I’m Nicole Weeks, a portrait and wedding photographer based in Upstate New York. Grab some cookies and enjoy viewing some of my latest work!

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I’ve been lucky to have loads of support from family and friends since starting my photography business several years ago. It makes a world of difference when you know that those closest to you are behind your career goals and life passions. And still to this day, I have people from near and far ask; […]

You know those places when you arrive your mouth drops a little because of its beauty? That’s exactly what happened when I arrived at a horse barn to meet Danielle and Johnathan for their engagement portraits. Being greeted my a horse surrounded by a white fence was nothing short of a warm welcome! With their […]

In a season of grey skies and many rainy dreary days we found a perfect Fall afternoon for Kyle and Christine’s engagement portraits. I knew they were bringing their dog for some family portraits but I didn’t know the amount of cuteness I’d be looking at when I actually met her! We met up in […]

You’ve just gotten engaged and you are looking for a photographer. Maybe you know exactly what you’re looking for when it comes to your wedding pictures, or maybe you aren’t quite sure where to start. Either way, there’s a number of reasons to consider hiring a photographer who offers a 2nd shooter with his or […]

Crediting your photographer is an important step when using his or her images in your social media posts. But not everyone understands why. Let’s start with the impact of crediting your photographer when sharing your photos to social media. 1) Those viewing your page or feed may like an image and want to know who […]

What a perfect fall day for a wedding! The leaves swirled around my car as I drove up the quiet dirt roads in Pennsylvania to where Katherine and her bridesmaids were getting ready in her childhood home. They laughed and reminisced all while drinking from the most interesting cups I’d ever seen! They were golden pineapples…. […]

I’m just going to start out by saying that I have been looking forward to this wedding since the very first time I met with this incredible couple. Remembering our meeting always puts a smile on my face. We sat and chatted about how they met, what their love story looked like and of course […]

“How do you feel?” I asked Abbey, a red headed beauty that smiled from cheek to cheek as she took one last glance in the mirror. “I’m just so excited!!” she responded. As I photographed her while she got ready along with some of her best friends and relatives you could feel the excitement she […]

It’s wedding dress shopping time! Pop that bubbly!! Here are 5 tips on what to do before you shop for your wedding dress: 1. Educate yourself on the different terms, dress shapes, and accessories offered. When it comes to shopping for a wedding dress, the first thing you’ll need to do is familiarize yourself with […]

Sometimes I struggle to let go of the carefree days of summer…but then I remember that it means that it’s fall! What a glorious time of year and there are so many fun fall events in Tioga County. Me? I try to pack them ALL in, but if you don’t have time, I highly suggest picking […]