Kelly Barr is a lifestyle and studio photographer in Northern California, specializing in weddings and the authentic portraiture of women and families. 

Her editorial work is regularly published in Comstock’s magazine, and she has won awards for both art direction and photography. While serving as the art director for Comstock’s, the magazine won the prestigious Western Publishing Association’s MAGGIE award for Best Cover for the January 2010 issue, of which Kelly art directed. Also in 2010, her Yuba City photography studio, then Aurora Studio, won the Best of Yuba Sutter award. 

She has served on the board of the Yuba City Downtown Business Association, and is a volunteer photographer for Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep, a non-profit that provides free professional portraiture services to parents facing the loss of a baby.

This past February, Kelly married the love of her life, Matt, at the Miners Foundry in Nevada City. They currently live in Orangevale with daughter, Aurora, and two mischievous dogs, Henry and Oliver.

Kelly works from both The Studio Collective in Grass Valley and her Orangevale portrait studio. Feel free to send her an email any time.. she’d love to chat with you about your wedding or other photography needs.