Shop Small Saturday Why you should shop Nacogdoches this Saturday

Written by on November 27th, 2015
Shop Small 2015 at G Patterson Studio and other downtown Nacogdoches businesses.

Yes, it has the word in the title, but this event is anything but small. It’s a real opportunity for each of us to help the economy grow in Nacogdoches. Have you ever wanted more businesses or restaurants in Nacogdoches? We must frequent those already here; for a company to locate here, they want to see [click title to read more ;)]

Fall Fashion What to wear this fall for pictures

Written by on November 18th, 2015
Fall fashion tips from Certified Professional Photographer Greg Patterson

For those of us living in the south, fall means pumpkins, football and family time…much like anywhere else. But, what else we have that they don’t is moderate temperatures which are great for getting in touch with the outdoors once again. Let’s face it, once the long, hot summer is over, we’re tired of being cooped [click title to read more ;)]

School pictures Enjoying Every Smile

Written by on November 17th, 2015
Funny Faces by photographer Greg Patterson, Nacogdoches Texas

Twenty-one years ago when we got started in the “biz,” no one could’ve told us we would one day be school photographers. But such is life, and we haven’t regretted it one bit! It’s rewarding getting out in the community to provide a valuable service, for us photography. We’ve gotten to know families we might [click title to read more ;)]

For those of you who still think losing weight will make you happy Questions to ask yourself about how others see you

Written by on November 10th, 2015
G Patterson Studio portrait garden. Nacogdoches Texas.

When Meghan Trainor came on the scene with her hit, “It’s All About the Bass,” denouncing those that would judge another because of their weight, we were all in enthusiastic agreement. To be honest, though, we size people up every day based on all kinds of things from how much money we make to where someone [click title to read more ;)]

One great afternoon in Nacogdoches on a not so rainy afternoon

Written by on April 29th, 2015

HALPIN FAMILY-This weekend we met with two families we hadn’t seen for a few years. They’d each been a part of Nacogdoches for different reasons. The Halpins came, as many do, to SFA to further their studies. In fact, both Michael and April were students of Greg’s in the Communications Dept. They asked Greg to [click title to read more ;)]

The Hiccup in My Brain Here's a little drivel to go with your shovel

Written by on February 25th, 2015
Pano of the portrait garden

I woke up this morning different. As always with me in February, I begin to get a little moody. I’ve always blamed it on the lack of sunshine or of being outside less often. If I don’t watch myself, I begin to care less about the things that are important to me; I begin just passing [click title to read more ;)]

Nothing off the chopping block What I learned from Bill Murray

Written by on January 29th, 2015

I began running today. I’ve run plenty of other times, in fact most of my life I’ve run for recreation and leisure, but I had taken a hiatus.  I run for so many reasons. Because my pants feel tight, because I feel blue or maybe I feel “blah.” I run when I feel a little [click title to read more ;)]

Taking inventory Daydreaming and Grocery Shopping

Written by on January 21st, 2015

Instead of setting some goals for myself this year, I decided to take stock of my life. With everything I do, I ask myself why am I doing this? What is my main motivation?