Senior Photo Shoot with Lauren Holzinger

Lauren and I used two locations for her senior portrait session in Anchorage.  I found the first outdoor session, which emphasized her love of the outdoors and included her gymnastics background, and she found the scenes in the industrial area of Ship Creek, to give a more moody effect to the images.  You can find more photos of her in the We Graduate gallery.

Moose on Potter Marsh Flats

Photo of the Month This morning I drove down to Potter Marsh for the swans and some mist amongst them. Instead I found this morning munching moose family on the flats on the west side … Families should eat together more often, don’t you think? With the moose in shadow and the fully lit Fire Island and Alaska Range behind, I was hoping for the first rays of direct sun before they left, but it was not to be… the trick here was to balancing the shade with the background. Bracketing my exposures helped compensate the difference in light values.

Volunteer of the Month ~ October 2016

October 2016 Volunteer of the Month  Linda Lucky, Anchorage Museum of History and Art. I ran into Linda Lucky while photographing the 2016 Anchorage Museum Gala. I asked her to tell me about her volunteering activities. Why do you volunteer at the Museum. I’ve been in love with the museum from the first time I walked into it. I’ll never forget entering the atrium with its carousel animals and a tree that touched the ceiling covered with handmade dolls from around the world. Because of the holiday decorations, lunches were served in an art gallery! I remember sitting in the …