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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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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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I cannot believe that this big boy is already one year old.  I feel like we were just in Upper Bidwell Park with balloons that spelled out “B-A-B-Y” for Abbie and Dan’s pregnancy announcement.  So much has changed in over a year and a half!  This time we were back in Upper Bidwell Park and Abbie […]

Abbie + Dan Upper Bidwell Park | Family

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I met Heather and John out on their property in Willows, California, with their handsome sons, gorgeous in-laws, and all of their sweet grandchildren.  They have some new members that needed to be included in a family picture.  Originally, we had Heather and John’s family session scheduled on a stormy and windy day.  Fortunately, we traded […]

Heather + John Willows | Family

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What a small world we live in!  A while back I shared some baby items on social media that we no longer needed. The pediatric nurse we had with our big kids (and Farmer J’s pediatric nurse from when he was a child) took me up on the baby items, because she was going to […]

Kacie + Ed Northern CA | Lifestyle

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I love to have our family’s pictures taken!  I enjoy seeing updated pictures in frames throughout the house.  BUT, the wardrobe takes a lot of energy and planning.  Yogi has to be prepped that he only has to be dressed up for a short amount of time. (He brings a change of clothes in the car.)  Fish needs […]

Amber + Jason Almond Blossoms | Our Love Story

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Celeste and Larry lost their home in the devastating Camp Fire. They now have a new place they call home in Durham. We held their four generation family session in the backyard of their gorgeous new residence.  Every single member of their family welcomed me with open arms and made me feel comfortable; just like family. […]

Celeste + Larry Durham Residence | Family

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Susan’s daughters surprised her with a portrait session as a gift for her birthday.  We recently captured their spring family session in the grassy fields of Chico.  The sunshine was warm, and this made it feel even more like a spring day!  When I taught high school physical education, I also coached the junior varsity […]

Susan + Russell Grassy Fields | Family

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I first met Tiffany when we were both at the same location for portrait sessions one evening.  We exchanged names, started to follow each other on social media, and then we met for coffee to chat about photography.  We recently brought our husbands and children (six total!) to meet in the middle of a full bloom […]

Tiffany + Ben Almond Blossoms | Family

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