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

The Baltimore Creative Slideshow

March 31, 2019

This post is all about the Baltimore Creative Slideshow, an event I host a few times a year for creatives to hang out and share work. Skip to the bottom if you just want the details and don’t want to hear my life story! To sign up for the mailing list to learn about upcoming events, please go to this link: Signup Form.

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corporate portraits from the waist up

Engineering The Perfect Portraits

Dec. 22, 2018

It's not often that I get offered a beer at a headshot shoot, especially not at 10am, but Kittelson and Associates is an exceptionally friendly place. The company is based in Portland and has translated their kind Pacific Northwest vibe to Baltimore. My job was to take some portraits to match the existing style for their offices all over the country.

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Portrait of a young woman in front of the US Capitol

Portraits at the US Capitol

Dec. 22, 2018

A few months ago I had the pleasure of photographing this year's crop of McLarty Scholars down in Washington, DC.

Photographs at the Capitol are a staple of any DC photographer's diet, and I've shot enough of them to pay the mortgage for a few years. Still, the shots can be tricky to pull off, especially if you bring lighting. Set up in the wrong spot and you're liable to be run off by the Capitol Police, trampled by a horde of tourists from Wichita, or be set upon by a boorish gang of anarcho-syndicalists!

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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!

Studio Session


  • At our studio
  • One person
  • Two looks
  • 60 minute shoot window
  • One free retouched image
  • Hair and makeup artist optional

Location Session


  • At your location or our studio
  • Up to five people
  • One look/set up
  • Two hour shooting window
  • One free retouched image per person
  • $100 per additional person (includes additional 30 minute shooting window)
  • Hair and makeup artist optional

Super Session


  • At your location or our studio
  • Up to ten people
  • Two looks/lighting set ups per person
  • Four hour shooting window
  • One free retouched image per person
  • $100 per additional person (includes additional 30 minute shooting window)
  • 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.

About Dennis


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 Vice 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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3646 Elm Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21211 USA





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