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Scott and I went to high school together.  I got to know him better as we sat next to each other in our high school photography class.  Years later, I ran into him on the campus of California State University, Chico; and I was so jealous that he was enrolled in a photography class.  I […]

Amanda + Scott Upper Bidwell Park | Engagement

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Nicole and Brev were wanting to update their family pictures at their country home in Chico.  They were so kind and invited me out to their beautiful home.  We were able to include many sentimental locations and animals into their family session.  We took family pictures in front of their home, in the backyard, and in […]

Nicole + Brev Country Home | Family

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The “something borrowed” varies from bride to bride.  Kalli had a very unique something borrowed, her mother’s wedding dress.  On Kalli’s wedding day, she wore the bodice from her mother’s wedding dress, and a new skirt that was handmade by her grandmother.  The flower girl, Kalli’s niece, was also wearing a sentimental item on the […]

Kalli + Madison Orchard Creek Lodge | Lincoln

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The wedding of the year may have just occurred at Bailey Creek Golf Course this past weekend.  Marci and Jack exchanged their wedding vows in the presence of their sensational family and friends.  From the moment the officiant began the ceremony, tears welled up in the eyes of everyone in attendance.  Tears of joy and […]

Marci + Jack Bailey Creek | Wedding

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Stephanie and Andrew are expecting their sweet baby girl in just a few short weeks.  Stephanie’s one hope was to take their maternity pictures near a creek.  We found the perfect location to capture this very special time in their lives.  Stephanie and Andrew were fabulous at trusting me, and this helped to make my job so […]

Stephanie + Andrew Creekside | Maternity

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Ashley and Dan just recently welcomed their handsome son into their lives. Their hearts were full as they cuddled their newborn bundle of joy. I first met Ashley when I was photographing Haylee and Derek’s wedding in April.  Even back then, Ashley was radiant and beaming with joy!  You can view Haylee and Derek’s wedding here.  Ashley […]

Ashley + Dan Newborn | Lifestyle

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Deidre and Jake’s love story has been growing these past few years. It all started with Jake proposing to Deidre in 2017, they exchanged their wedding vows in 2018,  and they will soon be a family of three in 2019.  They just completed one of the final steps before baby arrives; maternity pictures in Chico!  Deidre […]

Deidre + Jake Grass Fields | Maternity

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I just returned from a once in a lifetime vacation with my mom and my father’s side of the family to the Azores Islands.  No children!  I have never been away from Farmer J or my children for this amount of time.  We spent ten days in the Azores with two of my aunts, their […]

Azores Islands Açores | Our Love Story

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Haley and Matt recently welcomed their handsome baby boy into their family this past month.  They have made the transition from being a couple to being parents.  They are flourishing in this new role.  Matt is an excellent father, and he is very protective of his new baby boy.  Matt is also an expert at […]

Haley + Matt Newborn | Lifestyle

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Julie and Tanner will soon be welcoming their second baby into their arms.  They chose Butte Creek Canyon as the perfect location to document this special chapter in their lives.  Julie was glowing in her romantic pink dress, and her adorable daughter coordinated perfectly with Julie.  Their daughter may have stolen the show when she teased me […]

Julie + Tanner Butte Creek Canyon | Maternity

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