Abbie is Sweet 16

It is a wonderful honor to preserve milestones for families! Abbie will be 16 in just a few days, and her parents wanted her to have a special photo session to mark this special time in her life. The entire family participated toward the end of the session, but the day was really all about […] Read More > 28 Mar img

Makayla – Class of 2018

Makayla didn’t want the typical senior photos so we spent the morning in the studio. Her hair is amazing and needed no touch up; Kathy Padgett did a little touch up on her makeup, and we were good to go! Check out the video of her images, and I think you will agree that she […] Read More > 26 Mar img

Bronze Awards for Portraits

As a professional photographer, I believe it is my obligation to continually improve my techniques for lighting and posing. I spent most of 2017 creating a new direction for my studio…personal branding for professionals (both men and women) and delivering a magazine style photo shoot for women. Recently, I entered 3 images in an international competition […] Read More > 22 Mar img

My Why

The black and white and sepia toned images were sometimes blurry, edges torn after years of being handled. The faces stared at me, and I stared back…fascinated to see my ancestors through my grandmother’s eyes. She would point to each person and tell a story about the day the photo was taken which led to […] Read More > 17 Feb img

Santa’s Annual Visit 2017

I am officially at the age where time is passing by far too quickly…how in the world are we already at the end of January?? That said, I wanted to share a short video of Santa’s visitors in the Gretchen B Photography studio this past November. It was such a fun day! The kids were […] Read More > 31 Jan img

Santa Confirms Date with Gretchen B!

Santa will be in the studio on Saturday, November 18 from 8:30 until 6:30. Click here to schedule your appointment! When Santa visits the studio, he plans to spend the day so he can have quality time with your child. Bring letters to Santa so he can read them with your child! There will be […] Read More > 19 Sep img

Stylish Clothing After 60!

Brenda Ferguson Hodges has provided some great tips for my readers! Brenda is an entrepreneur, speaker and author. She is a former Fortune 500 HR Director and Certified Image Consultant. Brenda helps women dress for the job they want, at any age. Her mission is to help women create a fabulous first impression by tapping into […] Read More > 15 Sep img

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 img

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 ( Recently Janice came into the studio […] Read More > 4 Aug img

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 img
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