What an incredible, whirlwind, amazing year it’s been.
Trying to sum up this year is next to impossible, but I’ll do my best. 2018 was the year that 16 year old Nicole- fresh off of shooting her very first wedding- started dreaming about. I saw my business skyrocket and achieved almost every single goal I’ve had since the beginning of my career. My personal life miiight have been completely obliterated for most of the year (shout out to my friends and family for sticking around, y’all are the real MVP’s) and I learned some hard lessons about work/life balance, but all of that is lost in the absolute joy 2018 was.
A small snippet of some of my favorite parts of 2018:
All of these personal accomplishments have been amazing, but by far, without question, the best part of 2018 was the incredible couples I got to work with. This year in stats, I:
These couples. I can barely type about them without getting a little bit emotional. Each of these couples have filled my soul with so much love and light and completed parts of me I did not know was missing. Beyond inviting me to capture their love, stories, and most special days they made me a part of their families, they texted me GIFS, they became some of my very closest and best friends with a relationship that lasts far beyond when their gallery is delivered.
When it comes down to it, 2018 goes out to YOU- each of you that trusted me to be a part of and document your lives. You made 2018 what it was and I am filled with so much freaking gratitude it’s unreal. The Best of 2018 is each of you, and each incredible couple I was privileged to work with is represented below. Picking out just a few favorites from each couple to share was probably the hardest job I’ve ever had (don’t ask me just how long I have been working on this blog post) and if I knew people reading this had endless attention spans each and every image we all shot together would be down there- for now, enjoy this year in review!
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