Photo Diary: Joshua Tree by NikkRich

Joshua Tree!

I needed a break from grief. It can be so consuming some times, I don’t know what day it is. I told myself, at any cost, i’d take a break.

So I flew 3,000 miles to LA and drove 2 hours to Joshua Tree.

Peace. Quiet.

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Photo Diary: #inHonor in Richmond by NikkRich

Once again, we’re back at it with Ervin Johnson. This past weekend, I attended another showing of #InHonor in Richmond at Candela gallery and book store. Last time I saw this body of work, we were in Portland about 2 years ago.

Along with attending to purely support, I was also there to interview him for his artist talk. Yay!

This interview was a great example of asking for something then being scared when you get it. I believe as entrepreneurs, some of us are scared of the “crazy” things that are ACTUALLY achievable. I believe it’s what keeps up from doing those things, but for 2019 .. I am walking along side fear. We’re going to be best friends by time next year rolls around.

The moments leading up to conducting the interview, I was nervous, but once we sat down and there was no turning back, I settled in.

All in all, it turned out great, we had fun but honestly … me and Ervin have fun regardless. *snap*

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Podcast with Paige of Lookthensee

 
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It’s always inspiring to watch my friends level up.

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Counterpoint by Nikk Rich: The Book by NikkRich

I’ve always wanted to create a book.

I wasn’t sure what it would look like or what would fill it but I knew I wanted it .. and I finally made it happen at what feels like the last minute.

My exhibition only had 9 images in it but I wanted to share more of the other images and this was the perfect way to do it.

To purchase a copy, click here

 
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COUNTERPOINT EXHIBITION / ARTIST TALK by NikkRich

These past three weeks have been life changing. I created, executed, and closed out my first solo exhibition.

Boss!

There is something magical about creating a vision, and making it real.

I teamed up with BlckNLIt, ran by two amazing women, Jasmine and Pricilla. Who. Make. Shit. Happen.

“ When we team up, we can do great things! “

Sounds were provided by DJ Don Chon and drinks sponsored by Ilegal Mezcal

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For the closing week, I did an artist talk lead by Pricillia of BlckNLit. It was great being able to speak about the work to everyone, answer any questions and really connect with the people who attended. Which was my favorite part.

A lot of the time, I feel like, i’m posting and no one is really seeing or caring about what i’m saying on IG and connection is a big deal and very important to me.

I hope to create more experiences like this one and speak about the things that i’m passionate about.


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Portraits by NikkRich

Portraits are life

After last weeks life advice, lets get back to photography and talk about how much I love portraits.

I love portraits.

First, what is a portrait.

They're really the reason why I got into photography. A good portrait truly captures a person and who they are. Their personality, their ticks, their soul. Right?

Not to say that's wrong but I don't believe that ... anymore.

I do believe a good portrait shares a quick glimmer of a person. Have you ever seen a photograph of someone where they don't look 100% like themselves? Possibly more stressed, or happier? That is what I believe is what a portrait is. Finding something hidden. Capturing something that the naked eye wouldn't see and there is a beauty in that. There is something to be said about a person who can tap into that connection, and get that quick reveal.

 

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what does a portrait mean to you ?

 

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