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Rena…NBHS senior 2015 | Esther Pederson Photography

October 22nd, 2014

Rena was my final senior this season. What a great way to finish my fall too! I enjoyed my time with her and she couldn’t have made my job easier. She was so giggly and fun. She said she was nervous, but I didn’t see one ounce of that during our session or in the photos. What a natural beauty! The colors of the tundra completely complimented her outfits, skin and hair. And her smile just totally topped off the wow factor. I had to include one serious one though, because I think she totally nailed it. She looks like she’s straight out a magazine in that last one….I mean, WOW, it’s one of my favorites for sure! Thanks for your time and attention Rena!! I loved hanging out with you and the big sis! :)Blog1

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Rena was my final senior this season. What a great way to finish my fall too! I enjoyed my time with her and she couldn’t have made my job easier. She was so giggly and fun. She said she was nervous, but I didn’t see one ounce of that during our session or in the photos. What a natural beauty! The colors of the tundra completely complimented her outfits, skin and hair. And her smile just totally topped off the wow factor. I had to include one serious one though, because I think she totally nailed it. She looks like she’s straight out a magazine in that last one….I mean, WOW, it’s one of my favorites for sure! Thanks for your time and attention Rena!! I loved hanging out with you and the big sis! :)Blog1

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Alex…NBHS senior 2015 | Esther Pederson Photography

October 7th, 2014

Alex. Another all around great young guy I got to work with this fall! His Mama scheduled him early this summer and wanted to make sure we got them done. I just couldn’t believe she was scheduling Alex, because I was in disbelief that he was already a senior! Living in a small town has it’s benefits, one of them is getting to know students and athletes and watching them grow up. We’ve been watching Alex play basketball and wrestle for years now. And I just couldn’t believe he is already nearing the end of high school. Anyway, the best part of his session was his location choice. Beautiful Solomon! Distance shoots aren’t always possible but I love it when they work out because it gives the photos a whole different look from the normal. As if looking handsome wasn’t enough, he took time out of his weekend at camp to get these done. I mean, what guy would rather be at camp, hunting birds and being all rugged. :) Probably all guys right?! Well, even if it was an inconvenience, he surely didn’t show it. Thanks for the patience while waiting for this sneak peak to surface. I will be working on your gallery images this week! Enjoy…until then. Blog1

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Alex. Another all around great young guy I got to work with this fall! His Mama scheduled him early this summer and wanted to make sure we got them done. I just couldn’t believe she was scheduling Alex, because I was in disbelief that he was already a senior! Living in a small town has it’s benefits, one of them is getting to know students and athletes and watching them grow up. We’ve been watching Alex play basketball and wrestle for years now. And I just couldn’t believe he is already nearing the end of high school. Anyway, the best part of his session was his location choice. Beautiful Solomon! Distance shoots aren’t always possible but I love it when they work out because it gives the photos a whole different look from the normal. As if looking handsome wasn’t enough, he took time out of his weekend at camp to get these done. I mean, what guy would rather be at camp, hunting birds and being all rugged. :) Probably all guys right?! Well, even if it was an inconvenience, he surely didn’t show it. Thanks for the patience while waiting for this sneak peak to surface. I will be working on your gallery images this week! Enjoy…until then. Blog1

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Zulai…South High Senior 2015 | Esther Pederson Photography

September 25th, 2014

This is Zulai. Zulai flew in from Anchorage for the weekend to get her senior photos done. How cool is that? I feel honored and extremely giddy because not only is she beautiful, she’s also super cool with a great personality. We had a lot of fun riding in and around Nome in her Mom’s truck, super crammed full of clothes, accessories, boots, and my camera gear. We talked about her senior plans for this year, and also her future goals. My oh my, she has it ALL lined out in detail. :) Her family is super proud of her accomplishments so far and I know things will continue to look bright for her future. Have a great year, Zulai and good luck with basketball this year!! Thanks for choosing Esther Pederson Photography for capturing your senior year memories!Blog1

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This is Zulai. Zulai flew in from Anchorage for the weekend to get her senior photos done. How cool is that? I feel honored and extremely giddy because not only is she beautiful, she’s also super cool with a great personality. We had a lot of fun riding in and around Nome in her Mom’s truck, super crammed full of clothes, accessories, boots, and my camera gear. We talked about her senior plans for this year, and also her future goals. My oh my, she has it ALL lined out in detail. :) Her family is super proud of her accomplishments so far and I know things will continue to look bright for her future. Have a great year, Zulai and good luck with basketball this year!! Thanks for choosing Esther Pederson Photography for capturing your senior year memories!Blog1

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Klay…senior 2015 | Esther Pederson Photography

September 16th, 2014

I love fall sessions. The colors and lighting are almost always perfect. Not to mention, fall means I get to work my favorite sessions….SENIORS! Klay made my job easy, he was both casual and so natural. I hardly had to coach him on posing, he was a dream! He’s sweet too…not much more to say. I even may have went a little far when I texted his Mom after the session saying I was in love with him. LOL….(in a total non-creepy, photographer way). 😉 Enjoy your senior year, Klay. Rock that basketball court this year…looking forward to those home games! Blog1

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I love fall sessions. The colors and lighting are almost always perfect. Not to mention, fall means I get to work my favorite sessions….SENIORS! Klay made my job easy, he was both casual and so natural. I hardly had to coach him on posing, he was a dream! He’s sweet too…not much more to say. I even may have went a little far when I texted his Mom after the session saying I was in love with him. LOL….(in a total non-creepy, photographer way). 😉 Enjoy your senior year, Klay. Rock that basketball court this year…looking forward to those home games! Blog1

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baby Rylee | Esther Pederson Photography

August 29th, 2014

Last week I got to visit with this sweet newborn and his parents, Kevin and Angelina. Rylee is precious and such a good baby. Even past his 2 week mark (the initial 2 weeks after being born is ideal for photographing newborns), he was the perfect sleepy newborn, complete with baby smiles. I loved holding him and molding him to get those cute shots Mom and Dad always love. I hope he visits me again, I loved having him in front of my camera. blog1


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Last week I got to visit with this sweet newborn and his parents, Kevin and Angelina. Rylee is precious and such a good baby. Even past his 2 week mark (the initial 2 weeks after being born is ideal for photographing newborns), he was the perfect sleepy newborn, complete with baby smiles. I loved holding him and molding him to get those cute shots Mom and Dad always love. I hope he visits me again, I loved having him in front of my camera. blog1

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Adelaine…senior 2014 | Esther Pederson Photography

April 2nd, 2014

Well I don’t know about you but I wouldn’t be looking this fabulous and beautiful if I were put in front of a camera on a cold, windy and dreary Alaskan day. Come on, even I thought it was impossible, but boy was I wrong! Addy was amazing!! We were all cold but this girl was naturally flawless even in the conditions we were in. I am so impressed! And I am so happy we were able to pull this one off. I had so much fun with you and Kerry (too bad Senora wasn’t there…ahh, I can just imagine that photo in my head). Oh well, next time!! I’ve enjoyed watching you on both the volleyball and basketball courts throughout the years. Your athletic talents will be missed for sure. Enjoy these precious last weeks of school lady and congratulations on all of your accomplishments!Blog5

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Well I don’t know about you but I wouldn’t be looking this fabulous and beautiful if I were put in front of a camera on a cold, windy and dreary Alaskan day. Come on, even I thought it was impossible, but boy was I wrong! Addy was amazing!! We were all cold but this girl was naturally flawless even in the conditions we were in. I am so impressed! And I am so happy we were able to pull this one off. I had so much fun with you and Kerry (too bad Senora wasn’t there…ahh, I can just imagine that photo in my head). Oh well, next time!! I’ve enjoyed watching you on both the volleyball and basketball courts throughout the years. Your athletic talents will be missed for sure. Enjoy these precious last weeks of school lady and congratulations on all of your accomplishments!Blog5

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Jake…senior 2014 | Esther Pederson Photography

March 31st, 2014

My first spring senior! It’s amazing how fast time flies, and now graduation is just right around the corner. What an exciting time for a lot of kids, and parents! Jake is my good friend Bonnie’s son. Her Sonny Boy! Already a senior and so handsome. What an awesome client to have. I enjoyed our time together and Jake couldn’t have made my job easier. So laid back and willing to try anything! These images turned out better than I had even hoped. Congratulations to the Piscoya/Stettenbenz family on raising such a well rounded young man. And most of all, congratulations Jake, I know there are many people who are proud of all your accomplishments! Best of wishes to you.Blog3

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My first spring senior! It’s amazing how fast time flies, and now graduation is just right around the corner. What an exciting time for a lot of kids, and parents! Jake is my good friend Bonnie’s son. Her Sonny Boy! Already a senior and so handsome. What an awesome client to have. I enjoyed our time together and Jake couldn’t have made my job easier. So laid back and willing to try anything! These images turned out better than I had even hoped. Congratulations to the Piscoya/Stettenbenz family on raising such a well rounded young man. And most of all, congratulations Jake, I know there are many people who are proud of all your accomplishments! Best of wishes to you.Blog3

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