First Shot of the day, before the sun came up 6:30 a.m., on our way to trash the dress. More like a celebrate the dress. Put it back on and not worry about getting it sandy, wet, and be free to move on the beach, get your toes sandy, and maybe dip them in the water.
Peter and Patil were married in Pasadena, with reception to follow in Glendale. To transport them to the reception- they hired a classic car- my favorite part of the day. Just me, the chauffeur and the couple, documenting that magical moment of just being married.
me: “How’s Your Ankle?” “Broken, Sprained?!”
Bride: “Oh Yes, i found out today I broke my foot on the dance floor at the reception. Confirmed with X Rays”
me: “You are my hero.”
Bride ” Sacrifices must be made to get the shot!”
They showed up at 6:30 am the next morning, broken foot and all. Matt carried her piggyback down to the beach, and around the beach, then back up the stairs, to their hotel #marriedlife.
From the Designer Libby Martin “The cake and the moon were designed especially for this Shoot. Some of the items are actual pieces from the 20’s and 30’s. The theme is a 1930’s Classic Hollywood Nightclub. It took place in a 100 year old theater and the shoot was designed around the theater’s details. The couple is actually married and were very excited to have a type of second wedding.” Dragonfly Events OC Coordinator/Planner Libby Martin Paper Moon Shoppe […]
“Nicole! Every single image is amazing. I love that you captured us just the way we are. Of all the times we’ve taken pictures as a family these are the ones I will truly cherish forever. You are truly gifted <3"- Talyor No Stress. Let you hair down, let the kids be kids, dirty faces, feet, clothes. Be Relaxed. This photoshoot was with my wedding clients Taylor and Spencer whose weedding I shot in San Francisco, and no catching up three kiddos later. We shot this on location at their almond farm in North Central California
pet parentsFirst Time pet parents Lindsay and Kyle came to the studio to celebrate the new member of the family, Emma! #Petparents It was great, Pet Dad Kyle, showed up with Emma’s dog bed, 5 of her toys, her lease, doggy bags, and plenty of treats.
With a new hashtag and new look for the website, for Newport Beach based advertising group BMG came into the studio to create some new a fresh headshots. I love creating GIFS for my clients, they are so fun and great for social media. When reading Kelsie’s featured bio on the new website- it stated she drinks 1 gallon of water a day- so I asked her to bring the water jug as a prop for the shoot. I […]
Thank you Nicole! You did an AMAZING job making us look so comfortable and happy! –Trang and Mustafa I have been shooting weddings at [seven-degrees] for some time now- and I LOVE this venue. Excited to share this real wedding of Trang and Mustafa. Second Photographer Kip Roof
A photo safari out to Bombay Beach, Salton sea. Artists gather for the Bombay Beach Biennale, and leave behind permanent art installations, a Drive In Movie Theater, Opera House, and Pirate Ship. If you get thirsty, You can visit the Ski Inn, It’s World Famous, The lowest Bar in the Western Hemisphere. More info on Bombay Beach Biennale Click here for a personalized Bombay Beach postcard from me.
Categories: personal projects
More and More clients are coming to the studio for portraits. It’s nice to see the appreciation of classic portraits resurfacing.
We can control lighting, temperature, and the best part- no other people around to distract or get in your photos.
The studio environment is far from “stuffy” it is relaxed, fun, and air conditioned.
A dressy affair, clean simple black and white backdrops in the studio, focusing just on the couple. Complete with glamour wind, jumps,laughter, and of course, some harsh flash ( my fave). Out of the engagement photo nature , and into some artificial light and air conditioning.
“Kenny and I have been going through all of the pictures and they are so amazing! They are just all so so good! I knew I would love them, Thank you for capturing all of our wonderful memories and for catching the stuff we missed. You are THE BEST!! “- Alyssa
Located in the historic Mission Inn district of downtown Riverside, the 1929 Riverside Art Museum building was designed by Hearst Castle architect Julia Morgan.