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.  

Iditarod 2018 Photos for the Associated Press

I shot the Iditarod this morning for the Associated Press. This photo was named one of their top photos for the day. So there’s that to be grateful for. Rookie musher Matt Failor of Willow, Alaska gets friendly with Pantera, a female dog in his team prior to the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Saturday, March 3, 2018 in Anchorage, Alaska. (AP Photo/Michael Dinneen) See more photos here.

Top 20 Best Wedding Photographers in Anchorage 2018 by Expertise.com

Michael Dinneen Photography is incredibly honored by the recent award as one of the Best Wedding Photographers in Anchorage in 2018, as selected by Expertise.com.  Expertise.com created lists of the best local professionals in each US city to provide their readers the confidence they need to make the right choice, particularly when choosing a wedding photographer. To do so, Expertise.com analyzed and scored 103 wedding photographers on more than 25 criteria across five categories, to create a hand-picked list of the best wedding photographers in Anchorage, AK.  The five categories being evaluated included: Reputation: A history of delighted customers and …

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