Update Profile Photo Party!Last week on August 3, Shara Gladden, Director with Mary Kay and Kathy Padgett, Owner of Yada 8 Salon, joined me in my studio for three hours of makeup, hair, and photos. We had an absolute blast with our guests. Each guest received a special gift from each of us and there were 3 door […] Read More > 6 Aug
Why Personal Branding?“What’s the payoff for having a powerful personal brand? When you’re distinctive, you’ll cut through the clutter. Potential clients will notice you. They will remember you. And when you get it right, the right people will be drawn, like a magnet, to work with you.” — Lori Byron (famousinyourfield.com) Recently Janice came into the studio […] Read More > 4 Aug
Dress Your Body Shape!Recently I met Brenda Ferguson Hodges when she was in the Birmingham area visiting her daughter. We had a fun lunch at The Depot where I learned more about her business. Brenda is an entrepreneur, speaker and author. She is a former Fortune 500 HR Director and Certified Image Consultant. Brenda helps women dress for […] Read More > 24 Jul
What is a Dream Photo Session?Magazines, especially the advertising, give us photos of women who are perfect. The secret is that the women are not perfect. The lighting is perfect. The posing is perfect. And, yes, Photoshop is used for some skin softening and taking care of curves that are in the “wrong” places. (As a note I will add […] Read More > 2 Jul
Modeling Casting CallCalling all rising seniors (Class of 2018) who want to MODEL! Boy, do we have a special offer for you. Gretchen B Photography is on the hunt for seniors who are fun, energetic, & looking to have a good time in front of the camera. For those who get all signed up for Gretchen B Modeling: will receive […] Read More > 17 Apr
Senior Special | Class of 2 0 1 8Senior Special / Class of 2018… BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR PHOTOGRAPHER, HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR PHOTOGRAPHY IN BIRMINGHAM AL Attention Juniors aka “Class of 2018″! This time next year, you will be getting ready to put on your cap & gown, head to off to COLLEGE, and start a new chapter! Enjoy your Senior Year! Let […] Read More > 15 Apr
Celebrating Women: Meet RenaeI have always been an advocate of celebrating what we as women go through throughout the many phases of our lives. As mothers, we always are putting others first, placing our own personal goals and aspirations on hold for our family. I think most women can relate to this, right?!? Well, we here at Gretchen […] Read More > 14 Mar
2016 Ends; Another New Year!It’s been quite a while since I’ve blogged. The end of the year gets so crazy that a few things do fall between the cracks. Santa visited the studio on Saturday, November 19, and brought so much joy to the children who visited with him. We added a mantel to our “set” this year, and […] Read More > 31 Dec
Senior Models in Greensboro, ALOn Sunday, October 6, we travelled 90 minutes southwest to one of the most unique cities in Alabama for a Bohemian fashion shoot with our 2017 Senior Models. We had lunch at The Pie Lab (which is an outstanding little cafe in the town’s heart), took a few photos of the models wearing their Gretchen […] Read More > 15 Oct
Parker – Class of 2017Parker is a senior at Evangel Christian School and is planning to attend Auburn University. His grandfather once owned the fabulous Jeep (orange, of course!). He and the Jeep look really good together, don’t you think? We spent a little time in the town of Montevallo before going on campus. Montevallo is so quaint and […] Read More > 29 Sep
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