.michaela. {redding, ca photographer}

“it’s not what the world holds for you, it’s what you bring to it.” -anne of green gables

I was so inspired by michaela & the creativity she has! So incredible. Each outfit & each location was just springing with something creative & wonderful!

A singer & a dancer, she is apart of Starship, at Enterprise High School. Is considering majoring in English!

I know your future is bright, Michaela!!!! You will succeed at whatever you do!!!!!

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.the hajec family. {redding, ca family photographer}

changing things up a bit!!! family pics!!! whooo hooo!!!!

Christmas is JUST around the corner!!

Get a head start & book your session now for those beautiful family photo presents & cards!!!

I had the absolute honor & pleasure of capturing Chico’s Amazing Newborn & Maternity Photographer, Emily Hajec, & her wonderful family!!

There is always a bit more butterflies when capturing another photographer…. So much pressure… LOL!! So enjoyed our session!!!

An absolute honor that you would have me capture you all!

Emily! You are amazing! So inspired by who you are & your work & your FAMILY! Absolutely gorgeous!

Loved the beautiful connection & love you have for each other!!!!

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.jules. {redding, ca photographer}


so the one thing you never want to happen as a photographer, happened….

as I was getting my gear situated, I had it on the passenger seat, I hopped out of the car to just get it out on that side..

in the meantime, somehow, my car locked itself…. & I  was completely locked out of the car, gearless!!

ahhh! miraculously, an angel, Carli Ray, who I haven’t seen in ages, walked out of a shop, & she took me home quick to get the spare key….

Thank you, Carli! You saved the day!!!! Oh man!!!!

& Jules, so patient!!!!! Thank you!!!!

Jules!!! Our shoot ended up really being a mini-session with the lock out ordeal, but so much fun we had…..

She is an incredible singer/actress. I saw her perform for the first time last year at Shasta’s Beauty & the Beast, so amazing!!

I was in awe! So excited for this year’s!! & she’s apart of Shasta’s Madrigal Dinner!! Cannot wait!!!! So incredibly talented!!!

Jules! You are so beautiful! Thank you for having me capture you!!!!!!

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.skylar. {susanville, ca photographer}


Crazy enough I went to high school  with Skylar’s mom!!! Graduating class of 1994!! & now getting to capture her daughter!!!

Cher, thank you!! So honored you would have me capture your girl!!!!! So good to see you & catch up a little!!!

Skylar!!! You are so beautiful!!! Loved capturing you & adventuring to all of the random places!!!

You are destined for greatness!!! Always chase after your dreams & never give up!!!!!

Congratulations!! Class of 2016!!!!

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.madeline. {red bluff, ca photographer}


adventuring out to madeline’s house was fun! got lost a bit, but found our way to a magical world to take madeline’s senior pictures!

madeline had an amazing vision for her pictures!! a rustic old barn, a horse, vintage books, walnut trees, & ….. so much fun to say the least!

madeline wants to major in journalism! loves to read & write! I know whatever you do, madeline, it’s going to be amazing!!

congratulations!! thank you for having me come out & capture you!!!!

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.brooke. {redding, ca | tbs ranch photographer}


Brooke volunteers for the nonprofit organization Guide Dogs for the Blind, she is, what is considered a “puppy raiser”, someone who takes future guide dogs from 8 weeks to around 14 months old and teaches them basic obedience, appropriate in house and public behavior.

Marissa(the puppy with Brooke) is in the very beginning stages of this, but these pups go everywhere with her, the grocery store, high school, the movies, you name it. Marissa is her sixth puppy through this organization.

If you want to get a little more in-depth information, the web site is www.guidedogs.org.

This was such a special shoot!!!! So so fun!!!!! Brooke, you are an inspiration!!! Wow!! So in awe of you & all that you do!!!

Thank you for having me capture you!!

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.nichole. {redding, ca senior photographer}


You’re off to great places!!! Today is your day! – Dr. Suess

Nichole!!!! Happy Birthday! I hope you have the BEST day today!!!!!

It was a joy capturing you!!!! I  know whatever you do, you are going to succeed!!!!

Chase after your dreams, girl!

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.elisa. {redding, ca senior portrait photographer}


Elisa!!!!! You are so courageous!! Seriously I am so impressed that you made it through the shoot with your knee!

Elisa is an incredible soccer player & tore her ACL, had one surgery, but will have to have another…..  Saying lots of prayers for you girl!!

Thank you so much for  having me capture you!! The best is yet  to come!!!!!!

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.hope. {redding, ca senior portrait photographer}

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truly one of the most beautiful names. hope! you are stunning!!

thank you so much for having me capture you!!!! I had so much fun adventuring around with you & your mom……

BYU!!! I hope you are loving it & making lots of new friends!!!!

I have no doubt that you will live the life you love & one that fulfills your dreams!!!!! h3 h1h2 h4 h5 h6 h8 h9 h10 h11 h12 h13 h14 h15 h16 h17 h21 h22 h20 h19 h23 h24

.allison. {redding, ca photographer}


loved, loved, loved capturing allison!! so much fun!!!! a little smokey warmth in the air made for some awesome pics!!!

Allison!! Girl!! You are awesome!!! Hope this year brings you so much fun & amazing memories!!!!

Cannot wait to come to one of your basketball games this year!!!!!!

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