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Megan & Kyle finally had their dreamy wedding last weekend at Ella’s Vineyard. This stunning property features 32 acres of sprawling vineyards with the most adorable farmhouse atop the hill. The design was a fun mix of their love of travel with bright colors of honey yellow, light grey & aqua, with a pop of […]

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I still can’t believe we are here in 2021 already. Our 2020 Wedding Season was not exactly what we anticipated yet incredibly special. After such an impactful year, we have so much to appreciate and reflect on. Even so, Nikkels Photography has grown despite these hurdles. I think it is safe to say it was […]

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Lyle & Jacob ventured down from the Bay Area for their engagement session. We kept it classic San Luis Obispo with starting at the Mission and ending at the Madonna Inn. I seriously could not stop laughing during their session! They have been together for nearly nine years. And they can’t wait to tie the […]

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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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