With a Modern Style of Photography
With a Modern Style of Photography
Wedding stories are my passion, and I love shooting them. I'll usually cry, or at least tear up at every wedding I photograph, and again when I edit them. My job is incredible, in that I get to witness the happiest moments of peoples' lives and help them remember those moments forever, because the day flies by super quick. I love letting the progression of images walk through the day and give the audience a story. I attempt to highlight the day for those who couldn't make it, and bring unique angles to those who were. I thouroughly enjoy the process from advertising, to meeting + getting to know the clients, to shooting the big day, and editing the photos. Check out some of my recent wedding blogs, or reach out if you have any questions.
Engagement pictures are the time where I can really begin to get to know the couple I'm working with. I'm usually shooting the wedding as well, so I really enjoy this time. I'll follow them running downtown, then maybe to the woods with a picnic blanket. I try to be spontaneous and casual with the shoot, and stay away from too many posed photos - just be yourselves.
Seniors are cool. Actually, some aren't - but that's just my little brother. They are unique in that they are just about to dip their feet into the world, but they still have unique hobbies and interests that make them who they are. I love displaying them for who they are, and not just an awkward portrait with a cheesy grin and a hockey stick in hand. I'm open to ideas. I always shoot outside, but I have a studio for more interesting portraits.
Feel free to give me a call, or fill out the form below! 701-715-0712
Oh Hey. I'm Nicholas.
I take pictures for a living.
I blog quite a bit.
I specialize in wedding and portrait photography + storytelling.
It's really the best thing.
Storytelling is important to me because every individual is unique. Placing words and photos together creates a flow for the audience. An experience. There are certainly images 'worth a thousand words', but many shots are entirely lost without a context. My goal as a photographer is to shoot emotion-filled images, and deliver the context for others to have an experience themselves.
'I've never met a person I couldn't call a beauty.'
I'm not sure of Andy Warhol's religions convictions, or belief about God, but this is perfect. My personal worldview says that each human being was created with the image and likeness of God, and is therefore beautiful. Not only am I telling stories of peoples' most wonderful moments, but I'm also catching a glimmer of what has been created - and this covers all emotions.
Portraits are important to me because every face is unique. Facial expressions are universal. Across the globe, fear has similar facial structures, as well as happiness. Just a tiny lift of the eyelid or a raising of one side of the mouth can change a persons demeanor entirely. The way shadows graze a persons face can make a significant difference in how they are portrayed.
I picked up a camera a years ago and it was a hobby that quickly developed into much more. I had always been involved in the arts, whether it be piano, guitar, or song-writing. The camera became an additional artistic outlet for me to tell stories, so I launched a Facebook page and a website. I began getting inquiries, and now I'm shooting weddings and portraits full-time.