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Your wedding day celebrates love, uniting friends and family from near and far to witness the union of two souls. While the main event steals the spotlight, the night before holds its own magic—courtesy of the welcome party. In many cultures, this pre-wedding tradition is more than just a soirée; it’s a meaningful experience that […]

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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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Love stories have a magical way of unfolding, and today, we are sharing a prime example of that with this Law Estate Winery Engagement Session in Paso Robles, California. Their journey began with a proposal at the enchanting Law Estate Winery, and now, they are all set to tie the knot at the beautiful Bella […]

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Your wedding bouquet is an essential accessory that complements your bridal ensemble and adds a touch of elegance to your special day. As you plan every detail to create the perfect celebration, don’t overlook the importance of selecting the right bouquet. Your wedding bouquet is a significant accessory that adds elegance and charm to your […]

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Nikkels Photography, an SLO-based family + wedding photographer, shares her top three bucket list activities SLO summer Adventures for an unforgettable season in the sun. Whether a local resident or planning a visit, this blog will serve as your go-to guide for an unforgettable summer in SLO. So grab your camera (or hire a photographer […]

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Nikkels Photography, a wedding photographer on California’s Central Coast, talks about what lessons she has learned from a decade of marriage.

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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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Nikkles Photography, a California wedding photographer, shares her tips for building a perfect wedding day timeline for your wedding.

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You wedding guest count affects everything! Michele with Nikkles Photography, a California Wedding Photographer, tells us why in this blog.

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

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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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