Mother of one. Single and hesitant to mingle. (I said what I said). My favorite bad for me drink is COCA-COLA and I identify as an INTROVERT. I tell stories with pictures. I favor a more natural look in my work so I always try to create an atmosphere where magic can happen even in the more posed moments of a photo session.

 

I always hope for real emotions and responses which I think is a lot more fun for anyone who may be nervous in front of the camera. Images can effectively make viewers feel something and create curiosity about the person in the photo which is especially great for business owners, actors, job seekers, models, etc. So take a look around and see what DAP is about. Have questions? Ready to book? Please get in touch!

and first, I want you to know..

Hello, I'm DONNA!

Welcome to my place.

I'm HONORED to be your photographer. I like to think of myself as a cheerleader for each client. I want to see you happy. I want to see your families succeed. My biggest hope from our time together is to be a part of helping you achieve your dreams no matter how big or small...I'm your biggest fan!

Shine your Light and

capture the world!

Movie genres I love : Dramas and Thrillers!

Shameful Addictions: Coke (Just the drink, lol!)

Recent book read: Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

My absolute FAVORITE season of the year: Fall!

My favorite "Divas":  Diana Ross, Judy Garland

Last movie in the theater: Avengers Endgame)

      I believe in God and that Jesus His Son died to save us all from sin.

I was born in the month of March in Madrid, Spain. I do NOT enjoy cooking and barely make use of my kitchen.  Autumn is my favorite season. I love the crisp air and beautiful colors. I dabble in writing. I've started on a few book ideas which I've been sadly neglecting lately. I drink way too much coca-cola! (bring me a coke for our next session together and you'll be my VERY BEST friend!) I'm a proud survivor of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

( blood cancer), heart failure, and a heart transplant. 

God has always been here for me through it all!

DAP TRIVIA: My business name is a combination of my name "Donna" and my daughter's name "Ava" : Donne Avan Photography

 
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