I also believe that we are called to do big things and that God has a great plan for each and every one of us. For example, here's the story of how I met my husband. When we first met almost 16 years ago, he was a friend of a friend who hung out with the same people, went to the same emo and punk rock shows as me, and even attended the same church. But, he NEVER ONCE spoke to me, I wasn't sure if he was shy or just didn't like me.
Now, fast forward about two years and I was duped, yes full on tricked into hanging out with this guy that (I thought) couldn't stand me. A mutual friend invited me to hang out at his house and a little voice told me to go. Not even half an hour into being there this mutual friend of ours just makes some excuse and leaves. JUST LEAVES! But don’t you know it, the "guy that didn't like me" and I ended up talking and getting to know each other and next thing we knew, it was 5:00 in the morning! We’ve been together ever since!
I am so glad I listened to that small voice back then! 14 years together, 10 years of marriage, 2 beautiful girls later and we have learned that while marriage is not easy, it is SO worth it! We are best friends, soulmates, and all that other mushy stuff, but also truly partners in life together. We have grown together in our faith, our marriage, and every other way you can imagine and it is just the most beautiful thing!
Now that you’ve heard our story, let’s talk about yours!
am an award winning wedding, family, and newborn photographer based in Akron, Ohio and also serving Cleveland, Canton, and beyond. If we get the opportunity to work together you'll find that I am a bubbly, silver linings kind
of woman who is easy going, but can also take charge and handle almost anything you can imagine popping up on your wedding day! I love fiercely and thoroughly enjoy being a helper (enneagram type 2 here)!
A snapshot into my life
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I already told you all the mushy, gooey love story details above, so I'll just say this. My husband is truly my best friend. When something great happens, he is the first person I want to talk to about it. When I watch a funny TikTok, I forward it to him immediately. And when I have a bad day, he is the only person I want to give me a hug and make me feel like all will be ok.
My gamer hubby
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I always wanted to be a mom, but I never realized how much it changes you. Though life looks a lot different than it did before our girls arrived, we are truly blessed. They bring so much joy, laughter, and brutal honesty to our lives.
Seriously, don't ever ask a 4 year old how you look unless you really want blunt, honest truth! For many, many (too freaking many) months after I had my second daughter, our oldest continued to ask when the next baby was coming because "your belly is big mom so that means there's a baby in it right?"
She's lucky she's cute ;)
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We love traveling! Whether it's a week or two at the beach, a snowboarding trip, a long weekend in Niagara Falls, or visiting friends around the country, we always enjoy time exploring (and eating) in new places!
My all time favorites pretty much all include water. We love the Outer Banks (and several other beaches, but OBX has always been our go to), Niagara Falls was beautiful, and canoeing and kayaking down any river!
Nichole went above and beyond to make our wedding day the most memorable! She was organized, extremely friendly, and very efficient when capturing our bridal party, family, and bride and groom solo photos. When we got the images we couldn't believe how great they were! She was able to capture the most intimate and perfect moments of our day. Definitely hire her for any special occasion!
St. Collette | Greystone Hall
Nichole did such an amazing job!! The whole day went so fast; I am eternally grateful we had someone as wonderful as Nichole to capture all the beautiful moments of the day. Every photo captured the joy at the reception. My husband and I usually feel super awkward in front of the camera, but Nichole made us feel very comfortable. They got some fantastic candid shots too!. Thank you thank you... from the bottom of our hearts!
Diamond Match Factory | Barberton, OH
Natalie + Michael
Nichole is amazing to work with! She has a natural ability to make a person feel comfortable in front of a camera. She also has a genuine passion for catching intimate moments. Her pictures manage to capture incredible light. We could not ask for a better photography experience!
Peacock Ridge | North Lawrence, OH
Rob + Abby
Nichole is amazing and (we) were lucky enough to have her shoot our wedding. She was so flexible, clear with communication, and quick to respond to anything we needed. I love the way she captured our personalities and love for each other so naturally. She also wasn’t afraid to get down and dirty with us in the meadow behind our venue for the very best shots. Love our photos and our overall experience with her!
century farms | carrollton, oh
jeremy + erica
Nichole shot both our engagement and wedding photos and I couldn't have been happier with the outcome! She was very professional, responsive, and one of the sweetest people you will ever meet! She helped ease my stress/anxiety leading up to and on my wedding. She captured us perfectly. I love looking back on the beautiful pictures she took for us. Highly reccommend!
The Amish Door | Wilmont, OH
Nichole is the best!! Very professional, flexible with your needs and wats & makes it a very comfortable experience! She's done maternity & family pictures for us year after year.
portage lakes, oh
the calvert family
Nichole did a lifestyle shoot in our home a few weeks after we brought our first baby home. She had the images back to us so quickly! She made us feel comfortable the entire time! We cannot recommend her enough!
Nichole is great to work with. She made us feel super comfortable! She is very talented and we loved our photos. I can't wait to work with her again!
You Deserve the best
You have spent so much time dreaming of this day and you deserve a photographer who can capture the perfect day that you have envisioned. If you're getting married in Cleveland, Akron, Canton, or really anywhere (yes, I'll travel!) I cannot wait to create something beautiful with you!