Meet Your Photographer!

Hi there!

I am Nicole!  I am the owner, photographer and the creative eye behind Simply Newborn Photography!!

I am a flip flop & Diet Dr. Pepper lover who adores all things rustic and vintage!  I live for days spent decorating, cleaning and organizing or just spending time by the pool.  

 I am a proud momma to Gavin who is 11 and Charley who is 9. I have been married to my husband, Chris, for 18 years.  When I am not running a business I am busy running my Kindergarten classroom!

I started my first photography business, Ever After Photography, in 2001 photographing primarily weddings.  I took a short break from photography to pursue a degree in Elementary Education at the University of North Florida.   In 2009 I dusted off my Canon Rebel and photographed a friends maternity images and posted them to Facebook.  I started getting a lot of inquiries from friend and their friends so I figured I would “just do this for fun”.  I knew I didn’t want to photography weddings again, so after lots of training and practice Simply Newborn Photography was born.  Fast forward 11 years and I am still perfecting and growing this business.  

Simply Newborn Photography specializes in custom newborn, maternity and children portraiture or as we like to call it baby art.

I shoot in my in-home studio or in the outdoor location of your choosing. I strive to not only provide you with breathtaking images, but to provide you with a full service experience from start to finish.  

 What’s in my bag?

I am asked often, what camera do you use?  What lens is that?  

So here ya go!  I shoot with a Nikon D700.

All of my studio work and some outdoor portraiture is shot with baby, my 35mm 1.8 lens.  I have recently fallen in love with my newest addition, the 70-200 2.8mm…the bokeh is to DIE for!  

In studio I utilize studio light with an Einstein E640 paired with a 48 inch PLM.

 “1st Place – Best original Work” 

~ Orange Park Fall Festival

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“Best Newborn Photographers in Jacksonville” 





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