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Finding a wedding venue is HARD. Like so hard. Sometimes it is hard to tell online what it will look like in person, or the images give the wrong impression. Not to mention, there is a lot of pressure to book your venue so that you can set your date and start booking your other […]

5 Garden Wedding Venues in Orange County

Aug 9, 2019

Wedding 101

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Weddings are always an all-day experience packed with so many wonderful things. From the time you wake up to the time you close your eyes at night, every moment is special. But how many hours of photography coverage does your wedding need?? That’s the question. Typical wedding photography coverage is about 8 hours but every […]

How many hours of photography coverage does your wedding need?

Aug 1, 2019

Tips + Tricks

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Finding a wedding venue is HARD. Like so hard. Sometimes it is really difficult to tell online what it will look like in person, or the images give the wrong impression. Not to mention, there is a lot of pressure to book your venue so that you can set your date and start booking your […]

10 Wedding Venues with an Ocean View In Orange County

Jul 2, 2019

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Finding a wedding venue is HARD. Like so hard. Sometimes it is hard to tell online what it will look like in person, or the images give the wrong impression. Not to mention, there is a lot of pressure to book your venue so that you can set your date and start booking your other […]

10 European Inspired Wedding Venues in Southern California

Jun 4, 2019

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I graduated five years ago with a degree in Fine Art Photography. So when I entered the wedding industry and I saw photographer’s using the term “Fine Art” to describe their photography, I was confused and thought it humorous. Wedding Photography can’t be fine art. Can it? Today I’m breaking down What you need to […]

What You Need to Know About Fine Art Wedding Photography

May 29, 2019

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Finding a wedding venue is HARD. Like so hard. Sometimes it is hard to tell online what it will look like in person, or the images give the wrong impression. Not to mention, there is a lot of pressure to book your venue so that you can set your date and start booking your other […]

10 Beautiful Outdoor Wedding Venues in Orange County

May 15, 2019

Weddings

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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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  To first look or to not first look, that is the question. If you are engaged you might be wondering, what’s the deal with this whole first look thing? I am happy that you are here reading this post because that means you are a thoughtful bride and want to make your wedding the best it […]

Everything You Need to Know About the First Look

Feb 20, 2019

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  Weddings are not cheap. And if you are planning a wedding you’ve already discovered this fact. If you are wise or not a millionaire you are trying to save money where ever you can. And if you’ve started to look into hiring a photographer you’ve probably asked yourself with a sigh of despair what […]

Why Wedding Photographers Charge So Much

Feb 13, 2019

Tips + Tricks

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