Thanks for stopping by to learn a little bit about who I am and what makes me, me.

I was born and raised in Massachusetts and lived there my entire life until about 2018 when my husband and I moved to Virginia Beach. He was in the military so Virginia became our new home for a few years. I absolutely loved Virginia. I loved the freeing feeling of starting over, exploring somewhere new and meeting new people. If you ever get the chance to get away from where you've lived your whole life - I really encourage it.

I started my business while I was living in Virginia. It was such an amazing place to start this journey. Virginia Beach has so much creative energy and I had the chance to work with so many amazing photographers, artists and couples to build my company's structure to excel it into what it is now. I'll forever be thankful for that time in my life. 

We're now back in New England, living in Rhode Island, as our time with the military has ended. We've started  a new season of life and I've fallen in love with being able to explore the areas I grew up in more and more. Capturing love stories right here in New England has been amazing.

I love meeting new people and I've always been extremely creative so this career has brought out the best in me. I'm truly so thankful for that. 

I grew up battling anxiety and panic disorder and finally learned how to manage it and live my life to the fullest in my mid twenties. Although I will always struggle with it, I'm in such a good mental space now. Raising awareness and helping others in their battle against mental health is now so important to me. 

When I'm not capturing love stories, I 'm typically cuddled up on the couch with my husband and pups, Mookie and Charlie. I love going to the beach, checking out new local breweries or even just binge watching Netflix (send recs).

There's so much more to know about me and I hope you'll learn more while working with me! 

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xx,

           Nicole Rae

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