Tag Archives: Anchorage

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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11.23.2014

The Grindrods

I was excited when the Grindrods contacted me to do another family session because I remembered how easy going they were last year when I worked with them.  This time around we used the Chugach State Park Headquarters as a …

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09.15.2014

The Howells

The Howells scheduled a family session with me because although they have done a great job of documenting their son’s major milestones with their own camera, they didn’t have many photos together as a family.  Working with a 2 year-old …

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09.11.2014

Dennis & Carol – September 4, 2014

Visiting Alaska from Australia, Dennis and Carol decided to tie the knot after 20 years together and asked me to capture the moment with some photos. They wanted a simple ceremony, so getting married while on vacation was the perfect …

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09.06.2014

Hannah & Eli

Hannah contacted me to create portraits of her brother and herself as a birthday gift for her mom after seeing my work on a friend’s wedding. We chose Potter’s Marsh, which is one of her mom’s favorite places and she …

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09.03.2014

The Benders

When my co-worker purchased a gift certificate from me as a Father’s Day gift I knew it would be a few months before they were ready to schedule their session. Her family had been through some big changes in recent …

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09.02.2014

James & Kristene – August 14, 2014

James and Kristene contacted me about photographing their wedding based on a referral from a previous customer.  They didn’t plan to go the traditional route when it came to their nuptials and wanted someone who was ready to document their …

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08.28.2014

Skalicky Gender Reveal

I’ve been dying to share this beautiful couple, but had to wait until they shared their big news to friends and family.  Now that they are “Facebook official” I can finally share their adorable announcement.  This was the first gender …

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08.24.2014

Erika – Class of 2015

It’s back to school season, which means it’s time for Senior portraits and Erika was the first of my seniors this year.  I’d been itching to use Point Woronzof for a senior session for some time and having a beautiful …

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08.19.2014

The Schoolers, Again

The Schoolers contacted me about scheduling a second family session after seeing some of my recent sessions in scenic areas around Anchorage.  I’d created portraits for them over the winter, but they wanted another round in the beauty of Alaska’s …

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07.24.2014

The Loges

This young family purchased their session as part of a charity auction I donated to at my day-job last fall, but held out for nicer summer weather.  At first their little boy was very shy and just wanted to hold …

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07.20.2014

The McMillians

I did maternity photos for this adorable young family over the winter and now that little Luke has arrived they wanted pictures to mark his addition to the family as well as celebrate their wedding anniversary.  As a military family …

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05.29.2014

The Diggs

The Diggs family asked me to create family portraits for them after seeing a friend’s recent maternity session.  Their son is growing up fast and starting to show his personality.  So we picked a location and a date a few …

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04.06.2014

John & Nicole – March 15, 2014

Due to deployments and odd schedules, it’s fairly common for military couples to tie the knot in the presence of a few friends where they are stationed, then celebrate with a full ceremony and reception at a later date ‘back …

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03.10.2014

The Riojas

When an impending deployment was moved up by several weeks, getting family pictures done moved up a few spots on the “getting ready” priority list.  Luckily, I had availability that weekend and the weather cooperated perfectly.  A layer of fresh …

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01.27.2014

Sally & Dane – January 19, 2014

After my session with the Mills Family, my husband and I hung around the park to let our dogs play in the snow before driving back home.  We ended up chatting with some folks who pulled in and discovered that …

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01.26.2014

The Mills Family

Although the patriarch of the Mills family had avoided family portraits for most of his life, a recent health scare made him see the value of having his family’s history captured in photos.  His daughter found me through a friend, …

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12.20.2013

The Nevins

Expecting their third child early next year, the Nevins wanted to capture some family and maternity photos in time for the holidays.  They had never done outdoor photos before and weren’t sure what to anticipate.  The morning of their session …

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12.03.2013

The Watsons

Professional models know full well that great shots sometime take sacrifice, but the average portrait client isn’t usually prepared to suffer for art.  Luckily, negative temperatures didn’t stop this mom and son duo from creating some beautiful family portraits with …

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11.29.2013

The Paraoans

I love working with other creatives, and Bessie is certainly creative with yarn and a crochet hook!  She makes the most adorable Minion beanie hats and I just had to have one.  Of course, if I had one my hubby …

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10.31.2013

Class of 2014: Justin

Although Justin’s mom contacted me back at the beginning of the school year, we didn’t get a session scheduled until last week – just in time for the yearbook deadline next week!  Whew!  It was certainly a chilly afternoon for …

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10.25.2013

Class of 2014 – Alexis

Although she could have graduated last year, Alexis chose to stick it out one more year just so that she could continue working in special education as a student assistant.  That focus, along with extra-curricular activities meant senior pictures delayed …

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10.24.2013

The Willards

Although we initially planned for their session to have a backdrop of pretty fall colors, weather required a reschedule and then a windstorm carried away those colors.  In the end I think it worked out better because their adorable color-coordinated …

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10.11.2013

A Blended Family

Crystal and Zach initially contacted me about photographing their wedding next May, but decided to do a family session before that after seeing their “Meet Me” session images.  So we set off to Little Campbell Lake at Kincaid Park, with …

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10.11.2013

The Varvils

The Varvil family was referred to me by a new client, which is the greatest compliment you can pay a photographer!  And the fact that they were a dream to work with was a cherry on top! They wanted to …

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06.17.2013

Project 12: June

June’s theme is “Bridges” and I knew exactly where I wanted to do this session. I’ve been dreaming about using this location since the first time I spotted this bridge while property hunting several months ago and I’m so glad …

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05.21.2013

Project 12: May

Water. That one little word gave me a head full of ideas for images, but the Alaskan spring seemed intent on only offering up that particular element in it’s FROZEN state this month. That’s why it took four attempts to …

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04.16.2013

Project 12: April

Doors & windows. That shouldn’t be a hard theme right? But it was for me. This month’s theme had me stumped for a while. And then one night as I lay in bed listening to my ‘fur kids’ go out …

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09.27.2012

The Alaska Zoo

Thanks to the great staff at the Alaska Zoo, my husband and I were able to enjoy a discovery tour after his knee replacement surgery via golf cart! We had a fantastic time meeting each of the zoo residents and …

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