Marissa and Logan are in their groove after welcoming home their baby girl.  This is their first child, besides their fur babies, and they are over the moon infatuated with her; as they should be.  Their sweet little lady is a bright spot in their lives.  At the time of this in-home lifestyle session, their […]

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Lifestyle Photography

Marissa + Logan Lifestyle

Babies Birthday Blog:  What do you do when you have six babies who are all going to celebrate their first birthday around the same time?  Get them together for a birthday picture of course! These babies and their mommies have celebrated major milestones and holidays together.  This group of ladies is so lucky to have each […]

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Mommy and Me First Birthday Celebration | Babies Birthday Celebration

Babies Birthday Celebration One Year Olds

When Malinda contacted me to update her family pictures, she shared that they were overdue to have them updated.  Malinda shared that it had been many years since they took a professional family picture together.  Malinda and Brandon had a specific almond orchard they were hoping to use for the portrait session. Brandon helps his […]

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Spring Family Almond Blossom Session | Malinda + Brandon

Malinda + Brandon Almond Blossoms

Krisha and Richard have plans to move out of the area this summer, but Krisha wanted to document the North State’s beautiful spring almond blossom season.  Krisha and Richard met me with their five vibrant and beautiful children. During our time together, we were able to capture plenty of family group pictures and then lots […]

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Family Walking in Almond Blossom Orchard | Krisha + Richard

Krisha + Richard Almond Blossoms

Natalie had her back to her father.  He walked to her for their father and daughter’s first look. As soon as she and her father embraced, her mother rounded the corner. She and her father presented Natalie with a gift.  They gave her a new ring to wear on her wedding day. Inside the ring […]

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Golden Hour Glow Under Willow Tree | Natalie + Steven Wedding

Natalie + Steven Historic Oakdale Ranch | Wedding

I had first met Sunshine when she was a bridesmaid in Haylee and Derek’s wedding almost a year ago. Shortly after, I then learned that Darin is my hairdresser’s brother-in-law. The town of Chico is amazing, and how everyone is connected! Sunshine contacted me early last month about her interest in almond blossom portraits. Mother […]

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Lifting in the Almond Orchard | Sunshine + Darin

Sunshine + Darin Almond Blossoms

Sammy and Aden are so excited to welcome their second daughter into their world in a few short weeks.  Big Sister will be a big help to her mommy and daddy as well.  The beautiful blooming almond blossoms were the perfect setting to capture this romantic maternity and family session.  I have photographed Sammy and […]

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Blossoms Falling on Mom and Big Sister | Sammy + Aden Maternity

Sammy + Aden Almond Blossoms

For Jena’s 16th birthday, she celebrated by flying to California to visit her Aunt Carolina.  Carolina had set up a surprise portrait session for Jena to celebrate this milestone birthday.  Carolina was very prepared with a variety of locations, including their almond orchard that had just started to bloom, and props for Jena’s portrait session. […]

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Jena Sweet 16 Almond Blossoms

Susan and Tim had the family already gathering to celebrate Tim’s son, Nick’s, birthday.  They used this opportunity to also update their family picture with all three (soon to be four) grandsons.  I heard multiple times through their session about how often Tim requested this moment to be captured.  It is obvious how much love […]

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Family on a Bench in the Backyard | Susan + Tim

Susan + Tim Private Residence

Betsy and Gary’s daughter contacted me with a desire to update their family pictures.  They lucked out to have blue skies and warm weather.  It was like a spring day in February.  Betsy and Gary were really hoping to have a picture that included all of their seven grandchildren.  We were able to capture that […]

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Betsy + Gary Upper Bidwell Park



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