Sam Wasson

I am a freelance photographer based out of Anchorage, Alaska specializing in sports and commercial photography. I am also the staff photographer for the University of Alaska-Anchorage athletic department.

My work includes shooting the Iditarod, NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship tournaments, NCAA Baseball Regionals, the Great Alaska Shootout, Western Athletic Conference men’s and women’s championship basketball tournaments, WAC volleyball championship tournaments, WAC cross country championships, WAC men’s and women’s tennis championship, the 2009 Texas vs. The Nation All-Star Football Game, a 2008 USA Softball National Team exhibition game during their pre-Olympic tour and numerous collegiate sporting events at New Mexico State University, the University of Alaska-Anchorage and the Alaska Summer College Baseball League.

My clients include numerous universities including Alaska-Anchorage, Brevard College, Cameron, Dartmouth, Dixie State, Harvard, New Mexico State, Pepperdine, Southern Utah, Texas A&M-Kingsville, UNC-Wilmington, Weber State, Western New Mexico, the Great Northwest Athletic Conference, the Western Athletic Conference as well as the Alaska Summer League's Anchorage Bucs.

My photos have been published in’s Zoom Gallery, the Anchorage Daily News, Honolulu Star Advertiser, Las Cruces Sun-News, Seward Phoenix Log, Alaska Coast Magazine, National Athletic Trainer's Association's monthly magazine NATA News,, and in numerous university athletic media guides.

I am also Alaska's first Google Trusted Photographer for the Google Business View (formerly Google Business Photos) project which utilizes Street View technology to bring virtual tours of businesses to Google Maps. A full list of commercial clients can be found on the Google Business View information page (link below) but includes Ciri Alaska Tourism, Classic Alaska Trading Company, Hard Rock Cafe Anchorage, Phillips Cruises & Tours, Dimond Center Hotel, Spenard Roadhouse, Sack’s Cafe, Snow City Cafe, Anchorage Downtown Partnership and Skinny Raven Sports.

I am a 2001 graduate of New Mexico State University and earned a B.S. degree in Computer Science.

In my free time I enjoy traveling and hiking with my wife and our dog around the many parks in the beautiful state of Alaska.

Inquiries: sam [at]

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