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My name is Chris Erica: I am married to the man of my dreams, a mother of 5 ranging in age from 7 months to 19 years old. My kids are mix of adopted and biological, which keeps our story always interesting! Two of my children have autism, which is a very important part of our story but never defines us.

I am also a lover of French bulldogs, hairless cats (who I wish to own one day), the curious and odd. I have a strong case of wanderlust, and a passion for music from heavy metal to mindless pop. I am connoisseur of tattoo's having well over 20 pieces. My hair color is permanently unnatural, although I was born a brunette. 

I wanted to be a photographer since I was 13 years old and the photographer James Nachtwey is who drew me to the art. As an adult I still loves his anti war photography and I also love David LaChapelle for his use of color and surrealistic imagery.

As your photographer I want to document the little moments, the kiss before the kiss, the whisper in the ear, the touch on the arm. I want to photograph your love and your passion for one another, for your children, for you life.


My name is Chris Erica: I am married to the man of my dreams, a mother of 5 ranging in age from 7 months to 19 years old. My kids are mix of adopted and biological, which keeps our story always interesting! Two of my children have autism, which is a very important part of our story but never defines us.

I am also a lover of French bulldogs, hairless cats (who I wish to own one day), the curious and odd. I have a strong case of wanderlust, and a passion for music from heavy metal to mindless pop. I am connoisseur of tattoo's having well over 20 pieces. My hair color is permanently unnatural, although I was born a brunette. 

I wanted to be a photographer since I was 13 years old and the photographer James Nachtwey is who drew me to the art. As an adult I still loves his anti war photography and I also love David LaChapelle for his use of color and surrealistic imagery.

As your photographer I want to document the little moments, the kiss before the kiss, the whisper in the ear, the touch on the arm. I want to photograph your love and your passion for one another, for your children, for you life.

learn more aout my passions

James Nachtwey

David LaChapelle

Art by Amber Olsen

French Bulldogs

Sphynx Cats

Indiana Foster to Adopt

15q Syndrome

Autism

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PRICING

Wedding Pricing

Full wedding coverage starts at $1999 for up to 5 hours, 2 photographers, complimentary engagement session and digital files. You can add on additional hours to fit your wedding day and additional product for a perfectly customized package.

I also provide hourly coverage / build your own collection starting at $750 for up to 2 hours and 50 digital files. All additional hours, second photographer and product is extra.

I also provide coverage anywhere your heart desires! Traveling is my thing and I will gladly come to you, whether its a beach somewhere warm, a mountain side in Colorado, the French Quarter in Nola or with Elvis in Las Vegas.

Portrait Pricing

Location Sessions with 20 digital files are $350
Studio Sessions with 15 digital files are $199
Session Sitting fee without product is $175*

Boudoir pricing

Luxe Boudoir Session start at $499 and includes professional hair, professional makeup, 5 digital files and 8x8 album with 15 images.


Luxe Mini Session Starts at $325
Session only starts at $175*

*No makeup, hair or products. You may add on your own items to create your own package.

Wedding Pricing

Full wedding coverage starts at $1999 for up to 5 hours, 2 photographers, complimentary engagement session and digital files. You can add on additional hours to fit your wedding day and additional product for a perfectly customized package.

I also provide hourly coverage / build your own collection starting at $750 for up to 2 hours and 50 digital files. All additional hours, second photographer and product is extra.

I also provide coverage anywhere your heart desires! Traveling is my thing and I will gladly come to you, whether its a beach somewhere warm, a mountain side in Colorado, the French Quarter in Nola or with Elvis in Las Vegas.

Luxe Mini Session Starts at $325
Session only starts at $175*

*No makeup, hair or products. You may add on your own items to create your own package.

Portrait Pricing

Location Sessions with 20 digital files are $350
Studio Sessions with 15 digital files are $199
Session Sitting fee without product is $175*

BOUDOIR PRICING

Luxe Boudoir Sessions start at $499 and includes professional hair, professional makeup, 5 digital files and 8x8 album with 15 images.

KIND WORDS

THANK YOU

THANK YOU

It’s been such a pleasure to work with Chris, from my engagement shoot to my wedding day! She’s professional and her work is absolutely amazing! She made sure to keep my wedding day timeline running as smoothly as possible, and made it a point to get the shots I requested. I’m amazed at how quickly she edited my photos and got them back to me (within 3 days after my wedding)!! The finished product is gorgeous and she made me feel stunning!

It’s been such a pleasure to work with Chris, from my engagement shoot to my wedding day! She’s professional and her work is absolutely amazing! She made sure to keep my wedding day timeline running as smoothly as possible, and made it a point to get the shots I requested. I’m amazed at how quickly she edited my photos and got them back to me (within 3 days after my wedding)!! The finished product is gorgeous and she made me feel stunning!

THANK YOU

THANK YOU

Chris and Nico Studios are FANTASTIC! The very BEST! Not only is the final product AMAZING, but she is a true professional from start to finish! She was so organized on our big day. She got through things quickly when necessary, she had a plan and was able to keep even the most unruly people in line ;)! I will use Nico Studios for ALL of my future photography needs and would recommend her to EVERYONE! Thank you Chris, you were outstanding :)

Chris and Nico Studios are FANTASTIC! The very BEST! Not only is the final product AMAZING, but she is a true professional from start to finish! She was so organized on our big day. She got through things quickly when necessary, she had a plan and was able to keep even the most unruly people in line ;)! I will use Nico Studios for ALL of my future photography needs and would recommend her to EVERYONE! Thank you Chris, you were outstanding :)

THANK YOU

Chris Erica Pendexter your photos have taken my breath away and I even started crying. You are extremely talented and everyone needs Nico Studios to capture their special moments!!! Go right now.. book her!!! It's a must!!!!

Chris Erica Pendexter your photos have taken my breath away and I even started crying. You are extremely talented and everyone needs Nico Studios to capture their special moments!!! Go right now.. book her!!! It's a must!!!!

Thank you

Chris never disappoints. Every photo session with her has been an awesome experience! I will recommend Nico Studios to everyone I know!

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Thank you

Chris took our adoption photos when we adopted our daughter and also did a mommy and me photo shoot with me and my daughter recently! She is so great with kids and takes beautiful photos! She always has them back to me super fast and they always look amazing!:)

Chris took our adoption photos when we adopted our daughter and also did a mommy and me photo shoot with me and my daughter recently! She is so great with kids and takes beautiful photos! She always has them back to me super fast and they always look amazing!:)

CONTACT US

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Please make sure you have read the info section and viewed the pricing. It will help speed things along in our communication!
-Chris Erica

574-952-0233

Send me a message! Lets Chat!

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Special Note: My family will be welcoming a new baby pendexter this December. because of this i will be on maternity leave for the month of december. emails will be replied to on a case by case basis, but no sessions will be scheduled until january.

thank you for your understanding!
I look forward to working with you in the new year!
Chris Erica

SenD

Please make sure you have read the info section and viewed the pricing. It will help speed things along in our communication! Talk soon! -Chris Erica

By Appointment Only
Trigon Building Suite 303
224 W Jefferson Blvd
South Bend, IN 46601

nico.studios1@gmail.com
574-952-0233
Mon-Fri: 10AM-6PM 
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Thank you! Your message has been sent. i will contact you shortly!

Special Note: My family will be welcoming a new baby pendexter this December. because of this i will be on maternity leave for the month of december. emails will be replied to on a case by case basis, but no sessions will be scheduled until january.

thank you for your understanding!
I look forward to working with you in the new year!
Chris Erica

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