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Nikkels Photography, a San Luis Obispo photographer, recaps their Best of 2023 Portraits. Recapping the Best of 2023 Portraits with Nikkels Photography 2023 had us documenting babies coming into this world, couples getting engaged, graduates finishing high school and college, and families coming together to celebrate all kinds of occasions. In numbers: Most popular locations: […]

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In the heart of Paso Robles, California, Briana and Chase’s dreamy fall wedding was a celebration of love that had withstood the test of time, distance, and the challenges life threw their way.

From a chance meeting at a high school dance to navigating the complexities of college, medical school, and budding careers, their journey was marked by resilience, shared dreams, and absolute commitment.

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Planning a wedding is undoubtedly a thrilling experience, but as the big day approaches, it’s easy to find yourself overwhelmed with stress. To ensure you savor every moment of your special day, here’s a guide on how to limit stress and truly be present on your wedding day.

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It’s that time of year again – the season of cozy sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes, and holiday cheer. While you’re busy planning festivities, don’t forget the cherished tradition of sending out annual family cards.

Capturing the essence of your family in a single frame is a beautiful way to share love and joy with your loved ones. To ensure your family photos are perfect and your cards arrive in time, let’s delve into the ultimate guide to timing your family photos just right.

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Michele Hastings with Nikkles Photography, a San Luis Obispo Wedding Photographer, shares her tips for understanding wedding day finances. She explains where to save and where to splurge on your special day.

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Nikkels Photography, as SLO-based wedding photographer, shares inspiration for a Montana De Oro Surprise Proposal.

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Tips from a California Wedding Photographer for providing an epic wedding guest experience.

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2023 Wedding Trends to Expect This Year | Wedding Planning Tips from a California Wedding Photographer | Photos captured by Nikkles Photography

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2022 Best of Weddings captured by Nikkles Photography, a San Luis Obispo, California-based wedding and portrait photographer.

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5 of the Biggest Surprises You May Face While Planning Your Wedding | Tips and Photography by Nikkels Photography a SLO Calfornia-based Wedding Photog

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I have made it my mission to celebrate the intimate moments in life - big and small. Having your photo taken shouldn’t be stressful, but rather a time to celebrate where you are in life. So I aim to give you clear direction all the while letting your unique personality shine. I strive to be your biggest advocate, cheerleader, and the best third wheel you could ask for.

Welcome to my little space. Grab your favorite beverage and stay awhile. I can’t wait to meet you & your family!

A fine art san luis obispo Wedding & Portrait Photographer 

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A lot of moving pieces go into planning a wedding day timeline and we know it's easy to feel like a hot mess! Grab our free guide to plan the perfect timeline for your day. 

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