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My love for photography started at the age of 14, when I was given my first point-and-shoot camera. From that day on, I viewed the world through a view finder. However, in my twenties, I pursued another desire first: scuba diving. For several years, I was a Manager and an Instructor at a scuba diving store located in Houston. I got to see parts of the beautiful Caribbean that most people don't get to see. However, there was a powerful inner voice screaming at me. Screaming to pursue my other passion. My passion for photography was on the back burner and I wanted it on the forefront. The fall of 2004 brought the realization that I was looking for more from life than what my scuba diving career could provide.
May 2005, at the age of 32, I began a new chapter in my life. I decided to attend the Rocky Mountain School of Photography in Missoula, Montana. Since 2006, I've been running my own photography business and I am the Dive Safety Lead at the Downtown Aquarium.
"Her photojournalistic fun style is modern, fresh, personable, and distinctive with a timeless, classical edge." - Barstool Magazine
Whether it’s a one-on-one portrait session, capturing the special moments of a wedding day or covering an event in a major metropolitan area, Nicole's experience and personalized attention combine to meet and usually exceed her client’s expectations.
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