Nicholas Nicola is an award-winning photographer living and working in Orange County California. Born in the early 80’s, Nicholas studied architecture at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo where he grew up as well. While on a trip abroad, he became inspired by not only the beauty of the architecture, but of the surrounding landscapes and people as well. While self-taught in the technical aspects of photography, Nicholas continues to refine his skills through the eye of the lens. By capturing light and shadow, emotion and form, Nicholas uses his architectural background to inspire the stories that his photographs’ express.