I am a photographer operating in the Northern Virginia region near Washington DC. My main genre is headshot photography but I also excel in family, graduation, baby/toddler portraits, private and corporate events and weddings.

I am married to my beautiful wife Lancia, who is a designer in the graphic arts so we have a good thing going, both being creative professionals. My father introduced me to photography back in the film days and allowed me to use his film camera when I was just a kid. Of course now that I can afford a camera myself, I have graduated to the latest digital professional grade equipment and have come a long way in learning my trade.

When you hire me to make memorable photos of you, I will make sure that you have all my attention from the time we first make contact. It is all about you...!! When you sit or stand in front of my camera, you will have my undivided attention and we will together make your shoot enjoyable, fun and memorable. Even before the photo shoot, I will guide you through your clothing selections, your makeup, hair and nails. When in front of the lens, I will work with you to make you comfortable and will provide clear instructions on how we can together make the shoot meet YOUR needs. During any in-studio sessions, you will be able to see the photos instantly on a large computer screen which will guide us both to achieve the best we can, working together. I will provide insight on the merits of each photo as we go along and you will share which photos you like and meet your expectations and we will adjust to taste as we go along. This will ensure that you leave my studio knowing that we have exceeded your expectations.

So come along and experience the transformation..!!

Here are some of the testimonials from people like you that I have had the pleasure of working with:

Sara: "Thank you for today and for the fast turnaround.  The photos are stunning and exceeded my expectations of what I thought was possible. You made the process easy and fun and, most importantly, you invited me to be myself."


Allison: "I couldn't be happier with this experience. Dennis was so patient - I could tell that it was important to him that we get plenty of great shots and in various poses. He helped me with how to stand, how to tilt my head, etc. so my pictures were flattering. This made a huge difference for me because the last thing I know how to do is model. I also liked seeing the pictures on his camera as we went, so I knew I was getting what I wanted; I didn't have to wonder if I would be happy with the outcome. And, my gallery was ready SUPER fast. This was worth every penny. His great personality was a bonus! I already know I will be hiring Dennis again.!"


Irina: "I am a psychotherapist and needed several headshots for my new website. Dennis did an amazing job with the photos, despite the fact that my make up artist did a very poor job and not the look I was going for. Dennis was extremely flexible (I was 1.5h late to the appointment, ouch), professional (gave clear and HELPFUL directions on how to sit, turn, look, smile etc), knowledgable, kind, and just a pleasure to work with. Even my very critical mother liked his photos, which is a very rare occasion! I would highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for high quality photos without breaking the bank."


Joey: "I recently had portraits taken by Dennis to promote my online business. The service I received was exceptional. Dennis was professional and easy to work with. He is very knowledgeable and has a great eye for taking quality photographs. I would absolutely recommend him to anyone seeking agency quality without having to pay agency price"

I get my inspiration from the following awesome photographers:

Joel Grimes

Karl Taylor

Neil Van Niekirk

Dani Diamond

Trusted Vendor: Lancia Designs

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