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Frequently Asked Questions

I started photographing weddings in 2014. Since then, I’ve captured around 60 weddings.

Yes. My business is fully insured and if needed, I can provide your wedding venue with any documentation they require.

Yes! I’ve captured weddings up and down the East Coast, as well as in the Caribbean. I love traveling and can provide you a custom quote for your destination wedding.

Yes! I love capturing engagement, couples, and anniversary sessions, along with proposals. Once your family starts growing, I offer maternity and family sessions. Also, boudoir portraiture is a specialty of mine.

I do not offer newborn photography, corporate headshots, or corporate event photography at this time.

Most couples choose to do their engagement session 8-10 months before their wedding in order to use the images for their Save the Dates. Sessions are scheduled Monday to Thursday as either sunrise sessions or sunset sessions. Saturdays and Sundays are not available for engagement sessions as they are filled with weddings or much needed time with my family and friends!

I deliver about 50-100 images per hour of coverage. Images will be sent as downloadable digital files in an online gallery. You’ll receive them 6-8 weeks after your wedding (or 2-3 weeks after your portrait session).

Kind Words & Client Love

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Jane & Brian

Nikki is AMAZING. I came across Nikki’s work on Instagram & her beautiful, bright, colorful pictures instantly caught my attention. Her style and personality seemed just right for us so I contacted her. Our initial correspondence really drew me to Nikki, her witty questionnaires and back and forth correspondence convinced me she was the one! Nikki is everything you want in a photographer. She made the process so easy, was flexible and patient & her photos are obviously AMAZING. We got married on the beach with over 200 people and about a 40 person wedding party, which included a lot of kids. We really put her through the ringer but she was up to the challenge. Every single person raved about how amazing and professional she was. From handling the heat, to engaging with the kids, Nikki killed it! Nikki also was very involved with the reception, keeping people on track, relaying messages, we really couldn’t have pulled the day off without her. The last thing to note is how quickly she turned the photos around. Needless to say we LOVED Nikki! Make the best decision of your wedding and hire her!

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Tara & Chris

We cannot recommend Nikki enough. Wedding pictures were really important to us going into wedding planning! After searching for photographers for months and not being able to find the right style, we found Nikki, and we knew we had finally found the right one! Nikki is brilliant. She had no problem directing us and helping us feel comfortable. Not only that, but she’s so creative! We gave her complete artistic control over both our engagement shoot and our wedding shoot, and we are beyond pleased with the results. Nikki really utilizes colors in the most flattering way, and she’s absolutely out to capture the maximum beauty that she can. She’s also very personable! Our guests raved about her, and our families still haven’t stopped talking about how amazing she was! Nikki is resourceful, patient, effective, and the best choice we could have made.

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Jordan & Phillip

I cannot say enough about how amazing Nikki was. I instantly fell in love with her style, she has an amazing way of capturing all the color and life of a moment, but translating it in a way that’s soft and dreamy. We did our engagement shoot with her first (HIGHLY RECOMMEND) and even though my fiancé and I had never been photographed professionally before she made us feel SO relaxed and we had such a fun time. Nikki makes you feel like a million bucks! I couldn’t believe how good (and natural) we looked! Nikki captured our big day with perfection. I can’t stress this enough… she shot literally everything I wanted. She not only works well with the couple one-on-one, but your photographer has to deal with everyone that you have to deal with on your wedding day. She’s so easy-going, but not shy! She knows exactly how to direct everyone for photos, and how to gather two sides of families in like a split second. We will definitely go to Nikki for any photography needs from now on, and I HIGHLY recommend her to ANYONE. She’s the best around.

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