This is where you'll learn tips on how to look your best in front of the camera, what to do with your portraits, how to plan for your session, and lots more!

Hi! I'm Deanna, a mom, #1 international bestselling author, award winning photographer, and friend based in Northern Virginia. I'm so glad you're here!

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You’re out with your friends having a great time, and then someone pulls out their phone and they want to take a picture! Your first reaction is that you aren’t ready for a picture! What do you do in that instant?

Quick Tips for Unexpected Snapshots With Girlfriends


Do you feel stressed when thinking about getting your family portraits taken? Do you feel like you all have to wear the same outfits and match? Then you say forget that, I’m not getting any pictures taken, that’s too much work!

Do You Have to Match for Family Portraits?