The Newest Gift Shop in Nac House of Photography {Gifts + Photos + Classes}

Written by on November 2nd, 2018
House of Photography {Gifts + Photos + Classes}

A Year of Change We get a lot of questions these days about the changes we’ve made at the studio. One is, “Why would you want to change the name of your business from G Patterson Photography Studio to House of Photography?” and “What is this I hear about you selling gifts?” or “You can [click title to read more ;)]

Keep Nacogdoches Beautiful It takes all of us

Written by on July 3rd, 2017
G Patterson Studio owners and volunteers pose with Katie Blevins in recognition of the Nacogdocehes Landscape Leadership Award. (Photo courtesy Nacogdoches Chamber of Commerce)

It’s been three years since we visited Park Cities, Utah. In my mind, it’s a city that will always be synonymous with beautiful. Besides its terraced landscape and grandiose vistas, it was clean. I don’t just mean absent of trash on the roadways, but attention-to-detail clean. We’re talking yards mowed, hedges clipped and roads swept. [click title to read more ;)]

Memories of bunnies A tradition at G Patterson Studio

Written by on March 21st, 2016

A Magical Combination… Since we opened our doors twenty years ago, we’ve had a lot of good ideas come and go. Though our focus has always been to provide lifestyle portraiture that makes you “feel” something, we’ve always tried to keep things fresh and in keeping with today’s trends. Making elaborate sets for one person for one [click title to read more ;)]

About being engaged A little something from our Haley

Written by on March 11th, 2016

“Engage in the little moments, you never know which of those will actually be the big moments,” There is no possible way to convey to you the magic that was August 15, 2015. Engage your attention with me for a moment. I thought, lying there looking up at the stars, I was simply opening my [click title to read more ;)]

It’s always sunny in Nacogdoches

Written by on August 21st, 2014
Daryl working with one of our many HS Seniors

It’s always sunny in Nacogdoches…We have to say goodbye to a longtime friend and co-worker today. We hired him within a year of moving into the renovated frat house, and he’s become just as valuable to us as our moving into a new location was ten years ago.

Celebrating July 4th

Written by on July 4th, 2014

  I am thankful and proud I live in a country where our founding fathers fought for freedom that we may all enjoy Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness! Take a moment today away from your busy life and reflect upon your blessings and be thankful for our amazing heritage. Let us raise our flag together in [click title to read more ;)]

TBT {throwback Thursday!} Here's some nostalgia for you.

Written by on April 3rd, 2014
2004 Easter Bunnies. Looking back 10 years ago.

Bunny sessions from the year we began at our new studio. We look forward to these sessions , and we still do!

Celebrating 10 Years at our current location as G. Patterson Photographic Studio & Gallery

Written by on April 2nd, 2014
Original and signed version of our ribbon cutting picture from Chamber of Commerce. Shown now, ten years later on the front porch of our Victorian Studio located at 122 N Mound in Nacogdoches, Texas.

TODAY we are celebrating our 10th year anniversary in our current location and roughly 20 years in business. With God’s blessings we are proud to have served Nacogdoches and surrounding East Texas area for the past 20 years!

“Brightening” the Nacogdoches CVB Portrait of Charles Bright helps decorate the building that now bears his name

Written by on March 20th, 2014
Greg Patterson holding a portrait of Charles Bright in the building that now bears his name.

As most of you know, the Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau last year was renamed the Charles Bright Visitor Center in honor of Mr. Bright and his efforts to maintain and improve the downtown corridor.  Mr. Bright accomplished so much in his 86 years and has a special place in the hearts of the people [click title to read more ;)]

Texas Celebrates Independence Local Boy Scouts of America ring Old University Bell during celebration.

Written by on March 3rd, 2014

I enjoyed documenting the celebration of Texas’ 178th independence this past Sunday, March 2, 2014. The celebration took place in the Old University Building located just west of Mound street on the campus of TJR elementary school. The Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT), mayor Roger Van Horn and others were there to organize, [click title to read more ;)]