Photographic Connections

Ep14 - Melvin Nicholson: Living His Dream As A Full Time Landscape Photographer

June 26, 2023 Kim Grant Episode 14
Ep14 - Melvin Nicholson: Living His Dream As A Full Time Landscape Photographer
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Photographic Connections
Ep14 - Melvin Nicholson: Living His Dream As A Full Time Landscape Photographer
Jun 26, 2023 Episode 14
Kim Grant

Join Kim Grant as she speaks with landscape photographer Melvin Nicholson. He shares how he began training to be a nurse before stopping to pursue his dream as a full time landscape photographer. He also shares why he loves hosting workshops and  how using a tripod helps him to slow down and connect with the world around him. 

Topics Covered
Journey into photography
Working in retail
Training to be a nurse
Why nursing wasn’t for him
Following his dream to do photography professionally
How landscape photography helps him destress
Photography and mental health
Being a people person 
Why he enjoys hosting workshops
What nursing taught him about himself 
Why he enjoys using a tripod 
Why he enjoys travelling 
Balancing travel with slowing down 
Why he enjoys judging photography competitions 
The impact photos can have on others
Valuing your own photography 
Entering photography competitions


Connect with Melvin:
Website: https://melvinnicholsonphotography.co.uk/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/melvinnicholsonphotography/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MelvinNicholsonPhotography/

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Music by Mark Robinson
Song: A Thousand Lifetimes
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YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@MarkRobinsonMusic


Show Notes

Join Kim Grant as she speaks with landscape photographer Melvin Nicholson. He shares how he began training to be a nurse before stopping to pursue his dream as a full time landscape photographer. He also shares why he loves hosting workshops and  how using a tripod helps him to slow down and connect with the world around him. 

Topics Covered
Journey into photography
Working in retail
Training to be a nurse
Why nursing wasn’t for him
Following his dream to do photography professionally
How landscape photography helps him destress
Photography and mental health
Being a people person 
Why he enjoys hosting workshops
What nursing taught him about himself 
Why he enjoys using a tripod 
Why he enjoys travelling 
Balancing travel with slowing down 
Why he enjoys judging photography competitions 
The impact photos can have on others
Valuing your own photography 
Entering photography competitions


Connect with Melvin:
Website: https://melvinnicholsonphotography.co.uk/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/melvinnicholsonphotography/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MelvinNicholsonPhotography/

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Website: https://www.photographicconnections.com/

Join the Photographic Connections community:
https://photographic-connections.mn.co/

Wellness Photography Weekends in Scotland:
https://www.photographicconnections.com/photographyweekends

Follow the journey
Instagram: http:/www.instagram.com/photographicconnections

Follow Kim's photography journey and offerings
Website: http://www.kimgrantphotography.co.uk
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/@kimgrantphotography
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/kimgrantphotography

Music by Mark Robinson
Song: A Thousand Lifetimes
Website: http:/www.markrobinsonmusic.com
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@MarkRobinsonMusic