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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 ;)]


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 ;)]


A First Look High School seniors 2015

Written by on September 16th, 2014
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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 ;)]


Sending Seniors off in Style! making memories and having fun with senior portraits

Written by on May 14th, 2014

We love creating a fun and memorable experience for our seniors.  If they don’t have a blast, then we haven’t done our jobs.  Plus, when our seniors are relaxed and having a good time, it makes capturing amazing moments that much easier.  Every year, we see a new “crop” of seniors come through our studio [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 ;)]


Custom Graduation Invitations one final way for a senior to stand out

Written by on February 20th, 2014
Custom graduation invitations from G. Patterson Studio in Nacogdoches.

Right now, I am happily engaged in creating unique graduation invitations for our 2014 high school and college seniors.  Some are from senior sessions we did back in the summer or fall, and some are from sessions we just photographed.  Each invitation is made to order, from the selection of poses… to any particular verbiage… [click title to read more ;)]


Signature Seniors senior portraits as unique as the individual

Written by on January 30th, 2014
Graduating Seniors have filled a wall with written notes about their portrait sessions at G. Patterson Studio.

At the studio, we have a dressing room for our clients.  In that room, there is a wall where graduating seniors have written little notes about their sessions and signed their names.  Looking at this wall the other day got me thinking about the individuality of each of these seniors.  Every word is penned with [click title to read more ;)]


Getting it Right Every Time Capturing the perfect portrait even when it seems impossible

Written by on January 22nd, 2014
Three family photos depicting loving relationship.

When you have been around as long as G. Patterson Studio has, you think you have heard it all when it comes to doubts.  Stressed out mothers will say, “There is just no way to get a good photo of my child.” Sarcastic dads will smirk, “Good luck with this family.” Nervous teenagers will say, [click title to read more ;)]


A senior’s final semester: The fastest five months of your life {Nacogdoches senior portraits}

Written by on January 8th, 2014

After Christmas, one of two things generally happens to a senior.  They either get busy or they get lazy (senior-itis).  The first group tends to be on a mad hunt for scholarships and extra-curricular activities as they submit college applications.  The other tends to sit back and coast and let the chips fall where they [click title to read more ;)]