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Nicole Gibson

Welcome to the Nicole Gibson Photography blog! Years ago, Nicole became captivated by the power of visual expression and storytelling, and today what she loves most is to create images about the world, about humanity, and about the human condition.

Nicole Gibson is an award-winning photographer based in Phoenix, Arizona. She was awarded First Place in the 2010 International Photography Awards, in addition to 8 Honorable Mentions. She is also the winner of the 2008 Vincent Versace Award for Photographic Excellence. Nicole’s work has been published in Photoshop User Magazine and B&W. Her work has also been sold to Bethany House Publishers, used by various non-profit organizations, and represented by India Picture stock agency. She is also a member of the International Guild of Visual Peacemakers

Category Archives: News

Travel Photographer of the Year Competition Finalist

I’m pleased to share with you all that a series of my images from Ladakh has been shortlisted in the 2010 Travel Photographer of the Year competition. You can see a list of all shortlisted artists here. Final judging is now underway, and the winners will be announced in early December. Thanks to all the […]

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First Place in the International Photography Awards!

Well, I have more exciting news to report. Not only have my images been awarded 9 Honorable Mentions in the International Photography Awards, but my Dal Lake series has actually taken FIRST PLACE in the Travel category!! Honorable Mentions were wonderful news in themselves, but first place is incredible! Once again, THANK YOU to all […]

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Yours Truly in the International Photography Awards

I’ve just received news that I’ve been awarded NINE, yes nine, Honorable Mentions in this year’s International Photography Awards. This contest is one of the most prestigious, and the winning images are always of the highest caliber, so having my work mentioned among them is indeed an honor. The panel of judges included representatives from […]

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Into the Fire

Over the weekend, a friend and I set out on a two-day road trip to visit some of Northern Arizona’s natural wonders. We needed some time away from the city, so we headed out to see one of the slot canyons near the Utah border. We knew we would be in for stunning landscapes and […]

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Kashmir Postcards

Due to popular demand, I now have postcards for you from Kashmir, India! Like the Ladakh cards, these come in packs of 20, each pack including 10 different images (2 cards of each image). They’re 4×6 with a beautiful gloss finish. $25 per pack. Keep them for yourself or share them with someone else! To […]

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New – Postcards from Ladakh

I’ve had several requests for postcards of my images, so today they’re here! I’ve created this first set using images from my most recent trip to Ladakh, India. They come in packs of 20, and each pack includes 10 different images (yep, when you do the math that means you get two cards of each […]

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Vegas and Versace

Well, I’ve just returned from Photoshop World and I have to say that Ladakh to Delhi to Phoenix to Las Vegas in four days is kindof, ahem, insane. I spent three days mostly trying to hide in the hotel and conference center to shield myself from as much of Vegas as possible. I had a […]

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Lumen Dei 2009 – Just For Fun

For my last Lumen Dei post, I’m going to leave you with some shots of me and my fellow travelers. As you can tell, we didn’t have much fun at all….. 🙂 Photo of me by Fabrice Herpain David duChemin – with his nice face on The fearless Ami Vitale Aww… Matt Brandon The diffuser […]

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Lumen Dei 2009 – Camels in the Sand

There’s a place in Ladakh, near Pakistan, known as the Nubra Valley. To get there, you have to drive on narrow roads full of switchbacks and steep dropoffs (without guardrails). That is, you have to drive through the Himalayas. Not to mention over Khardung La, the highest driveable road in the world. But once you […]

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Lumen Dei 2009 – Monasteries and Models

On a trip like this, the days are packed and each becomes a whirlwind of activity. In one day we visited two monasteries in the morning and did a photo shoot with several Ladakhi dancers in the afternoon. Like I said, I was surprised by the number of tourists in the area, and the monasteries […]

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