Our Lady of the Valley Wedding

Chris and Becky Williamson were married on Saturday, July 12; two and a half years after they met. Becky went to Auburn to visit her best friend, Joseph, and met his roommate – Chris! They had been dating for about a year when Chris proposed. They were at the beach with Becky’s family and were taking […] Read More > 4 Sep img

“Unscripted – A Fine Art Photography Showcase”

Wow! What an event yesterday! Ron Clemmons, Carl DelFarvero, and Brenda Miller all exhibited amazing work, and we had about 150 people attend. Everyone had a great time enjoying the art and spending some time simply visiting with one another. Several pieces were purchased which is always a good sign. Watch for information about our […] Read More > 4 Aug img

Birmingham HS Senior Photography

On a personal note, my daughter is moving to Mobile on August 11 to start school at University of South Alabama (“South”), and it is certainly bittersweet. To raise children to be independent productive citizens of this country is our ultimate goal, but how is it that we reach that goal so quickly? Our children […] Read More > 28 Jul img

“Unscripted – A Fine Art Photography Showcase” in Gretchen B Photography Studio

“Unscripted – A Fine Art Photography Showcase” will be held in the photography studio and gallery of Gretchen B Photography (use 4300 Helena Road on your GPS) on Sunday, August 3, 2014, from 1:00 – 4:00. Light refreshments will be provided by Nonna’s Catering and Events. “Unscripted” spotlights local photograhic artists whose visual storytelling delights the […] Read More > 19 Jul img

Birmingham Area High School Senior Photography

High School Senior Photography is very important — especially lifestyle photography! Being a high school senior is such an exciting time complete with the thrill of getting out of high school and beginning another chapter as an “adult” either in college, tech school, or a full time job. The butterflies really start during the last […] Read More > 11 Jul img

It’s Time for Professional Photography!

Is your child graduating from high school? Did you buy new outfits for the family for Easter? Are your parents elderly? Is your child celebrating a milestone birthday? Are you pregnant? Did you just have a baby? Have you added a puppy to your family? Professional photography and the products you purchase from the photographer […] Read More > 2 Apr img

“Unscripted”–A Fine Art Photography Showcase

The studio and gallery of Gretchen B Photography is pleased to host “Unscripted” fine art photography showcase on Sunday, April 6, 2014, from 1 to 4 pm. “Unscripted” spotlights local photographic artists whose visual storytelling will engage you. The April 6 event will include landscape and architectural images from the United States and Europe. Please […] Read More > 28 Mar img

Hoover High School 2014 Senior Pix

Professional hair stylist (Crystal Dietz, the Uptown Salon), professional make-up artist (Janie Recknor), and pro photographer (Gretchen B)…in the studio with HHS Senior for Rachel’s Fashionista session! Watch the behind the scenes video to see what really happens during a fashion session! Why have professional high school senior photography? The high school senior year is […] Read More > 17 Mar img

Gretchen B High School Senior Photography

I am so excited that I just cannot wait to share! We at Gretchen B Photography are working on a new offering for high school senior photography to include an amazing experience in the studio–professional hair styling by Cristal Dietz of Uptown Salon and make-up by Janie Recknor. The session will include up to 3 […] Read More > 5 Mar img

High School Senior Photographer Hosts Fashion Show

Wow! Yesterday was a blast! We hosted our first fashion show featuring the fabulous outfits from four boutiques located in Helena: Sassy Sisters, Southern Elegance, Native Beach Tan, and Helena Mercantile. Some of our senior reps from the Class of 2014 modeled the outfits in our studio that included music provided by the talented Thomas […] Read More > 10 Feb img
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