout several times, from newborn to 1 year.  Now she’s turning 2 and her momma wanted photos to capture this new stage of her life.  Scout’s brother, Brody joined in on the session and we got some …

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08.26.2016

The Thomas Family

The Thomas family were first time customers and were excited to have family photos done with their young daughter.  Little Miss Tatum wasn’t too sure about this picture-taking business, but we let her explore so I could capture her candid reactions …

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08.24.2016

Katia Turns 2!

Katia’s momma wanted photos to celebrate her turning 2, and although she was technically 2.5 by the time we got our schedules to align for a session it is still a fun moment to celebrate.  This is the second time …

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08.01.2016

Harper at 6 Months

I got to photograph adorable little Miss Harper again recently!  Although we originally planned to do a second shoot at the same location as their family session a few weeks ago, we decided to change things up and do an …

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07.27.2016

Maria’s Family Portraits

While visiting family in Anchorage for their destination wedding, Maria and Jeffrey wanted to create some family portraits with the bride’s family.  They had fallen in love with the waterfall and riverside trail at McHugh Creek so they requested that be …

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07.06.2016

The Zins

I’ve photographed the Zins family several times, including their son’s first birthday, maternity photos when they were pregnant with their second child, and their daughter’s newborn portraits along with photos for others in their family.  Now little Miss Harper is …

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06.29.2016

4 Generations

After I photographed their daughter Emma as a newborn the Tollerud family scheduled a four generation family session.  We planned to get shots of the three cousins together in their matching dresses, but the little ladies were having none of it …

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06.15.2016

Miles

I was excited to photograph little Miles after we created maternity photos for his family during their baby shower.  I enjoy photographing babies at this age because they have started to develop their own personalities and characteristics and Miles was …

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06.02.2016

Welcome Wesley

Much to her momma’s frustration, little Miss Wesley wasn’t at all interested in sleeping during her newborn portraits, despite plenty of rocking and feeding.  Despite that, we were still able to capture some sweet moments of her with her big sister, …

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02.11.2016

The Humphreys

It had been some time since this fun young family had photos taken and they wanted to document how much their children had grown despite the cold temps and wind of Alaska’s winter.  We explored this rustic farm to utilize …

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01.18.2016

The Whole Family

Mayleen wanted to create family portraits over the holidays while her entire family was together, so we scheduled a session at her home the day after Christmas.  Luckily there was a beautiful snowy backdrop right across the street so they …

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12.21.2015

The Olsons

The Olsons braved temps in the teens to get a few quick portraits done with the mountains in the background and even made sweet DIY Christmas signs!  Although their session went quickly, they were all smiles and had fun in …

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12.21.2015

The Alversados

The Alversados bought a mini session I donated to a charity auction at work and wanted to do a cake smash session for their daughter who will be turning 1 soon.  They also wanted some family portraits at the same …

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12.21.2015

Thanksgiving Family Photos

Terri wanted to get some portraits done over Thanksgiving while her family was visiting, so we scheduled a session for the day after Thanksgiving.  Unfortunately, the weather wasn’t cooperative giving us a rainy, windy cold day.  We made the best …

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11.08.2015

Scout Turns 1!

I’ve photographed Scout and her family several times.  First when she was a newborn, then when her brother turned 4.  Now Scout is turning 1 and we scheduled a cake smash session to celebrate.  We made sure to get a …

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10.24.2015

Joy’s Family

Joy schedules portraits with her son every year and she asked me to be her photographer this year after seeing photos I’d done for a friend of hers.  Her sister joined in too and we had plenty of fun catching …

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10.13.2015

The Zins

A year ago I photographed Hudson for his 1st birthday but now not only is he turning 2, he’s getting ready to welcome a baby sister to the family! In true little boy fashion, he wasn’t about to sit still …

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10.13.2015

The Mcdonoghs

I really enjoy being able to create families’ first portraits together, which is exactly what the McDonoughs wanted now that their son was several months old.   A last minute location change fit everyone’s schedule better and provided a beautiful fall …

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09.29.2015

The Varvils, Again

I was delighted when the Varvils contacted me to do fall family portraits because I’ve enjoyed watching their family grow as I’ve photographed milestones in their history, including fall portraits when their oldest was just 10 months and their youngest …

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09.23.2015

The Washingtons

The Washingtons purchased a session I donated to a local charity auction over the winter and waited until the fall colors made an appearance to schedule their session. It was a perfect backdrop for this adorable family. Their little girl …

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09.23.2015

The Esmailka Family

We had a limited window to get this lovely family’s fall portraits done due to the short season and dad’s travel schedule, so even though it had rained on and off all day of their session we decided to give …

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06.14.2015

Fox & Copper

Photographing two young boys requires constant motion, but the secret to success is letting them be little boys. That’s when the magic happens and you see their real personalities shine through that tough exterior. Although Fox and Copper weren’t too …

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06.12.2015

Welcome Sylvia

After photographing their family last fall, the Fetterlys asked me to create some newborn portraits of their latest bundle of joy – little Miss Sylvia. Although we had to reschedule due to an emergency and she grew a bit before …

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06.04.2015

Brody Turns 4!

Although I created newborn photos of his little sister, Scout last year, this time around the session was all about Brody turning 4.  And with a personality twice his physical size he sure made it fun.  We did sneak in …

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04.23.2015

Garrett Turns 1!

I’ve so enjoyed watching little Garrett grow from newborn to a 1-year old!  This is the 5th time I’m photographed him and each time he dictates how the session goes, but that’s how it should be when photographing littles.  He …

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02.19.2015

Wesley Turns 1!

I’ve photographed several of the Nevins family’s big milestones over the last year and a half.  First, I created maternity portraits for them before Wesley was born, then newborn portraits once he arrived and recently I did an extended family …

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01.30.2015

Luke Turns 1!

I’ve had such fun watching the McMillian family grow.  I first photographed them when Luke was still growing in his momma’s tummy and then again when he was about 6 months old.  Now he’s a year old!  Although we originally …

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01.04.2015

Holiday Pictures with the Grandpas

Referred by the Marshalls, Jenna contacted me about creating family portraits of her young daughter with both grandfathers while her fiance’s dad was in town over the holidays. Although we originally planned to shoot indoors, I’m glad we decided on …

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12.23.2014

Garrett @ 9 Months

I can’t believe it but it’s already time for Garrett’s 9 month photos! It’s so much fun to see how he’s changed looking back at his photos for newborn, 3 months, 6 months and now. We lucked out with a …

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12.13.2014

The Callaway Family

Having always done typical family portraits in a small studio, the Callaways were super excited to do an outdoor family session. Although we chose the same location where I did ‘frosty’ pictures the week prior, there was no frost to …

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