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5 Items to Bring When Including Pets in your Photos

As a pet parent to 3 dogs, 2 cats and a flock of chickens myself, I see pets as part of the family and I encourage customers to include pets at any type of session, as long as they are …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Greg – Class of 2016

We made sure to represent the many aspects of Greg’s life during his session, including his Samoan heritage, his love of athletics, growing up in Alaska and now this major milestone.  I’m so glad the weather worked in our favor and I was …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The McMillians & Baby #3

This is the fourth time I’ve photographed this sweet family and I can honestly say I’m going to miss them when they transfer in the coming months!  I’ve now photographed their baby bumps in both winter and fall, documented their …

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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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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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Taylor – Class of 2016

I’ve wanted to do a photo session out on the local off-road trails forever, so when Taylor’s mom contacted me about doing his senior portraits and mentioned he was a true Alaskan kid who loved 4-wheeling and hunting I knew …

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Jorrin – Class of 2016

I was excited to work with Jorrin after I created senior portraits for his sister, Erika last year.  It was extremely hot the day of his session, but he was as cool as James Dean pose after pose putting his …

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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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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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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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Christmas Portraits and a Special Announcement!

The Howells enjoyed their family pictures this summer so much that they purchased another session with me as a Christmas gift for Ashlee’s mom while she and other family members were in town visiting just before the holidays. They already …

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