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New Mexico, Land of Enchantment Photography while backpacking and traveling

Written by on August 3rd, 2017

Okay, so Greg and I traveled to New Mexico last week for a backpacking trip in the mountains…well, and to sample the awesome cuisine! It’s in the name, right? New MEXICO? Who knew driving just one state over could take as long as it would’ve taken to get to Florida if we’d gone in the opposite direction. [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 ;)]


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 ;)]


Today in MicroFashion Photography Kids Fashion Portraits

Written by on August 12th, 2016
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G Patterson Studio MicroFashion Photography An idea that was born to the studio earlier this year has continued to spice things up in our mini model department. With the success of our Microfashion {Brick Streets} to kick off the series, we decided the Brick Streets edition was simply the beginning. Adorable kiddos are the heart of [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
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“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 ;)]


The art of being single-minded Okay, stay focused

Written by on February 3rd, 2016
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I’m a student of human behavior, especially when it’s a little peculiar. The people that intrigue me the most are those that are single-minded. I’m not talking about people who prefer to stay single. Nor, am I talking about people who have narrow views. I’m talking about a person that likes one thing so much, [click title to read more ;)]


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 ;)]