November 9, 2011
Introducing: Nicole Martin Photography
We are SO excited to FINALLY introduce the last member of our fabulous “Photographer In Residence” Team!! Nicole with “Nicole Martin Photography” is absolutely fabulous! I was really impressed with my initial conversation with her…..and two months later….I just ADORE this lady!! It’s not hard to be immediately taken in by her warmth, fun-loving personality, and great photography! We will be working closely with Nicole this next year and will let you know of any amazing deals or promotions she will be doing….cuz we aren’t kidding when we say you are gonna want to book a session with this gal!
Nicole caters to THREE states!! Yep, you heard me….I need to ask her how she manages to be in more than one place at a time! I haven’t quite mastered that! OH!! Ready for the best part? Not only has she put together a KILLER giveaway for our readers….but she has even MORE fun stuff happening on her website! So, no matter WHERE you live….you are going to want to check all of this out!
Here she is…..
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Photography has been a fun & important part of my life as far back as I can remember. From my sweet grandmother standing in the middle of our tiny local parade, waving to catch each and every person participating to take their photograph, to all the wonderful photo books my mom took the time to put together for us to cherish forever. I remember taking one of my mother’s old cameras to my first 4-H camp and coming home with 5 rolls of film… once developed they revealed leaves, dirt, flowers, and more dirt. I looked through those pictures and thought, “Wow I should have taken more pictures of people and faces!” And so it all began. I continued through my life being an avid scrapbooker and lover of documenting and catching those memories that I wanted to hold onto forever. However with the birth of my first beautiful baby, came the deep desire to learn more and strive to become better at taking the actual pictures. I started to see the world differently, and now just a simple ride in the car is an exciting chance for me to imagine great photo ideas; I see beautiful light and think about shooting. Everywhere around me, I see fabulous locations just waiting for my next session. I can’t help but see the world through my viewfinder.
I am MADLY in love with my three sweet, yet very wild and crazy, rambunctious kiddos. We get to do a ton together as a family, and it’s amazing to me how much those little stinkers can teach me every day. I am constantly taking photos with my heart, when I don’t have my camera, to remember those everyday little PRECIOUS moments that you never ever want to forget. I married a hardworking true blue cowboy, and am so blessed to have that hardworking and family oriented ranching lifestyle in our everyday lives. I was born a country girl and will die a country girl, but don’t think for two seconds I don’t appreciate the “finer” things in life. I am a girl that loves diamonds and pearls as much as any other woman.
One of the best parts of my business has been all the wonderful, new people I have had the opportunity to meet. All of my wonderful customers who share their families and friends with me, and also let me be a part of some of the most intimate moments of their lives. Many new photographer friends that inspire me to become better and vendor friends that are so talented and help me keep my props and outfits up to date and super fun. I know many of the friendships I have made will last a lifetime, and I am so thankful for this opportunity and for those people.
So to celebrate all my new friends and because this is the month to be Thankful, I am sharing some of my fav friends with you and we are doing a “Be Thankful” giveaway. Just imagine – NINE giveaways ALL in one spot!!
**FREE Photo Session
**FREE Live Online Photoshop Class
**Christmas Card Discount
**THREE Children’s Boutique Giveaways
**TWO Adorable “Hair Bling” – lovely hair pieces!!
Head on over to my site to enter ALL of them today! They end in one week…so don’t put this off!
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What a SWEETHEART, huh! Having had the opportunity to converse, text, email, AND be Facebook Friends with Nicole, I can tell you that she is a LOT of fun! I would LOVE to have a photoshoot done by this bubbly girl! Make SURE to go over to her website and enter to win the fabulous things that some of her favorite vendors are giving away!! I was able to “sneak a peek” and I gotta tell ya, there are some pretty cool items being offered!! I soooooo want to enter!! :)
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