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Hello & welcome to the blog! I'm Angela Norton, and I'm a family, senior, & wedding photographer based in North Central Florida. I'd love for you to relax a while here, and enjoy reading the ANP stories. You'll also find resources for your next session or wedding!

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Welcome to the Morgan Family Petite Photo Session!

We get so much out of a 30 minute session, and truthfully that’s about the limit for a toddler!

And this toddler! Oh my! She was a bundle of joy and excitement. She was eager to show off her outfit and loved taking pictures…. for about 7 minutes. Then she was ready to run! Good thing 7 minutes is all I need to get that smile-at-the-camera picture. Then we played! I sure got in my steps keeping up with her!

Then this momma. She was radiantly proud of her family, and she had every right. They are a fun bunch who love to love each other. It was a joy to watch her smile get so big as she watched her babies smile and giggle!

See for yourself!

 

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Petite Session | ANP Studio

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Welcome to the Hood Family Maternity Session!

You’ll remember Alyssa and Tyler from their gorgeous Sweetwater wedding!

Going through the wedding process is such an intimate thing. I really do get to know my clients on such a deep level, that we typically become friends! I love that! Tyler and Alyssa were no exception. It helps that they are truly good natured, easy going people who everybody likes!

Our relationship made their maternity session a very enjoyable and relaxed time. We hung out, talked, and also took some pictures. This session is actually a Petite Session and you can see how much we really can get done in just 30 minutes.

These soon to be parents, decided to let their baby’s gender be a surprise. Spoiler alert, by the time I’m writing this they had just delivered a gorgeous baby girl. I’ll have her post up soon!

In the meantime, enjoy this gorgeous red headed friend of mine!

 

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The Hood Family

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Petite Maternity Session | ANP Studio

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I truly enjoyed this laid back, no fluff – no muss, senior session we did out in the country!

As you will see, Hadley has the most gorgeous smile, and I believe she’s got a big, gorgeous heart to match. And don’t get me started on those dimples!! I especially love the black and whites, because you can really see them.

And before I get into gushing over her, I’ll tell you she’s a talented hat designer! She’s owner of Southern Roots Hat Co. and she offers great products! Check her out!

Overall we had a great day of Florida weather, with a little bit of wind. We just went with it, and most of the time just waited for the gusts to subside, and all was good. When we arrived on location, we scouted out the areas to photograph according to light, and wind direction. We figured out the outfit and jewelry, and then we started the session, and with a bit of light chasing, easily flowed into sunset.

Hadley has a face I just didn’t want to stop photographing, so I begged her to do some studio images after we lost all the light. She very sweetly complied, even though I know she was beat. And boy am I glad she did!!! I just loved her energy and excitement in making those last few frames! I was one happy photographer.

Then I let her leave… against my will. haha. I could have gone on all night! She would have choked me so I didn’t.

Anyway! I’ll leave ya’ll to it! Check out Hadley’s sun-drenched, sweet and sassy session!

 

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photography | Angela Norton Photography

Make Up | Kait Crooms

Hair | Kaylee Sullivan

Southern Roots Hat Co.

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Hadley | Country Senior Session

Private Farm, Morriston, Florida

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Oh man. I look forward to this family photography session year after year! Watching these kids grow has been a joy. I love comparing past year photos with the current year. We even try to recreate some of the poses so we can really see their changes.

Plus, these kids are a joy! They keep me laughing and an hour session absolutely flies by.

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coastal hay | Lane Farms

photographer | Angela Norton

The Lane Family

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Private Farm Chiefland, Florida

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Hope’s Senior Session truly couldn’t have gone better. Well, I could have lived without the wind… It took a hot minute to edit hair for this one!

Seriously though, she knocked it out of the park. She is a natural born fashionista, and even has a clothing and accessories section all her own in Second Times a Charm Consignment Shop. If you are like me, and can’t pick an outfit to save my life, then you should just call on Hope. She loves it, and she’s really really good at it. I’m a fan, can you tell?

Anyway! About her Senior Session! She did a great job with her hair & make-up, and she coordinated her outfits to flow with the schedule perfectly. We really did have nice weather, it was cool but not cold, with a nice breeze.

While they have their own cows, logistically we couldn’t make it work to get to them. So I had my super helpful husband feed up ours for her!

We used my private property and flowed through the evening creating a set of unique images and Hope chose great finals for her gallery. We finished up in the studio to get some editorial shots, and she didn’t disappoint there either!

Hope’s a good sport, and was super kind to me, no matter what weird thing I asked of her.

So, see for yourself, and you can honestly take lessons from her on how to rock your senior session!

 

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photographer | Angela Norton Photography

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Hope | Family Farm Senior Session

Private Farm Morriston, Florida

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Ya’ll! This was the sweetest, simplest, love filled, and fun wedding! Dave and Maggie were married on their family property in Williston, and as everyone around here knows that the Whitehurst Lodge is a lovely, picturesque homesite, and a wonderful place to get married.

Dave and Maggie found each other after both were just looking for the right match. Their first date was a romantic boat ride in Crystal River, and the romance hasn’t slowed down! After they learned they have the same interests and hobbies (and even favorited the same candy!), they knew there was going to be more to their story.

They both love to hunt and fish, and love spending time at the river. Maggie said that Dave simply makes her feel loved… oh and she’s smitten over his pretty blue eyes! Dave loves Maggie for her contagious laugh and her loyalty to him. They are truly a great team, at work and and home, and everyone I spoke to said how unbelievably happy they are for them! I haven’t known them long, but I feel like they are the type of people you can not only depend on, but also have a great time with!

Dave proposed to Maggie in July, and in a short time they put together a beautiful wedding day! They wanted a really relaxed day with a sprinkling of tradition, and touches of Christmas.

They also wanted to celebrate, and with the help of Justin Lee Partin band, the place was rockin! And oh the food! I wish I could share with you the wonderful smells of all the delicious dishes! Sisters Place knows how to put out a mouth watering spread!

Dave and Maggie, I really enjoyed meeting you and your sweet, kind family. It was truly an honor to be a part of your day and get to celebrate this new chapter in your lives. I am sure you know it, but ya’ll are a super sweet team, and I wish you every happiness that you deserve!

 

venue | WHITEHURST LODGE

flowers | SAMS

decor | FAMILY

catering | SISTERS PLACE

appetizer table & smores bar | LEXIE

music | JUSTIN LEE PARTIN

makeup | KARA WINSLOW

cake | MERIDETH & LYNETTE

hair | TONYA COWART

Dave + Maggie

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Whitehurst Lodge, Williston Florida

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The Pickin’ Patch in Dunnellon couldn’t be more beautiful. You can tell they work really hard at making it beautiful and a little different every year. It’s a beautiful backdrop for Fall family portraits!
And if you follow me at all, you know I love the Cuomo family. First of all, they make my job so easy! They are a great looking bunch, with style, and class. And they always make me feel like a part of the family.
This session was happenstance! Earlier that week, Amanda told me about the Pickin Patch, and I looked into it and fell in love.
Then, as fate would have it, I had a last minute rescheduling, which left me with an opening that I needed to fill. So I figured I’d put a post on social media using the Dunnellon Pickin Patch, and Amanda jumped on it!
And I am so so so glad she did!

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The Cuomo Family

The Pickin’ Patch in Dunnellon Florida

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Zach’s mom has been planning this session for over a year! And when she asked me if I’d be up for a Senior Session on Lake Hernando, of course, I was all in.As you can see, we had a beautiful Fall Florida evening weather, and we were blessed with epic skies.

 

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Zack | Senior Session

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Senior Session on Lake Hernando

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When you have a backyard like this, why would you ever leave? This sweet family session at their home was just perfect.

The Cramer family home served as a beautiful backdrop for their family session. We had great weather, a beautiful golden sunset, and lots of smiles.

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The Cramer Family

When you have a backyard like this, why would you ever leave? This sweet family session at their home was just perfect. The Cramer family home served as a beautiful backdrop for their family session. We had great weather, a beautiful golden sunset, and lots of smiles.

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The Whitehurst Lodge is one of the prettiest little spots in the county. Overlooking a big pond, with huge old Oak Trees, and hosts the most beautiful sunsets.

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The Whitehurst Family

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Whitehurst Lodge Williston Florida

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