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Family pictures can be tough. Check out three ways to get the perfect family photo from a San Luis Obispo photographer | Nikkles Photography

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So you just scheduled your family photos, now what? You need to figure out what the heck you are going to wear!! I will break it down into a few easy steps on how to pick outfits. Five Easy Steps for Amazing Outfits Look at Your Home Decor We want you to display your family […]

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Over here day-dreaming of when I can start photographing more amazing families and couples all over San Luis Obispo County! As this pandemic covers the globe, you place your focus on what matters. Number one being FAMILY! The Mendoza Family recently had moved to the Central Coast from Dallas and wanted to document this special […]

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Looking back at last year and reflecting on all the aspects of owning Nikkels Photography has been a delight. I had the honor to capture so many precious moments with so many people who trusted my vision. Trusted me to preserve particular moments in their life that they want to remember. Below are some of my […]

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BABY BUMP ~ GIGGLES ~ FAMILY I have gotten to know the Lund Family over the last couple of years. I’ve seen Stacey, the mother, carry her firstborn, then I held him at a mere six days old. Now, that little boy is almost two years old and upgrading to big brother. Stacey is almost due […]

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BABY BOY ~ LOVE ~ HAPPINESS I have had the honor of getting to Stacey and Andrew over the last couple of years. They have become great friends, so when I heard she was having a baby, I was more than a little excited. I knew Atticus would be a great addition to their family. So […]

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Family ~ Pets ~ Love Every family is unique. Some are small (like mine), and some are big. But then there are ones where some of our family has members of it with 4 legs and paws and slobber. These ones are there for us through it all, and will be by your side making […]

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FAMILY ~ DOG ~ LOVE While my husband and I visit my parents in Gardnerville, Nevada, we had a mini family shoot. The photos were for a gift for my dad from my mom. They were celebrating 30 years together being married. Cabo was well behaved for her close up. And we even took these […]

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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.

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