Photography

The Socorro Islands

Just a few weeks ago I was diving with giant manta rays, sharks, and even a few dolphins and schools of fish. It was an incredible experience, and after this diving trip I am [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|5 Comments

Free Lightroom Preset: Summer Breeze

I was in the mood to make something, and so I created this clean, simple Lightroom preset and I'm giving away here on my blog! This brand-new free preset will add a touch of warmth and contrast to your images, a perfect effect for a breezy, warm Summer day. Compatible with Lightroom 4/5/6/CC.

By | June 21st, 2016|0 Comments

The Angels of the Sea

I am on my way home after spending ten days aboard the Nautilus Belle Amie on a diving trip to the Socorro Islands in Mexico. I signed up for this trip with [...]

By | June 18th, 2016|0 Comments

How to Customize Your Snapchat Code Using Photoshop

Snapchat is picking up in popularity, especially for brands and entrepreneurs. It's a unique platform that requires authenticity and real-time posting, and its "Stories" are what many of us are flocking to. [...]

By | May 26th, 2016|1 Comment

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 [...]

By | 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.

By | 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...

By | May 4th, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | April 27th, 2016|4 Comments

Dog Walking For the Soul

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

By | March 23rd, 2016|1 Comment

The Mask: Creative Layer Masking in ON1 Photo

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

By | March 18th, 2016|1 Comment

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 [...]

By | March 12th, 2016|0 Comments

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.

By | January 19th, 2016|0 Comments