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

I had the pleasure of taking Helen and Lance’s family pictures.  Their whole session was nonstop smiles and energy!  Their main request was to get a picture of the grandparents, Helen and Lance, with all of their grandbabies.  And the next request was to get a picture of Helen and Lance’s children, Tyler, Stephanie, and […]

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Helen + Lance Grassy Fields

I cannot believe that this big boy is already one year old.  I feel like we were just in Upper Bidwell Park with balloons that spelled out “B-A-B-Y” for Abbie and Dan’s pregnancy announcement.  So much has changed in over a year and a half!  This time we were back in Upper Bidwell Park and Abbie […]

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Abbie + Dan Upper Bidwell Park | Family

I met Heather and John out on their property in Willows, California, with their handsome sons, gorgeous in-laws, and all of their sweet grandchildren.  They have some new members that needed to be included in a family picture.  Originally, we had Heather and John’s family session scheduled on a stormy and windy day.  Fortunately, we traded […]

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All Because Two People Fell in Love, Spring Family Pictures with Large Extended Family

Heather + John Willows | Family

Chris and Abe took advantage of having their family all in Chico by taking family portraits.  Selecting a date when everyone was available can be a challenge.  Fortunately, the weather was beautiful in Chico, and this added to their enjoyable day that was full of laughter.  Their daughter, Abbie, did a wonderful job arranging the […]

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Chris + Abe Chico | Family

Barbara turned 90 years old, and her sons and their families combined efforts to throw Barbara a wonderful birthday party.  Many family members and friends drove and flew into town to celebrate Barbara!  The tables were decorated with beautiful floral arrangements and adorable pictures of Barbara throughout her life.  Barbara still carries her beauty that […]

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Barbara’s 90th Orland, CA | Family

Laura’s daughter, Claire, surprised Laura with the gift of photography for her 60th birthday.  The night before the party, Claire shared with Laura that they were going to be taking family pictures, and Laura teared up at her thoughtful gift.   Family pictures were taken to capture this special moment in Laura’s life.  Laura’s husband, […]

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Laura’s Birthday Capay, CA | Family

Florence and Howard wanted to get a family picture taken before their older granddaughter travels across the seas and their older grandson starts college outside of Chico.  The timeline was narrow, but we were able to get everyone together for a wonderful evening in Bidwell Park!  Thank you to Bridget for getting their session booked.  Florence […]

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Florence + Howard Bidwell Park | Family

Fall had arrived on the campus of California State University, Chico.  The leaves were sprinkled with greens, yellows, and golden hues.   The creek that winds through campus carried some beautiful leaves with it as they floated downstream.  The campus was active with students visiting the campus and locals taking a walk through campus. Sharee […]

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Sharee + Michael California State University, Chico | Family

Mommy & Daddy-To-Be are ecstatic to be expecting their first baby next month!  This will also be the very first grandchild on both sides.  They have learned that they will be snuggling up with a little girl in the near future.  This will be one spoiled little lady!  They have a little puppy dog that is getting […]

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Baby Makes Three



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