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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 ;)]


Lacey Stubblefield and Starr Better together

Written by on January 22nd, 2016
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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 ;)]


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 ;)]


Hey now! It’s not as bad as it sounds. Great quote about photographers

Written by on July 7th, 2014
"Photographers are violent people. First they frame you, then they shoot you, then they hang you on the wall."

I love this quote.  I wish I knew the author so I could compliment them on their wittiness. Truth be told, when you’re in the hands of a true professional, a photographer is anything but violent.  If anything, a photographer, as well as the photo session, should be FUN, EXCITING, MEMORABLE … and above all [click title to read more ;)]


The Joys of Owning Your Own Business

Written by on June 25th, 2014
Greg Patterson cleans up a large fallen pecan branch at his portrait studio in Nacogdoches.

One of my absolute favorite aspects of our portrait garden and surrounding property is our GINORMOUS pecan tree.  Years ago, an arborist (a tree expert) visited and said that it was one of the largest and oldest pecan trees he had ever seen.  Pecan trees are familiar to everyone in the Nacogdoches area, but this [click title to read more ;)]


Connecting with our Clients… Then and Now A glimpse of our studio newsletter

Written by on April 25th, 2014
A snapshot of our recent e-newsletter.

  For the better part of 10 years, we’ve tried to stay connected with our clients through our studio newsletter “Coming Home.”  It’s of great importance to us to remain engaged with our friends and family who continue to support our portrait studio.  The newsletter often contains stories of recent family sessions, growing families, photography [click title to read more ;)]


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 ;)]