Birmingham Baby Girl in Studio

One of the most rewarding parts of being a wedding photographer, for me at least, is when our wedding couples start their own families. What a joy to be included in yet another chapter in their lives. I feel like I am an “aunt” to many babies–some of whom are just starting preschool. Recently, Jenna […] Read More > 26 Aug img

Wedding Stories by Birmingham Photographer

Getting into wedding photography was a conscious decision influenced in no small part by negative experiences I heard about. In order to be the best I can be, I attend workshops to on lighting and posing and am constantly working to hone my craft. Producing top quality images with an eye toward creating the story […] Read More > 20 Aug img

Photography Tips for Better Vacation Photos

Going on a last minute vacation before school starts? Check out these ten tips before you make photographic memories of your family!   Read More > 8 Aug img

“Unscripted” A Fine Art Photography Showcase

Sunday’s show in the Helena studio was a big hit! Exhibitors Barry Altmark, Jerrod Brown, and Mike McGary exhibited outstanding artwork for our guests to enjoy Nonna of Nonna’s Catering and Events prepared a delicious dessert bar with her now famous Limeade. My hat’s off to you, Nonna! Next “Unscripted” is Sunday, December 1, 2013, […] Read More > 5 Aug img

Birmingham Wedding at Canterbury United Methodist

Tim and Meghan were married this past Saturday at the lovely Canterbury United Methodist Church. Meghan is from the Birmingham area but moved to Colorado with a new job…and there she met Tim. What a well suited couple! We had a great time with them at the church when they had their first look in […] Read More > 25 Jul img

“Unscripted” – A Fine Art Photography Showcase

You are invited! “Unscripted” – A Fine Art Photography Showcase on Sunday, August 4, from 1-4 in my studio…(use 4300 Helena Road, Helena, AL 35080 on your GPS). I am proud to tell you about the exhibiting artists: Barry Altmark, Jerrod Brown, and Mike McGary. BARRY ALTMARK In college I studied Religious Literature and along […] Read More > 23 Jul img

Lunch and Learn…Tips and Tricks for Family Photography

The Summit Club has invited me to be a speaker at their next Lunch and Learn…my goal is to help our guests learn how to take better photographs using point and shoot cameras and even cell phones. I will be speaking on Tuesday, July 23 at 11:45. If you’d like to attend, please click this […] Read More > 19 Jul img

Birmingham Baby Boy in Studio

Colt and his mom arrived in the studio this morning ready for several outfit changes and lots of his favorite toys. We had a terrific time for about an hour, and Colt was absolutely delightful! I love being “Aunt Gretchen” to the babies and children who are my clients and friends. Colt’s mom, Carla, and […] Read More > 12 Jul img

High School Senior in Helena Studio

Barkley, last week, came into the studio for another photo session. Barkley is a rising senior and is a member of the Helena Belles. She has lots of different looks and is at ease in front of the camera. She and I always have a great time creating beautiful images to mark her last year […] Read More > 5 Jul img

Tuscaloosa Alabama Engagement Session

Gayle and Josh invited Buddy and me to her parent’s home in Tuscaloosa for their engagement session. The home and grounds provided a perfect background for Gayle and Josh’s photo session. Gayle’s new puppy Zola got involved in some of the photos, too. And, I should add, that Josh’s cat participated in a few images, […] Read More > 30 Jun img
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