Helen Norman Helen Norman is a freelance photographer working in the fashion and lifestyle industries. She has more than 20 years of experience shooting photos for commercial fashion brands such as L.L. Bean and publishing lifestyle photos in magazines such as Better Homes & Gardens and Southern Living. Helen graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor of fine arts degree in photography. Her stint at university included a year of study abroad in London to fine-tune her photography skills, and she graduated summa cum laude. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.