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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: Thoughts

Love Your Neighbor (Whatever His Religion)

The world seems to be going mad. If you go by what the news reports, the situation is pretty bleak. Particularly when it comes to relations between Christians and Muslims. But what we hear on the news is not the whole story. The truth is, there are peace-loving people on both sides who don’t make […]

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Pictures of Ourselves

  The following is a guest blog that I recently wrote for a fellow photographer, Joe Murray and his blog, The Visual Advocate. Thanks for the opportunity to write for you, Joe.   When I was in college, art wasn’t my major, but I did photography in my free time and took some other art […]

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Working With a Limited Medium

“Much of the beauty that arises in art comes from the struggle the artist wages with his limited medium.” – Henri Matisse   Sometimes I really envy artists like painters and musicians their limited mediums. I used to play the violin, and with a violin, all you have are four strings and a bow. That’s […]

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It’s (video) storytime!

Would you consider yourself a prejudiced person? Racist? Hateful? Most people would probably say no to that, but is it possible to still be biased against people even if you don’t know it? Is it possible to hold wrong assumptions  – even dangerous assumptions – about people even if you would never call yourself prejudiced? […]

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We All Go Through the Same Thing

Today I simply want to give you some words from a Master. There are many different types of photographers in the world, and we all have our own style. At least that’s the goal.

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For Your Inspiration: Sketches of Frank Gehry

So, a lot of you probably already know who Frank Gehry is, even if you don’t know who Frank Gehry is. He’s the architect who designed the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain. And the Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA. And a whole host of other crazy amazing buildings. Well I just recently watched a […]

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Something I’ve wanted to do for a long time

Do you ever feel like there’s something you’re meant to do but you’re not doing it? Like there’s some piece of you that’s being neglected because you’re not using it? For me, there’s something I’ve wanted to do for a very long time, but it just never seemed practical. It’s something I even got jealous […]

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What Ansel Adams Showed Me About Myself

  I’m interested in expressing something which is built up from within rather than extracted from without. – Ansel Adams   I’ve just finished watching a PBS documentary on Ansel Adams, and I feel stirred in a profound way. I think that true inspiration comes to me when I see in something an echo of […]

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For Your Inspiration: BBC’s Genius of Photography series

I don’t know about you, but I get really excited when I find something that inspires me, and I want to share it with everyone I know. So I’ve decided to start a regular series on this blog dedicated to things that bring me inspiration and that I hope will inspire you too. Some of […]

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The Unseen collection is expanding!

I’ve been working on an ongoing fine art project that I call ‘Unseen,’ and I’ve recently added more images to the series, so I wanted to share them with you here. This work is about the relationship between what is seen and what is unseen (as the title just might suggest). In these images, I […]

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