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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


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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


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In 2019 I am determined to face a fear. And I am bring you along on my journey. But before I tell you my fear, I figured I would give you some back story.

Facing my fears: My First Scans

Jan 4, 2019


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    So far this year I’ve been sharing my goals with you every month. All of my goals from business to personal but this month I am making a slight change. I love sharing because I hope you can learn from my successes as well as my mistakes and remember that you are not […]

My July Goals

Jul 5, 2018


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    Frank Sinatra’s voice filled the kitchen, there was tasty merlot in my wine glass, the smell of garlic wafted from the sizzling pan on the stove, and yet there was a pit in my stomach. By this point in the evening, my cooking tunes (and the wine) usually have me dancing around the kitchen […]

CNP June Goals

Jun 7, 2018


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        When I first started photography I used to look at other photographers and get all huffy and puffy. It would be easy to take good photos if I had that type of gear. I would be able to take good lifestyle image if I had giant windows in my apartment. I […]

3 Steps to Dreamy Images for Your Blog + Social Media

May 22, 2018


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    Have you been wanting to be more effective in your workday? Have you been growing tired of your lifeless routine? Then this post is for you! You should not be a slave to your routine. Your routine should create freedom for you and I have created a little series that I will help […]

How to Create an Efficient Routine

Mar 29, 2018


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    CNP has officially been in business full time for two years! After deciding I wanted to be a photographer at 17, graduating with my bachelors in fine art photography, and two years of working part-time at trader joes while interning, assisting, and building my business I was able to go full time! It […]

Happy Birthday CNP | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Feb 27, 2018


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We are all trying to crack the Instagram code, connect with our dream clients, and create a flourishing business. There are so many tips and tricks out there for growing a following and increase your engagement. But I can tell you the number one mistake you are making on Instagram: Not posting images of yourself. […]

The #1 Mistake you are making on Instagram

Feb 22, 2018


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      January flew by. I intended to ease back into work after my sabbatical in January but that just didn’t happen. The first week back was a flurry of answering emails and preparing for the Big Fake Wedding, then actually photographing and editing my work from the big fake wedding, and the week […]

February Goals

Feb 6, 2018


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