Kristen wrote to me about one date that would work for everyone in her family. It had to be a sunrise session for it to work, and it was BEAUTIFUL. Once we had the date and time set, Kristen shared that her niece was out of the country, but not to worry because they decided […]

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Large Blended Extended Family in Upper Bidwell Park | Kristen + Family

Kristen + Family Upper Bidwell Park

Whitney and her siblings wanted to gift their father, Darrell, family pictures. They all gathered out at Darrell’s beautiful olive orchard to freeze this moment in time. It was easy to see how loved Darrell is by his family all coming together and surrounding him with their smiles and laughter.  Darrell took pictures with his […]

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Large Extended Family in Father's Olive Orchard | Darrell + Family

Darrell + Family Olive Orchard

I often see members of this family around town.  The parents are always at their children’s sporting events and school functions.  The grandparents arrive for special occasions.  I love that this family knows that their quality time together is important.  They are creating memories by just being together.  Family is something that some of us […]

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Large Family Session. Yay! Blues, Whites, Cousins, Family

Family Time

Patty and Johnny take annual family pictures with their whole family gathering together on one fall afternoon. It was fun to see each of their personalities shine this year and to see the cousins play all together.  They have some annual picture combinations they like to capture: the birthday crew (Three of them share the […]

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Grandparents with Grandchildren in Large Extended Family Session Chico CA | Patty + Johnny

Patty + Johnny Grass Field

Keri and Steve hoped to update their family picture with their newest family members.  There was one day that worked for everyone, and they made it happen at the beautiful grounds of White Ranch Events. We were able to quickly move through the pictures from the whole family to individual families and couples with ease. […]

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Large Extended Family at White Ranch Events Fall Family Session | Keri + Steve

Keri + Steve White Ranch Events

Lisa and Dan met their family out in their rice field for their family session. Everyone big and little enjoyed standing out in the field. We were able to capture some gorgeous pictures of their whole family, Lisa and Dan with all of their grandchildren, the cousins together, and all of the individual families. It […]

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Extended Family Session in Rice Field | Lisa + Dan

Lisa + Dan Rice Fields

Carla was hosting a 90th birthday party for her mother, Ursula; and the whole family was coming to town.  Carla took advantage of the celebration and scheduled a family session for the night before the party.  It took quite a bit of planning and organizing to ensure everyone would be in town the evening before […]

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Large Extended Family Session at Private Residence for Grandma's 90th Birthday | Carla + Mark

Carla + Ursula Private Residence

Britta and Mike hoping for an updated family picture because it had been a few years since they had one captured. I had been looking forward to their session because I have been fortunate to have gotten to know their family over the past year. Their family session was filled with laughter, love, and plenty […]

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Spring Family Session in Wildflower Field | Britta + Mike

Britta + Mike Wildflower Field

Patty had contacted me for their annual family pictures. This includes Patty and Johnny’s five sons, their wives, and all of their grandchildren.  The timing of their session was perfect because the fall colors in Upper Bidwell Park had exploded and coordinated with their whole wardrobe colors perfectly! When you look at their pictures, everything […]

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Extended Large Family Session in Upper Bidwell Park in Fall Wardrobe Colors | Patty + Johnny

Patty + Johnny Upper Bidwell Park

Paul proposed to Katie in November 2020. At that time, the world was in the middle of a pandemic, and only intimate micro weddings were happening. Katie approached her soon-to-be father-in-law and asked if they could get married in the barn on his family’s property. Her soon-to-be father-in-law laughed at the thought, because the barn […]

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Country Wedding Walking at Sunset | Katie + Paul

Katie + Paul Bulter Ranch



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