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Ahhhh, this girl is a BLAST. Let me tell you. If you want to feel free, confident, happy, and overall in a better mood, just rent-a-Nicole for the day!!! …Okay just kidding. (Wouldn’t that be hilarious if you could actually rent a person to lift your spirits?! I mean I think they call those psychiatrists […]

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  As I’ve been settling into southern California more and getting more closely involved in our church with my husband, I’ve had the immense joy of meeting some great new friends. Summer happens to be one of them, and I was thrilled when she agreed to have an afternoon together taking some portraits and exploring […]

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Maria is the perfect example of why I love photographing seniors/young women so much. There’s nothing more fun than showing a girl the back of my camera throughout the shoot and watching her demeanor light up with confidence. I love bringing out the natural beauty that’s in every one of us, and highlighting the personalities that […]

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Recently, I had the honor of photographing my cousin and his new wife, in celebration of the [soon] arrival of their little boy. After over a year of close friendship and within a few months of dating, Paul and his girlfriend Arianna surprised us all with an engagement announcement. Just about one week later, they surprised […]

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