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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: Travel

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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Lumen Dei 2009 – Leh

From Delhi, we got on a plane, took a breathtaking flight over the Himalayas, and landed in a whole new world: the Ladakhi city of Leh. Near both Tibet and Pakistan, the international borders of this region are disputed, and there were rumors of impending conflict the day we arrived. There turned out to be […]

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Lumen Dei 2009 – Delhi

Well, I’m officially back from India and doing my best to fight off jetlag (I have to say, the jetlag is winning).  It was a FANTASTIC trip, and I’m still blown away by the amazing people I got to spend the last two weeks with. I miss them already. There’s something about traveling together that […]

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September Travels

I’m off to India for this year’s Lumen Dei in just one week now! I’ll be spending two weeks photographing in the Himalayas with some seriously awesome people, and then it’s off to Las Vegas for the 2009 Photoshop World conference and expo, hosted by the great guys over at NAPP. I’m not counting on […]

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This Time Last Year…

Well, it’s story time around here this week, friends, because as of this month, it’s officially been a year. In August 2008, 14 friends and I hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, to a small area known as Havasupai.  We made the 11 mile hike down in the heat of the day, in […]

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On Seeing Uniquely

There’s something exhilarating and enlightening about photographing foreign cultures and faraway lands. About glimpsing a way of life that we have never known. About capturing a world we’ve never seen before. There’s something powerful about witnessing the beauty of another place and sharing profound moments with people who don’t even speak our language. That’s what […]

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Lumen Dei Workshop 2009

The countdown is now 106 days! 106 days until I travel to Ladakh, India with friends of mine, David duChemin and Matt Brandon. David and Matt are both phenomenal photographers and will be leading a photographic workshop called Lumen Dei, also led this year by renowned photographer Ami Vitale. Lumen Dei is a workshop like […]

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