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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

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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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  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

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I love the modern romantic wedding inspiration that our vendor team put together for this shootout! A shoot out, if you don’t already know, is a photo shoot put together by a group of vendors for multiple photographers to participate in.

Modern Romantic Wedding Inspiration | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Feb 1, 2019

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Your wedding day only happens once. But since this is your first time how are you suppose to know how to avoid all the potential pitfalls that will make you stress and anxious?! You can’t. Not on your own. But you can find someone to guide you through your wedding day and help eliminate stress […]

How to Have the Best Getting Ready Experience on Your Wedding Day Part 2

Jan 18, 2019

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One of my closest friends from college moved to North Carolina after we graduated. She lives right in the Blue Ridge Mountains and whenever she would post photos of her new home I would always be drooling over how beautiful it was. I always wanted to visit her and this past September she got married […]

Intimate Mountain Elopement | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Jan 17, 2019

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Your wedding day only happens once. But since this is your first time how are you suppose to know how to avoid all the potential pit falls that will make you stress and anxious?! You can find someone to guide you through!

How to Have the Best Getting Ready Experience on Your Wedding Day Part 1

Dec 21, 2018

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Wedding Tips

Have you dreamed of having a autumnal wedding but live in a place where fall is basically non-existent? You aren’t alone friend! I am here to tell you that your dream is not impossible! I came up with the concept for this inspiration shoot and these tips with you in mind! I hope it helps all your fall wedding dreams come true!

Fall Wedding Inspiration at the Casino San Clemente | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Dec 12, 2018

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Friday’s were her day off, so she decided to fill her time by taking two dance classes at the local community college. Two 4 hour dance classes back to back with a one hour break for lunch in between. Jaime had also signed up for both classes.

Southern California Garden Wedding | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Nov 22, 2018

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