My name is Nichole, but most just simply call me Nic.

I'm a documentary-style photographer based in Michigan.

I'm also a mom + wife, and those two things I hold so incredibly close to my heart. Taking photos of my family gives me so much joy and I love being able to give that same joy back to others.

Some of my fondest memories of my own childhood are my grandparents videotaping every trip we took or each holiday that we celebrated. Watching the videos, even still today, brings back so many wonderful feelings. I remember loving the scrapbooks my grandma made for us or flipping through the albums full of instant prints, adoring each one. I think this is where my love for more emotional documenting comes from.

my process:

I specialize in intimate views of families, individuals, children & couples, events like births & concerts and wedding photography. I do it all - I love it all.

I am a cheerleader for the marginalized and I believe love has no bounds. I am a kind, intuitive and understanding individual and I strive to get close to my clients to create timeless frames in every session.

I thrive on being able to create emotional thrilling portraits in every scenario, while giving my clients room to express themselves & capture the real them. I pose lightly with fun & emotive prompts to capture your natural reactions. To make you really feel something.  I absolutely love being a watcher in someone's unique story. Being able to illustrate that special time, over and over again for years to come, is so fulfilling to me.

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My family is my rock. My husband Rob, who shoots every wedding beside me, is my best friend and biggest supporter. We've been best friends since the ages of nearly three and six and I just can't imagine my life without him. I'm always thankful that we were able to reconnect later in life, when life allowed us the opportunity to love one another.

My two kiddos Eli and Evan, are my world (& what makes it crazy!) and they not only give me something to photograph always, but they sparked my transition into lifestyle photography, which I'm very thankful for. They showed my heart what it needed to see. I love exploring with them and documenting all of their little moments and I know I will look back on these days and be so fortunate to have had my camera in my hand. Life doesn't slow down, I know from loving them and it makes my job that much more important to me.


I love:

food, specifically junk food. give me ALL the sweets! Pop (I'm so sadly addicted, lol). video games. coffee. All things technology. Long car rides w/ my husband. Crab rangoons. Feeling soft, cool sand between your toes. Dancing with friends. That new clothes feeling. Traveling. Just being plain ol happy.

It's a no-go for me:

snakes. creepy crawlies. semi-trucks. clowns. tanning beds. {Thanks Final Destination & my best friend for it on repeat, for half of these, haha.} Oh, social media - itself/the up-keep are annoying & I wish I didn't have to have, lol.

My photography style is:

moody, candid, emotional and colorful. Or not colorful at all because my favorite photos are really contrasty black & whites.

I really enjoy sessions where I get to explore with kiddos, help empower individuals with intimate frames of themselves or get to be really candid & intimate with couples. Every session with me is so completely different.

+ I'm creative, funny, empathetic and a support person for anyone who doesn't see just as amazing qualities in themselves - I pride myself on that. I never thought I would share my own boudoir photos, let alone even take some, but I have and I do. I find myself entirely sexy, even if there's a small flaw I personally don't enjoy. Inspiring others fuels yourself & the vice versa and why I believe true beauty starts with our inner and feeling good. And probably why empowering intimate photography is my personal favorite. Empowering others is definitely something to make you feel really, really damn good about. ✿