Tag Archives: Anchorage

02.24.2017

Kellen – Class of 2017

When Kellen’s mom contacted me about senior photos her first thought was that he should have portraits playing the piano because its a big hobby for him.  Luckily its also much more photogenic than his other big hobby – Cross …

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02.23.2017

David & Katie

David and Katie wanted to create engagement photos while she was visiting him in Alaska where he is stationed with the Army.  We lucked out with perfect fall weather at Flat Top – a big change of scenery from New …

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02.17.2017

Taylor – Class of 2017

Taylor’s mom contacted me about Senior pictures just as the fall colors started to show and luckily I had room in my schedule to fit in a quick session for her.  Here with the military, they wanted her portraits to …

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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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02.09.2017

George & Maria – September 22, 2016

George and Maria planned to have a simple outdoor wedding at a park, but when the weather turned sour we had to find and indoor option fast.  Luckily, Reverend Torres, who I work with often was able to call the …

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02.07.2017

Tama & Toria – September 3, 2016

I had never been to a Samoan wedding, so photographing one was a unique experience.  Tama and Toria’s big day paid tribute to their heritage and families with several unique touches including dancers, leis, multiple traditional cakes and luau style …

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07.28.2016

Jeffrey & Maria – July 6, 2016

Although the forecast called for rain on their wedding day, we all hoped that the weather would break and the sun would return just in time like it did for Jeffrey and Maria’s family photos.   Unfortunately that didn’t happen, but they …

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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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07.22.2016

Jaime & Martha – June 26, 2016

Jaime & Martha came to Alaska with their teenage son to celebrate their marriage.  They chose to exchange vows on the dock of Lake Hood at the Lakefront Hotel and were blessed with fantastic weather.  After their beautiful and simple …

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07.06.2016

Sandy & Carolyn – June 9, 2016

Sandy and Carolyn came all the way from Australia to elope in Alaska – the second couple I’ve worked with to do that!  They planned this simple ceremony to make their union official as part of a grand vacation including …

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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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05.28.2016

Sandro & Kristine – March 25, 2016

Sandro and Kristine planned a very simple and intimate wedding at the Glacier Brewhouse in downtown Anchorage with cultural touches to honor their backgrounds.  We had planned to do some urban portraits on the streets of Anchorage after the ceremony, …

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02.10.2016

Charlie & Mayleen – January 16, 2016

Charlie & Mayleen’s wedding had to be rescheduled several times, but in the end they chose a simple ceremony at the Cook Inlet Overlook behind Kincaid Chalet with their family. Although it was chilly the snow provided a beautiful backdrop …

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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 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

Awaiting Twins

The Elkins were all set to do maternity photos in Fairbanks, where they live but were sent to the hospital in Anchorage a few days prior to their scheduled session.  Luckily I was able to fit them in on the …

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11.13.2015

Welcome Olivia

Little Miss Olivia is the newest addition to one of my favorite client’s family and I was so excited to meet her.  Her momma requested a special shot using her wedding dress and I’m so glad she did because it’s …

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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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10.24.2015

Welcome Aaron

After photographing their gender reveal earlier this summer, I was excited to do a maternity session for the Schoolers last month, but health concerns required a hospital stay at the end of their pregnancy. Instead we decided to hold off …

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10.13.2015

Aaron & Laura – September 20, 2015

This adventurous couple first planned to exchange “I Dos” after diving in a tropical locale, but after finding out they were expecting their first child they opted to elope in Alaska instead. Luckily, the weather cooperated with beautiful sunshine for …

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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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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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06.13.2015

Jeff & Lara

Although Jeff and Lara will wed in Utah, they wanted their engagement photos to represent their home state of Alaska and since Sleeping Lady is iconic for them we made sure to use her as a backdrop for several of …

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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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01.21.2015

The Sutherlin Family

After seeing the maternity and newborn sessions I did for her daughter last year, Momma Sutherlin contacted me to create portraits of the whole family while her other daughter was in town during the holidays. Although the weather had been …

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