Category Archives: PERSONAL

happy thanksgiving

Like these smile inducing goslings, I’ll be rolling with my family and friends this weekend… Unlike these darlings, however, I will be back to work on Monday November 28th. Wishing you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving! Tweet

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Meryn - Hey! I know those goslings!

Stacy - Oh, goodness – what a cute pic! :) Hope you and your fam had a great Thanksgiving! Thanks for being my blog buddy! :)

hello {spring}

Spring officially sprung this weekend… yay! After living in California for so many years, the drastic changes with each season of upstate New York have me in a constant state of amazement.   With spring, I find so much inspiration from the warming weather, small flowers pushing through the once frozen ground, and sights of feathered…

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saying goodbye {to winter}

Two weeks ago we had one of our larger snowfalls of the season, and in about two weeks spring will officially arrive.  Right now we have clear blue skies and rising temperatures, and yet still plenty of snow is holding the ground hostage.   So I’d say today is the center of a two week seasonal…

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Carrie McCluskey - What adorable boys! Great images on your blog.

Nanci - Nice job!

Noelle - These are all awesome – especially the best friend part!!

Beth - I couldn’t agree more Derek!

Derek - That was a really fun day! And the pictures came out great! Nice job!

mi casa {vintage dog collection}

I love my dogs  +  I love my house  = My Vintage Dog Collection I like to go to thrift stores, antique shows, flea markets, and even the occasional auction in search of vintage dog pieces that speak to me.  There is a lot of it out in the world, and not all of it…

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vintage dog collectibles {mi casa} » Alice G Patterson Photography {blog} - [...] dog collectibles.  If you are new to my blog, you may have missed the first installment of my vintage dog collection as seen here.  It’s been quite a while since the original post, so here is a glimpse at some [...]

Adam Cavanagh - Beautiful work!

StacyClaire - If you ever come across an airedale piece, snag it for me! see you soon!

two brunettes - I love this!!!

Besso and Giovanni - I am so glad your sharing this intimate side of you. I love the colors, sizes, and uniqueness of each piece. Just further tells me of your great eye. Your amazing Alice!

Beth - Your dog collection makes me smile :)

Gina - I’d describe it as delightful, complex (more than one breed, age, or style, and enviable (as I wish I had some of them)….LOVE THEM (and the photographs)

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. 11}

Like fire and ice, sometimes opposites attract… Big thanks to Beth for making me this awesome ice candle… such a clever girl!!  xoxo Tweet

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alice - Thanks Nanci… I’m digging this image a lot!

Nanci - Wow! Love the big snow heart. The candle brings thought of warmth.

heart {no. 9, no. 9, no. 9}

I’ll always love the Beatles.  Anybody a Beatles fan?  If so, you might understand the Beatles reference with the repetitive number nines. On with the 14 hearts blog challenge.  No. 9  is pulled from a wedding I photographed in San Francisco, way back when I was shooting with film.  I’ve always thought this cake was…

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alice - Thanks ladies! I’m with you Mindy… I love it when couples really add ambiance to their wedding with great details in their decor!

Mindy - Love the cake and the candles together! Great shot!

Noelle - Film – how awesome – and a lovely distinctive cake for No 9! This is a great challenge!

heart {no. 8}

What is your favorite dessert?  I love chocolate cake, but chocolate cupcakes rank pretty high, as well.  Today’s heart comes from my cupcake photo shoot in January… Mmmm, delicious! Tweet

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:Della - Wawesome shot!

alice - Laure, you missed it, we had chocolate cupcakes at the first meeting… mmmm!

Nick - Can’t go wrong with chocolate cupcakes

laure - Where were those last night????

Such a fun shot!

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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heart {no. 6}

Heart number six is in honor of my new friend Clayton Austin who is visiting this weekend, all the way from Texas!  In addition to being the speaker at our CNY PUG meeting on Monday, Clayton also flew all this way so he could photograph some portraits in the snow here.  With that in mind,…

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