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I currently live in Dayton, OH with my husband, Matt, my daughter, Kate, and our mutt-ly crue of three. As a military wife, I am constantly moving (Arlington Summer 2021!) and traveling to new places, but California will always be home. Much of my work is influenced by the days of growing up and living around Central and Southern California. When I’m not working, I’m spending time with Kate, snuggling with my dogs and binge watching Netflix with a glass (or bottle) of wine. My kind of couples are adventurous, head-over-heels in love and value the craft of capturing real moments.

"photographer by trade, artist at heart"

Nicole Clarey is currently located in the Midwest, soon to be Virginia in 2021. 7 years in the industry has taken her all around the United States, Mexico and overseas in Ecuador. With a Masters in Visual Arts from California State University, Northridge, she has dedicated her life to the practice of photography and preserving timeless memories in both digital and film formats.

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