About Ruby

Rubys Guide Ruby Pacheco Photographer Folsom Artist rubysguideI’m a Nature Photographer from Northern California.

My love for nature began as a child growing up on my family’s large Central California ranch, where I was surrounded by animals, acres of crops, clear water and blue skies. Observing the outdoors developed my creativity and Faith.

I’ve been a professional photographer since 2014. Now living in Folsom, CA with my husband David, and two feisty maltipoos, I dedicate my attention to photography full-time. My work is greatly influenced by my favorite painter, Christian Jequel. I’ve sold my work primarily in the U.S. and Europe.

In 2019, me, and two other selected photographers, held our exhibition at The Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom, CA. “Three Women Photographers” ran from March 15 to May 2, 2019.

Rubys Guide Ruby Pacheco Photographer Folsom Artist rubysguideI’ve been a featured artist in galleries, magazines, catalogs and on social media. I’ve received numerous honorable mention awards in International Photography Competitions. My photography has been on display at The Gallery at 48 Natoma, the Harris Center Bank of America Gallery, and has been included in the Crocker Art Museum’s “Big Names, Small Art” event.

My work is currently on display at Fawnridge Winery (Auburn, CA) and Sola Salons (Folsom, CA). I’m a member of the Folsom Arts Association, the Center for Photographic Art (Carmel, CA) and Viewpoint Photographic Art Center (Sacramento, CA).

After receiving my BA in English from UC Davis in 1986, I worked in advertising and marketing management for high-tech companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. I received my Law Degree from Santa Clara University in 2002.

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Prints for Sale!

Some of my favorite images are available for purchase.

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Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom

Three Women Photographers

March 15 to May 2, 2019

Incredible wildlife and nature imagery by three women photographers: Lynne Edwards, Ruby Pacheco, and Mary Aiu.

Three Women Photography * March 2019 at the Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom

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My Photography

My photography is currently on display at:

Fawnridge Winery, 5560 Fawnridge Road in Auburn, California

Sola Salon Studios, 500 Plaza Drive in Folsom, California

Contact Me

Ruby’s Guide Photography
Folsom, California 95630


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