Category Archives: Families

02.22.2017

The Grindrod Family

I’ve photographed the Grindrod family for the past several years, creating images for their holiday cards.  This year they decided to come up to the valley from Anchorage for a change of scenery and lucked out with perfect fall weather.  …

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02.16.2017

The Zins Family

I’ve photographed the Zin’s family several times, including a maternity session, Miss Harper’s newborn portraits, Hudson at 1 year, and Harper at 6 months so I’m very comfortable working with them.  This time they wanted family photos for their holiday …

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02.16.2017

Payne Family

After I photographed little Miss Wesley as a newborn, the Payne family wanted photos for holiday cards now that she’s a little older.  The beautiful fall colors and falling leaves at Potters Marsh were the perfect backdrop for their session.  …

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01.31.2017

The Nyegaard Family

This young family was gifted a mini session by a friend as a maternity gift, but they chose to hold off and do a family session after the birth of their second child. It paid off because we were blessed …

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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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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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04.29.2016

Welcome Emma

Little Miss Emma is such a doll! We scheduled a combination newborn and family session to celebrate her arrival so we could include her big sister in the fun. Although she fought going to sleep, she eventually gave in and …

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04.24.2016

The Fetterlys 2016

I’ve photographed the Fetterly family several times now, creating both family portraits and newborn portraits.  Now that their daughter is approaching turning one they decided to schedule another session to document how much she has grown.  Her big brother was feeling a …

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02.23.2016

The Gongora Family

While on vacation in Hawaii, my hubby and I carved out some time to create family portraits for a college friend of mine. It was so fun to meet his entire family and enjoy a beautiful location as we captured …

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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 Finleys, Again

I’ve photographed the Finley’s several times over the past several years including senior sessions, sessions with extended family and just for fun because it’s frosty and beautiful out.  And each time it’s been such fun to work with them.  This …

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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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01.15.2016

The McCaffertys

The McCaffertys wanted some family photos together before their son heads off for a military deployment and their daughter returns to college for another semester after winter break.  Although it was pretty chilly, we moved fast and created a variety …

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01.15.2016

The Watsons

I photographed the Watson family two years ago and have done sessions for their extended family and friends as well.  This time their mom was in town visiting for the holidays and they wanted to celebrate with some new family …

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12.27.2015

The Crawfords

The Crawfords wanted some family photos to celebrate the beginning of the new year and chose a trail they walk together often as a perfect rustic backdrop.  The weather was cold and cloudy on the day of their session and …

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12.22.2015

The Grindrod Family

I’ve had the pleasure of photographing the Grindrod Family for the past several years and have enjoyed watching their family grow.  This year they welcomed their second child, a son and a new puppy.  When they contacted me to schedule …

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12.22.2015

The Hutchisons

It had been several years since the Hutchisons had done family portraits but now that their daughters are getting older they wanted to make it a priority this year.  Momma Hutchison knew she wanted a mountain backdrop so we chose …

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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 Jansons

The Jansons saw photos I created for their friends the Zins and booked a holiday portrait session with their young twin sons.  Full of energy, they were in constant motion but such fun to photograph.  I truly enjoyed discovering both …

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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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12.20.2015

The Lackey Family

I’m way behind on my blogging thanks to a busy holiday photo season, but I’m finally catching up starting with the Lackey family.  After seeing photos I did for their friends the Cochranes they decided to schedule their own session …

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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

A Blended Family

When Andrea scheduled family photos with her son and her boyfriend along with his children, I had no idea they would be so energetic and fun!   Not only did they look great together, they made each other laugh and you …

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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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10.13.2015

Sew Simple Family Photos

As a small business I have the opportunity to occasionally barter photography for services or products I need, which is exactly how I came to work with Tiffany and her fiance. Although I’m a creative at heart, I am not …

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