• CHARM CITY HEADSHOTS

    20 years of portrait photography experience.

  • Natural and flattering

    We portray the best version of you.

  • Relaxed Sessions

    (You might even have fun).

Our Clients

We photograph everyone from business executives and attorneys to TV personalities and political figures.

Recent Shoots

and other news from the blog

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Announcing the Headshot Dojo

Dec. 28, 2021

I recently launched a new website called "The Headshot Dojo." Through free and paid content, I teach fellow photographers all the shooting and posing techniques I use in my own business. I also teach marketing, SEO, business processes and more.

So if you have so much fun with your headshot session that you want to work in the field, I've got you covered!

Here's the Facebook page for the biz: https://www.facebook.com/headshotdojo

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young doctors in a group portrait at johns hopkins

Hopkins Graduation Portraits

June 3, 2021

Some of my favorite headshot clients from last year were young medical doctors applying for residencies. Recently I had a nice reunion with them as they hired me to do their graduation photos by the dome at the Johns Hopkins medical school. Perhaps I'll see them again in a few years when I finally get those bionic parts installed...

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Holiday Portraits for the Bidens

Jan. 12, 2021

About nine or ten Octobers ago, I did the official holiday card photo for the Biden family. I first met the charming second lady, Dr. Jill Biden, while take pictures at an event at the Naval Observatory for the American Red Cross. Two years later her staff remembered me when they were looking for a photographer to take family portraits for the annual holiday card.

(Below is an awkward photo of me, Dr. Jill and Santa Claus from the first meeting.)

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Our services



Relaxed and Friendly Sessions

Would you rather have a root canal than have your picture taken? Our sessions are fun and friendly and you'll probably find yourself laughing at some point.

Personalized Portraiture

Every person and face is different, and we treat them as such. We're not cranking out widgets! Dennis adjusts his lighting and angles to best suit every individual who walks in front of his camera.

Free Image Hosting

You have 24/7 online access to your finished images.

Quick Turnaround

Dennis was a newspaper photographer for 20 years and knows all about deadlines. Need new headshots for a speaking engagement tomorrow? We can make it happen!

Our Sessions

The packages below cover some of the most common scenarios, but we are always happy to come up with a custom quote for your situation. Just drop us a line and let us know how we can help! Ready to book now? Click here to check out our scheduling calendar and book your session anytime 24/7!

Studio Session

$275

  • At our studio
  • One person
  • Two looks
  • 60 minute shoot window
  • One free retouched image (you keep the outtakes!)
  • Additional retouches $35
  • $125 per additional person
  • Hair and makeup artist optional

Location Session

$750

  • At your location or our studio
  • Up to five people
  • Two looks
  • Two hour shooting window
  • One free retouched image per person (keep the outtakes!)
  • Additional retouches $35
  • $100 per additional person
  • Hair and makeup artist optional

Super Session

$1150

  • At your location or our studio
  • Up to ten people
  • Two looks
  • Four hour shooting window
  • One free retouched image per person (keep the outtakes!)
  • Additional retouches $35
  • $100 per additional person
  • Hair and makeup artist optional
Photography is like a moment, an instant. You need a half-second to get the photo. So it's good to capture people when they are themselves.
PATRICK DEMARCHELIER

About Dennis

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Dennis is a veteran photographer who has completed hundreds of portraits commissions for publications including the Washington Post, New York Times and American Red Cross. His portrait subjects have included doctors, lawyers, scientists, celebrities and even the President.

Dennis' work has won awards in the national Pictures of the Year competition, three Maryland State Arts Council Grants, an Arthur Burns Fellowship to work at the German magazine Stern, and two Fulbright Fellowships for work in Pakistan and Cambodia.




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Photography is the simplest thing in the world, but it is incredibly complicated to make it really work.
MARTIN PARR

Contact us

Please drop us a line and we'll get back to you ASAP. For the fastest answers to your questions, please take a look at our FAQ. Or click here to check out our scheduling calendar and book your session now!

Address:

Charm City Headshots
3646 Elm Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21211 USA

Phone:

202.807.5207

Email:

studio@charmcityheadshots.com

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