My Secret Portrait Spot in Baltimore City

Monday, November 15, 2010

engagement portraits by dennis drenner

I had a great couple of family and engagement portrait shoots here in Baltimore City on Saturday.  (And, yes, these photographs were taken in the middle of the city -- with no green screen!) 

If you are a fan of "The Wire," and remember a scene where Marlo's crew were doing some target

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Family Portraits in DC | Stacey and Niko

Sunday, November 14, 2010

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The last time Stacey and Niko graced the pages of this blog they were whooping it up at their wedding at the Evermay Mansion. In this latest installment, the party has moved to Rock Creek Park and the bridal party has been replaced by two beautiful bouncing babies! 

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Family Portraits in Baltimore | Foto frolic with the Field Family

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

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I photographed the Field family in the meadows of Cromwell Valley Park the other day. In addition to shooting some standard family groupings, I got to run around after their lovely young children as they chased crickets through the tall grass and found a comfy tree perch for Puppy and Simba,

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Kids, Ketchup, Portraiture and Persona | My Approach to Family Photography

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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“Smile for the camera!” is a phrase you will never hear from me. Photojournalists like myself are always trying to get to that sweet spot when our subjects lose their self-consciousness and forget about the camera.  When this happens, our true internal state is reflected on our faces,  in

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Baltimore Portraits | HampdenFest

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

baltimore portrait photography by dennis drenner

Last Saturday, rather than hunting for my subjects I let them come to me. I set up a 10x10 natural light studio smack in the middle of HampdenFest and grabbed interesting characters as they strolled by.  A few samples from a great day of shooting available below with many more on my gallery

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