Hi, I'm Nicole!

A "people photographer" in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado. That sounds odd, I know, "people photographer", but honestly, it's the perfect description.

Casual Elopements? Yes.

Boudoir? Sure do!

Formal Events like Military Balls? OHH YEAH.

Apparently, it fits!

Let's see, more about me as a person... well, here is a snapshot (see what I did there?)

  • Mom of widely spaced children​. 22, 14, and 8. Yup. Glutton for punishment? Maybe but they all keep me inspired and moving along without feeling my age. It's 50, by the way. Still can't believe that!
  • a photographer in Colorado since 2010. Started out doing Santa photos for a company out of Arvada with a basic camera I knew nothing about. One thing led to another and here I am now. It's a wild ride, life.
  • a Michigan native. Born and raised.
  • Navy Veteran. Served aboard the USS Samuel Gompers out of Alameda, CA. Navy days are some of my best memories. Lots of hard work and best friends I still have.
  • lived in Conway, AR for 5 years. Earned my college degree there at UCA. Beautiful place, Arkansas.
  • moved to Colorado Springs, CO in 2010 when my new husband got orders to Ft. Carson. Been here ever since (yeah, we never moved, which is weird, I know)
  • volunteer for Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep which is an organization dedicated to capturing final moments of terminal or demised infants and their families in the hospital setting. Been with them for 4 years now and I will continue to offer my services for as long as they want me.

What do others say? Check out the Testimonials page!

Photography is amazing. Particularly, luring the "real" out of people.

Our human connection is what tells our story, right? It's never our weight, age, family status, or our flaws.

It's so important that you see YOU come through in your precious photos. If successful, your final gallery will hopefully evoke a few tears and a warm and fuzzy heart. This is what drives me, and will continue to drive me, to always do my best.

Recently featured in #ShoutOutColorado and that was something so cool!

Follow the link for the featured article!


Leonela + Leandro

“I recommend Nicole 100%! Such a nice person and professional photographer. She even helped me during my getting ready for the ceremony all while taking pictures. I’m super happy that I found her 🤍 She knows how to make you feel comfortable and how to take amazing pictures”

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Do you have a question?

Scroll through to see the most commonly asked questions. Reach out to me if you need more answers.

Can I choose studio or outdoors?

You have your choice of where you want your session to take place. The studio I shoot at is in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs. As for outdoor, the world is our oyster as far as Colorado is concerned, right?

How can I get a hold of you?

I am never far away by phone/text/email/ & social messengers. My contact form has the deets.

How much do you cost?

The best way for me to gather the info I need and get to know you and your vision better, is to contact me directly through my Contact form.

How do I book?

Easy! Use my Contact Form and tell me what session you want and when. I will get right on checking my calendar and coordinating with you to get you in as quickly as possible.

I see you shoot elopements & weddings. Do you have experience shooting large weddings, too?

YES! I have experience shooting the details of small and large weddings alike.



Nelly R.

Nelly R.

"My niece flew all the way from Texas just to have her senior graduation photos taken exclusively by Nicole at Garden of the Gods! She also recently photographed my son & nephew for their “Quarantined Senior Graduation” She beautifully captured what is now a story for the Class of 2020. Thank you Nicole for capturing the best memories! 💕

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