Author Archives: Nicole Caldwell
35mm film kodak cinema engagement Part II
They’re amazing! You made us feel so fun and comfortable!- Lauren and Kade In the studio on 35mm film kodak cinema for this engagement shoot. Fitting since these 2 creatives are filmmakers. This film is cooked differently than regular color negative film (c41),
Categories: engagements, film • Tags: 35mm film
35mm film engagement photographs
ORANGE, CA… Black and white 35mm film for this engagement shoot in the studio, well technically they are married ( Vegas) and throwing another wedding ceremony and celebration this summer.
Both filmmakers (Lauren & Kade met in film school), they were looking for a 35mm film engagement photographer ( lucky me!) Their creative A game was on point with wardrobe and energy on set,
Shot some color kodak cinema film- that’s up in part 2.
Categories: engagements, film • Tags: 35mm, 35mm film
Space Trucker on Vacation in Borrego Springs 35mm film Leica
The most stars you will ever see. Borrego Springs is a Designated a Dark Sky community, once the sun sets get ready to look up at the sky. Photographed in the Leica on Kodak 35mm film. See more space trucker adventures here.
Categories: film, space trucker • Tags: film, space tucker
Mother and Son formal fun in the studio
Back In Time, MidCentury family photoshoot Style
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA…. On location for this midcentury family photoshoot- classic coke bottle, records, Time magazine, martinis, and an electrolux vintage vaccum cleaner adorned the set. We had a dance party to the twist, sang songs around the piano, then ended up in the backyard on the trampoline.
Snowday in the Family Photo Studio Orange County
ORANGE COUNTY, CA… Weather Forecast calls for warm 70 degrees in the photo studio with SNOW, for this family photoshoot. Always fun to have the kids and parents let down their hair and roll with it. family Photography fun in the Photo Studio, filled with a snow fight, snow angels and lots of genuine smiles, and giggles.
Headshots for Creatives Photo Studio
ORANE COUNTY, CA… In the photostudio headshots for Creative Alli. We met when she was looking for something different for ther wedding photographs ( 8×0 polaroid baby!) When the Natural History Museum called and wanted to feature her toy career, she came to the studio for some unique headshots ( lucky me!)
In the Stars, Leica Q2 astrophotography
Astrophotography. Back to Space. The call of the desert. Dark sky, scattered with shiny diamonds. Near complete darkness around you, the noises of creatures emerge, that 12 second exposure feels like an eternity. get me back to my hotel room -stat. My first time shooting the with Leica q2 50 megapixel powerhouse. Final chance to see the Milky way 2022 NOv7-14 from6- 7 p.m. before it hibernates for the winter. This Timelapse is over a 4 hour period, […]
Categories: personal projects
When Minimalisn & Maximalism Combine 35mm film wedding Joshua Tree
“One of us is Minimalist, the other is maximalist- minimalism kept us focused on important things, and maximalism explains the loud design. The details we did have felt special and true to us.” – Alli Rock N Roll Bride Magazine featured this intimate Joshua Tree wedding in their September Issue.
Categories: film, published, Weddings • Tags: 35mm film, published, weddings
A day at the Beach | Laguna Beach Family Photography
I met Sue and Andrew 13 years ago and photographed their wedding. They were in Laguna on vacation, a special treat to photograph their family. Special thanks for taking quite a “dip” in the Pacific. Sue and Andrew on their wedding day at the Ritz in Laguna Niguel.
Music Video for Jazz Musician Dan Schnelle, 2nd Orbit, the second release from album Shine Thru
Categories: drone, personal projects, space trucker • Tags: drone pilot, space trucker
Love in Laguna Beach, The Wedding & Polaroids!
” Perfection. You are a master at your craft, You’re the best Nicole” – Shal & Amir
The Real Wedding of Shal & Amir, Polaroids and a rad celebration.
Categories: Seven Degrees Weddings, Weddings • Tags: seven, weddings
Lost in the Milky Way during the Perseid meteor shower
Milky Way anza Borrego from Nicole Caldwell on Vimeo. Astrophotography in one of my favorite places on this Earth, Borrego Springs. Located san Diego County, this designated dark sky community is the place to come see the stars. The Perseids are one of the brighter meteor showers of the year. They occur every year between July 17 and August 24 and tend to peak around August 9-13. Here are some fun shots of the town on 35MM LEICA FILM CAMERA.
Categories: personal projects • Tags: 35mm film
Boudoir photography on 35mm film
Popcorn and Red Licorice | Frida Cinema Engagement
First Date was here for these two. Fun to revisit and photograph this location at Art house Frida Cinema, where you will likely spot this couple enjoying the cinema! side note- go to Lazer Invasion this month only at the Frida, SPECTACULAR. Go See Lazer Invasion! Trailer Below.
Categories: engagements • Tags: engagements
10 year anniversary photoshoot in Laguna Beach
At sunrise with Marissa, Travis and their kiddos to celebrate their 10 year anniversary. We shot their wedding in Maui, and oh the look Travis gave us the next morning when they woke up at sunrise to trash the dress! ( their favorite memory of their wedding- seriously!) Here they are in Maui! This little one was not really into the sunrise time on the call sheet. Worked out well for the cologne photoshoot (ad campaign Photoshop work by his […]
Categories: Destination Weddings, trash the dress, Weddings • Tags: destination wedding, weddings
35mm film afterparty photoshoot in Michigan
In Lieu of trash the dress, we celebrated with a dip lakeside. Kodak gold film, a minolta 35mm camera, and 2 oversize cactus. These two married in Joshua Tree intimately: parents only ( see photos here). Then celebrated via dance party Lakeside in the brides hometown in Michigan with family & friends. Bringing the cacti from Joshua Tree to the Lake. wedding Day!