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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Barn Girls

12 Mar 20083240 views, 11 favorites, 4 comments

Little Boy in Big Tub

12 Mar 20082218 views, 21 favorites, 4 comments


12 Mar 20081752 views, 10 favorites, 5 comments

My Former Future

6 Feb 2008518 views, 9 favorites, 3 comments

Deep Lake Diver

6 Feb 20081274 views, 6 favorites, 1 comment

The Cottage on the Island

6 Feb 20081991 views, 6 favorites, 2 comments
In "Surroundings"

Bad Mood Interrupted

11 Jan 200810839 views, 29 favorites, 21 comments
In "Split-second"


11 Jan 20083424 views, 61 favorites, 16 comments


11 Jan 20083135 views, 33 favorites, 8 comments
In "Noir"

Night Skate

11 Jan 2008942 views, 25 favorites, 12 comments
Hot! In "Photo Challenge: Home for the Holidays"

Creepy Ledge

11 Jan 2008483 views

Come To Me

11 Jan 2008528 views, 17 favorites, 5 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?