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Let's Capture Your Story Together

Let me guide you through a fun loving photo session where we will listen to music, capture some smiles, and make some memories. 

Welcome to Michelle Nicholson Photography – Capturing Moments, Creating Memories

Our Services:

High School Seniors: Commemorate this significant milestone with personalized and expressive senior portraits.
Families: Capture the warmth and connection of your family with our professional family photography sessions.
Headshots: Make a lasting impression with professional headshots that reflect your personality and brand.
Events: From corporate gatherings to special celebrations, we document the essence of your events.
Red Truck Mini Sessions: Experience the charm of our unique red truck mini sessions for a touch of vintage elegance.

Digital Downloads and Printing Services:
Elevate your experience with convenient digital image downloads and high-quality printing services available directly through our website.

Who We Serve:
Our clientele includes families, working professionals, high school seniors and their parents, and event managers. We take pride in being LBGTQ-friendly and serve the vibrant communities of Sacramento, El Dorado Hills, Folsom, Roseville, and surrounding areas.

Why Choose Us:
As your portrait, family, and event photographer, we focus on authenticity and creativity, ensuring your moments are captured with precision and care.

Stay Connected:
Sign up for our email list to receive exclusive updates, promotions, and sneak peeks into upcoming sessions.

Embark on a visual journey with Michelle Nicholson Photography – where moments become memories, and memories last a lifetime.

How the process works...

Let's chat!

What do you need and when do you need it?  We will discuss all the details of your photo shoot and pick a date and time. I will then email you a contract with the deliverables for you to sign.

Contracts and deposit

Digitally sign the contract and email it back to me.  I then require a 50% retainer to save your session time. Final balances are due the date of your photo shoot.

Photo Session Day

Once your time is reserved, I will send you a FAQ and TIPS guide for your type of photo shoot to help you prepare. Then simply arrive to your photo shoot looking fabulous and I will guide you through the rest.

Gallery Delivery

In one week or less, your edited digital gallery will be emailed to you.  Based on your package, just download your selections and share!  Need help printing your favs? A link to my printer will be provided as well.

A Little Bit About Me...

Looking into my past, I realized I have always been a documentarian of life. Whether at home or at my jobs, I always loved photographing and capturing daily life.  Now I just get paid to do something that I love.  I am the fourth of five children so big families don't scare me and chaos feels normal. Give me a big, crazy family dinner any day.  It's the best!

Whether it's a cell phone camera, my mirrorless camera, Insta 360 camera, or a waterproof camera, you will usually find me with a least one on me at all times.  My daughter tells me my camera is my comfort item.  She is not wrong.  Becoming a photographer was my third, my final, and my favorite career.  A late bloomer here that did not discover her passion until 48.

Yes I am interested!

Contact me!


"Michelle skillfully blended in so well with the group, with her kind smile, quiet nature and using a camera that doesn't make sound, she was able to capture our 5 day retreat perfectly. The pictures are warm, beautiful, colorful, and they tell a story. Pictures truly are worth a thousand words, and I am so thankful our special moments were captured. I will definitely be working with Michelle again for future projects!" 

~Angela N

"These are awesome!!! I like them much better than my old headshots (when I was younger) Thank you so much, you're so talented!"

~Kathleen M

"They all look soooo amazing! And thank you for the extra pic of Maddie & me🥰 Thank you again for everything! We couldn’t be happier with how they turned out and we had so much fun with you and your lovely assistant😊"

~Carrie B

Subscribe to My Quarterly Newsletter Every season, I email my clients to announce my upcoming photo session time and dates. I promise, no spamming!
Thank you! You should be hearing from me next season.Cheers!Michelle Nicholson Photography
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