Nolan was born and raised on the island of Oahu. Whether it was fishing, spearfishing, or bodysurfing, Nolan was always in the water. Throughout high school, his love for the ocean grew stronger. Having lived near the water his entire life, he knew he wanted to capture the power and beauty of Home. Over the years, Nolan would work day and night to portray his vision with a camera. He learned that beauty is everywhere; in large waves, small waves, and even no waves. Nolan's main focus to have fun and live in the moment because that makes the images more memorable. Over the past two years, he has explored cinematography and captured some of his favorite work through video. He will continue to shoot as much as possible and capture differently.