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PHOTOGRAPHY FOR THE DREAMERS, THE FREE SPIRITS, THE ONES WHO FIND BEAUTY IN THE QUIET.
I'm Nicole! I'm a wedding and elopement photographer with a passion for authentic, quiet moments between two people in love.
I'm Southern-bred and Chicago-based, which means I know how to drive in the snow but I'm picky about my biscuits and fried chicken. On any given evening, you will almost definitely find me on my couch with a cup of hot tea, working on a crossword puzzle and watching Parks and Rec reruns.
I'm all about capturing moments for couples who love classic elegance but aren't afraid to be slighty unconventional. Who know that style and simplicity can co-exist. Who are a little bit old-school, and a little bit adventurous.
My husband and I are so grateful to Nicole for shooting our wedding as well as our engagement photos. Before meeting Nicole we planned on meeting with several photographers to decide on which was the best fit. After we met Nicole, there was absolutely no doubt in our minds that she was the one. She is such a sweet and caring person and the most talented photographer anyone can ask for. She listens to what you have to say and doesn't write it off. We are STILL looking at our photos in amazement!! Her eye for photography and beauty is incredible, she really makes magic happen with her camera:)
"Hiring Nicole for our anniversary session was one of the BEST decisions we've ever made! The entire process was seamless and professional from initial contact, to the session, and following up afterward. Her warm personality made us instant friends and during the session she created a comfortable and enjoyable experience for my husband and I. The photos turned out even more beautiful than we could have imagined, and are such a treasure to celebrate our marriage! Nicole goes above and beyond in every way."
Words absolutely cannot describe how much we truly love Nicole. Not only is she a brilliant and incredibly talented photographer, but she is selfless, sweet, and instantly becomes the one part of your special day you didn’t know you couldn’t live without. I cannot begin to imagine our wedding day again without Nicole by our side, capturing our best moments while sincerely being an outstanding friend. We couldn’t have chosen a better photographer who not just gave us the perfect photos but the most perfect memories as well. We will be returning customers for the rest of our lives.
"My husband and I took a trip to Chicago for our anniversary and we booked a photo session with Nicole while we were there. Nicole was so wonderful to work with and we really enjoyed our session! She created such a comfortable environment and made it easy to get lost in the moment with the one you love. The photos she delivered were so amazing and it has been hard to pick a favorite(s)! Nicole is a very talented photographer and I would recommend her to anyone."
"Nicole and I had an amazing shoot in Paris. I had met her for only a few minutes before we started shooting, and it was love at first sight! We clicked so well and she helped so much with posing my boyfriend and I, and making us feel as comfortable as possible. We were super nervous as it was our first time getting our pictures done together, but we had a blast and she captured us and our personalities perfectly. I have never been more impressed and happier with photos in my life! If you're looking for a fun, outgoing photographer who will capture you as YOU and make you feel beautiful, you've found your girl. I seriously couldn't say better things about her. Thank you Nicole for giving us photos we'll cherish forever! We LOVE YOU!"
My husband and I couldn’t have asked for a more talented, knowledgeable, caring, and most down to earth photographer! Nicole literally made our engagement photoshoot the best experience and we couldn’t wait for our big day! Nicole takes the time to go above and beyond in her work, to make every shot the best and to also make you feel comfortable. Our wedding pictures were spectacular and breathtaking. We appreciated Nicole going and exploring beautiful scenery to give us her input on places for our photo shoot. I truly recommend Nicole to be your photographer- hands down the best!
"There is absolutely no one else I would have rather done my engagement pictures than Nicole. She is amazingly talented, funny, genuine, and professional! We felt comfortable and confident the entire session. I HIGHLY recommend Nicole to anyone that wants to see the true emotion you feel for your significant other in your pictures. Love her!"
My goal for every photo I take is authenticity and believability. I put you in the best light and best position and then I step back so I can capture you being you. I truly believe those genuine moments are the most memorable and timeless.
I like for my photos to exude a sense of soft quietness and peaceful elegance. Because in a world that's rather loud, I believe that the most beautiful things are found hiding in the peace and quiet.
Engagements & Couple's Sessions
Elopements & Intimate Weddings
All sessions include an online gallery of edited, high resolution digital files.
For other events, family sessions or business photo needs, send me an email to chat pricing!
Starting at $500
Starting at $400
Custom packages. Starting at $750.
8-hour coverage starting at $3600
If you're planning your engagement session and aren't sure what to wear, download my FREE mini-guide to engagement session do's and don'ts!
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