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Posted in: For The Photographer, Personal Post, Travels

October 7, 2021

Top 10 Fall Activities in Greenville, SC

While writing this blog post, it struck me. Fall is really the only season that is truly bucket list worthy. Sure, there are activities for every other season like hot cocoa and decorating the Christmas tree in the Winter. Or lake days and beach trips in the Summer. But Fall…now, that is a season where […]

May 19, 2021

Posted in: Client Education, Personal Post, Travels

The Ultimate Nashville Bachelorette Weekend Itinerary 2021

Thinking about taking a trip to Music City with the ladies?! Look no further for all the best things to eat, see, and do in Nashville. With limited time, we’ve rounded up all the must-tries for one weekend. Read on to see what you should pack in so you know what to skip! Friday Morning […]

Posted in: Client Education, Personal Post

April 19, 2021

The Top Amazon Wedding Must-Haves of 2021

Reception Decor One of the biggest visions I had for our wedding was having wisteria hanging above the dancefloor area. Think the wedding scene in Twilight but less woodsy. This 24-pack of silk wisteria comes in multiple colors and is perfect for my vision! Super high quality too. Adding to the dreamy aesthetic, I want […]

March 17, 2021

Posted in: Personal Post

Our Lakeside Engagement Session | Lake Jocassee, SC

Back in November, my boyfriend asked me to marry him, and I got promoted to fiance! It was the most amazing night, and I was so shocked. If you want to hear our proposal story listen to this episode of my podcast, The Smart Girl’s Guide. Ever since then, we have hit the ground running […]

Posted in: Personal Post

March 5, 2021

The 10 Best Wedding Movies of all Time

Here I am, three months away from our wedding, and I have only just watched a wedding movie! That will soon change because I have compiled my favorite wedding movies I plan to watch over the course of the next 99 days. Want to join me? Read my top picks below! Father of the Bride. […]

December 14, 2020

Posted in: Amazon Picks, Personal Post

Holiday Gifts for your Girlfriend or Boyfriend | Ultimate Gift Guide 2020

Giving gifts is one of my absolute favorite things. In fact, each year, I start Christmas shopping super early (we’re talking September/October at the latest). I love getting things done in the shopping department, and wrapping early. If you’re looking for just the right thing for your boyfriend, girlfriend, spouse, or family member, look no […]

Posted in: Amazon Picks, For The Photographer, Personal Post

September 29, 2020

Amazon Essentials for Wedding Photographers 2020

Have a photographer in your life? Or are you a photographer yourself? I’ve put together my current list of Amazon favorites for photographers. Some of these are things that help make my job easier, others are items that I use to make my life better after working. Almost all of these are items I’ve personally […]

September 24, 2020

Posted in: Client Education, Engaged, For The Photographer, Personal Post, Travels

Our 2020 Fall Bucket List | Things to do near Greenville, SC this Fall

We finally welcomed in the first day of Fall, and it also brought along some cooler weather here in the upstate. This season is a unique one, as is this year! A lot of things have looked different for us this year. But one thing I’m thankful for is that Fall still feels like Fall, […]

Posted in: Client Education, Engaged, For The Photographer, Personal Post, Seniors

September 24, 2020

The 10 Best Outdoor Portrait Locations near Greenville, SC

Here at NLP, natural light photography is our specialty. Almost all of our portrait sessions are held outside because we love that look and style of photography. Since we don’t do many sessions in an indoor studio, we get to be creative when it comes to portrait locations for our clients! During the planning process […]

September 15, 2020

Posted in: Headshots, Personal Post, Seniors, Travels

My Law School Grad Photos with Hope Taylor | Charleston, SC

Graduating law school is not easy feat, as I’m sure you can assume or maybe even know from experience. But graduating law school in the middle of a pandemic is 10x harder. I was so bummed when my graduation got cancelled, then rescheduled and cancelled again like seven more times. While I know life is […]

Nichole Lauren is a natural light Wedding & Portrait photographer based in Greenville, SC & available for travel worldwide.

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