StoryLandFarm dot com

We've combined our blog with our brand spanking new website.
Farm Journal {Blog}

We're a plethora of photography information, ideas, and wedding day stories.
We also do event planning and offer a rustic farm and small town photo shoot destination.
Coming soon in 2015 we're opening a storefront (might be online, might be brick & mortar) for unique stock photography and retro, colorful antiques.

We'd love to have you visit and come back again, real soon!


Wedding Photography, Event Planning, Retro Antiques, Stock photography


Plan. Pen. Photograph

Does your storefront need  updated photos for social marketing?

Put down that iPhone and let STORIES Photography shoot your storefront ... with a camera, of course!

Watch for our new website and logo and let us grow your story ~ early September

Fall photo shoot tour ~ late October.

South photo shoot tour ~ early 2015

Besides Wedding Day Stories;
Here's what STORIES Photography offers for marketing photography ~

Storefronts. Shops.  Markets.  Pop-up Sales.  Barn Sales.   
Ebay/Etsy Photos. Before & After.  
DIY. Interior Design Photography. 
PDF Storyboards.
Estate Sale Photography.


Hobnob Market

We interrupt this Hobnob revelry to welcome our friends from Mary Jane's Farm Magazine.

The current issue called "Something Borrowed" is on newsstands today, May 15, 2014 and features an article called Wedding STORIES about, yours truly ~

STORIES Photography 
Grey Barn Occasions
Jennifer Grace Photography
(the links take you to our FB pages, head over and "Like" us then come back and read here.

Now, back to our Hobnob merry-making ...

Click here for 100's of Hobnob Market Photos! 
Updated 5-15-14 at 10am 

We're photographing the Hobnob Market 
Danville, IL May 9 & 10
We'd love to meet you 
and see if we can help  
tell your 
through photographs!

Grab a John Deere card at our booth or from our cow print apron pocket, we'll be roaming around the grounds hobnobbing.


Much Ado About Weddings

Weddings are kinda like stage plays, are they not? Maybe the one tiny difference is that stage plays do not usually open and close on the same night. Weddings do.

Yesterday on STORIES Photography sister site;  Grey Barn Occasions Facebook  we asked you to name the first thing wedding couples should do after getting engaged.

1.  Change your status on Facebook
2.  Secure a venue
3.  Set the budget
4.  Work on the guest list
5.  Invite friends to be in your wedding party
6.  Attend a bridal show
7.  Hire a wedding planner

Can we talk, because money talks?

We understand that money isn't everything, but to be fair to everyone, no matter who is footing the bill, the budget is your number one priority in wedding planning.  Figure it out... if mom and dad say they'll throw the wedding, get a figure from them.  If bride and groom are going to pay, calculate how much each can contribute monthly, and how much time you have to save the dough.  See, the budget will even weigh heavily on your wedding date.  If mom, dad, bride, and groom can't seem to swing for everything, call in the grooms family for reinforcements.  Everyone doesn't have to agree on every detail, except the bottom line.

According to The Knot, the average wedding is $30,000.  You used to be able to buy a small house for that price!  Pretty darn sure you want to get it right.  Grey Barn Occasions helped this wedding day couple go from "before" to "after" on a budget far less than the above average.

So set your ticket price and then get ready for your mid summer night's dream wedding day story.

Act One
  Scene I    Ticket Price
  Scene II   Setting ~ Crew (ceremony ~ reception vendors)

Act Two
  Scene I    Pick theme ~ date
  Scene II  Auditions  Wedding Party ~ Guests

Act Three
  Scene I   Opening Day
  Scene II  Memories

Grey Barn Occasions and STORIES Photography have package deals.We LOVE to talk wedding talk.
Comment, call, text, or e-mail for more information.
Here's our phone number spelled out to keep away those dang spammers and our gmail address.
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StoriesphotographyLLC@ you know where^^^


Born In The Barn Photo Shoot

You know what they say, don't you?
"Every picture tells a story, and everybody has a story to tell!"
Will travel to your shop ... market ... festival and will leave you with 52 high resolution photographs. Make your Facebook updates stand out once a week for a year.
You know what else they say? "iPhones don't always tell the best story!"

Photography and Collage Sampling
Comment here or "Like" us on FB, ask for details and coupon

Barn Sale Popup Sale Markets

Blue's Clues

Born to be blue

My blue heaven

Blue moon

Baby's got the blues

Bluebirds in springtime

Pink eye

Pink lemonade

Pink panther


Pinkie swear

Pink elephant

Pretty in pink

Green machine

John Deere green

Green mile

Going green

Seein' green


Grass is always greener

Paint the town red

Red letter day

Caught red handed

Red tape

Beet red

I'm a red necked woman

Tin can

Tin man

One tin soldier

Rin tin tin

Rain on a tin roof

Heavy metal

White on white

Black and white

She wore white

White noise

White out

Little white lies

What can brown do for you

Brown eyed girl

How now brown cow

Unsinkable molly brown

Good grief charlie brown