nicholeV photography, LLC
# Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 10:54:23 AM (Mountain Standard Time, UTC-07:00) ( )
Whew! Well, I'm going to be honest and say that I've been extra busy lately. On top of sessions and weddings and travel and a little family vacation, we managed to find time to create a new {life as art} workshop website. And even better, we've lowered the prices across the board on all our workshop products.

So come see the new website and save $50 off your purchase/enrollment in of any {life as art} Workshop. Just enter this code:


at checkout!

And we also have some love for Flourish Emporium. So don't forget to save an
extra 25% off your entire purchase. Just enter


at checkout.

Oh what's a launch without a giveaway?! I'm
giving away a {life as art} Workshop for FREE. That's right, we are giving away a 2012 {life as art} Workshop to one lucky winner. The winner can choose to have a workshop in a box of their choice OR to attend an in-person workshop of their choice. This is an incredible value, so don't miss out. This contest will run until November 25th, so enter while you can!

So how to enter?
  • To receive 1 entry into the contest, just leave a comment to this blog post.
  • For 2 more entries, sign up for our newsletter and become a fan of my Flourish Emporium Facebook page (if you aren't already). Come back here and leave a comment to this post with your Facebook name so I can find you (yay!).
  • To receive 3 entries, tweet about this contest with a link or post a link to this contest on your Facebook wall. Come back and leave a comment here with a link to your post.
  • To receive 4 entries, post a link back to a nicholeV website on your blog or other website (i.e. or and come back here and leave a comment with a link to your link.
  • To received 10 entries, if you love Nichole Van products, post a blog review of at least 50 words raving about the product that you love the most and link to it. Again, come back here and leave a comment linking to your post.
Yep, that's a total of 20 possible entries and past contests have proven that more entries do matter. Note that all online posts need to post-date this blog entry (sorry, no digging up old posts) and entries need to be visible publicly, as I do verify them. The winner will be chosen using a number generated via and will be announced on November 26th.

The fine print: The winner of this contest will have the workshop fee waived for a 2012 in-person workshop of their choice OR they may opt for either the {life as art} professional workshop in a box OR lighting workshop in a box. If the winner chooses to attend an in-person workshop, the winner will be responsible for all travel and lodging expenses possibly associated with attending the workshop.

And how's about one image? This is from a little family vacation we took to Montana. There are many more images of this cemetery to come, which I've decided is my new favorite place ever. So come take a {life as art} workshop and learn all about how to create images like this:
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About Nichole

Nichole Van has repeatedly been labeled as a hot, new, up and coming photographer. As a Utah wedding photographer and a Utah portrait photographer, she specializes in turning everyday life into art. Nichole loves expressing the unique beauty of every client, creating artistic images that make people gasp when they see them.

As an international award-winning photographer, Nichole won the prestigious International 8x10 Portrait of the Year from Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) for 2007. Consequently, her international award winning photography was featured in Rangefinder Magazine in June 2008. She has also taken First, Second and Third place honors from WPPI in other international competitions for her child and family photography. Additionally, Nichole has received numerous Accolades of Excellence and currently holds an Accolade of Photographic Mastery from WPPI.

In addition to her love for photography, Nichole loves teaching and enjoyed being English faculty at Brigham Young University for nearly 10 years. As the best of both worlds, teaching photography to others is her passion. Nichole currently offers international photography workshops focusing on helping others enhance creativity and artistry in their photos. Combining her excellence in teaching with her photographic knowledge, Nichole’s Life as Art Workshops are quickly revamping industry standards for photographic workshops.

Nichole lives in southern Utah County with her husband and three children. You can see her work at

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