Dana graduated with honors from arguably the best photography school in the world, The Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena, CA. Upon graduation, she immediately started shooting ad campaigns and celebrity portraits such as Sugar Ray, Alien Ant Farm, 311, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, and Nicole from the The Pussycat Dolls to name a few.
Dana started photographing weddings when she was asked by an art director at McCann Advertising to shoot her wedding. Dana had just finished an ad-job for them and her photos were a huge success. Although Dana still mostly shoots commercial work, when time allows she does what she truly loves, photographing weddings. It is a tremendous passion of hers and she truly loves the honor of shooting someone's special day
She has received numerous international awards and media attention for her work in wedding photography. Dana's work has been featured numerous times in Grace Ormonde Wedding Style magazine, Los Angeles Magazine and Distinction Magazine. She has been flown all over the world to shoot exotic and unique weddings. Her connection and love to her own husband and how she felt on their wedding day is what she keeps in mind at every wedding. She treats each wedding as if it were her own. This connection is what brings clients to her, as she has received the majority of her jobs through referrals. She makes the couple she is photographing feel at home with her. She has become so close to her clients that they have rehired her for family portraits, pregnancy photos to even the birth of their child Dana lives in Los Angeles, CA, and also keeps a residence in Chicago's Lakeview community.