What is the best time of day for your session? This is something I answer with every client. I shoot during golden hour. This is the best time of the day for your session, because it is when the light is the softest in the sky and most flattering. The only other time I shoot […]

Welcome 2022 Senior Spokesmodels!!  I am so excited to work with this group of girls. For our meet and greet I treated them to pizza at Mountain Mikes in Chico. I also presented them with some treats from Lovely Layers, and Gigi’s Creations. At our meet and greet we went around the table and got […]

Why do a first look? I ask all of my couples about doing a first look and they all give me the same reason. I am here to explain why you should and what the benefits of them are. The main reason I get as to why my couples don’t want to do a first […]

If you ever thought about a dream location for your wedding day, Aloria Vineyards is the place to bring this dream to life. It is the perfect location with the vineyards, rock walls enclosing your reception area, rolling hills and a stunning view overlooking the area at the top of the hill. This Aloria Vineyards […]

This past Saturday I had the pleasure of photographing Theresa and Josh’s Almendra Winery Wedding in Durham, California. They had to change wedding plans multiple times, like many others due to COVID. With the smoke rolling in from the fires around us, didn’t help any stress levels, but luckily we were able to complete the […]

Maybe you are newer to the photography world, or maybe you have been running your business awhile and it hasn’t fully flowed like you want. Here are five programs used for my business that may help you along your journey. Running a business isn’t always easy. You have a lot of trial and error. At […]

As I look back on this Lake Almanor Engagement, I am thinking about friends and family in the Chester area with the Dixie fire so close. Hopefully the fire is controlled quickly and all the beautiful homes and the area are saved. I grew up going to Lake Almanor every summer, but I never knew […]

This rose garden engagement session was as amazing as it looks. It was my first time photographing in this area, but it has a lot of different spaces for variety. You have the rose garden, cacti, and the capitol buildings. Janet and Matt live in North Carolina, but flew home to finalize some wedding plans […]

Hey there, I am Heather, a northern California Wedding and Portrait Photographer. As I started taking on weddings this year, I had the honor to second shoot a timeless Irongate Garden Inn wedding with another local photographer. Starting out one thing that you can do is second shoot with other wedding photographers. This will help […]

Congratulations is in order to this happy couple. Taylor and Cami had a Lake Tahoe Summer Wedding at the North Lake Tahoe Regional Park. It was the perfect setting to exchange vows with their close family and friends. Being in the middle of June the wedding day was HOT, but as we passed the hottest […]


international fine art WEDDING & Portrait PHOTOGRAPHER

Fueled by equal parts coffee and wine, I spend my days capturing the kinds of images that make you stop, smile and ask time to please slow down. Whether it's your story, your love, or your accomplishment I can't wait to capture it in images you will treasure for years to come. I believe in real moments and heartfelt conversations on the front porch. In the kinds of images that remind you of the joy that can be found in the simplest of moments together. 

And I can't wait to get to know you!

I’m Heather

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