Tag Archives: Mat-Su

02.21.2017

DJ & Alex – October 1, 2016

After I created family portraits for them over the summer, DJ and Alex asked me to photograph their fall wedding.  Little did I know it was going to be one of the most beautiful DIY weddings I had captured yet.  …

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02.15.2017

Abby – Class of 2017

Although the fireweed had already bloomed out for the season, it still made an amazing backdrop for Abby’s senior portraits.  I’m so glad I found this location just in time for her session and she was game to give it …

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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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02.07.2017

Halie – Class of 2017

When Halie told me that she was bringing a vintage bike to her session I immediately started brainstorming pose ideas.  Not only was it a unique and fun prop, it had history because it had been her mom’s bike when …

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02.06.2017

Tesa – Class of 2017 (Fall)

Like her sister Kylie, Tesa wanted senior portraits in each season.  After her summer session in Hatcher Pass, we were ready for her fall session which she decided to do at the UAF Experimental Farm as a nod to her …

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02.05.2017

Amber – Class of 2017

I’ve been wanting to do a senior session in Hatcher Pass for some time now and this year I was blessed to have several, allowing me to use the historical mine, river and mountains as backdrops. Luckily, this was exactly …

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02.03.2017

Mike & Teresa’s Farewell to Alaska

As they were planning their move to sunny California for retirement, Mike and Teresa decided to schedule a portrait session with Alaskan backgrounds as a final farewell to the state where they had lived for many years. In addition to …

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02.02.2017

Oly – Class of 2017

Like most teenage guys, Oly wasn’t too excited about senior photos but we kept things simple with a mini session and incorporated a bit of fun with his younger brother for a few shots.  I’m so glad he was referred …

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01.31.2017

Jake & Emily – August 27, 2016

When the bride’s brother received deployment orders, this adventurous couple ditched their plans to wed in their Midwest home-town in favor of a small elopement in Alaska where her brother was stationed so he could be a part of the …

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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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09.01.2016

Lauren & Savanna – Class of 2017

Step-sisters Lauren and Savanna wanted to do their senior photos together which I thought was a fantastic idea.  They came all the way from Anchorage for the unique backdrops Hatcher’s Pass provides, so we used as many spots as we …

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08.30.2016

Tesa – Class of 2017 (Summer & Softball)

Just like her sister, Tesa wanted to do senior pictures in each season.  We started with her summer session at Hatcher’s Pass.  I’d been hoping to do a session at this location so I could use the amazing old buildings …

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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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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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01.15.2016

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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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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12.21.2015

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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07.17.2015

Cody & Bailey’s Pre-Wedding Portraits

I’ll be photographing these love birds’ nuptials this weekend, but first we needed to create a few portraits they could display at the wedding.  They knew they wanted something rustic, so we headed to the UAF Experimental Farm to make …

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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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12.01.2014

Frosty Finleys

An amazing landscape of frost recently developed near the Knik river and I was itching to get someone out into this winter wonderland for portraits.   The Finleys, who I’ve worked with several times now had also noticed the frost and …

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