Author Archives: alice

january 20, 2009 {i was there}

On our way to the Inauguration, my sister and I walked across a bridge via Georgetown. Although the sun was not up yet, when I saw the Washington Monument in the distance, I knew it was going to be a great day!This is a three generational family that traveled from Tampa, Florida to witness this […]

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Nanci - As a native of DC with many memories of events at the monument, I absolutely love these shots. The man with the hat against the monument backdrop is Unique!!!

1/2 price portrait sale {through march 2009}

If you’ve read some of my recent posts, you will know that I’m doing a lot of community service work with my photography this year. Well I’m exuberant, about today’s campaign announcement. This is going to be so much fun! YOUR 1/2 PRICE PORTRAIT SESSION + MY BLOG = FUNDRAISING Step 1: Schedule your Portrait […]

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Charlotte Doyle - I may be interested in having our family photographed. We have a nearly 2-yr old and a 3 mo old and live in Mill Valley. You can highly recommended by a mother in my mother’s club.
I understand you are having a 1/2 off sale through March. I’d love to take advantage of that opportunity. Please contact me so we can talk and schedule a photo shoot very soon.


spreading the word {for the cure}

I recently became familiar with the work of Emilie Somner of emilie inc. She is not only a stellar photographer, but an inspiring community leader as well. So it is with great honor that I announce that I am a “Wedding Photographer Sponsor” for her breast cancer awareness organization called Pink Initiative. The exciting news […]

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my new wedding postcard {by creative blu}

A couple of years ago, I became fast friends with the extremely talented and very funny Michelle Arnett of Creative Blu. Since then, I’ve had Michelle design all of my promotional materials and magazine advertisements. I just love this latest wedding postcard she created for me. Thank you Michelle!Michelle’s design studio creates custom invitations, that […]

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abby’s semi-formal

Last night, my beautiful niece, Abby, had her semi-formal high school dance. I thought it was so sweet that she asked me to come and take a few snaps of her and her friends. They all looked so great, and seemed like such a fun group. Tweet

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Abby - All of these pictures turned out great! Everyone had a wonderful time and you were able to capture it perfectly. Thanks so much!

Love, Abby

pay it forward pledge for 2009

Yesterday, I posted wedding photographs from Margaret and David’s beautiful event! Today, I want to share more information about their rescue and volunteer work with a very important organization called RAVS (Rural Aarea Veterinary Services), which is run by the Humane Society of the United States. This heroic group of professionals provide free spay/neuter clinics […]

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margaret and david {los angeles, ca}

Margaret is an amazing veterinarian. I originally met her, after I adopted a dog that Margaret had rescued from an Indian Reservation, in Arizona. I was so happy when she asked me to photograph her wedding! It was great to meet David (also a veterinarian). They first met while studying their profession… very cool! Margaret […]

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linda + jon {central park engagement session} » Alice G Patterson Photography {blog} - [...] internet search came up with me, they discovered that I had photographed one of Linda’s very good friend’s wedding.   You see, Linda and Jon live in New Jersey, and next week they are tying the knot in Burbank.  [...]

the nelsons {phoenix, ny}

In addition to cutting down their own Christmas Tree, The Nelsons decided to add a family portrait session to this year’s adventure. We drove out to Goodmans Christmas Tree Farm where they have 65 acres of tress to choose from! It was very cold, but oh so much fun! Here is a little slide show […]

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Jan Harrison Riedl - What a beautiful series of family photographs. The backdrop of Christmas trees and snow is wonderful. A priceless keepsake!

Anonymous - Thank you, Alice, for sharing these beautiful pictures with us. Goodman’s Christmas Tree Farm has provided many, many, special moments for families and we are happy to be part of your holiday tradition.

The Goodman Family
Phoenix, New York

photogirl - Great photos!
It seems like such a wonderful and white Christmas!
The photos really reflect the Joy of the day.
I love ‘em.


Anonymous - Alice -

As always – AMAZING. Particularly like the last shot with all of the helpers — I’m sure the one with the shorter arms was the tree placement guide.


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