Category Archives: ENGAGEMENTS

ruth + jake engagements {part two}

If you saw yesterday’s entry, you know that Ruth and Jake have a fierce sense of fashion.  What you will see today, is that they also have a very fun playful love!  The youthful props in these photos stemmed from the idea of Jake’s proposal.  You see Jake has a young son (hi Zach… can’t […]

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jackie g. photog - what a charming couple! great images!!

kayleen - I love your rounded corner collages and the props at this shoot are super cute!

recent {press} » Alice G Patterson Photography {blog} - [...] A beautiful London based Wedding Inspiration blog Beyond Beyond featured several photographs from part 2 of Ruth and Jake’s recent engagement [...]

alice - So excited that this post got picked up by the lovely London based wedding blog BeyondBeyond: http://beyondbeyond.co.uk/blog/favourite/

Misty Miotto - Sugar and Spice and everything nice :0) I love it! Great job Alice!

Miguel Serrano - Simply great! you really capture their love.

Mandi Nikole - Great images. Love the props. Cute couple.

Michelle Kane - This is so FUN! The candy, the balloons, so refreshing and different!

Jenny - LOVE the candy! How in the world did you get that fabulous last shot! Bravo!

Katie Beverley - These are awesome! Love that bubblegum machine so much…what great colors in all of the images:)

laure - How fun are these? They are awesome Alice G. :-)

Alice - Thanks for all the wonderful remarks… I love hearing from you!

Spring - LOVE the candy idea!!!! I have always told my boyfriend if he proposed with a ring pop I’d still say yes because ring pops are just that good!!! hahah :)

Ruth - You are so amazing Alice (& Beth)!! These photos are great- and wonderful timing because its our one year anniversary today!!! You definitely captured “us”!

Sami - All of the photos from this session totally rock – love the balloons and all of the other props. This is a terrific session! And best wishes to Ruth and Jake!

ruth + jake’s engagement portraits {part one}

My sister Beth and I have been on an engagement portrait session whirlwind; and I’ve got so many great sessions to post!  For starters here is part one of Ruth and Jake’s engagement portrait session.   Although Ruth and Jake live in Illinois, they had planned to get married in a meadow on her father’s property […]

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Michelle Arnett - Alice!! This whole series is really beautiful. You have grown by leaps and bounds – your work is STUNNING and so artistic (love the new blog too) xoxo

jen berry - holy cow. that mirror shot is awesome. you positioned yourself in the PERFECT place. i love it!!!

Mandi Nikole - Love these too. Great session. Wonderful compositions.

chuck - I think that these are classy and elegant pictures…a lil different but very classy.best wishes to both of you..BLESSINGS

Katie and Jeff Barker - We LOVE the mirror idea. You pulled it of beautifully. Amazing stuff!!

Brianna Phelan - I think water towers are the coolest thing ever – what a great location for the shoot. This is a really sweet post.

Thomas - Love this session…..great idea and perfectly executed. The B&W’s are beautiful!

Rebecca Sehn - So beautiful! And I just love your site and blog – so simple and clean!

Caitlin - The first black and white one with the mirror in the background is my favorite, but it was very hard to select only one favorite. What a good looking couple!!! Absolutely stunning bride, and one heck of a handsome groom!

Ruth - Oh- I am so excited and delighted to see them :) My favorites are the black/white ones. I can’t wait to see Part 2 and I’m excited for the wedding! THANK you Alice and Beth!!

Mindy - Stunning!

Beth - Ruth and Jake were so fun to work with! I can’t wait til the wedding :)

jill + steve {engaged}

Even though Jill was born and raised in NYC, she has a deep appreciation for nature, as does Steve.  In fact, these two have a very long list of common interest including boating, hockey, hiking, dogs (yay!), and so much more.  When planning Jill and Steve’s engagement portrait session, Moravia, NY (where they will soon […]

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Stacy Cross - I was literally about to type “that last shot is killer” and then I saw that Mike wrote just that – wow! :) haha! Um . . . that last shot is so emotional, real, warm, and wonderful. How’s that? :)

Nanci - Your last shot is awesome!

Mike - That last shot is killer!

Sandy - Oh my, I love it!

jill and steve {just a peek}

I’ve been living in Central New York for two and half years, but there are still so many hidden treasures that I crave to explore.  A couple of weeks ago, I had the delightful opportunity to drive to a little gem of town called Moravia.  This is where Beth and I were fortunate enough to […]

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brian - can’t wait to see the rest

Lindsay - Just look at the way he looks at her… so smitten!

lynne + christopher {alexandria, virginia engagement session}

These portraits include many of my favorite things, such as traveling, photographing couples that are in love, and the kind of quality time that turns clients into friends!    When we began brainstorming about their engagement portrait session,  Christopher decided to surprise Lynne with a special reminder of the day they got engaged.  So a few […]

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Meredith Perdue - Love how much this session screams Alexandria! So fun!

megan - What a fun shoot! Cool locations and fun light… love these!

Brandi - what a fabulous session!

Jill - yes, the masonic images reiterated was nicely done :) Beautiful rings shot … then love both triads of the three smaller shots … my favorite is the magical image through the window/they’re in silhouette!

Brianna Phelan - Such a fun location. Beautiful shots and you really captured the fun they’re having. I also love her scarf :)

Chrissy - I’m loving the George Masonic insignia from the roof and on the ring!

Beth - What a great engagement session! I love the signature Alice shot on the street!

virginia engagement session {just a peek}

A couple of weeks ago I had the super fun pleasure of photographing Lynne and Christopher’s engagement portrait session in Alexandria, Virginia.   Here is a little peek with more coming soon… Tweet

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Meredith Perdue - So cute! I’m anxious to see more!

Miguel Serrano - wow, nice picture, and couple. More? When? Can’t wait!

Brianna Phelan - Very fun! I look forward to seeing more :)

Two Brunettes - so cute! cant wait to see more!

Jill (Alessandra) - :D This says a lot — all with freshness and style!

(Makes me like them immediately!)

Gina - Very cute couple! Love the finishing (and her boots)!

Beth - I’m looking forward to seeing the rest!

heart {no. 12}

The Irish Claddagh ring is so cool when it comes to expressing love.  On it’s own it symbolizes the key factors of love with three design elements.  A heart representing love, two hands holding the heart for friendship, and a crown to honor loyalty.  Cool, right?  If that weren’t enough, you have four options of […]

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Chrissy - I love this shot: so dramatic.

heart {no. 7}

These images come from Julie and Rick’s engagement portrait session last summer.  I followed them along as they picked blueberries, which they used to make homemade blueberry jam for their wedding favors.  They were so nice to send me a jar.  I thought I would make a nice Marthaesque picture of the jam, but instead […]

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vendor introductions {meet tara hogan of ink + wit}

It’s been a long time coming, but I’m finally introducing a new segment to my blog called “vendor introductions.”  My goal is to present you with amazingly talented wedding vendors!  So without further ado, get on your happy shoes, and make the acquaintance of Tara Hogan of Ink + Wit… I first found Tara on […]

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Besso and Giovanni - Great and Wonderful work Tara, and her blog is fantastic. It always amazes me how creative and prolific people can be.

Beth - I’ve seen her work up close and its beautiful! Now I can see she is too! :)

Anonynmous - Great stuff!

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