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Hi there! Welcome to the blog, a journal that is updated at least twice a week with recent work, helpful tips, and personal posts! Grab some tea a stay while!

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There is something that bonds people together more than almost anything; trying to cram really difficult information and concepts into your brain. Aka studying for a really difficult class. ⁣ ⁣ When Amelia got her first test back she was not thrilled with the results. Though she was not discouraged and wanted to find someone […]

Organic Engagement Session in Orange County

May 1, 2019

Portraits

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  Leanne wasn’t sure about the whole online dating thing, but Fred seemed kind of cool. After she decided he seems like a normal person she let him take her on a date to Cheesecake Factory. There she was glad she gave online dating a chance because, on that date, they immediately connected. They bonded […]

Los Rios District and San Clemente Pier Engagement Session

Apr 27, 2019

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This Anniversary Session at the San Juan Mission was the third time I have photographed David and Vika. The first was for a session in preparation for the Big Fake Wedding we all participated in. David and Vika were the Bride and Groom at the BFW San Diego in 2017 and I was one of […]

Anniversary Session at the San Juan Capistrano Mission – Orange County Wedding Photographer

Apr 15, 2019

Portraits

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How They met and fell in love Kelley was the TA for Organic Chemistry that semester. Sam was taking the class and “needed” help with his homework. Maybe he actually did need help with his homework but Sam was for sure motivated to get it because he had a fat crush on the cute TA. […]

Los Rios Historic District + Crystal Cove Engagement Session

Mar 20, 2019

Photography

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  One of the biggest things I love about being a wedding photographer is the stories. Each couple has one. And I love meeting with newly engaged couples for the first time and listening to the “long version” over coffee. I love all of the little details and like what they were thinking, who made […]

Our Story: The Proposal Part 1

Mar 18, 2019

Lifestyle

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There is a lot to consider when deciding if whether or not you want to do a first look. However, it is easy for couples to miss the grander implications a first look can have on the wedding day as a whole and everyone involved. You’ve asked your best friends to stand by your side, […]

3 Reasons Why Bridal Parties Love the First Look

Mar 13, 2019

Weddings

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Your wedding day only happens once. It is one of the most important days of your life, and there are no do-overs. These are your very memories we are talking about. So the photographer you choose for your wedding day needs to be one you can trust completely. When a couple asks me to be […]

3 Reasons You Can Trust Me to Be Your Wedding Photographer

Mar 9, 2019

Weddings

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  One of the biggest things I love about being a wedding photographer is the stories. Each couple has one. And I love meeting with newly engaged couples for the first time and listening to the “long version” over coffee. I love all of the little details and like what they were thinking, who made […]

Our Story: Dating wasn’t all Sunshine and Rainbows

Mar 4, 2019

Lifestyle

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Christa Norman Photography is Officially 3 Years Old!!! It is crazy that I’ve been a full-time wedding photographer in Orange County for 3 years now. But it feels so long and so short all at the same time. Like hasn’t it always been this way? And didn’t I just leave Trader Joes? All at the same […]

Christa Norman Photography is Officially 3 Years Old!

Feb 27, 2019

Business

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One of the biggest things I love about being a wedding photographer is the stories. Each couple has one. And I love meeting with newly engaged couples for the first time and listening to the “long version” over coffee. I love all of the little details and like what they were thinking, who made the […]

Our Story: The Accidental I Love you

Feb 25, 2019

Relationships

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Christa Norman is a wedding photographer based out of Orange County California and Nagoya Japan