Zach’s Bar Mitzvah at Lakewood Country Club

Friday, December 18, 2015

barmitzvah portraits in washington dc

As most of us know, the Bar Mitzvah is a coming of age ritual for Jewish males, but it isn't often that we encounter a thirteen year old who strikes one in the least as being an adult. ( A lot of actual adults don't seem very adult, for that matter!) So I was impressed and surprised when I


Announcing Charm City Headshots

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

baltimore headshot photographer dennis drenner portfolio

After years of doing location headshot work, I've built a headshot studio next to my office and a new website to go with it: Charm City Headshots

While I love the hundreds of great images I get out of a marathon wedding shoot, sometimes it is fun to do a quick sprint. A headshot session


Ann and Chris | Wedding at the Mt Washington Tavern

Friday, December 04, 2015

Ann and Chris' Mt Washington Tavern wedding, first dance

Ann and Chris got married at the Mt. Washington Tavern, a place where I have had some very good times over the years -- and this day was no exception. I hadn't spent much time at the tavern since their 2012 fire and renovation, and was impressed at how great it looked. The second floor space


Maternity Portraits in Dickeyville

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

maternity portrait of helena in dickeyville (baltimore city)

I had a great shoot with Helena and her husband a few weeks ago in the Dickeyville area, one of Baltimore's hidden gems.  Dickeyville is on the way to nowhere, and I only discovered it by accident many years ago in the dark days before GPS. I remember driving through the city when, all of a


Family Portraits | Frequently Asked Questions

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Below you will see answers to the most common questions I get about my family portrait services. If your question is still not answered, or if you're ready to book a session, please email me at and I'll get back to you ASAP! 


What are your sessions like? 

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