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Extras

  • Three things I could not live without are cappuccinos, my Steve Madden slip ons and Macarons.

  • I watch Sex and The City semiannually. Every six months I go through all six seasons - it's somewhat inspiring to my inner boss babe.

  • I'm a bonafide Leo QUEEN.

  • Besides photography, I love my husband, spontaneous day trips, Manolos, coffee, thick ink glide pens, Walker's shortbread cookies and music.

  • I love Jesus, but I swear a little. 

  • Brunching is one of my all time favorite past times, especially with a couple of mimosas.

  • I was into Matcha lattes before they were trendy

  • If I could live anywhere in the world, it would 100% be a bigger city like New York City or Paris, France. I'm obsessed with architecture and locations where it's constantly busy.

  • I've got a weird obsession with anything and everything true crime. I listen to My Favorite Murder on a regular basis.

  • I'll be crying behind the lens at your wedding - I can guarantee it. 

 

Hi!

I’m Caitlyn Nikula (Nic-YOU-luh) - for those who are curious how the heck to pronounce my last name. Don’t worry, I still struggle when I pronounce it over the phone. 

Yes. This is long. But it is important to consider.

You’re here most likely because you’re looking for your wedding photographer - and I hope so far, the planning process hasn’t been TOO stressful for you. (My advice: drink a lot of wine and stuff your face with tacos - works for me.) Marriage. It’s pretty remarkable isn’t it? Committing your life to another soul, for the rest of your days. Goosebumps galore, am I right? We watch movies like The Notebook, Sleepless In Seattle, The Vow…and swoon over these love stories - but nothing TRULY tops our own love story. I chose to capture weddings because I believe in love. I believe in marriage. I ROOT for the ever so cliche “can’t breath, can’t eat, can’t more, can’t think, ridiculous" kind of love. Because it IS real. I am ROOTING for YOU. And when it comes to searching for your wedding photographer - you WANT someone to capture it who also has the same belief. Why? Because it’s the key ingredient to capturing this human connection in the best way. 

Human connection.

This is what it’s all about at the end of the day. I believe that photography is an extremely important thing to consider when you’re mulling over what is your wedding day priorities are. These moments can never be relived. This is it. And these are the photos you have to look back on for the rest of your life. And it’s not just your life - it’s your kids’, grandkids, great grand kids. These photos will one day be hung on the walls of generations to come. Not only do you want someone who can capture your day with pure intimate connection, but also someone you can relate with. 

I’ve been there.

I’ve been a bride. I understand the emotions that will overwhelm you. The butterflies you’ll experience the moment you step into your dress, and the joyful tears you’ll have when you see each other for the first time. The day is going to FLY by. I’m not kidding. One moment you’re getting into your final accessories, the next you are at your hotel ordering a late night pizza in your suit and gown trying to remember what JUST happened. (That was my husband and I anyway - yes, you also forget to eat and at midnight you are STARVING) Well, when you invest into a quality photographer who strives to give you the best experience possible - you’ll have hundreds of photos to look back on. The memories will rush back in. It won't just become faded memories.

Be Yourself.

Seriously. Be yourself. I want to capture you in your truest form. I want this to be expressed not only through my brand but also as your photographer. YOU. ARE. IMPORTANT. I care about you. I care that you get the best experience out of me as you possibly can. I am here to capture YOU. This is beyond landscapes, beyond location - this is about true, raw HUMAN CONNECTION. This is about you. Notice how many times I've said the word you?

Let’s Adventure.

And I don’t mean that it has be to up come crazy mountain. What is YOUR adventure? What do YOU two love to do? Let’s implement that into your photos. You love to cook together - whisk me up a five star meal and I'll capture the intimate moments, giggles and laughter. You like to bar hop downtown? Let’s bar hop together and get some epic urban vibes. You love the outdoors? Let’s get cozy in the woods. This isn’t about me. It’s not about my wants and needs. 

 

It’s about yours.