Helena, Hoover, and Alabaster High School Seniors

On Sunday, February 9, 2014, seniors from the Class of 2014 will be modeling spring fashions from four Helena boutiques: Sassy Sisters, Native Beach Tan, Southern Elegance, and Helena Mercantile! The fashion show will be held in the studio from 1-3 and will also feature musician Thomas Trussell. Meet some of the high school seniors […] Read More > 5 Feb img

Birmingham Portrait Photographer and Valentine’s Day

Coming this week! Friday, January 31 and Saturday, February 1 (can anyone believe January is already over??) from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. We are booking (205.999.3531) for 20 minute mini sessions which include gift prints and wallets. Call me for more information and to schedule your appointment with Gretchen B Photography! A mini session […] Read More > 26 Jan img

Birmingham Wedding Photographer at North River Yacht Club

Gayle and Josh make a great couple…they are both very laid back and fun to work with.The wedding was on December 28, balmy temperatures and raining at the North River Yacht Club in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the wedding party or the guests. It was a beautiful ceremony followed by […] Read More > 18 Jan img

Birmingham Photographer Christmas Photo Tips

This time of year is a perfect time to get lots of photos of your family, and we all love photos that include our Christmas trees! So how do you get a great photo of kids in front of the tree? If they are very young, you are going to have to have lots of […] Read More > 15 Dec img

Unscripted – A Fine Art Photography Showcase

Please join us for another “Unscripted” – A Fine Art Photography Showcase on Sunday, December 1, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Use 4300 Helena Road, Helena, AL 35080 on your GPS. Fine Art Photography artists Butch Oglesby, George Ritchey, and Mike Sheehan will be exhibiting a variety of beautiful works for your enjoyment. […] Read More > 22 Nov img

A Photographer’s Perspective on Santa and Children

Parents love photographs of their children smiling for the camera–just look at the pictures on our digital devices and the 5x7s on our desks and tables. However, there are times when it’s not about the smile for the camera. Believing in the magic of Christmas and Santa is still one of the most wonderful parts […] Read More > 11 Nov img

First Fridays – Helena

A couple of months ago a new merchant came to the Helena Business Association meeting to talk about some activities that she was involved with when she had a store in another small town. One of the ideas was First Friday where stores would be open late and stores in the area but not in […] Read More > 2 Nov img

A Month in the Life of Jane Fitch

On September 10, 2013, my sister Jane Fitch was told by a doctor that the symptoms of stroke were not caused by a stroke but by a brain tumor. She was admitted into ICU in a large hospital system in Charlotte. With additional scans, she learned that the brain tumors were there because cancer in […] Read More > 17 Oct img

Birmingham Photographer Uses Photoshop

A Charlotte, North Carolina, friend and client took a photograph of a building that is important to his mother–he wanted to give it to her as a gift. He wanted a small print (8×10) that he asked me to mat for him, and he will have it framed in Charlotte. When I got the digital […] Read More > 20 Sep img

Birmingham Zoo for Giraffe Feeding

Yesterday we joined Brad, Weldon, and Cooper for a trip to the Birmingham Zoo. Buddy and I haven’t been to the zoo for a very long time, and I must say the Zoo has gone through many changes since it became privatized…all good! Check out the photos of Cooper feeding the giraffes…what an experience for […] Read More > 26 Aug img
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