This dreamy Upper Bidwell Park Fall Engagement Session is unlike any other session I have photographed. The light was dreamy and magical. The original day of the session was projected over 40mph winds. Let me tell you, it wouldn’t have been as magical, because everyone would be miserable having to be in the high […]

Location is always the question of topic when it comes to any session. It was an easy decision for Grace. This rice field senior session, was done in their family fields. This spot her her happy places and I can see why. There is so much generational history behind them, as well as her love […]

Heather Avrit Photography has officially reached its one year in business!! Starting a business isn’t easy, nor is it something I every thought was possible for myself. I was always on the track of going to school getting degrees (I have a total of 5) and getting a good job and working my way up […]

Where do I begin? Janet and Matt had a vineyard wedding at Suisun Valley Inn, located in Fairfield, California. The wedding day was very windy, but it did settle down during the ceremony and stayed that way for the remainder of the evening. Everything about their day was beautiful and so much joy. Janet and […]

Today marks our four year wedding anniversary. Derek and I have been together for a total of 6. It is amazing how fast time flies when you find your person to spend your life with. It is amazing to think it has already been four years. How our story began Derek and I met while […]

Remember the story about the firefighter and the nurse? If you don’t check out the engagement session here! It was FINALLY their wedding day. They had a Gover Ranch wedding. Due to the fires I was worried about the smoke. Surprisingly, it cleared up just enough for the sun to shine through. This result created […]

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 […]


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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. 

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I’m Heather

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