Appleton Family Photographer

Play-based sessions for families wanting candid moments and natural smiles in Appleton, WI and the Fox Cities.

Meet Me

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Hi there. I’m Nikki, an Appleton family photographer. I focus on family photography because I know how much it means for mom to be in the photos too.

I lost my mom 9 years ago and the first thing I did after she passed was look for photos and videos of her. Photos brought back all the feelings that I so desperately needed at that time. I saw my mom’s beautiful face and it made me feel so much better.

Powerful, right?

I’m a mom myself now and realize how important it is to get in the photos with my kids. When life gets tough, seeing us together is a reminder of what really matters.

Click below to learn more about me.



What it's like to work with me

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The Trusedales

I cannot speak highly enough of working with Nikki. This was my first experience with Nikki, and she took care of my family as if we had known her for years. She was there every step of the way to offer assistance and answer questions, and I’m in love with the photos she captured of us. If you’re looking for a photographer in the Fox Valley area, I would highly recommend Nikki!

The Krautkramers

Nikki was awesome to work with! She captured our family’s personalities and natural smiles. She knew how to work with our two toddlers during the photo session. The photos we ordered came quickly and were so beautiful. Definitely recommend working with her!

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The Kopitzkes

Nikki is amazing! She provided us with some great tips, suggestions and a preparation guide upon setting up an appointment for our family session. She made our session so fun as she was great with kids and so easy going. We’re super happy with our photos!