Nothing makes me happier than knowing you are happy.


Reviews: If you are able to take the time to write me a review online among my various channels, I would be happy to bestow a $25 credit towards your next session. You can do so on Facebook, Google, or Yelp!


Referral Program: When you refer 4 new booked clients to Denise Van Photography, you’ll receive a Petite session for FREE! Keep referring your friends and family and you’ll get more FREE sessions!

The fine print: Referrals must be new clients to DVP. Referrals must mention your name during the booking process. All 4 referred clients must have completed their session before the free session can be given to referring customer. Free 30 minute Petite session good for maternity/family (up to 4 people), couples, anniversary, or engagement within 10 miles of Reston, VA. You will receive 10 digital images (additional images may be purchased). Free session cannot be applied towards weddings, newborn, branding, or events. One Petite session per family/client per 4 referrals. No cash value and non-transferable. To book a session or ask a question – contact me!

Melissa & Connor


"Where do I even start? Thank you so much! These photos are truly a treasure for Connor and me, and we LOVE them!!!


When we started planning our wedding and keeping it simple, I thought I had my bases covered with a checklist to make the day go as planned. Little did I know in this planning stage that one of the most important people for our wedding day would be our photographer! You took all of my general sketched out plans and helped us make beautiful memories with each other and our families. I cannot tell you how amazing it has been to work with you and spend our special day with you! I think I can safely say you made our day extremely special and you captured it perfectly! I know that my recommendation to friends and family getting married in the future is 1. have Denise as your photographer if you're in the area, or if you're not lucky enough to be nearby, 2. find a photographer you trust and enjoy W You have such talent in building trust, hyping the couple up, and capturing joy and love."

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Crystal, William, & J.


"Denise, I am just floored by every photo- thank you for capturing our love and excitement! You are so made to work in this medium! I love every single shot and you captured so much of us. I can’t wait to work with you again! I’m already raving to everyone about how in love with them I am!"

Crystal, William, & J.


"Denise, I am just floored by every photo- thank you for capturing our love and excitement! You are so made to work in this medium! I love every single shot and you captured so much of us. I can’t wait to work with you again! I’m already raving to everyone about how in love with them I am!"

Nicole, Brian & E.


'We had a great experience working with you! We were doing back to back shoots with my brother's family. She quickly and efficiently moved through both families recognizing the attention span of the kids involved. She made the kids feel extremely comfortable working with her. And can I just point out that we got photos with both a dog AND a 4 month old looking at the camera? At the end of this, we ended up with photos we will cherish forever and we look forward to working with her as our family changes!"

Monica, Dylan & O.


"Denise did a great job capturing our new little family in a relaxed manner. I was looking for photos that really captured who we are as a family with candid shots that weren’t too posed and she hit the nail on the head! She even managed to get photos of my guy with a smile on his face (which is no small feat for my serious little baby). More than even the photos though are the memories that come up any time I look at one of the photos she took, which are now little moments that are forever captured for us!"

Monica, Dylan & O.


"Denise did a great job capturing our new little family in a relaxed manner. I was looking for photos that really captured who we are as a family with candid shots that weren’t too posed and she hit the nail on the head! She even managed to get photos of my guy with a smile on his face (which is no small feat for my serious little baby). More than even the photos though are the memories that come up any time I look at one of the photos she took, which are now little moments that are forever captured for us!"

Chelsea & Kyle


"Denise is an absolute magician behind the lens! K and I are soo awkward behind the camera but she made us at ease and captured such authentic, genuine moments in a wonderful backdrop of fall. We had a great time at the shoot, and she made us relaxed and knew the best prompts for poses! Besides that, we had to reschedule a few times due to conflicts and we really appreciate the flexibility. The previews made us super duper excited too. We can't wait to capture more moments with Denise!"

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Clare, owner of Ten Thousand Dandelions


"Denise has an amazing eye for details! I've worked with her twice now (I'm a small business and she did modeled product shots of my silk scarves) and both times I've been blown away by the care she puts into selecting her settings, the beauty of the shots themselves, and how friendly and responsive she is if I have any questions. I'd work with her again in a heartbeat!"

Clare, owner of Ten Thousand Dandelions


"Denise has an amazing eye for details! I've worked with her twice now (I'm a small business and she did modeled product shots of my silk scarves) and both times I've been blown away by the care she puts into selecting her settings, the beauty of the shots themselves, and how friendly and responsive she is if I have any questions. I'd work with her again in a heartbeat!"

Katharine, owner of 100 Bowls of Soup


"I hired Denise to take pictures of our soups and broths at 100 Bowls of Soup, including a full catalog of our entire menu. The project involved taking over 100 photographs and ensuring consistency across all shots. She also took ingredient and mood shots which we are using to update our website, using creative staging and props to help us tell our story. The quality of the photographs are outstanding, capturing the unique qualities of each soup and the love that goes into them. Denise was a pleasure to work with from start to finish, detail oriented, responsive, proactive and professional. I cannot recommend Denise Van Photography more highly."

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