About a month before Megan and Matt’s wedding, they were uncertain of what their wedding day would look like due to the current shelter-in-place guidelines.  Fortunately, Megan and Matt were able to have a beautiful intimate wedding day with their closest family and friends in attendance.  Although they would have loved to have more of […]

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Weddings

Husband and Wife Twirling on Ranch | Megan and Matt

Megan + Matt Ponderosa Ridge Ranch

Payton traveled to Chico to visit with family and to have her high school senior portraits taken.  We had to postpone her session due to the California shelter-in-place orders, and we were finally able to have her session.  Even though her senior year did not go as planned, she is finishing out the year with […]

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Seniors

Grass Field Senior Picture in Black Dress|Senior Payton

Senior Payton Grass Field

I first met Noele and Sean when I was photographing Marci and Jack’s wedding day in Almanor last summer.  Sean was the best man, and Noele was one of Marci’s bridesmaids.  Farmer J and I were able to capture plenty of handsome smiles from their son in his adorable wedding day attire too.  I was […]

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Family

Family Walking Across Bride on Chico State Campus | Noele + Sean

Noele + Sean California State University, Chico

For Shawntel and Phil to get their fall family portraits in this past year, they needed to wait for Phil’s farming schedule to slow down enough for him to be home in time for the golden hour glow, just before the sun sets. I know this farming world well, and I know how hard it […]

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Family

Fall Family Portraits on the Chico State Campus at Sunset | Shawntel + Phil

Shawntel + Phil California State University, Chico

Kimberly and Jeff’s beautiful family met me in Upper Bidwell Park at the Bidwell Golf Course for their fall family portrait session.  Everything from their wardrobe to their attitudes was perfect.  It had been years since I had seen Kimberly and Jeff with their gorgeous daughters.  They have both grown up so quickly.  It was […]

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Family

Fall Family Walking in Olive Grove | Kimberly + Jeff

Kimberly + Jeff Bidwell Golf Course

Kelsey and Ryan have a tendency to have their pictures scheduled on a rainy day.  It rained on their wedding day, sprinkled on their maternity session, and had a downpour just before their fall family pictures.  Both their maternity and family sessions had already been postponed due to rain.  You can view their spring maternity […]

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Family

Family Walking Across Bridge | Kelsey + Ryan

Kelsey + Ryan California State University, Chico

It has been so much fun to document Abbie and Dan’s love story!  My first session with them was to announce their pregnancy with their adorable son.  Since then I have had the pleasure to document their maternity pictures (and then this little guy arrived days later!), extended family pictures, their son’s first birthday, and now […]

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Family

Family Walking on Chico State Campus | Abbie + Dan

Abbie + Dan California State University, Chico

Years ago, I was at a wedding near San Luis Obispo; and I saw a familiar face as a guest. It was Farmer J’s cousin, Tyler, with his wife, Leanne. Fast forward a couple of years, and Leanne and Tyler are now expecting their first child. Leanne had contacted me about a maternity session, and […]

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Maternity

Leanne + Tyler Upper Bidwell Park

Jessica and Anthony were trying to schedule their maternity session when their baby girl had a plan of her own. She decided to arrive early to make her presence known. After some time in the NICU, she was able to return home with her mommy and daddy! Jessica and Anthony were so kind as to […]

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Lifestyle Photography

In Home Newborn Lifestyle Session Parents Looking in Crib with Dogs | Jessica + Anthony

Jessica + Anthony Lifestyle

Jenna and Kevin are so excited to welcome their second daughter into the world in a couple of short months!  Their daughter is so excited about her new role as a big sister!  She has plenty of kisses to share with her mommy’s growing belly and lots of love to share with her new baby […]

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Maternity

Maternity Session Upper Bidwell Park | Jenna + Kevin

Jenna + Kevin Upper Bidwell Park

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