Yearly Archives: 2012

Hi, My Name is Tola

Nervous, excited, sweaty palms, palpitating heart, butterflies in my stomach!….does this mean I’m in love?

Meet the Newest Member of the CGP Family!

If you’ve been following our blog or Facebook for very long, you’ll for sure recognize this adorable

My Camera’s Favorite Color

If you asked me what my favorite colors are, green would be somewhere around the bottom of the list (unless you count

False Springtime in Portland Oregon

I know I’ve been a lazy blogger, I admit it.  I’m really just trying to enjoy our days in Portland while I

Ruthie – Portraits around the Alphabet District & St Johns Bridge Portland, OR

Ben and I lived in Jacksonville, NC after we returned from our road trip last Summer… almost 6 months and we knew

February in iPhone Photos

February may be the shortest month of the year, but this month was packed to the brim of adventure, change, ups &

Jared & Tasha – Pearl District Portland Oregon Engagement & Wedding Photographers

Wow, these two.  are. so. much. FUN!  Jared and Tasha won our wedding giveaway out here in Portland and we finally had

Christina & Josue – Great Falls, Montana Couples & Engagement Photographers

Finally!  After several years trying to plan a session with these two cuties, we finally made it happen!  We thought it

Studio Day with Portland Photography Sessions Meetup Group

I recently met up with a group of photographers from at Jim Boardman‘s studio in Aloha, OR for some

Purcell Family : Boone, NC

  If I have to think back to my very very very first portrait client… 7 years ago… I’m

Heath & Britt – Married : Concord, NC


Brandi & Chris – Married : Raleigh, NC

            Brandi’s best friend got her

Thoughts. On Turning 30 and Other Things.

After a good long consistent spell of keeping the blog updated 5 times a week, I hope the recent lack of posts

January in iPhone Photos

I’m writing this from the road… road trip part 2 if you will.  Right this moment I’m in Chicago

Free Wedding Photography Giveaway Winner for Portland, OR – 2nd Winner Announced!

In case you missed it, we have been running a contest in which we are giving away our photography services to 2 lucky

Keep on “Like”-ing Crystal Genes Photography!

Wow!  We have gotten over 1,000 new “likes” for our Crystal Genes Photography Facebook Page in the last

Summer – Wilmington NC Kids Photographers

Meet my very good friend’s daughter… she’s fun 🙂  

Finalists Announced – Help us pick a winner for Part 2 of our Portland Wedding Photography Giveaway!

Wow, we had some great entries for our Portland Wedding Photography Giveaway Contest from couples tying the knot

Fridge Coaster Giveaway Winner Announced!

I’m confident behind a camera, fairly confident in front of a camera, but not at all confident in front of a

Ten on Tuesday – Eggs, Jeans, and Mixers

1. How do you eat your eggs? Ben and I both eat eggs any way you can make them.  And we eat a lot of them since both

Fridge Coaster Review & A Giveaway Contest!

Hi guys!  Hope you’re all having a great Monday so far!  If not… perhaps our giveaway today will put you in

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Taylor turns 1! {Family, Baby & Cake Smash Photographers}

Isn’t that just the cutest face you ever did see?  Little Taylor turned 1 and got an afternoon full of

Featured! Southern Weddings Magazine Blog – Heath & Britt’s Concord Hotel Wedding

We are thrilled to have had our images from Heath & Britt’s Concord Hotel Wedding & Reception featured

Ten on Tuesday : January 2012

A new year brings new traditions.  A photographer whose blog I check out regularly, Gail Werner (check her out here),

Best of 2011 – Portraits

Below are some of our favorite overall portraits from 2011, enjoy!

2011 Review – Best of Wedding

Below are some of our favorite overall wedding related images from 2011, enjoy!  

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