Cheryl Jacobs Nicolai

has been a member since Jan 2008 and goes by cheryljacobs.

I am a photographer and writer based in Denver, Colorado. I work across and teach the US, UK, and Europe. I am a dedicated film shooter working exclusively in B&W, primarily in medium format and 4x5. I'm currently on the editorial staff for Focus magazine.

I teach emotive portraiture in very small custom workshops worldwide, also offer thorough critiques for professional and amateur photographers via Skype. Workshop and critique information is available at


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Veronica Van Tassel Backstage

7 Dec 2010409 views, 7 favorites, 1 comment

Go-go dancers backstage

7 Dec 2010249 views, 2 favorites

Tribal Tique Backstage

7 Dec 2010264 views, 2 favorites

Orchid Mei Backstage

7 Dec 2010232 views, 2 favorites

Fannie Spankings Backstage

7 Dec 2010237 views, 5 favorites
In "Fabulous"

Ginger Valentine Backstage

7 Dec 2010245 views, 3 favorites

Phelyx Backstage

7 Dec 2010204 views, 9 favorites, 4 comments
In "Anticipation"

dog and pony show

16 Jan 2009262 views, 6 favorites, 5 comments

Mom and daughter

7 Dec 2008355 views, 11 favorites, 6 comments


13 Nov 2008399 views, 11 favorites, 5 comments
In "Nostalgia"


28 Oct 2008307 views, 15 favorites, 12 comments


28 Oct 2008329 views, 11 favorites, 4 comments

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Q: My sister in-law recently gave me a Canon EOS 10D digital camera body. Having only used point and shoot cameras, what would be a good beginners lens to get for this camera? Should I get kit lens to start with?

A: Do you know?