Chelsea Nicole Photography – Las Vegas, Southern California and Destination Wedding Photographer » The latest work from Chelsea Nicole!

  • Based on the west coast and sunny Las Vegas, Chelsea Nicole travels worldwide capturing the
    sparks, romance and magic that first inspired her couples to dream about saying: ‘I do!’

Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea NicoleRaya and Tom are from one of my favorite cities (Tel Aviv!) where they met while in university together. Over the years, what started as flirty glances in a university gym has grown into ‘best friends lucky to be in love’ with one another.

For their wedding Raya and Tom traveled to Las Vegas for an intimate and special celebration with just the two of them. They wanted a day filled with light, joy, sunshine and good vibes – and it was just that! :-) The ceremony was held at Spring Mountain Ranch where they said their vows beneath a romantic chuppah and backdrop of the desert mountains. Then we were off Red Rock Canyon to explore and celebrate with cake and champagne!

Spring Mountain Ranch Las Vegas Wedding CeremonyRaya and Tom incorporated some Jewish customs into their beautiful ceremony, ending with a joyful breaking the glass!

Spring Mountain Ranch Las Vegas Wedding Ceremony, Desert Elopement
Spring Mountain Ranch Las Vegas Wedding Ceremony
Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Red Rock Desert Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Cutting the cake | Red Rock Desert Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Newlyweds sharing a champagne toast | Red Rock Canyon Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
R+T : Mazel Tov! I’m so happy I could be a part of your day & witness how amazing you two are together! Many many congrats! <3

Las Vegas Engagement Session | Boating at Lake Mead | Photography by Chelsea NicoleWhile getting to know Erin and Bobby, they told me how much they love spending time together outdoors – especially at the lake! They even have a mobile-home & boat at Lake Mead where they enjoy exploring and relaxing on the weekends. It’s their getaway from the city, just outside of Las Vegas, and one of their favorite places, which made it the perfect spot for their engagement session!  We started the day with a drive and some photos with Bobby’s classic VW bug, then hit the water for a fun and romantic day at the lake.Las Vegas Engagement Session with Vintage Car VW Bug | Photograph by Chelsea NicoleLas Vegas Engagement Session with Vintage Car VW Bug | Photograph by Chelsea NicoleLas Vegas Engagement Session with Vintage Car VW Bug | Photograph by Chelsea NicoleLas Vegas Engagement Session with Vintage Car VW Bug | Photograph by Chelsea NicoleRomantic Las Vegas Engagement Session with boat at Lake Mead | Photography by Chelsea NicoleRomantic Las Vegas Engagement Session with boat at Lake Mead | Photography by Chelsea NicoleWe soaked up the last rays of sunset on a private beach with Erin and Bobby’s dogs: Abby (their lovable boxer) and Maggie (their gorgeous lab). And all the girls looked extra stylish and beautiful with their matching flower crown & collar wreaths by Layers of Lovely Floral.
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Be sure to check back for more from these two next Spring. :-) I can’t wait for their wedding at the Historic Fifth Street School in downtown Las Vegas!

E+B: Thanks for sharing such a special piece of your world with me. I had so much fun photographing and hanging out with you guys & your beautiful pups! Makes me even more excited for your wedding!!

CREDITS: Photography: Chelsea Nicole Photography  •  Flowers: Layers of Lovely Floral   • Hair and Makeup: Rachelle Roberson

  • October 28, 2015 - 1:08 pm

    Bobby Ruiz - Wow!!!!!!! That’s all I can say about it!!! They came out even better than what I had expected!!! They are amazing! You did such an amazing job, Chelsea. We can’t wait to see the rest of them and for the final shoot during the wedding!

  • October 28, 2015 - 1:30 pm

    Arleen Stapleton - Beautiful, amazing pics. I absolutely love them!!

  • October 28, 2015 - 1:32 pm

    Jenn - Amazing pictures! Did Chelsea hop on a helicopter to take some of these awesome shots at Lake Mead. Based on the pictures, I can tell she goes the extra mile to make each and every shot spectacular.

  • October 28, 2015 - 2:17 pm

    Lindsey - Perfection!!!! Seriously so gorgeous. Love you guys!

  • October 28, 2015 - 2:38 pm

    Rachel - These are soooo beautiful!!!

  • October 28, 2015 - 2:42 pm

    Katie - Love these pictures! They are gorgeous and you guys look so happy!

  • October 28, 2015 - 3:36 pm

    Amanda Capozzi - Absolutely priceless photos to represent who you are and enjoy together!

  • October 28, 2015 - 3:56 pm

    Colleen - l love them! The pictures and the couple! Amazing work. We can not wait for the big day!

  • October 29, 2015 - 7:40 am

    Vicki Rosa - Amazing pictures and of course they are- such a gorgeous couple!! :). Love to you both, can’t wait to celebrate.

  • October 29, 2015 - 8:10 am

    Ashley - Beautiful pictures of a beautiful couple

  • October 29, 2015 - 9:55 am

    Laura - These are stunning pictures! You all look like models. Great great shots! Can’t wait for the wedding

After nearly two years and two fur-babies together, Lindsey and Tony are taking the plunge! I can’t wait to celebrate and photograph their wedding next spring at the Four Seasons Las Vegas. In the meantime, I’m excited to share a handful of photos from their super fun, sexy engagement shoot on the strip!

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L+T: You guys are so PERFECT together! Tony, I have never seen Lindsey happier, and it was so awesome to finally meet for this shoot! I can’t wait for all that’s in store for the big day and am stoked to be a part of it. :-) <3

  • October 23, 2015 - 10:41 am

    Lindsey - Love love love LOOOOOOOVE these and can’t wait to share more with our family and friends in our guest book and plaster the house in them. Can’t get over your talent in capturing the best little moments, Chels. Can’t wait for the wedding!!!

  • October 23, 2015 - 10:41 am

    Malu Young - Beautiful couple and the pictures amazing!!!

  • October 23, 2015 - 11:11 am

    Jordan - Always such amazing photographs! Great job Chelsea Nicole!

  • October 23, 2015 - 12:46 pm

    Maylea Drost - Absolutely stunning shoot!! Gorgeous couple and amazing shots to capture it all!

  • October 23, 2015 - 4:43 pm

    Jessica Caldwell - Omg Lindsey, these are amazing!! I love the theme and location of the shoot. Can’t wait to see more!!

  • October 24, 2015 - 6:32 am

    Deb - Linds you look SO happy! I am happy for you

  • October 25, 2015 - 2:45 pm

    Alex - Love these!!!

  • October 25, 2015 - 3:35 pm

    Rebecca McNeill - Lindsey you look absolutely stunning! So happy for you!!
    These pictures are AMAZING!!

  • October 25, 2015 - 5:45 pm

    Sheena Bodnar - Congratulations to the happy couple. Super sexy photos.

  • October 25, 2015 - 5:51 pm

    Sharon Gustaitis - <3 <3 <3 the photos Chelsea! Thanks for featuring that sexy hot couple, Lindsey (proud Mom!) and Tony on your Blog! But then again…how could you not??? You captured amazing, so happ,in’ shots of the gorgeous couple! Thank you so much.

  • October 26, 2015 - 8:32 am

    Taveya montero - Love them. You and Tony the model look beautiful

  • October 26, 2015 - 2:16 pm

    Courtney - So cool. You guys are too much fun!!

  • October 27, 2015 - 9:10 pm

    Samantha Acey - I love these Lindsey! They turned out so good and you and Tony look great!

  • October 30, 2015 - 3:40 pm

    Ashley - I love these! I love y’all!! The pictures are amazing and I love seeing you both so happy! Cannot wait to see y’all get married. Love you!

After an amazing time exploring the desert with Sybil & Eddie for the engagement session earlier this year (See their sand dunes e-session HERE!) I was counting down the months, weeks and days until these two shared those two very special words & victory walk down the aisle as newly married husband & wife! Their happiness is absolutely contagious and I couldn’t wait to be a part of their big celebration. And now that it’s official, I’m excited to share a peek at their fresh, modern, love-filled wedding day held at the M Resort here in Las Vegas!

Modern Las Vegas Wedding Photography at The M Resort Pool Lets start things off with their first look, filled with laughs and happy tears. It makes me smile. :-)

Las Vegas Wedding First Look at The M ResortSybil’s gorgeous wedding dress is by designer Tara Keely. And her bridesmaids were styled by Nancy Corrales, wearing Vince Camuto blouses and Do Rak skirts. Then to complete the look were these gorgeous bouquet arrangements by Layers of Lovely floral.
Las Vegas Wedding at The M ResortStylish Las Vegas Wedding at The M Resort - Bridesmaid Dress, Parasols & Layers of Lovely FlowersLas Vegas wedding photography at The M ResortLayers of Lovely Wedding BouquetEddie and his groomsmen wore matching wooden boutonnieres and fun, colorful socks! Loved their style.las-vegas-wedding-at-the-m-resort-groomsmenLas Vegas Wedding Photography at The M ResortThe wedding ceremony was held at sunset at the M Resort pool, where Sybil & Eddie shared heartfelt vows beneath a beautiful wood arch decorated with custom-made wooden geometric honeycombs adorned with floral by Layers of Lovely, and finished with orange, lemon and lime filled wooden vases to add a touch of citrus.Modern, Citrus Geometric Las Vegas Wedding Ceremony at the M Resort PoolModern Las Vegas Wedding Ceremony at The M Resort PoolWooden Geometric Inspired Las Vegas Wedding Ceremony at The M Resort PoolThe two also had a custom logo featured throughout their decor. If you look closely you can see their names integrated together. :-)Fresh Citrus Lemon & Lime Wedding DetailsThe themes of natural woods, geometric shapes & fresh citrus were carried throughout the decor of their reception in LUX, where guests enjoyed a perfect evening of great food & drink, games, caricature artists and dancing. And with Rissa & team at Scheme Events working hard behind the scenes, everything came together both beautifully & smoothly to create the perfect experience!Modern Geometric Wedding Reception Details | LUX at M Resort Las Vegas Wedding PhotographyModern Geometric Wedding Reception Details | LUX at M Resort Las Vegas Wedding PhotographyLas Vegas Wedding Photography at the M Resort Pool

E+S: CONGRATS you two!!!! I love you guys & am so happy I could share in your beautiful day! Wish you both a lifetime of laughter and happiness together. :-) <3
CREDITS: Wedding Coordinator & Design: Rissa Gunderson at Scheme Events  •  Photography: Chelsea Nicole Photography  •  Venue: The M Resort Las Vegas Wedding Venue  •  Floral & Decor: Layers of Lovely •  Hair and Makeup: Amelia C & Co. •  Videography: Salty Tiers  •   Clothing Stylist: Nancy Corrales •  Officiant: Peachy Keen Unions •  DJ: Harry O Productions •   Lighting: LED Unplugged •  Photobooth: Shutterbooth LV •  Linen: La Tavola Linen •  Rentals: RSVP Party Rentals •  Saxophone player: T Music Entertainment Group •  Caricature Artist: Cartoon Vegas •  Place Card Calligraphy : Open Ink Stand •  Bridal Gown Shop: JLM Couture •  Bridal Gown Designer: Tara Keely •  Bridal shoe designer: Klub Nico •  Wedding Party Stylist: Nancy Corrales • Wooden Boutonnieres : Two Guys Bowtie  •  Groom’s Suit : Fascinouomo •  Groom’d Shoes : Hugo Boss •  Groomsmen Suits: Tazio Italy

Point Reyes San Francisco Engagement Shoot by Chelsea Nicole Photography

Naveen knew from the moment he first saw Venisa at an event for their master’s program at NCSU that she was the one. That began a year-long journey to win her affection. He stealthily became homework partners with her roommate, taught her to drive over an ‘intentionally long period of time’, went on many trips with friends, and many other romantic gestures to show her how much he cares. But what finally won her heart was when she saw some photos he had taken. She was impressed by how talented he was and asked her to take some pictures of her. Venisa’s words say it best: “All I wanted were a few good pictures, but I ended up falling for the photographer instead.” :-)

Venisa and Naveen currently reside in both Chicago and Atlanta, and love going on trips together. They came to me completely open to ideas and locations for their destination engagement session. After hearing all about them and what they love, I had the perfect spot in mind for them. Together we brainstormed things out and met up for a shoot along the beautiful San Francisco coast in Marin County, CA. Here’s just a handful from the day!

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San Francisco Beach Engagement Shoot by Chelsea Nicole Photography

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  • August 19, 2015 - 1:38 pm

    Sriuttara Murali - Wonderful pictures. Congrats Venisa and Naveen :)

  • August 19, 2015 - 3:08 pm

    Saurabh - Amazing pictures. You both look great together.

  • August 19, 2015 - 3:18 pm

    Raheel Kazi - Wow … You both look amazing together :) Great clicks!

  • August 21, 2015 - 2:55 pm

    Saylee - Wow!!!..Beautiful pictures to capture a beautiful love story.. Congratulations Venisa & Naveen!!

  • September 26, 2015 - 11:35 am

    Suzi Lighten - Haven’t been to your blog in a while and wanted to see what you’re up to! Such a pretty session, Chelsea! Miss you guys! xx

Dodger Stadium L.A. Engagement Session by Chelsea NicoleAs you might guess, Amanda and Ben are both baseball fanatics! Together, they share the goal of going to games at every baseball stadium in the U.S. and documenting their journey in a book (an idea I LOVE!) For their engagement session, Amanda wanted to do something special for Ben. And what better surprise than renting out the baseball stadium of his favorite team, the Los Angeles Dodgers!

It was so much fun roaming the entire place VIP style with these two. From the dugout, to the stands, to the field – here are just a few photos from our Dodger Stadium Takeover!Dodger Stadium L.A. Engagement Session by Chelsea NicoleDodger Stadium L.A. Engagement Session by Chelsea NicoleDodger Stadium L.A. Engagement Session by Chelsea NicoleDodger Stadium L.A. Engagement Session by Chelsea NicoleDodger Stadium L.A. Engagement Session by Chelsea NicoleDodger Stadium L.A. Engagement Session by Chelsea NicoleDodger Stadium L.A. Engagement Session by Chelsea NicoleDodger Stadium L.A. Engagement Session by Chelsea NicoleDodger Stadium L.A. Engagement Session by Chelsea NicoleDodger Stadium L.A. Engagement Session by Chelsea NicoleDodger Stadium L.A. Engagement Session by Chelsea NicoleDodger Stadium L.A. Engagement Session by Chelsea NicoleBe sure to check back for more from these two! I can’t wait to photograph their fall wedding at the Forge Social House in Boulder City!! :-)

  • September 26, 2015 - 11:37 am

    Suzi Lighten - This session totally put a smile on my face! Awwwww…. love this idea and such beautiful, sweet moments that you captured, Chelsea!