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Now Shipping! Food Photography: Second Edition

My newest book is now shipping! In 2010, I wrote the first edition of this book. At the time, there were only a handful of books about food photography, and I wanted to make an easy-to-understand guide for users of all levels [...]
By |August 3rd, 2015|1 Comment
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New eBook Release: Light Stories II

I'm super excited to announce the release of my newest project, Light Stories II! In 2012 I self-published my very first eBook, Light Stories. My goal in writing that book was to teach myself the art of self-publishing, including how to do basic design and layout in order to create a beautiful publication [...]
By |May 11th, 2015|2 Comments
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Why I Write More eBooks and Fewer Print Books

Every so often I will get a question that goes something like this: “Will you be making another print version of your book?” Or, “Will the [insert eBook name […]

By |April 18th, 2015|2 Comments
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Limiting Your Photography to Fuel Inspiration

I struggle with finding inspiration on a regular basis. I think that we all feel this way at times; we want to create, but the flame of inspiration is just not burning. This article is an excerpt from my eBook, The Inspired Photographer, in which I share [...]
By |December 27th, 2014|0 Comments
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New eBook & Tutorials: Step by Step with onOne Software

I just released a brand-new eBook and tutorials set: Step by Step with onOne Software! I have been working diligently on this project for the past few months and it feels SOOO good to finally release it into the wild.
By |December 3rd, 2014|1 Comment
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eBook Update … and a Sneak Peek!

I thought I would send out a quick update about my upcoming eBook, Step by Step with onOne Software. I’ve had a few questions from those of you who pre-ordered the Perfect Photo […]

By |November 17th, 2014|9 Comments
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How to Self-Publish an eBook

Just a few months ago I just published my third self-published eBook, and I'm currently working on my fourth. My full-time profession is considered to be "photographer", but the "author" in me keeps growing and it feels like I spend way more time writing and creating ...
By |August 27th, 2014|6 Comments
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Develop Great Images in Lightroom: A Free Lightroom iBook from Photofocus

Many of you may know that I am a regular contributor to the Photofocus website, where I write articles about photography and post-processing. And today we have BIG NEWS! ....
By |June 27th, 2014|4 Comments
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New eBook Release! Light & Process: onOne Software

I just released my newest eBook in the Nicolesy Store, and this one features onOne Software! It's in the Light & Process series, and I share the story, setup and processing behind ten different photographs. In this eBook, the majority of the post-processing is done using onOne Software's Perfect Photo Suite 8, but you'll still see some Lightroom and Photoshop in there, too...
By |March 20th, 2014|2 Comments
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New! “Nicole S. Young” Lightroom Preset Pack at Craft & Vision

I’m happy to announce that I have a brand-new preset pack available for sale over at Craft&Vision! This preset pack includes 42 unique presets for Adobe Lightroom 5. The entire pack is only $10, and also comes with a PDF document to show each preset in-use. […]
By |January 28th, 2014|2 Comments
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eBook Poll: I Need Your Input!

As many of you know, I have started self-publishing my own eBooks and selling them in my online store. In the past, I have given my readers the option of viewing the eBooks either vertically, or horizontally. I'm considering making some changes to my layout, but before I do...
By |January 17th, 2014|9 Comments
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My Newest Book! Canon EOS 70D: From Snapshots to Great Shots

I just had a brand-new book released this week titled Canon EOS 70D: From Snapshots to Great Shots. This is my third book about a camera, my fourth in the "Snapshots" series, and my tenth published book total! ...
By |December 30th, 2013|15 Comments