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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 Reveal | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Jan 21, 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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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 Infamous Movie Night | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Jan 14, 2019

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Since everyone that was a part of SMU spent so much time together, fast friendships formed and a wonderful community began. And we spend as much time together in training as outside of it.

Our Story: Tinkerbell and Peter Pan | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Jan 7, 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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It was only the second week of school and the campus library was full of bright eyed students. Surrounded by books and hushed tones, Candi was bright-eyed too. But it wasn’t just her studies that had her excited. She had just met a man named Bill. And she knew she wanted to marry him.

Orange County Anniversary Session | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Jan 2, 2019

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The semester was off to a great start. My classes were great. My team leaders were doing great. And we were about to head up the mountain for a retreat with all of the leaders. I loved these retreats, the cabin with a view of the lake, and the all the fun activities we had planned. But during this cabin retreat, something was different.

Our Story: Is this Going to Be Awkward? | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Dec 31, 2018

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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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Shelby and David had planned on our session together serving as a baby announcement. I was privilege to know about their pregnancy early on because of this. Sadly their baby stopped growing and was lost. On a place that is often a highlight reel, Shelby shared their experience on Instagram with strength and grace that brought me to tears.

Cozy in Home Couple’s Session | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Dec 19, 2018

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