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Artfully capturing the moments you don't want to forget,
so you can make them unforgetable. 

Welcome to Donna Owens Photography!  I'm a natural light photographer specializing in black & white and color portraits for families, seniors, and professionals.  

Based in Arlington, VA, I serve clients throughout the Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland areas.


Your beautiful life deserves to be authentically documented that way.  

Thanks for considering how I can help you capture the special and everyday moments in your life. I'd love to chat about how we can make art together!  


For over 20 years, I've been so fortunate to be able to work with so many fabulous families, seniors, and professionals.  Feeling very grateful!  

Kind Words...

"Thank you so much Donna! I love all the facial expressions, and my favorites are always when you catch everyone laughing. You can just see the joy jumping right out of the picture. You are the best - that’s why we keep coming back!” 

- Maddie


"Donna has provided an outstanding service for my family on multiple occasions. Donna is professional, affordable, and extremely talented. She is also very personable, making our experience an exceptional one. For example, our one year old wanted nothing to do with taking family photos and despite his inability to participate, Donna was very empathetic and patient. She also managed to produce the most wonderful photos that we will cherish for our lifetimes. In the future, when we need a photographer, no doubt we will request her services again!" 


- Sarah

“Thank you so much for photographing our family.  The photos are fantastic not only because they are beautiful but because you were able to capture the essence of our boys.  I wanted to favorite every single picture of them smiling, being goofy, carefree, and happy.  These images are priceless and we are lucky to have them to document our family at this time in our lives.  We look forward to seeing you in the fall!” 

- Emily 

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Celebrate your High School or College Senior with a special photo session uniquely designed to fit their personality! Check out a few highlights from these sessions for ideas: 

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