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Hi there! Welcome to the blog, a journal that is updated at least twice a week with recent work, helpful tips, and personal posts! Grab some tea a stay while!

Hi, I'm christa

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I’m not just a wedding photographer because I like beautiful bouquets or wedding gowns (though I do love those things). I do it because I love people and I want to see marriages thrive. My husband and I have been married for 3.5 years and counting, and though that isn’t terribly long by any means, […]

Newlyweds: Our 2 Most Influential Books

Jan 11, 2019

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A Soft & Elegant Vineyard Wedding

Temecula California

It all started in a Starbucks. A barista noticed that a cute blonde girl kept showing up during his shifts. Nine years, one puppy, and many latte’s later Cameron asked Heather to be his wife.

Heather & Cameron | Ponte Winery | Destination Wedding Photographer

May 31, 2018

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Wedding Tips | Plus a free guide!

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 them. 

But it should NOT be this way. 

The Key to Eliminating Stress on Your Wedding Day

May 29, 2018

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The day began quiet and cool but the excitement grew as the day progress and the weather decided to match the mood. The foggy morning parted and the stone walls and terra-cotta tiles of Hidden Oaks were bathed in warm sunlight. 

Joe + Summer | Hidden Oaks Wedding | Destination Wedding Photographer

May 24, 2018

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Love must be tended in order to thrive. It is just that simple. And more than anything I want your relationship to thrive so I put together these fun prompts to help you connect with you person you love most. 

5 Fun Ways to Create Connection in May

May 10, 2018

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Kenny is the type of guy who decides what he wants and never wavers. He knew Evan was the girl he wanted to spend his life with when they were young but waited to pursue her until they were older.

Evan + Kenny | Orcutt Ranch Wedding | Destination Wedding Photographer

May 3, 2018

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On this clear and beautiful day two people, two cultures, and two families were woven together with meaning and tradition. Only a genuine love like Derrick and Jennette have could make a day like this possible.

Derrick + Jeannette | Vintage Rose Wedding | Destination Wedding Photographer

Apr 26, 2018

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Catherine + Justin met while getting their Doctorate in Physical Therapy. They were good friends right from the get-go.

Catherine + Justin | San Clemente Pier Engagement | Destination Wedding Photographer

Apr 19, 2018

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You might be worried that your engagement session will be stressful and awkward and you aren’t alone. Most people feel like this and that’s because most couples are believing 3 giant lies about engagement sessions.

3 Lies Most Couples Believe About Engagement Sessions

Apr 12, 2018

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5 prompts to connect with the person you love most and a quick marriage tip – Regular Check Ins

5 Fun Ways to Create Connection this April

Apr 3, 2018

@christanormanphoto

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