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 ;)]

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 ;)]

A loving tribute Giving Thanks to Harry & Brenda Mansfield

Written by on February 11th, 2015
Nathan helping Dad place the grass.

There are two people that have been a constant in my life. For the past forty nine years, I’ve known I could count on them no matter what. When I became united with my husband, and then we became one more and then another and then another, they made room in their hearts for all of [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?

Our Portrait Garden’s 10 Year Transformation the before and after images of our private portrait garden

Written by on April 9th, 2014
Current image of the private portrait garden of G. Patterson Studio

To our friends of the studio, you are certainly familiar with our private portrait garden.  We try to use it in some creative way for every session.  Hopefully, you would agree that it is one of  the little treasures of Nacogdoches.  To those that have not had the pleasure of a family or children portrait [click title to read more ;)]

The Blooms are Coming! winter's white canvas will soon be painted with all the color palette of spring

Written by on February 27th, 2014
Colorful blooms abound in Nacogdoches as springtime awakens after a cold winter.

Winter is a confusing season here in Nacogdoches.  It seems like half the time we are covering our plants with sheets and wrapping our pipes to keep it all from freezing.  Then, the other half of the time we are wearing shorts and drinking ice tea as we rake our lawns.  I compare it to [click title to read more ;)]