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Samantha and Chris are high school sweethearts. Their high school friends were not surprised to learn of their wedding, because they saw marriage in their future ten years ago.  Samantha and Chris’ first date was toilet papering their best man’s house, but they tried to disguise it as someone else’s work.  Many of these high […]

Samantha + Chris Gale Vineyards | Wedding

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Couples often ask me about which wedding vendors I recommend for their wedding day.  There are many wonderful vendors out there that will take wonderful care of you on your special day.  I am providing you with five vendors that are a dream to work with on the wedding day.  They are very well organized […]

Five Dream Wedding Vendors Tips | Wedding

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Lindsey and Gene’s family welcomed me with open arms to their home in Orland, California.  I was greeted with big hugs from their daughters and lots of smiles.  Lindsey and Gene recently made the move to more land, and they wanted to capture their family pictures on their property.  Lindsey and I both had the […]

Lindsey + Gene Orland, CA | Family

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Kalli and Madison recently took their engagement pictures in downtown Chico and at California State University, Chico.  They danced and toasted to their future in the downtown streets.  I first met Kalli and Madison at a birthday party for Madison’s mother, Laura.  They were recently engaged, and we chatted briefly about their new engagement.  You […]

Kalli + Madison Downtown Chico | Engagement

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In a few short weeks, Rebecca and Kyle will be welcoming their third baby into their arms.  There already is a big sister and a big brother both anxiously awaiting the arrival of this tiebreaker baby.  They were busy guessing names between their turns taking pictures with their expecting mother in the grassy fields in Chico, California.  Rebecca […]

Rebecca + Kyle Fields | Maternity

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Gover Ranch in Anderson, California, was the perfect location for Kaylin and Brandon to have their dream wedding.  Prior to their wedding day, they each wrote letters to their parent; and they took time on their wedding day to share these letters with them.  It was hard as the photographer not to tear up when […]

Kaylin + Brandon Gover Ranch | Wedding

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Erin and Zack are so excited to welcome their baby girl to their family in a few short weeks.  In the fall, we documented their pregnancy announcement in Upper Bidwell Park; so it seemed fitting to take their maternity portraits in Bidwell Park as well.  They have been so fortunate to be able to capture […]

Erin + Zack Bidwell Park | Family

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I had the honor of taking Jennifer and Travis’ family pictures two years ago on their property in the outskirts of Orland, California.  I was so excited when Jennifer contacted me again to update their family pictures.  This year Jennifer thought  Upper Bidwell Park was the perfect location to capture her beautiful family.  The clouds unexpectedly […]

Jennifer + Travis Upper Bidwell Park | Family

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I am so excited to share these pictures with you!  Mandy contacted me this past fall.  She shared their story and told me that they were currently fostering a little boy.  They were hopeful that adoption was in the near future, but there is no way to know if and when that would truly happen.  For […]

Mandy + Jon Adoption Journey | Family

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When Julia contacted me to say that they were ready to share some very exciting news, I could not wait to tell Farmer J!  I had to resist from telling our children at first, because they see Julia often.  I did not want them to spoil any surprises Julia and Nick had planned.  As soon […]

Julia + Nick Bidwell Park | Maternity

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