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

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As a California Wedding Photographer, wedding photography has been a part of my life for quite some time now. Honestly, it has taught me a whole lot about the dos and don’ts of the wedding industry. I can’t wait to share them all with you! If you are anything like me, then these might just […]

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If you have spent any amount of time researching wedding decor on Pinterest recently, then I am sure you have noticed that bright and fun colors are trending again! If you want to have an eye-catching wedding, then keep reading to check out some incredibly bright wedding color inspiration. 5 COLORS YOU SHOULD CHOOSE FOR […]

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Weddings are expensive. Simply the costs of materials are going up across the board. So where can you save money and still give an incredible experience for yourself, your partner, and guests? We are giving you six simple and practical ways to save money on your wedding or next event! The Bar If you can, […]

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Let’s face it, picking a wedding venue is stressful! It can easily get overwhelming. As a wedding photographer based on the Central Coast of California, there are a few hundred options. From hotels to barns, to wineries, to estates, it can be a challenge to find the perfect space. However, I want to ease your […]

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Your photographer is such an important vendor on your wedding day. As a wedding photographer based out of California, I get that it can be overwhelming. I mean, there are hundreds to pick from. Here is how to pick your wedding photographer. 8 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR POTENTIAL WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER BEFORE YOU SIGN THE CONTRACT […]

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Why You Should Invest in a Wedding Album. We live in a digital world today. And it isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. So we want those digital photos. I get it. It’s easy to share with family all over the globe. As a result, albums are on the decline. And I totally get it – […]

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I have put together a list of 5 things you can do to uplevel your wedding photos! I don’t know about you, but I was SO stressed when my husband and I were getting our wedding photos taken! These pictures will travel with you through every aspect and season of your life and marriage, and […]

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When I talk with my wedding clients before their wedding, we always talk about the most important wedding day details! With Pinterest and Instagram, there are so many different wedding traditions and ideas! It’s so easy to wonder what is actually the most important! To answer honestly, the answer is ANYTHING that is important to […]

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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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