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

Mary + Don California State University, Chico

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 Session Grass Field with Wheelchair | Noelle + Quentin

Noelle + Quentin Grass Field

It’s official! Spring Mini Sessions were a hit! B joined me as my assistant, and I think she enjoyed the sessions as much as I did! These families were amazing! Everyone arrived looking spectacular for their spring session, but their smiles and happiness were even better. The sunlight was a bonus to the day. These […]

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Spring Mini Sessions Chico CA Grass Field

Spring Mini Sessions Grass Field

Bridget and Kory have one athletic young lady! She spends most of her days attending sports practices and some days she has multiple practices for different sports. She enjoys softball, basketball, swimming, and golf. Just because she is athletic, this does not mean that she cannot be feminine. We did this sporty princess session to […]

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Sporty Princess Birthday Session | Bridget + Kory

Bridget + Kory DeGarmo Park

This year was Melissa and Greg’s older daughter’s eleventh annual birthday session.  Each year, Melissa and Greg schedule a special portrait session to document the new birthday milestone for their daughters.  Everyone gets to have an individual with the birthday girl, and they also get an updated family picture.  I think this idea is brilliant! […]

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Spring Family Session with Dog | Melissa + Greg

Melissa + Greg Bidwell Park

It’s time to celebrate! Kristi always does a fantastic job of documenting her children’s birthdays and preserving this moment in time. Her younger daughter turned two and we celebrated her in a field of blooming wildflowers. With the birthday girl being two years old and naturally curious at this age, we had no problem capturing […]

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Picking Wildflowers | Kristi + Birthday Girl

Kristi + Birthday Girl Wildflowers

It was so much fun to see Callie and Jason’s family again. It was amazing to see how much their children have grown over the past two years.  I first met Callie and Jason through a prior photo session; but when I saw them, it was like we were old friends.  Social media does help […]

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Spring Family Session in Grass Field | Callie + Jason

Callie + Jason Grass Field

Kerrie and I are long time friends.  I first met her while we were opposing coaches during a ridiculously high scoring softball game.  A couple years later we were in the same Mommy and Me walking group with our oldest babies.  Their family then moved to the same street as us, and we then had […]

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Spring Family Pictures | Kerrie + Kevin

Kerrie + Kevin Grass Field

Jessica and Tom made my day when they arrived for their family session.  I had not seen their family very much due to the pandemic.  I have known Jessica and Tom since they moved into my parents’ neighborhood years ago, and they were just a young married couple.  Their daughters were not in the picture […]

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Spring Family Pictures | Jessica + Tom

Jessica + Tom Grass Field

Alissa and Tom brought a Alissa’s mother, Carol, along with them for and their family pictures with Sutter Butte’s mountain range as their backdrop.  Alissa and Tom made the trip to the Sutter Butte’s for their family pictures.  Alissa really wanted to document their five-month-old baby girl because she has already growing so quickly and […]

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Walking in Pasture at Sutter Butte Mountain Range | Alissa + Tom

Alissa + Tom Sutter Buttes



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