I had originally met Torrie and Glenn for their first wedding anniversary portrait session in Upper Bidwell Park. Since then I have been so grateful to have followed their love story thus far. Earlier in the year I had photographed their maternity session, and now it brings me so much joy to present you with their […]

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Family

Winter Family Session Walking in Grass Field in Blue Applique Dress | Torrie + Glenn

Torrie + Glenn Grass Field

Sarah and David’s family stepped out of the car looking absolutely perfect for their family portraits. For most of the year, light neutrals and pastel colors are my favorite colors for wardrobe; but jewel tones for fall were perfection for Sarah and David’s family. Their wardrobe complemented the natural environment at Upper Bidwell Park, and […]

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Family

Family Pictures in Jewel Tones | Sarah + David

Sarah + David Upper Bidwell Park

Katie and Paul’s engagement session fell perfectly between the rain.  They only had a few puddles to leap over during their session.  Good thing Katie opted for the shoes with a wider heel or her heel may have been disappearing into the wet earth.  These two came to town early to prepare for their session […]

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Engagements

Lift in Upper Bidwell Park Engagement Session Winter | Katie + Paul

Katie + Paul Upper Bidwell Park

This is the second time I have had the pleasure to photograph Amanda and Felipe‘s beautiful family. The first time was for their maternity session in 2019.   You can view their blog post here.  Since then, they have welcomed their sweet son into their lives. We were lucky to have Amanda‘s parents also able to […]

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Family

Bidwell Park Fall Colors Extended Family Session | Amanda + Felipe

Amanda + Felipe Bidwell Park

Lauren and Greg’s session was one of my absolute favorites! Just a few hours before their session was to begin, Lauren messaged me and shared some props that she was hoping to incorporate into their session. My adrenaline raced, goosebumps appeared on my arms, and I squealed with joy. Their fall family session was turning […]

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Maternity

Letter Board Big Brother Announcement | Lauren + Greg

Lauren + Greg Upper Bidwell Park

So much can change in a year! Less than a year ago, I was capturing Holly and Zac‘s in-home newborn lifestyle session. I was happy to recently photograph their fall family portraits and to celebrate their son’s first birthday. Since their newborn session, they have recently purchased a home. Fun fact: Holly and I were […]

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Family

One Year Old Fall Family Portraits in Overalls | Holly + Zac

Holly + Zac Upper Bidwell Park

New Year Goals of 2021 Last year, I had two main goals or resolutions.  They were to pray daily from my knees and to capture a family picture each Sunday.  I loved when we dressed up, but I was happy with everyone in pajamas.  I just wanted to capture more family pictures with me in […]

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Our Love Story

New Year 2021 Goals | Our Love Story

New Year 2021 Goals

This is the third year I have had the pleasure of photographing Holly and Sam’s beautiful family. The first time was years ago when their family was up visiting family in Chico while they were living in San Diego. As the years have passed, they now have moved; and they now call Chico their home. […]

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Family

Holly + Sam Irongate Garden Inn

When we first started to discuss locations, Madeline asked me if I knew of this specific location with a log in Lower Bidwell Park.  I sent her a location that I love and thought this could be where she was thinking of. It was the exact location!  We made sure to use this same location […]

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Family

Family Pictures in Lower Bidwell Park | Madeline + Lorin

Madeline + Lorin Bidwell Park

When we scheduled Kim and Tim’s fall family session, Kim knew that she wanted it at the Butte Creek Country Club.  What they did not know was that Tim was going to be having emergency surgery just a few days prior to their family session date. I was anticipating taking pictures of only Kim and […]

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Family

Family at Butte Creek Country Club | Kim and Tim

Kim + Tim Butte Creek Country Club

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