Published in the Washington Post Magazine

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

hampden alley portraits in washington post magazine

I got an exciting message out of the blue a few weeks ago. Dudley Brooks, photo editor at the Washington Post Magazine, reached out to me wanting to publish some of the photos from my Hampden Alley Portrait Project.  The story ran as two double page spreads along with a short text I wrote


People Reading Trump Quotes for Handelsblatt Global

Saturday, November 05, 2016

I've been scraping the rust off my German, video and photojournalism skills alike this week. I'm covering the elections in DC as a videographer for the Berlin-based business daily Handelsblatt Global. This is a little piece I shot of people reading from a book of Trump quotes outside a


Video Project | Trapeze School

Friday, October 14, 2016

Trapeze School in DC from Dennis Drenner on Vimeo.

This was a fun little project I did about a trapeze school in Washington. Among other things, it really highlights the ability to stick a DSLR camera just about anywhere -- including strapped to a trapeze bar swinging 30 feet off the


Campaign for Americas Future Honors Elizabeth Warren

Saturday, October 01, 2016

elizabeth warren speaks at 2015 CAFA gala at national museum of women in the arts

I'll admit that photographing speakers at a podium is not always the most exciting job. Often you get the guy with the deadly PowerPoint: "Here on page 77 of the new tax regulations, we see a slight improveme...ZZZZZZZZZZ."

This was not the case when I covered the Campaign for America's


Actor Headshots in Washington, DC | Kelli Visits the Studio

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

dc actor headshots

Kelli came to the studio the other day for some acting headshots. I know Kelli from photographing her wedding last year, and was delighted to have the chance to work with her again.

At her wedding, Kelli was totally in the moment and I got many great candids of her. She wasn't paying too