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Nikki Lenae

Sitters/One Year Photographer

Nikki Lenae

Nikki started her photography business 4 years ago and has not looked back. In such a short amount of time, Nikki has become one of the leading maternity and newborn photographers in California. Her passion lies with photographing Maternity, newborns and babies up to one year. She has found that milestone sessions are an untapped market, usually falling under an “add-on” type session. By adding unique elements, and creativity, a milestone session can appeal to the client looking for a full service experience.

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Business Name
Nikki Lenae Photography
How long have you been in Business as a Professional Photographer
5
How long were you an Amateur?
2

Tell us your favorite quote
If you judge people, you have no time to love them. ~ Mother Teresa
Share a major life lesson
You are loved beyond measure and possess a light that no one can extinguish. Be strong in your faith, love yourself, and keep looking to the future. Live everyday for your future self.
What does balance mean to you
If I can lay down at night with happiness in my heart, I have found balance for that day. I am my happiest when I have spent quality time with each of my family members, worked at my business, and found enough time for myself. Perfect balance is impossible, but the hope for balance is always achievable.
Why do you teach?
I decided to start teaching because I have always loved passing down knowledge to others who are eager to learn.
Long term plans?
Live in Monterey, where I can walk everywhere and drink in the ocean air.
What is your specialty
Maternity, newborn and babies!
What areas do you serve (geographically location)
Fresno County California
What is the secret to success?
Unplug from social media completely for a short while. It’s the secret to individuality and contentment within your creative self. I truly believe one cannot grow while viewing the work of another.
Where do you want to be in 5 years?
In a new home where I have a large studio space on my property. I can decorate, tear down walls, add in windows without getting approval from anyone…except my husband.
Your weakness?
Perfectionist
Your strength?
Perfectionist. It’s why I grew so fast but it’s also why I am so hard on myself.

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