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Snapshots of MGM Studios

January 05, 2014 - I am sharing a few photographs that I took at MGM studios when we visited last spring. For thrill seekers MGM seemed to...
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Travis and Amber’s Spicy & Sweet Engagement Session

January 03, 2014 - The first location of Travis & Amber’s engagement session was Fells Point Baltimore Maryland and the second part took pl...
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2013 In Review

January 01, 2014 - Marcus and I thank everyone that has hired us to capture photographs of their wedding day and loved ones this year. We h...
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Day Three at the Eldorado Resort and Spa

December 31, 2013 - Well the day finally arrived for my buddy John to get married. Although I knew that J & K had hired videographers and a...
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Smiles for the Camera

December 26, 2013 - This is a portrait of my niece taken on Christmas day. I know it is technically not the most flattering pose but when ta...
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Mini Portrait Session with Lynn

December 26, 2013 - Today I am sharing a portrait of Lynn taken at Lake Elkhorn in Columbia Maryland. We are looking forward to her Senior P...
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Portrait of Brittany

December 25, 2013 - Today we are sharing a portrait from a family portrait session that took place last weekend at a clients home in Columbi...
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One More Day Until Christmas

December 23, 2013 - Tis the day before Christmas and all through the house. Not a creature is stiring not even… Never mind:-). I was told th...
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Good Riddance

December 23, 2013 - We are thankful that this little evil elf guy will be leaving tomorrow. For the last few weeks every morning we have wok...
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A Little Help

December 22, 2013 - Looks like someone needs help getting out of a jam.. http://www.marcusdilanophotographyFiled under: Christmas, Photograp...
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Tom & Judy’s Wedding at the Shrine of Saint Jude

December 22, 2013 - It was a pleasant surprise for Marcus and I to find out our boss from many years ago referred Tom & Judy to us. The wedd...
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Blake & Ashley’s Fells Point Engagement Session

December 19, 2013 - Blake and Ashley’s engagement session started off in Federal Hill and ended in the Fells Point area of Baltimore Marylan...
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She’s Getting Older

December 18, 2013 - I look at these photographs of my niece and I am amazed at how time flies. She’s wrapping up her senior year and at Than...
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Finally Colored Lights

December 18, 2013 - We have never been allowed to put up colored lights in our house until this year. Cristy has always been against them bu...
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A Beautiful Smile

December 17, 2013 - Sharing a photograph of Ashley which was taken during her engagement session a few months ago. She is blessed with a bea...
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The Bride and her Grandchildren

December 17, 2013 - This is a photograph of Judy taken last month on her wedding day. Her grandchildren kept running up to her giggling and...
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Day Two at the El Dorado Resort & Spa

December 16, 2013 - So what do you do when you’re at a beautiful resort in the Riviera Maya? You play chess. While taking a walk after break...
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Kevin & Nicole’s Wedding at Preston Hall

December 15, 2013 - A few months ago Marcus and I had the pleasure of photographing Kevin & Nicole’s wedding at Preston Hall in Baltimore MD...
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Epcot Center’s Illuminatons

December 15, 2013 - I was really surprised by the pyrotechnic displays that we saw at the Disney parks at night. Over the years I have seen...
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The Groom & His Men

December 12, 2013 - This photo was taken last weekend in the grooms hotel room at the Embassy Suites in Baltimore Maryland. There was so muc...
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Precious

December 12, 2013 - I remember photographing this little girl when she and her sister were just a few weeks old. Ten months later she was cr...
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Love in Black and White

December 11, 2013 - I kept going back and forth between processing this in color or black and white. I spent quite some time editing this ph...
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Elf Woes

December 11, 2013 - At least this time he used a disposable razor… Filed under: Christmas, Landscapes and Other Stuff, Photography, Photos T...
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Passion Part II

December 10, 2013 - I love it when I come across a couple holding hands or sneaking a quick kiss in public. I remember last year while walki...
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The Grounds of Disney’s Epcot Center

December 10, 2013 - As I mentioned in a previous post out of all of the Disney Parks I had the most fun at Epcot Center. I could probably sp...
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Portraits in Mount Vernon

December 09, 2013 - I wanted to share two of my favorite photographs from this weekends wedding. The two photographs below were taken in the...
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Uh Oh

December 08, 2013 - Someone was not happy when they woke up this morning to see what happened to their candy overnight. Filed under: Christm...
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Portrait in a Picture

December 04, 2013 - I am just sharing a photograph of this lovely couple that was taken during a family portrait session this weekend. One o...
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He’s Back

December 04, 2013 - The little trouble maker is back. Filed under: Canon 6D, Christmas, Photography, Photos Tagged: Charles, Christmas, Chri...
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Mini Portrait Session at Lake Elkhorn

December 03, 2013 - Today we are sharing a portrait of Lynn taken during a mini portrait session that took occurred last month. This photo w...
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Canon 70-200mm & The Bride

December 02, 2013 - I am currently editing a wedding that was held at the Belvedere in Baltimore MD and I came across this photograph. I spe...
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Smiling Eyes

December 02, 2013 - Sharing a portrait of a lovely young woman that had a mini portrait session with me. The session occurred at Lake Elkhor...
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Monday Night Football at Fed Ex Field

November 28, 2013 - Last weekend my buddy asked me if I wanted to go to the Redskins game on Monday night. Normally he takes his wife who is...
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Day One at the El Dorado Resort & Spa

November 26, 2013 - Come fly with me, let’s fly, let’s fly away If you can use some exotic booze There’s a bar in far Bombay Come on and fly...
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David and Birette’s Wedding at the Eubie Blake National Jazz Center Baltimore Maryland

November 24, 2013 - The last week was rough due to the two weddings we photographed as well as working 14 hour days during the week at our m...
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A Little Help

November 17, 2013 - Just sharing a photo I took this weekend from a wedding on Saturday evening outside of the Belvedere Hotel in Baltimore...
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Autumn

November 12, 2013 - Just sharing a photograph of the little girl who joined our family a couple of weeks ago. Very happy that my daughter de...
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Passion

November 11, 2013 - While viewing the photographs from an engagement session we had on Saturday I came across this photograph. I spent a mom...
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Ed & Kathy’s Wedding at the Champagne Ballroom

November 10, 2013 - We met at a bridal show in March and after just speaking with them for five minutes we knew we wanted to photograph thei...
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Senior Portrait Session With Kenny

November 09, 2013 - Two weeks ago we met up with Kenny for his senior portrait session at the McDonough School. The weather was beautiful on...
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Portrait Session with Sean and Carrie

November 08, 2013 - A couple of weeks ago we met with Sean and Carrie in Savage Mills Maryland for their portrait session. Marcus and I have...
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A View From the Moon

November 07, 2013 - I was playing around with this image in Lightroom a few nights ago. This photograph was taken on a beach near Cancun ear...
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My Favorite Subjects to Photograph

November 05, 2013 - Sharing a few images of my favorites subjects to photograph. One day when they have children of their own they may appre...
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Lake Elkhorn

November 04, 2013 - This photograph was taken over the weekend while taking a leisurely walk around Lake Elkhorn. I loved how the light was...
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Quick Trip to Morocco

November 03, 2013 - While visiting Disney’s World Showcase Exhibit located in Epcot Center we stopped at the Moroccan exhibit. The World Sho...
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Our New Family Member

October 31, 2013 - In a previous post I mentioned that we have had a visitor stop by almost daily over the last two weeks. Well yesterday m...
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Taylor Family Portraits Jerusalem Mills Village

October 30, 2013 - Two weeks ago we met up with the Taylor family at Jerusalem Mills Village in Hartford County Maryland for their family p...
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Engagement Session with Wes & Camilla in Jerusalem Mills Village

October 29, 2013 - We met up with Wes and Camilla for their engagement photo session in Jerusalem Mills Maryland a few weeks ago. Over the...
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Our Little Visitor

October 28, 2013 - About two weeks ago I had a little visitor stop by unannounced. I arrived at my house and as I got to my front door I no...
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20 Minute Portrait Session

February 12, 2013 - . Earlier this week I had scheduled a portrait session with Jackie due to the weather forecast that mentioned that we wo...
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Lego Vampire Castle

February 10, 2013 - For Christmas my son wanted all things Lego. Lego video games, Lego sleep ware, Lego books etc etc. Now I think Lego’s a...
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Re-edit

February 10, 2013 - Over the weekend while working on a blog post containing our favorite photos of 2012 I came across this photo of Michell...
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Sigma 85 1.4, Canon 6D & Michelle Part II

February 07, 2013 - Well the weather in the northeast will not be kind to us photographers this weekend unless you don’t mind the 30 degree...
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Bicentennial Celebration of the War of 1812 at the Baltimore Inner harbor

January 29, 2013 - Last summer our family visited Baltimore for a maritime festival that brought quite a few tall ships & warships to the I...
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The Simmon’s Family

January 20, 2013 - Last October I met up with the Simmons family for a portrait session at Allen Pond in Bowie Maryland. I had never been t...
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My hour with Finn

December 18, 2012 - After shooting a wedding in September the sister of the bride Abby reached out to us because she wanted to have some por...
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Family Photo Time

December 16, 2012 - For the last two months my wife has been asking me when are we going to take our seasonal family photos. So on Saturday...
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Maddison Turns Two!

December 12, 2012 - Last month one of my best friends threw a party for his two year old daughter Maddison. I have know Eric for over 25 yea...
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Waiting for the Train

December 10, 2012 - As I mentioned in a previous post I recently purchased my first full frame camera. And like a kid with a new toy I have...
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Waiting for the Train

December 10, 2012 - As I mentioned in a previous post I recently purchased a new toy the Canon 6D. And like a kid with a new toy I have been...
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Remove the couple in the photo?

December 09, 2012 - Last month Marcus wanted me to take some photographs of his family at Brookside Botanical Gardens which is just outside...
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Remove the couple in the photo?

December 09, 2012 - Last month Marcus wanted me to take some photographs of his family at Brookside Botanical Gardens which is just outside...
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Photos from the past

December 06, 2012 - Last weekend I was browsing through some of the images that I had taken this past summer. Specifically images that for s...
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Photos from the past

December 06, 2012 - Last weekend I was browsing through some of the images that I had taken this past summer. Specifically images that for s...
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Canon 6D Part II

December 03, 2012 - As I mentioned in the last post I purchased the Canon 6D and the 24-105 lens over the weekend and luckily I had a family...
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Canon 6D Part II

December 03, 2012 - As I mentioned in the last post I purchased the Canon 6D and the 24-105 lens over the weekend and luckily I had a family...
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Canon 6D & 24-105L Part 1

December 02, 2012 - For months I had been waiting for Canon to release the rumored cheaper full frame camera. I originally came across an ar...
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Canon 6D Un boxing

November 30, 2012 - So after weeks of deciding do I leave Canon and switch to Nikon I have decided to stay with Canon. I took some test shot...
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Canon 6D Un boxing

November 30, 2012 - So after weeks of deciding do I leave Canon and switch to Nikon I have decided to stay with Canon. I took some test shot...
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The Bride Marisa

November 25, 2012 - We previously shared a few photos of the groom Ty getting prepped for his wedding. Marcus and I happen to enjoy taking p...
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The Bride Marisa

November 25, 2012 - We previously shared a few photos of the groom Ty getting prepped for his wedding. Marcus and I happen to enjoy taking p...
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Ty & Marisa Preparing for their wedding II

November 07, 2012 - Today I am doing a quick posting of a few more shots of Ty getting prepared for his wedding. In my last post I shared a...
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Ty & Marisa Preparing for their wedding II

November 07, 2012 - Today I am doing a quick posting of a few more shots of Ty getting prepared for his wedding. In my last post I shared a...
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TY & Marissa

November 04, 2012 - Wow where has this year gone? Even though it shouldn’t it amazes me that as I get older time really does seem to fly by.
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TY & Marissa

November 04, 2012 - Wow where has this year gone? Even though it shouldn’t it amazes me that as I get older time really does seem to fly by.
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Shark!!!!

October 09, 2012 - No actually just a dolphin but everyone was racing for their kids until we all realized what we were really seeing. Then...
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Shark!!!!

October 09, 2012 - No actually just a dolphin but everyone was racing for their kids until we all realized what we were really seeing. Then...
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Looking for a Ghost

October 09, 2012 - One morning after striking out looking for wild ponies on Assateague I decided to drive around and look for anything els...
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Looking for a Ghost

October 09, 2012 - One morning after striking out looking for wild ponies on Assateague I decided to drive around and look for anything els...
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The Verrazano Bridge

October 09, 2012 - My family and I vacation on the eastern shore every year for 10 days or so. This year I brought a lot of my camera gear...
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The Verrazano Bridge

October 09, 2012 - My family and I vacation on the eastern shore every year for 10 days or so. This year I brought a lot of my camera gear...
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Michelle Part III

October 07, 2012 - I am just sharing the final series of photographs that we have from our session with Michelle that were taken a few week...
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Michelle Part III

October 07, 2012 - I am just sharing the final series of photographs that we have from our session with Michelle that were taken a few week...
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Rock The Pier Charity Event Part II

October 04, 2012 - As mentioned in the previous post Marcus and I covered the Rock the Pier Event held at the Hard Rock Cafe at Baltimore’s...
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Rock The Pier Charity Event Part II

October 04, 2012 - As mentioned in the previous post Marcus and I covered the Rock the Pier Event held at the Hard Rock Cafe at Baltimore’s...
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Rock the Pier Charity Event Part I

October 01, 2012 - On the 11th of September Marcus and I volunteered to cover a charity event called Rock the Pier which was held at the Ha...
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Rock the Pier Charity Event Part I

October 01, 2012 - On the 11th of September Marcus and I volunteered to cover a charity event called Rock the Pier which was held at the Ha...
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Chrissy at Jolie tete

September 28, 2012 - A few weeks ago Marcus and I went back to the Valhalla estate in Howard County Maryland to photograph the nuptials of Ch...
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Chrissy at Jolie tete

September 28, 2012 - A few weeks ago Marcus and I went back to the Valhalla estate in Howard County Maryland to photograph the nuptials of Ch...
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A Session with Michelle Part 1

September 26, 2012 - Between a stressful job, running the kids back and forth from one event to another as well as keeping my wife Cristy hap...
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A Session with Michelle Part 1

September 26, 2012 - Between a stressful job, running the kids back and forth from one event to another as well as keeping my wife Cristy hap...
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Engagement Shoot for Ty & Marisa

September 10, 2012 - So I am home in bed today and since I am having trouble sleeping I decided to hop online and spend some time catching up...
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Engagement Shoot for Ty & Marisa

September 10, 2012 - So I am home in bed today and since I am having trouble sleeping I decided to hop online and spend some time catching up...
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Big Day Tomorrow

August 30, 2012 - Wow I am truly amazed at how time flies. I went on vacation to the Eastern Shore earlier this month only to come back wi...
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Big Day Tomorrow

August 30, 2012 - Wow I am truly amazed at how time flies. I went on vacation to the Eastern Shore earlier this month only to come back wi...
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Part II of the Engagement Session with Chrissy & Matt

July 31, 2012 - In the last post I shared a few photographs from our engagement session with Matt and Chrissy that we did in June. The e...
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Part II of the Engagement Session with Chrissy & Matt

July 31, 2012 - In the last post I shared a few photographs from our engagement session with Matt and Chrissy that we did in June. The e...
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Part I of the Engagement Session with Chrissy & Matt

July 27, 2012 - Last month we did an engagement shoot for the lovely Chrissy and her soon to be husband Matthew. I had the privilege of...
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Part I of the Engagement Session with Chrissy & Matt

July 27, 2012 - Last month we did an engagement shoot for the lovely Chrissy and her soon to be husband Matthew. I had the privilege of...
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Models at the Victory Bike Show part II

July 22, 2012 - It has been a few weeks since our last post and that’s primarily due to work, vacations and just life in general. Our of...
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Models at the Victory Bike Show part II

July 22, 2012 - It has been a few weeks since our last post and that’s primarily due to work, vacations and just life in general. Our of...
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Models at the Motorcycle Bike Show

July 04, 2012 - My last post primarily consisted of the bikes at the Victory Motorcycle bike show we attended. The photographs in this p...
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Models at the Motorcycle Bike Show

July 04, 2012 - My last post primarily consisted of the bikes at the Victory Motorcycle bike show we attended. The photographs in this p...
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Gramercy Wedding Part II

June 27, 2012 - In the first part of this series I shared photos of the bride Stacy and her bridesmaids getting prepared for the wedding...
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Gramercy Wedding Part II

June 27, 2012 - In the first part of this series I shared photos of the bride Stacy and her bridesmaids getting prepared for the wedding...
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Gramercy Wedding Part I

June 24, 2012 - Over the course of the next week I will be sharing a few photographs of the wedding between Joshua and Stacy. About thre...
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Gramercy Wedding Part I

June 24, 2012 - Over the course of the next week I will be sharing a few photographs of the wedding between Joshua and Stacy. About thre...
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Reader Appreciation Award

June 12, 2012 - Wow I am delighted that I have been nominated for the Reader Appreciation Award by Sofia at http://samsoeephotography.wo...
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Reader Appreciation Award

June 12, 2012 - Wow I am delighted that I have been nominated for the Reader Appreciation Award by Sofia at http://samsoeephotography.wo...
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Daniel & Amy’s Engagement Shoot

June 11, 2012 - Well the month of June has been very busy for Marcus and I and for that I am thankful. Over the course of time I have co...
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Daniel & Amy’s Engagement Shoot

June 11, 2012 - Well the month of June has been very busy for Marcus and I and for that I am thankful. Over the course of time I have co...
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The Groomsmen

May 31, 2012 - Three weeks ago my buddy James called me up and asked if I would be willing to take some photos of him and the groomsmen...
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The Groomsmen

May 31, 2012 - Three weeks ago my buddy James called me up and asked if I would be willing to take some photos of him and the groomsmen...
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Waiting

May 30, 2012 - I have close a friend who has been serving in Afghanistan for the last 3 months. He has literally left a job where he wa...
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Waiting

May 30, 2012 - I have close a friend who has been serving in Afghanistan for the last 3 months. He has literally left a job where he wa...
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H2ObyDino :-)

May 16, 2012 - A few weeks ago I was at my mother in-laws and I woke up at 6am determined to find some interesting locations or objects...
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H2ObyDino :-)

May 16, 2012 - A few weeks ago I was at my mother in-laws and I woke up at 6am determined to find some interesting locations or objects...
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Josh And Stacy Engagement Shoot

May 15, 2012 - Josh and Stacy got engaged on the 14th of February. Yes that’s right they got engaged on Valentines day and not only tha...
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Josh And Stacy Engagement Shoot

May 15, 2012 - Josh and Stacy got engaged on the 14th of February. Yes that’s right they got engaged on Valentines day and not only tha...
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The First Kiss

May 10, 2012 - “Twas not my lips you kissed, but my soul,” wrote Judy Garland in 1939. Nice sentiment and I can fully agree with it whe...
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The First Kiss

May 10, 2012 - “Twas not my lips you kissed, but my soul,” wrote Judy Garland in 1939. Nice sentiment and I can fully agree with it whe...
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Young Love – Prom Photographs

May 09, 2012 - Well this month has consisted of many firsts for me. Early Saturday morning we shot a fashion show hosted by Macy’s and...
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Young Love – Prom Photographs

May 09, 2012 - Well this month has consisted of many firsts for me. Early Saturday morning we shot a fashion show hosted by Macy’s and...
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Portraits Session with Cynthia

May 08, 2012 - A few weeks ago Marcus and I met up with Cynthia, an old co-worker and friend of ours. Cynthia has one of those personal...
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The Ridgely’s and Historic Hampton Part I

May 03, 2012 - Last weekend on our way to Loch Raven Reservoir we passed some signs indicating there was a historical mansion nearby. W...
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Photo Session with American Girl Isabelle

May 02, 2012 - Marcus and I have worked with a few models over the past few months and all in all we have had a great time shooting the...
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Loch Raven Resevoir II

April 30, 2012 - I mentioned yesterday that I would post the photographs that Marcus took once he uploaded them to our site and here they...
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Loch Raven Reservoir

April 29, 2012 - Last week was one of the busiest weeks we had at work in years. Worked 74 hours in 5 days which of course left no time t...
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High ISO Portraits Of My Wife III

April 20, 2012 - About 2 weeks ago I walked into our bedroom and caught my wife flexing her muscles. It was cute really!! My wife has alw...
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New Camera and other stuff

April 19, 2012 - The last 5 days have been filled with ups and downs and sadly I have not picked up my camera since Saturday. This past w...
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More Garden Flowers

April 11, 2012 - Below are a few more photographs of my mother in-laws garden flowers. The first Garden Flowers blog I posted were the of...
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Pinup Themed Picnic Shoot – What color scheme works best?

April 09, 2012 - For awhile now I wanted to work with a model or friend and shoot a pinup themed picnic. We went to Model Mayhem and reac...
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Garden Flowers

April 08, 2012 - This weekend we visited my mother in laws for Easter. She has a beautiful yard and of course I did not go out of town wi...
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