An Unusual Request: Arpeeta and Arpan

On late Tuesday evening I got a phone call from Akshay. He had seen some of my work through a friend of his, and he was in need of a photographer for his sister and soon to be brother-in-law; They needed a photographer that night from 7:00-11pm. Luckily, I was able to arrange for child…

India and Steve: A Maternity Session in the Nick of Time.

I got a call from India on a late Friday evening. She was a bit harried as she just found out that a maternity session she had booked for the following day had been cancelled. Unfortunately, the photographer wouldn’t be able to shoot her, and at almost nine months along, she needed these images in…

Let It Go, Let It Go: Frozen Inspired Mini Sessions

One of my goals for Nicole Barton Photography this year was to offer an all-around experience for every client, and take my shoots a step beyond just capturing images. When I was inspired to do Mini Sessions based on every kid’s favorite movie-of-the-moment, ideas abound for how to make this day of sessions awesome for…

Documenting Difference-makers: Youth Mental Health Forum

On occasion I am lucky enough to be hired to capture events and individuals that are making a difference in our community, advocating for important causes and participating in civic duties. I’ve provided service for the Lincoln Child Center several times. This organization has been serving children for about a century. On this particular day,…

A Day At The Mines

In the mid-1800’s the Black Diamond mines were part of the largest coal field in California, producing more than 4 million tons of coal. While these mines have been closed for some time, the area is now a regional park, and a wonderful place to shoot portraits. As I left my home headed toward that…

JORDAN IS TURNING FOUR!

Maggie and I met at a home game for our town’s professional baseball team. Her son Jordan and my nephew go to school together. As mothers of young children, we struck up an easy conversation and she mentioned she had seen my work, and attended parties where I was photographing the action. That game was…

Jurnee and Derek

My little cousin got married yesterday! She was just eight years old when I met her and now she’s a beautiful wife to a sweet husband. I was so excited when her Daddy asked me to shoot her ceremony and we started talking about her vision for her day. I can only describe Jurnee as…

Why Hello There 2015! I’m Pleased to Make Your Acquaintance.

Happy New Year everyone! The year 2014 was good to me and I will remember it fondly. I lost 25lbs, turned 30 with an elaborate 1920’s, “Goodbye to the 20’s” birthday party, changed my business name and revamped my website, invested in new equipment and classes and made the transition from shooting out of my home…