Tag Archives: Snow

06.09.2016

The Funniest Wedding Party

As promised today I’m sharing the funniest shots from Noah & Stephanie’s wedding!  Now you’ll see why I enjoyed every moment I was working with this wedding party.  I knew I was in for a fun day when I told …

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06.08.2016

Noah & Stephanie – March 19, 2016

Large wedding parties can get unruly quickly, but Noah & Stephanie’s wedding party was made up of dear friends and siblings who were 100% there for the bride and groom.  They were seriously one of the best wedding parties I’ve worked with to-date and they kept …

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03.30.2016

Josh & Nicole

Josh and Nicole contacted me to schedule portraits soon after relocating to Alaska from Washington.  They were blessed with a beautiful sunny day for their session and were naturals in front of the camera.  I’m glad I was able to …

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03.29.2016

Tama & Matalena

Tama and Matalena are planning their wedding for later this year, so a friend gifted them photography for both an engagement session and the wedding.  Friends like that are the best kind in my opinion! 🙂  We lucked out with …

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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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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 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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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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01.04.2015

Holiday Pictures with the Grandpas

Referred by the Marshalls, Jenna contacted me about creating family portraits of her young daughter with both grandfathers while her fiance’s dad was in town over the holidays. Although we originally planned to shoot indoors, I’m glad we decided on …

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12.13.2014

The Callaway Family

Having always done typical family portraits in a small studio, the Callaways were super excited to do an outdoor family session. Although we chose the same location where I did ‘frosty’ pictures the week prior, there was no frost to …

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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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03.03.2014

The Schoolers

The Schoolers are no strangers to portrait sessions.  As soon as I entered their home I spotted numerous family portraits on the walls and once we started shooting I could tell they were used to posing in front of the …

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01.31.2014

Favorite Shot of 2013

As a member of the Rock the Shot Forum I can participate in monthly photo challenges for a chance to win awesome photography-related prizes.  When I saw that month’s subject is “Favorite Shot of 2013” I wasn’t sure what image …

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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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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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11.23.2013

McMillian Family

As a military family with a change of station requiring a move in a few years, Ambra knew she wanted to capture Alaska’s winter scenery while she could.  We scheduled a date we thought would leave plenty of time for …

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12.29.2012

Sisters

I had a lot of fun with Brandy when I shot her senior portraits last year, so when she called to say she wanted to do some shots with her sister for Christmas and she had a perfect location picked …

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