Helen Norman

Title: Freelance Lifestyle Photographer
Education: Syracuse University
Location: White Hall, Maryland
Expertise: Home, Garden, Food, Lifestyle, Fashion

Helen Norman is a freelance fashion and lifestyle photographer. Her portfolio reveals trends over time, and her work appears in several magazines and websites, including Better Homes & Gardens, Southern Living, Garden Design, Anthropologie, and L.L. Bean campaigns. Helen is used to shooting in various locations, but has also shot photography on her 128-acre organic farmland in Maryland.

Freelance photographer for lifestyle publications
Fashion photographer for brands such as L.L. Bean and Pottery Barn Kids


Helen Norman has over two decades of experience working as a freelance photographer. She has shot photographs for several lifestyle publications, including Southern Living, Country Living, Martha Stewart, and Better Homes & Gardens. In addition, she has worked as a fashion photographer with well-known brands such as L.L. Bean, Tweeds and Woolrich Home, and Pottery Barn Kids.


Helen Norman 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.

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