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”

Creative Ways to Display Photos

How do you display your photos? DO you display your photos – or do they just live in your phone or computer? In a previous post, I talked about why I think it is important that we print our photos. Check it out here: Prints Today, we are going to talk about creative ways toContinue reading “Creative Ways to Display Photos”

Photograph Green

Well – I wrote this amazing post about Green and then poof it was all gone. Ah technology!! Or maybe user error! Anyway….I could have used some green therapy when I lost my amazing words. 🙂 Let me tell you about Green. The color Green can bring about feelings of calming, peacefulness, excitement, compassion andContinue reading “Photograph Green”

Capturing Details with Flat Lay Images

One thing that I always make sure to do when photographing a wedding is to capture all the intricate details. One method of capturing these details is to use flat lays. Flat lays are photographs of items arranged on a flat surface and the picture is taken from above. This a great way to showcaseContinue reading “Capturing Details with Flat Lay Images”

Photographer’s Choice

I was so excited that this weeks blog topic was “Photographer’s Choice”. I had so many ideas this week on what to write about – I couldn’t decide. As I sat down to write, I thought about how much I love photography. And then I thought about my newest adventure in photography, Coordinator of theContinue reading “Photographer’s Choice”

From Where I Stand

I enjoy capturing moments in time – moments to remember, moments no one might notice, moments that tell a story. From where I stand, behind the lens, I find many special moments to capture. This is why I enjoy photography and documenting what I see. During a family session, you might be frustrated by yourContinue reading “From Where I Stand”

Opposites Attract

Hi! This week’s blog topic is Opposites Attract. As I was thinking of ideas and how to relate the topic to photography, I looked up “opposites attract” in the google machine. And guess what came up as the first thing? ……. no guesses? Ok, I’ll tel you! Paula Abdul’s Opposites Attract music video!! It wasContinue reading “Opposites Attract”

Hi There!

Happy New Year! My name is Gretchen and I’m so glad you are here! As owner and photographer of GCiccone Photography, I invite you to join me on my journey through 2021. I have many goals and ideas for GCiccone Photography this year. For more info about me, check out the Meet Gretchen page. IContinue reading “Hi There!”

Faceless Portraits

This week’s blog circle post is about faceless portraits. Faceless portraits end up being some of my favorite images that I capture at a wedding or a portrait session. What the heck is a faceless portrait?! For me faceless portraits, are a way to capture intricate details of a wedding dress, flowers, or rings. IContinue reading “Faceless Portraits”