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.

Ruby's Guide to PhotographyI’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.

You’re a gem,
Ruby Guide Ruby Pacheco Folsom Artist

2020 Events

Viewpoint Photographic Art Center
Members’ Exhibit 2020

In Gallery
July 9 to August 1, 2020

Peace, Not Panic - FAA Online Members Show May 2020


Folsom Arts Association
Welcome to the first FAA online Members show!!

May 15 to July 12, 2020

A diverse range of artists working in a variety of media and styles. Enjoy the show!

In addition, enjoy the Harris Center for the Arts “virtual exhibit” FAA electronic slideshow:


My Photography

My photography is currently on display at:

Sola Salon Studios, 500 Plaza Drive in Folsom, California

Donald Clutter, M.D., Sacramento Ear, Nose & Throat, 1561 Creekside Drive, Suite 180, Folsom, California

Contact Me

Ruby’s Guide Photography
Folsom, California 95630


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