Photographer: Shannon McGuire

Photographer Shannon McGuire was born and raised in Alaska. She discovered her love for photography after taking her first college course. She quickly changed her major, studying at the University of Alaska Anchorage and the famous Brooks Institute in California. Her background includes different styles such as fine art, commercial, and weddings. Shannon enjoys weddings because they provide the best opportunity to work with a little bit of everything: outdoor, indoor, day time, night time, natural light, studio lights, action, candids, and formal portraits. She cherishes the knowledge that every wedding is unique, that these moments will never happen again, and that every family member and friend adds to your special day.

When she’s not photographing for Chugach Peaks, Shannon is an avid world traveler, having been to over 30 countries. She enjoys exploring and photographing different cultures, seeing new sights, and being pushed out of her comfort zone.