Tag Archives: Wasilla

09.21.2018

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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09.05.2018

Class of 2018: Chelsea

This lovely young lady is proof that it’s never too late to get senior portraits done.  When things fell through with another photographer just weeks before graduation, Chelsea’s mom called me hoping I’d be able to fit them in and …

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08.29.2018

Class of 2019: Tarryn

Although she lives in Fairbanks, Tarryn decided to schedule her senior portraits with me while she was in the Anchorage area over the summer for soccer tournaments because she wanted something different from the handful of locations all of her …

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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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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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08.26.2016

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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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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08.19.2016

Michael & Marissa – July 23, 2016

I adore simple, family-oriented weddings and that’s exactly what Michael and Marissa planned.  The bride’s parents’ home on a small grass airstrip provided a lovely backdrop with two large red birch trees to serve as an alter.  The casual vibe allowed the …

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07.21.2016

Bill & Maggie – June 20, 2016

Bill and Maggie came from Detroit to elope in Alaska with their immediate family and very close friends.  They found a lovely home to rent on Air B&B that had an amazing view of the Palmer Hay Flatts and beautiful …

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07.06.2016

The Zins

I’ve photographed the Zins family several times, including their son’s first birthday, maternity photos when they were pregnant with their second child, and their daughter’s newborn portraits along with photos for others in their family.  Now little Miss Harper is …

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06.29.2016

4 Generations

After I photographed their daughter Emma as a newborn the Tollerud family scheduled a four generation family session.  We planned to get shots of the three cousins together in their matching dresses, but the little ladies were having none of it …

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04.24.2016

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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02.29.2016

Jake – Class of 2016

Although Jake is taking a non-traditional route to complete his high school career, his mom still wanted him to celebrate the milestone with senior pictures. We made the most of a cold and blustery winter morning to create images that …

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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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01.18.2016

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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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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10.13.2015

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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08.19.2015

Joe & Killian – August 2, 2015

I’m so glad to see the latest wedding trend is to depart from lavish affairs to simpler celebrations with special personal touches. That’s exactly what Joe and Killian did. They let the focus be on their union and family rather …

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08.14.2015

The Bonadurers

This sweet young family had never had family portraits done before, so I was very excited to get them out on the trail at the UAF Experimental Farm and create some.  Although the first day we scheduled got rained out, …

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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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06.12.2015

Welcome Sylvia

After photographing their family last fall, the Fetterlys asked me to create some newborn portraits of their latest bundle of joy – little Miss Sylvia. Although we had to reschedule due to an emergency and she grew a bit before …

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04.17.2015

Scott & Natasha – March 28, 2015

A referral from a mutual friend brought Scott and Natasha to me with a request to photograph their wedding. They wanted a small celebration focused on the family their marriage would create and planned to have their children be their …

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12.23.2014

Garrett @ 9 Months

I can’t believe it but it’s already time for Garrett’s 9 month photos! It’s so much fun to see how he’s changed looking back at his photos for newborn, 3 months, 6 months and now. We lucked out with a …

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11.02.2014

Welcome Scout

Scout’s momma contacted me about doing a combination session for newborn and family portraits, which thought was a wonderful idea. On the day of their session, Scout’s big brother, Brodie was a great helper as we set up for Scout’s …

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06.13.2014

Josh & Sydney

Engagement sessions are one of my favorite things to shoot and these two love birds were amazing to work with.  They are so adorably in love that most of the time I just told them to cuddle and snapped up …

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07.27.2013

Joe & Jena – July 20, 2013

Outdoor weddings always risk Mother Nature not cooperating – especially in Alaska.  Although the weather was a little cloudy and drizzly just before the wedding, the rain stopped, the clouds parted and the sun shone down on this beautiful garden …

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