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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

February Volunteer of the Month: Joy Thompson

February’s Volunteer of the month is Joy Thompson of Eagle River. I met Joy at St. Anthony’s during the holidays, where she was guiding a group of Chugiak/Eagle Rive Food Bank volunteers in distributing Christmas gifts and food for those in need. She’s run several food banks and pantries over …

Volunteer of the Month – January 2017

Now in their fifth year of volunteering for Straw For Dogs, a local non-profit whose mission is to provide supplies and resources for outdoor pets, ReAnn & Tom Johnson are January’s Volunteers of the Month. ReAnn and Tom began with the Straw For Dogs by fostering and then adopting a …

Super Moon Over Anchorage, Alaska November 14, 2016

Luckily, I decided to check anyway after the weatherman said that we would be too cloudy to see the Super Moon, a lunar display which was scheduled for the final time in many of our lifetimes.  The cloudy atmosphere only added the mystery of this photo, captured near Turnagain Arm …

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 …