Based in Orange County, California & Nagoya, Japan
Freedom in the form of
Free to be in the moment on your wedding day
Free to be your quirky playful selves
Free to savor your memories for a lifetime
wife, garden enthusiast, BOOK WORM, enneagram 4
As a dorky middle school girl with braces, I thought I was going to be a
Yep. It's true. I filled tons journals with laughably cheesy poems.
Time passed and my interest in writing haikus faded but my love for discovering and documenting beauty did not. In fact it only
After being paired with a passion of photography, I decided to make it my life's work to capture beauty and offer freedom in the process.
Hi, I'm Christa!
Ashleymae + JOnathan
"Choosing Christa was one of the best decisions of our lives! I felt as if she was capturing true moments between us because we were so at ease."
Jonai + Nate
"Christa was attentive, sensitive to my needs as a bride on my big day, and so much fun. She blended into the party like any of our best wedding guests."
Molly + Tony
"We felt so comfortable with Christa and she made our day smooth. Her joy and excitement for us made it so fun and easy to really soak in all the joy of the day."
Summer + Joe
"Christa is a true blessing among the chaos of wedding planning. Her fun personality and help has led to us having wonderful photos to cherish and share for the lifetime."
Jennifer + Calvin
"It was as if Christa was our close friend because she made us feel so comfortable. She was great at giving us time and space to just be us."
Rachel + Joseph
"Christa is a refreshing balance of highly personable and totally professional. She actually makes it SO possible to be comfortable and natural in front of the camera."
Kelsie + Daniel
"Christa has such a gift of putting her clients at ease and like they can be silly and be themselves in front of the camera. Her images really captured us and our relationship."
Courtney + Chris
"From our engagement session to the wedding + everything in between, Christa made it all stress-free + simple. She truly captured all the emotions and feelings from the day!"
Janelle + Mat
"Christa's sweet and encouraging personality really allowed us to loosen up and relax-- five minutes into the session we were genuinely laughing and having a blast. You will NOT be disappointed with Christa - She is amazing"
Shannon + Cory
"Christa's work is natural and truly captured the feeling of our special day. She is very talented and is able to help you feel comfortable in front of the camera."
Fall wedding inspiration at the casino san clemente
Tips + Tricks
Playful Portrait session at El Matador Beach
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Christa Norman is a wedding photographer based out of Orange County California and Nagoya Japan
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