“Unscripted” – A Fine Art Photography Showcase in Helena, AL

On December 2, 2012, Gretchen B Photography will host the third “Unscripted” in her Helena, Alabama, studio. The theme for this show is “America the Beautiful” and features some amazing works of art from around the country. If you are in the Birmingham, Alabama, area, feel free to drop by on Sunday, December 2 from […] Read More > 25 Nov img

Santa in Helena Studio!

Santa was in our studio on Friday and Saturday and entertained about thirty children, and it was so much fun! The kids came in with eyes sparkling with excitement and some with a bit of anxiety. Santa spent twenty minutes with each child which gave the children time to become comfortable with him, and my […] Read More > 12 Nov img

Birmingham Couple in Warehouse District

What a great time we had yesterday in the warehouse district of Birmingham with Pam and Alex! They are getting married May 25 atop the Kress Building…going to be amazing! It was a bit windy and chilly yesterday, but Pam and Alex are real troopers. We are just starting working on their images but wanted […] Read More > 31 Oct img

Should the Groom See the Bride Before the Ceremony?

The latest trend for wedding photography is the “private moment” for the bride and groom before the ceremony. The tradition of not seeing each other before the ceremony is traced back to the days of arranged weddings when the bride and groom had never seen each other! The only way the father of the bride […] Read More > 25 Oct img

9 Questions to Ask Your Birmingham Wedding Vendors

HOW DO YOU PICK THE WEDDING VENDORS WHO ARE RIGHT FOR YOU? First of all, STYLE, PERSONALITY, and PROFESSIONALISM are the biggest things to look for. You want to hire vendors who your guests will feel comfortable with…because the more comfortable your guests are the more FUN they will have. Each vendor should also match […] Read More > 23 Oct img

Birmingham Alabama Pet Photography

Did you know we offer pet photography? Meet Tippie Toes, the much loved cat belonging to one of our brides. Tippie Toes came into the studio a couple of weeks ago where she lounged on a mink coat, wore “fine” jewelry, and basically behaved herself in a most ladylike manner. (Pets photographed in the studio […] Read More > 22 Oct img

Chef Bob in Birmingham Alabama

We are so very fortunate to have our very own personal chef who is concerned about all facets of eating: nutrition, calorie count, flavor, presentation, and flavor. (Did I miss anything? If I did, I can assure you, Chef Bob does not leave out anything!) My husband and I have been on a personal journey […] Read More > 13 Oct img

Rustic Wedding in Helena (Birmingham area) Alabama

Joe and Jackie were married 25-years ago to the day when they re-married after many years apart. They shared some of the details of their separate lives and how they became reunited, but I won’t give away those details here. Suffice it to say that if things are meant to be, they will be. Jackie […] Read More > 12 Oct img

Santa is Coming to Town!

The studio will have a holiday set for the week of November 5-10 so you can choose to have your child or family photo without Santa. Santa will be in the studio on Saturday, November 10 only. Please call TODAY to schedule your appointment. Read More > 8 Oct img

Birmingham Photographer and Handtinting Portraits

In 2001, I started taking handtinting courses from Ron Bowen and UAB and continued with the courses after Samford began “Samford After Sundown” which replaced UAB’s photography courses. After over 100 hours of handtinting classes, I started my business in my home. Last month the parents of their third child came into the studio for […] Read More > 3 Oct img
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