Senior Portrait: The Trumpet Player

Dimond High Senior Adesanjo Wolfe paused for a few moments in his hectic schedule to sit still for his #SeniorPortrait.  I found the space, Adesanjo brought the class. Many thanks to his father and brother for their gracious help.

The moments of a wedding …

The results of a wedding last for a lifetime, but the moments of wedding occur in an instant. I see the look your husband has when he dances with your mom. I catch the tear in your father’s eye as he dances with you, the off-script moment with the cake, the tear in your friends’ eye as she watches your first dance. They are most special for me, because capturing them is doing my job the best that I can. This is your most special day, and I am there to capture all the emotion in my wedding photography. We …

A glacier blue Easter at Spencer Glacier – No April Foolin’!

  An incredible day at Spencer Glacier on a late-season Fat Bike ride in Southcentral Alaska.  Here, my riding buddy Steve McKeever poses in a backlit ice cave at the glacier’s face.  A 28-mile round trip of unparalleled beauty, as we grow so accustomed to here in The Great Land!  A big shout out to Erica and Billy at ArcticCycles.com, who accommodated my late season need for a fat bike to rent!

When a dream dies

An emotional loss for the Chugiak boys basketball team in the 2018 Alaaka State basketball championships, falling to defending state champions Dimond High.

March Madness Alaska Style

  Well, it’s #March Madness time again, and as much as I’d like to be out in the sunshine, it’s also great fun to be shooting the march to the state championships. Here, Chugiak’s Derryk Snell survives a hard foul from West’s Ayual Dak during their 45-43 semi-final CIC playoff win over the Eagles Friday, March 9. They’ll be doing battle again later this week in the state playoffs.  

My wife, the Master Gardener

My sweet wife is a Master Gardener.  I am allowed to haul bags of dirt, and work from a distance, which is probably a good thing for all concerned.  Usually, I  work at dinneenphoto.com  

Happy Bride

Working with Michael was a pleasure!  After viewing his portfolio, I contacted him via his website and he responded within 12 hours.  We immediately set an appointment to meet and make sure that our expectations were in line and discuss the details of my wedding.  Within a week of my wedding, we met at the site to go over specific day of the event timelines and solidify our rainy day options.  Michael was kind and courteous with our guests and captured our event professionally and wonderfully.  His assistant was also courteous and effective.  Our photos were lovely and delivered very …

MARCH VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH CLARKE BROWN

When the Anchorage School District discovered that a number of children were arriving at school with empty stomachs Monday mornings, the Food Band of Alaska launched a weekend food program at Mt. View Elementary via the Children’s Lunch Box. The program has grown to include seven Title 1 schools, and for the past four years, an eclectic group of volunteers led by Children’s Lunch Box super volunteer Clark Browne has met twice a month to spend a furious two hours packing lunch bags. In that short time, the group of 20-some volunteers will assemble 2,500 – 3,000 lunch bags filled …