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 ;)]

8 Steps to Better Prom Pix Yes, these are steps MOST anyone can follow

Written by on February 23rd, 2018

Prom for most juniors and seniors is just around the corner. If you want to LOVE the way you LOOK then we have some Prom Pix tips for you!

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 ;)]

Bah, humbug! When shopping becomes a chore

Written by on December 22nd, 2016

It’s not that I don’t like the Christmas season, I’d rather focus on the Christmas reason, you know, the why we do all of this. I’ve had the Christmases that were perfect, with everyone unwrapping all that they asked for, the cooked-to-perfection meal for twenty, and the decorations that could make the spread in “Home and Gardens.” All [click title to read more ;)]

Lacey Stubblefield and Starr Better together

Written by on January 22nd, 2016
Lacey proudly holding her FFA jacket

Lacey proudly holding her FFA jacket Being in business for the last twenty years has given us contacts we wouldn’t have had otherwise. Amanda and her daughter, Lacey, are some of our clients we’ve really enjoyed getting to know. A few months back, Amanda made an appointment for a senior session for her daughter. Besides being a [click title to read more ;)]

More Seniors 2014 Fall a great time for taking pictures

Written by on October 10th, 2014

With homecoming season upon us, we wanted to mention that we take awesome senior portraits! For just thirty minutes of your time, you’re sure to take away something truly magnificent! We’ll incorporate uniforms, instruments, a car or even your favorite pet to help make your portraits incredibly….well, you!

A First Look High School seniors 2015

Written by on September 16th, 2014
Young_049 PT

We like to post some of the images we take of a particular subject as often as we can. They ask for it and, well, it’s good publicity for us! Here’s some of my top picks from just a few of the senior “casual” sessions. We call them casual, because they’re not wearing their graduation [click title to read more ;)]

Outtakes NHS Senior Yearbook Portraits

Written by on September 5th, 2014
NHS Senior out takes

Who says you can’t have fun at the photography studio? If you come to us, you leave the worries behind. You bring the smiles, we’ll make the magic!

School Picture Day Not your Grandmother's school pictures

Written by on August 15th, 2014
Bicentennial year

Traditionally, school pictures were synonymous for “the worst picture I ever took…ever!”  I don’t know if we cringed more at the creepy guy in the leisure suit behind the camera or when we received our school pictures a few weeks later. But, times have changed and so has picture day.  So said a recent high school [click title to read more ;)]

To Photoshop or Not to Photoshop?

Written by on August 8th, 2014

That is not really the question. In today’s society, we all do a little tweaking with our pictures. With the ability to change and enhance at our fingertips, it’s hard not to. We’ve been engineered to like beauty; our eyes are drawn to it. Companies plan their ad campaigns based on it. Beautiful ads sell! [click title to read more ;)]