Sendi and Ryan contacted me in hopes to document their daughter’s first birthday with balloons, to get some fall family pictures, and to document their new newest family member, their puppy dog.   It was the perfect way to celebrate.  Their whole family looked stunning in their holiday attire, doggy included!  We were able to […]

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Sendi + Ryan Bidwell Park

  Lauren and Greg were wanting to document their son’s first birthday with a family portrait session.  I had met Lauren and Greg’s family last year at the Christmas Preview in Downtown Chico.  It was not until I asked Farmer J if he knew Greg, and Farmer J helped me make the connection that I […]

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Lauren + Greg Grass Field

Lesley shared that her mother had hinted that she was hoping for an updated picture of all of her five grandbabies together.  Lesley did not tell her mother that they had plans to even take family pictures this fall.  The truth was that Lesley’s family piggybacked at the end of her brother’s family session, Holly […]

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Lesley + Jason Grass Field

Kelsie and Aaron have a fabulous family that was nothing but a joy with whom to spend the afternoon!  Kelsie is an old friend from high school.  I first met her when we were in junior high, and we then shared classes throughout high school.  We bumped into each other again at the doctor’s office […]

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Large Family Walking in Upper Bidwell Park | Kelsie + Aaron

Kelsie + Aaron Upper Bidwell Park

When Ashley contacted me to update her family’s portraits this fall, she knew that she wanted a special location to document this moment in their lives. Add together the combination of their black and white attire, lace dresses, and their daughters’ knee-high socks and that is exactly what Ashley; an unmatchable family session that holds […]

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Ashley + Mick Palm Tree Lane

Holly and Sam recently made the move to Chico from San Diego. They wanted to capture their first fall family pictures in their new home in Northern California.  Holly and Sam were also hoping to use these pictures as gifts for their family members over the holidays.  This family also holds a special spot in […]

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Fall Family Portraits | Hollty + Sam

Holly + Sam Grassy Field

Tory and Billy were hoping to update their family pictures in the natural outdoor environment of the North Valley.  Tory loved the creekside rock bed of Butte Creek.  You may not be able to guess it from their pictures, but their session was on one of these extremely windy days when the power was being […]

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Butte Creek with Children | Tory + Billy

Tory + Billy Butte Creek

Kristine and Travis recently welcome their sweet baby girl into their lives.  Their little lady was three months old at the time of their session. I had to ask Kristine and Travis if their daughter was a professional model, because she absolutely rocked her first family portrait session with her parents! Their daughter was amazing […]

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Baby Girl Looking at Camera in Holiday Photo | Kristine + Travis

Kristine + Travis Bidwell Park Golf Course

Angela was only hoping to capture a couple of pictures of her children in their cute matching pajamas.  Mission accomplished!  All three children and the family dog did amazing during this in-home lifestyle family session!  Angela selected the cutest matching neutral alpaca pajamas for her three babies.  It was wonderful to witness all of their […]

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Neutral Pajamas in Lifestyle Session with Siblings on Master Bed | Angela + Kids

Angela + Justin Home

One of my favorite sessions of the year always goes to my brother-in-law, Jared, and his wife, Michelle.  There is something so special about having my niece and nephews in front of the camera with no cousin distractions.  I love having an hour or so with them all to myself.  There is nothing quite as […]

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Upper Bidwell Park Fall Family Portraits | Michelle + Jared

Michelle + Jared Upper Bidwell Park



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