This meadow is stunning, almost as stunning as the individuals portraits below!  Thanks so much Rene for letting me take your family pictures!

If you would like to book time with me, please contact me HERE. If you would live to view more of my work, please visit my other websites HERE.  November is almost completely booked, so be sure to email me soon if you would like to get in before Christmas.

xoxo,

Jamie

Thanks so much Ryan and Courtney!  As usual, I always enjoy my time with you guys.  Really, I think you both are very solid people and I am glad to call you both my friends.  I rarely shoot at Caldwell Park here in Redding, and so glad we did.  So happy with these images, really cute stuff!  Bubble fun, fun with a sheet, and you can’t forget some rough housing with the boys.  Thanks for being patient with me for some of the new shots, it is difficult I have to say after years of taking portraits of the same family…changing it up! Ha!

Enjoy your holidays and hope to see you both soon!

If you would like to book time with me, please contact me HERE. If you would live to view more of my work, please visit my other websites HERE.  November is almost completely booked, so be sure to email me soon if you would like to get in before Christmas.

xoxo,

Jamie

Thank you so much Mike and Dani for letting me take your family portraits this year.  Okay, lets start with styling, gorgeous Dani!  That dress…the fall colors, perfection!  Location, OMG…this meadow she took me to is simply amazing and the public is able to use it!  So, anybody who wants to shoot there, please let me know!  I would love to go out there again!  EVEN though Siri and I got so very lost deep in the forest down a dirt road for a good 15 mins!  HA!  So worth it though!  The color is even a bit different in the photos then the meadows in Redding, so nice for a little change for me.  I find the same thing happens in Mt. Shasta as well.

I have to say, taking portraits for another photographer is always a bit intimidating, but I made it through!  If you would like to check out Dani’s beautiful work, please check out her site Dani D Photography.  I actually send my sleepy baby newborns her way, plus a few other great photographers.

Such love in this family, I had a hard time culling down the images for the blog post, but below are a few of my favorites. Bubbles are now part of my kit, so don’t be surprised if you see lots of family portraits with bubbles for some time!  Kids just love them and makes them smile ear to ear…adults too.

If you would like to book time with me, please contact me HERE. If you would live to view more of my work, please visit my other websites HERE.  November is almost completely booked, so be sure to email me soon if you would like to get in before Christmas.

xoxo,

Jamie

Some of my favorite people!  Thank you guys for letting me take your family portraits!  Little Joseph is so adorable and such a boy!  Love this first image of Jonathan and him silhouetted against the blue sky.  Great job on color coordination and looking beautiful as always!  These images were taken over at the gorgeous gardens of Turtle Bay Arboretum…maybe my favorite place close to my home to shoot and visit. Enjoy every moment of little Joesph, they grow up wicked fast!

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xoxo,

Jamie

Brett, thank you so much for letting me take your senior pictures the other week.  You were such a great subject!  Looking forward also to getting you into the studio for some of my other work.  I really love this fist image, love how the car drove by at just the right time!  Also, so surprised with your light eyes that you can handle the sun the way you do!  Thank you to Kya and Layne for being my assistants for the day!  It was fun to play with some off camera light with everyone!  Having assistants makes such a difference in speed and quality of images.  One day I will always have an assist or two!

If you would like to book time with me, please contact me HERE. If you would live to view more of my work, please visit my other websites HERE.

xoxo,

Jamie

Thank you so much Amy and Jason for allowing me to take Tanner’s 2nd birthday portraits.  It was so fun getting to watch him explore Turtle Bay’s Arboretum, which is a magical place for a toddler.  Also, thank you for your kind words about the images, you guys really made my night.  Love this first image.  It is funny, because it is a very telling picture.  This is when I switched from my long lens and went to the 35mm.  35mm lenses means up close and personal, and his reaction was perfection.  Can’t blame him for taking a sneak peek through his teeny tiny fingers.  Enjoy this time with your son, they grow up so fast.

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xoxo,

Jamie Solorio

Thank you so much Kenzie and Pam for allowing me to take these senior pictures!  Kenzie, you are stunning!  Pam, you were such a great addition to the shoot too.  I loved watching you from the side smiling at your beautiful daughter, just made my heart melt.  Kenzie, I feel like you are a natural and hope you will model for me in the future!  I would be posting your model work over on THIS site, my passion project site!

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xoxo,

Jamie

Had to show Pam behind the scenes helping with the shoot and that beautiful smile of hers!  Thanks Pam!

Oh Laura, Laura, Laura, really loved how simple, clean, and magical this years family portraits are.  Your clothing choices are spot on, your makeup…gorgeous, but when is it not.  Your littles, ha…as if…Lauray is almost as tall as you now, looked gorgeous.  We got through this session wicked fast, seemed like 45 mins?  Maybe shorter.  Thank your for always allowing me to take  your family portraits, and for being my friend.  It was fun seeing your handsome brother’s again!  Glad they got to be in some of the portraits.

Enjoy those growing kids, they are so sweet.  I love the ones with you snuggled up and then fixing Lauray’s hair.

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xoxo,

Jamie

First things first, if you would like to download any images I took at the Redding Fire Department Appreciation Day, at no cost please click THIS link.  You will need the download pin, which is 1243.  If you would like, you are able to print via this link through my printing lab and have images delivered straight to your doorstep at my cost. Enjoy!

Now, I have to thank Nigel Skeet for inviting me to support our community and lift our beautiful city up.  He invited myself and Jeremy Robinson, who bought TA Schmidt’s portrait studio to collaborate with this great event that is featured over at I Love Redding‘s website.  It was really neat to watch the community, especially the children interact with our hero firefighters.  The expressions of pure happiness and excitement on their little faces, were so adorable.  Also, it was great getting to see Nigel work with the Redding firefighters to create another one of his amazing panoramic images.  I got a few shots of him in action too!

We can not forget all the amazing people who took time to make this appreciation day a success like US Lending Company, Shasta Regional Community Foundation, Redding Bank of Commerce, CR Gibbs American Grille, Signarama, Shasta Regional Medical Center, Q97, Cronic Disaster Services, KShasta, and the Redding Fire Department. I also saw Francie Sullivan, who is always out supporting our town, it really does take a village to build our community, and I am thankful for all the people involved.  Redding is a treasured town and getting to know our neighbors will help us keep this city in check!

Below are some of my favorite images I took from the sidelines.  There are many more images located at this LINK, so be sure to check it out to see what the day was like.  P.S. the image of the firefighters standing with flag in the sky was taken by Nigel Skeet.  I still added it here, because I really liked his shot.

Thank you again for taking the time to come out and tell our Redding Fire Department what a value they are to each one of us in Redding.

xoxo,

Jamie Solorio

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Thank you so much Michale, Jaye Jaye, Bishop and Carter for letting me take your portraits last week.  Really loved how the shoot was style along side the industrial look of Gerlinger Steel of Redding, CA.  I was sure to ask permission before shooting on Gerlinger’s property and was thankful when told I could, as long as no employees were working.  Our shoot happened to be on a Saturday, so we were in luck!

Also, thank you to my assistants for the day, Layne and Kya.  Kya was asked to created a little promo video, which I really loved.  Layne was out there in the heat reflecting, and scriming away.  It is nice to work with a team, makes it so much easier for me and better for my clients completed images.

Jaye Jaye, thank you for being so sweet and gotta say….those eyes!  Stunning!  Loved your Gucci sunglasses by the way, even though they covered those eyes!   That adorable black dainty dress that was paired perfectly with your Doc Martins…a girl after my heart! Love Love Love combat boots!  I have been wearing my Sutro boots for 3 years solid now and love the worn in feel!  Also, all of your boys are VERY handsome and made the shoot a lot of fun to capture.  The connection between you and your hubby is unreal.  Loved the way you both looked at one another.  I also loved that you both were down to play out the ‘slide down the body’ scene from Dirty Dancing!  Hope you enjoy your family pictures.

xoxo,

Jamie

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