I believe 

LOVE & FAMILY

are eternal

about Nicole

I am a born and bred Chula Vistan, with my family going back for numerous generations here in the South Bay.  Although I went away to school at UCLA and UCSB and lived in Ventura where I got married to my best friend and had two beautiful daughters, San Diego is where my heart has always been.  This is an amazing place to live and to take pictures!  It is such a blessing for me to be able to interact with amazing families, couples, newborns and seniors as we work together to create beautiful images that will be treasured forever.

I'm a photographer who also happens to be a middle school teacher! both of these activities allow me to do what i love...spend time with really interesting people!

MORe >

Some of my favorite things...
lighting candles, especially on a cold day
listening to Harry Potter on tape - have you heard Jim Dale read?!
eating gelato and pretending to be in Italy
watching The Crown, This is Us, Victoria, Stranger Things or Downton Abbey
going to the spa with my friends
sitting with my husband, watching the sun go down
Sprinkles cupcakes, especially taste testing them with my girls at the beach

As a teacher, mother, wife, photographer, friend and christian, my world revolves around my family, students, clients, church and three crazy dogs who are convinced they are the center of my universe

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My philosophy is simple. Life is short and you need to spend it with the ones you love.  Images capture the moments we want to treasure forever.  Love daily and intentionally with all of your heart and soul.

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daniel & Corinne

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sorenson  Family

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reynolds  Family

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mitchell  Family

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knight  Family

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Bannister  Family

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ryan & stephanie

Nicole Is an amazing photographer! She is professional yet always makes the photo shoots fun. I have used Nicole's services several times and she never disappoints. The photos really capture the best qualities in both the subjects and the beautiful surroundings. The quality of the photos are great as well. Nicole is truly the best!
-Lisa north

HER CREATIVITY AND PATIENCE IS WHAT I APPRECIATE MOST ABOUT MY SON'S NEWBORN SHOTS. I love all of the fun poses she manages to get, as well as the different themes she works with. WAS SO PLEASED WITH HER WORK THAT I HIRED HER AGAIN FOR MY SECONDS SONS SHOTS!
- Kaylee Kiff

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testimonials

Nicole is an awesome photographer!! I couldn’t be happier with the photos she took. She is very professional, and personable with the two kiddos, ages 3 and 7. Also, very helpful when trying to prepare for the shoot itself, what to wear etc. I will definitely be calling her again soon for another session!!
- Suzanne Mitchell

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investment

portrait sessions
beginning from
$150

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life!  Investing in portraits is such a valuable choice.  My beginng price includes the following:

- 8 hours of consecutive coverage
- high resolution digital files of all images
- 6 hours of a second shooter
- engagement session

** Albums, prints, canvases and longer hours are also available upon request for an additional cost

Portrait sessions include a wide range of styles such as families, seniors, maternity and newborns. Digial images are sold separately and are not included in the "sitting fee" of $150 or $200
  
- Each of these sessions is a little different than the others. Family and senior sessions are one and half hours in length and include up to two outfit changes. 
- Maternity sessions include your choice of a beautiful dress custom chosen by you!  Newborn sessions are anywhere from 2-4 hours in length depending on your little one (these 2 sessions start at $200)

** Albums, prints, canvases, digital images,  etc.  are also available upon request for an additional cost

wedding collections
beginning from
$1800

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