My Name is Nicole and I am the person behind the camera and the owner of Sweetellabella Photography. I specialize in fine art portraits and lifestyle photography of children and animals. I am a mother of a beautiful daughter and multiple fur babies. I am also a military spouse to a loving supportive husband. 
 I started out my young adult life as a Veterinary Technician and have volunteered with many animal shelters and rescues since. My love of animals goes back a long ways and photographing them gives me so much joy. 

 I started my journey as a photographer when my daughter Elizabeth was very young. I have always loved photography and decided to jump in to the technical aspects of it so I could create the images I saw in my mind. The camera became my medium of art.

 Lifestyle photography is one style of photography that I love, especially when taking photographs of children and animals. Lifestyle is an editorial form of photography that tells stories and captures moments as they take place. I also offer lessons on the fundamentals of Lifestyle photography.

 Fine art and composite photography is the second arm of Sweetellabella. These images also tell a story but with more fine editing and whimsy, with the look of a painting. 

 Finally, the 3rd arm of Sweetellabella is education. I offer lessons to those who want to learn the craft and make it their own. Not only do I enjoy what I do, I also enjoy sharing it with others so they can make their own art.

 I believe in documenting the human experience, a time stamp that we lived a life. Sharing that with others is better than words. Photography speaks to our search for our existence and purpose, by taking a moment in time to permanently remember the things we otherwise would have forgotten.

Things I Love

about me.....

What you have caught in a photograph is captured forever... remembering the little things long after you have forgotten them.

Photography is the story I fail to put into words.


Lifestyle storytelling


A day in the life of your child or your                            fur child. 

No posing or fussing just let me spend a few hours following them around a documenting the sweet little things they do so you can forever remember those moments. 

           up to 3 hours on location
   35-50 high resolution digital images

 * I do offer military homecomings please contact me for further info *

Fine art portraits


    Hand edited portraits that look like a                                    painting.  

     A keepsake piece of art that you can                                     cherish.

               Up to 3 hours on location
        5-10 high resolution digital images

      * I do offer military discounts please                           contact me for info *



Learn the craft


Private one on one lessons one hour a                                 week.
     Learn the basics of photography.
         -How to use your DLSR camera.
         -exposure and lighting
         - Lenses
         -how to tell a story
         - Photoshop techniques
                     and more 

DSLR camera required for classes as well as Adobe photoshop CC and adobe Lightroom CC.


All sessions and lessons require a consultation prior please set that up with me first



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