Photography

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Under the Sea

When I was little, one of my early career choices was that I wanted to be a marine biologist. I was fascinated with sharks, admired Jaques Cousteau, and even seeing the ocean was on [...]

May 16th, 2016|0 Comments

What’s New in ON1 Effects 10 and 10.5

I created this video to showcase some of the updates to ON1 Effects 10 and 10.5, updated from Perfect Effects 9. This is an add-on to my course The Complete Guide to Perfect Effects, available in the Nicolesy Store.

May 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Colorizing an Old Photograph using ON1 Layers

In this video, I demonstrate how to colorize and old photograph using ON1 Layers...

May 4th, 2016|0 Comments
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Jealousy is Toxic

If there is one thing I have learned as an artist with an online presence is that years of experience and technical abilities do not always equate to being popular or successful. New photographers [...]

April 27th, 2016|4 Comments
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Dog Walking For the Soul

Some classic ramblings about work, life, and business. Plus an adorable photo of my pups playing in the park!

March 23rd, 2016|1 Comment
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The Mask: Creative Layer Masking in ON1 Photo

New Release! The Mask: Creative Layer Masking in ON1 Photo.

March 18th, 2016|1 Comment
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Coming Soon: The Mask

Click Here to Learn More I get kind of quiet when I'm working on a new project. If you haven't seen me around online much, now you know why! This eBook and [...]

March 12th, 2016|0 Comments
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Review: Evie Camera Bag from Aide de Camp

Not long ago I received the Evie bag from Aide De Camp to test out and review. I spent some quality time with this bag and wanted to share my thoughts! For those of you who follow my blog, you may already be aware of my frustrations with "girl" camera bags. Spoiler alert: this bag was a nice surprise! Keep reading to find out more.

January 19th, 2016|0 Comments
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Looking Back on 2015

2015 was a pretty full year. I traveled, had some new experiences, and continued to grow the success of my online business. Overall, things are going really well! Sure, not everything went as planned, [...]

December 29th, 2015|4 Comments
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Waterfalls & Waves

It's no coincidence that I live in the Pacific Northwest. I moved out here for two reasons: the photographic opportunities, and the cool, rainy weather. The plethora of waterfalls in and around the Columbia River Gorge mean I always have a beautiful subject to photograph, along with a nice, long coastline, which is only a 1.5 hour drive from my home in Portland [...]

December 16th, 2015|0 Comments
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Canva for Photographers

Canva has become my new favorite go-to website for design resources and inspiration. They have an excellent blog for designers, with plenty of content that I have found to be very educational. But their most impressive feature is the design [...]

December 1st, 2015|4 Comments
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What’s In My Bag: Italy

I am on the tail-end of a two week trip to Venice, Cinque Terre, and Florence, and wanted to share the gear I brought along with me (and actually used) on my [...]

November 14th, 2015|8 Comments