Kylie Nicholson

#WeddingWednesday: Photographing Small, Intimate Ceremonies

As weddings get more elaborate and expensive, elopements are becoming more and more common. As a photographer, an elopement presents a unique opportunity: a chance to capture the pure moments without all of the...

The Off-Season: Making the Most of it

Wedding season is over and the busy Spring season has yet to begin. While you may find yourself with more time, the off-season doesn’t have to be slow. Here’s a few things photographers (myself...

#WeddingWednesday: The Client Questionnaire Part 1

A wedding day is exciting, yet there is so much happening that it is easy to feel overwhelmed and out of control. As I’ve written about before, it’s important to make up a wedding...

#WeddingWednesday: How to Make a Wedding Photography Timeline in 8 Steps

"Prior Preparation Prevents Poor Performance." My grandfather and father, both military men I love and respect dearly, raised me with this mantra, and it couldn’t be more true for wedding photography. A wedding day is...

So You Want to Start A Photography Business?

So You Want to Start A Photography Business? One of the most common questions I get from aspiring photographers is “How do I start a photography business?” While there’s definitely not one route to success,...

Kylie Reviews: Tamron 150-600mm Lens

As a wedding photographer, I often get comments on the size of my 70-200mm lens. Yes, it’s a beast, but it works wonders at ceremonies. However, the 150-600mm lens dwarfs the 70-200mm in the...

#WeddingWednesday: Six New Year’s Resolutions for Photographers

I’m not normally one for resolutions, but I do like to sit down at the beginning of the year and set some overarching goals for the new year. So, I guess am I one...

#WeddingWednesday: Branding and Pricing Refresh

The down season is the best time to focus on your branding for the coming year. When shoots and fewer and editing is lighter, you have the time to devote to your brand. As...

#WeddingWednesdays: The Engagement Session

Many photographers offer an engagement session as an add-on to their wedding photography packages. Every single one of my wedding packages includes an engagement session, even if the couple has already had them done....

#WeddingWednesday: The Importance of Posing

When I first started my photography business, I built it on creating “natural, true to you portraits!”. I had written on my website, “no bright lights, no stiff poses, just you and your natural...