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”

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”

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”

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!”

Imagination

Vision, creativity, insight, originality, artsy – these are all words that fall under the synonyms of imagination. I often hear that I have a “good eye” when people tell me they like my images. Do you ever wonder how some of the most amazing images come to fruition? Well, for me it is a visionContinue reading “Imagination”

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”