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  Weddings are just a lot. A lot of time to plan. A lot of money. And unfortunately they are often a lot of stress. Most couples have never planned such a large scale event and don’t understand all that goes into it. Not to mention the sticker shock they get when they do! If […]

5 Signs an Elopement is Right for You | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Oct 25, 2018


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      Wondering how to find the perfect wedding photographer? It’s no easy task. As a matter of fact, it can be rather hard. My sister is getting married in France next summer and finding a photographer for her has been a challenge. Its been only three years since my wedding but now I […]

How to Find the Perfect Wedding Photographer | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Aug 23, 2018


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A potential problem you could face as a bride, is your wedding day turning into one big photoshoot. A day that is meant for two people to make a lifelong commitment to love one another and celebrate that beautiful choice with family and friends, can sometimes become more about the photos rather than about making […]

How to Prevent Your Wedding Day From Being One Big Photoshoot

Jul 17, 2018


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  You are getting married! Yayyyy! I couldn’t be more excited for you! But after you put that shiny ring on your finger, it is time to start planning the biggest and most important event of your life. Easy peasy, right? As most of you probably have already discovered, planning a wedding is not a […]

#1 Thing to Consider When Booking Your Venue

Jun 26, 2018


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      Raise your hand if you want to have a stress free wedding day! I am sure your hand is in the air because who doesn’t want that??? But how many friends have you gotten coffee with who have told you about how rushed they felt on their wedding day? Probably most of […]

The Key to Eliminating Stress on Your Wedding Day

May 29, 2018


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  It is one of the most exciting seasons of your life. You are just months away from marrying your best friend, and you just can’t wait. But You might be feeling hesitant about your engagement photos. You don’t feel like you are very photogenic and as soon as someone pulls out a camera your […]

3 Lies Most Couples Believe About Engagement Sessions | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Apr 12, 2018


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    Instagram and Pinterest make traveling seem so dreamy and luxurious and while it totally can be, it can also be stressful and underwhelming if not planned correctly. I want you to have just an amazing time as we did, so I started this series of all the basics you need to know about […]

How to Plan Your Activities While in Italy

Mar 22, 2018


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You are engaged! Yay! This is such a wonderful time but before you know it, you’ll be in a white dress walking down the aisle to marry the love of your life. But now that you’ve said “yes”, it might be difficult to know where to start! Here are the first 3 steps you need to take after you get engaged! 

The First 3 Steps to Take After You Get Engaged

Dec 26, 2017


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I’ve interviewed some of my brides so you can hear what it’s like to be a bride and about her experience on her wedding day! These past brides have so much wisdom and helpful insights! Plus I love getting to reconnect with my ladies and relive their beautiful weddings days with them! Courtney married Chris […]

What it’s Like to Be a Bride

Dec 14, 2017


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I need adventure to feel inspired and fully alive. Because of this, I try to get one in every season. It does wonders to help me feel present and really thrive! In my opinion, an adventure can be almost anything (or maybe it’s that I can make an adventure out of almost anything haha). The […]

4 Steps to an Inspiring Fall Adventure

Nov 21, 2017


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