Paul proposed to Katie in November 2020. At that time, the world was in the middle of a pandemic, and only intimate micro weddings were happening. Katie approached her soon-to-be father-in-law and asked if they could get married in the barn on his family’s property. Her soon-to-be father-in-law laughed at the thought, because the barn […]

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Weddings

Country Wedding Walking at Sunset | Katie + Paul

Katie + Paul Bulter Ranch

Katelyn has graduated from California State University, Chico, with a major in Liberal Studies. In the fall, she will be placed with a cooperating teacher as she begins her next journey with student teaching. This hands-on experience will prep her for her own classroom one day. Katelyn’s parents are very proud of her for all […]

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Seniors

California State University Chico Senior Session | Senior Katelyn

Senior Katelyn California State University, Chico

Erin and Chris had a perfect spring garden wedding at the Irongate Garden Inn this past weekend. Their closest family and friends gathered to support them as they exchanged their vows in the luscious green garden.  The officiant was a family friend and also the father of the Maid of Honor. Erin and Chris had […]

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Weddings

Irongate Garden Inn Wedding | Husband Dips Wife with a Kiss | Erin + Chris

Erin + Chris Irongate Garden Inn

Kristen and Parker will be holding their sweet baby in their arms in just a few short weeks. Everyone is excited for this new chapter in their lives to unfold. Big Sister cannot wait to have her baby sister to play with; but in the meantime, she is looking forward to helping out her parents […]

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Maternity

Maternity Family Session in Grass Field | Kristen + Parker

Kristen + Parker Grass Field

It has been brought me so much joy over the years to document Deidre and Jake’s love story! They are adding another chapter as they will be welcoming a second child into their lives in a few short weeks. I first had the opportunity to photograph Deidre and Jake during their engagement season of their […]

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Maternity

Mother Daughter Hugging in Poppies | Deidre + Jake

Deidre + Jake Grass Field

Congratulations, Jack! He is officially a college graduate from California State University, Chico! Jack now has a degree in marketing and he is off to the real world. Due to the pandemic and the closure of students on campus, Jack has been able to live in Sacramento as he completed his courses online. As the world […]

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Seniors

Kenall Hall College Senior Session | Jack

Senior Jack California State University, Chico

Megan and Matt celebrated their first wedding anniversary with a portrait session to document this past crazy pandemic year.  One year ago, Megan and Matt were happy that their venue was allowing them to have a small gathering of their closest family and friends for their wedding day.  Fast forward one year later and these […]

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Engagements

Walk in Park for First Anniversary Session | Megan + Matt

Megan + Matt Upper Bidwell Park

Mary and Don’s daughter contacted me hoping to update their family pictures with the grandchildren. Their session was fantastic; because everyone was happy, there were no tears, and this produced an extraordinary amount of smiles from the children with their grandparents.  I even caught Don smiling a few times too.  😉  You can view more […]

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Family

Large Extended Family Grandparents with Grandchildren with Brick Building | Mary + Don

Mary + Don California State University, Chico

Our annual Mother’s Day session was a success and a tremendous amount of fun and laughter. Due to Covid, I had not seen my grandmother in over a year. She was able to come up to Chico to celebrate her birthday and to join us for our Mother’s Day session. We also had my sister-in-law, […]

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Our Love Story

Mother's Day Session with Mom and Daughter in Dresses | Our Love Story

Annual Mother’s Day Grass Field

Noelle and Quentin’s family loves to have fun. Their family session was lively, joyful, and very entertaining! Quentin goes above and beyond to get laughter from his children. Noelle shared that Quentin was as excited as their children were for their family pictures. This is a kind of enthusiasm I love to hear! Noelle and […]

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Family

Family Session Grass Field with Wheelchair | Noelle + Quentin

Noelle + Quentin Grass Field

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