Behind the Scenes of a Photographer

“Taking an image, freezing a moment, reveals how rich reality truly is.”— Anonymous Hello Readers, Followers, and Fellow Photogs! This week’s blog circle topic is a Day in the Life of a Photographer. Sounds glamorous, right?! 🙂 The last time we had a similar post (read it here), I walked you through what goes into prepping,Continue reading “Behind the Scenes of a Photographer”

Forever Young Session: Sylvia and Bill

Forever Young sessions are a passion of mine. These sessions capture precious portraits vintage loved ones. Vintage loved ones are parents, grandparents or anyone in their golden years. The mission of the Forever Young sessions is to give everyone beautiful portraits of their vintage loved ones to cherish for years to come. I recently hadContinue reading “Forever Young Session: Sylvia and Bill”

Meet GCiccone’s Photographer: Gretchen

Hi There! I’m Gretchen Ciccone, owner and photographer of GCiccone Photography. I specialize in small, intimate weddings and Forever Young sessions. I’m excited to launch the Forever Young sessions. They are all about creating portraits of our vintaged loved ones. Fun Facts! It’s been awhile since I have introduced myself so today I’m sharing aContinue reading “Meet GCiccone’s Photographer: Gretchen”

Forever Young Session: Vintage Couch

When you think about props in a photo session, you might think about holiday decorations or a cute lemonade stand set-up but what about a vintage couch? Using props in a photo session doesn’t have to get complicated, it can as simple as a .. vintage couch! In my blog post called Imagination, I talkedContinue reading “Forever Young Session: Vintage Couch”

Deciding to hire a Wedding Photographer: 3 things no one tells you

Hi there! This week’s blog is about selecting a wedding photographer. Last year I decided I wanted to photograph small, intimate weddings. These small, intimate weddings can be an elopement at the courthouse, a backyard ceremony with close family and friends, or a more traditional wedding with a smaller guest list. I wanted to makeContinue reading “Deciding to hire a Wedding Photographer: 3 things no one tells you”

Session Prep Tips

One of my favorite pre-wedding activities is learning about all the details of the wedding – from the dress to the special guests. I always talk to my brides about their timelines. I will ask questions about the time of the ceremony, time of dinner, pre-ceremony activities. I even offer to help develop and manageContinue reading “Session Prep Tips”

A Day in the Life

Hi there! For those that are reading my blog for the first time, welcome! For those that are long time followers, welcome back! I’m Gretchen Ciccone, owner of GCiccone Photography. One year ago I officially announced that I was starting a photography business. GCiccone Photography focuses on small, intimate weddings, anniversary sessions, and Forever YoungContinue reading “A Day in the Life”