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    Yeah, I know it's not a word but around here, that's how I roll. Welcome to the blog of Damion Dunlap, a wedding and portrait photographer based in Panama City Beach, FL. I'm a proud father of three who first started in photography to capture those special moments in the lives in my little people. I try my best to keep things simple yet elegant in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Thanks for dropping by and enjoy.

Ministry Headshot Event: Saturday August 10, 2013

Damion Dunlap Photography is hosting a headshot photography event exclusively for Panama City’s ministry community. All pastors, preachers, ministers, prophets, evangelist, and psalmist are invited to take this opportunity to get a professional headshot.

I still consider myself new to the Panama City area but I don’t plan to be a stranger for much longer.  One thing that I’ve noticed in my brief 3 years here is that very few of our local pastors and ministers have professional headshots.  With the introduction of our amazing Power 104.3, local churches and ministries are able to better network and reach the community concerning upcoming events yet many of the promotional materials are full of cell phone snapshots that may be great for Instagram but are not ideal for promoting events and conferences.  Let me get off my soap box and simply say that this event is being hosted exclusively for the ministry leaders of Panama City and the surrounding areas to at least start to resolve this issue.

My Style: Natural ~ Editorial ~ Classic

First and foremost my style is about capturing the personality of the subject.  I work hard to help my clients feel comfortable so we can capture the look that works for them.  I typically use a large screen display during my studio headshot sessions so that clients can learn what poses, expressions, and angles work best for them.  My aim is to produce headshots that are versatile and timeless yet modern so you won’t find any drapes or blotchy cloud backdrops here.  When was the last time that you saw a blotchy background on a magazine cover?  I use primarily white and black backgrounds for headshots because it focuses the attention on the subject in addition to the fact that the images can be used virtually anywhere and it makes the job of graphic designers extremely easy.  While I’m all about being modern, you won’t see any Instagram filters or weird colors in my photography.  There is a time and place for such effects but headshots should be classic and timeless.  I produce “real” images and leave the treatments to designers so that you can potentially get many looks from each image as styles change.

Package Options

We have put together special pricing for this event to suit everyone from the pastor who only needs one versatile headshot for the church website or Facebook to the individual who is needs photographs for an upcoming book, conferences and events, as well as social media.


$1001 image
$1001 image
  • (1) High Resolution Digital Image
  • 20 Minute Session
  • 1 Look
  • Additional Images $60/each
  • Unlimited Print Release
  • White Backdrop


$2505 images
$2505 images
  • (5) High Resolution Digital Images
  • 30 Minute Session
  • 2 Looks
  • Additional Images $50/each
  • Unlimited Print Release
  • White Backdrop


$35010 images
$35010 images
  • (10) High Resolution Digital Images
  • 45 Minute Session
  • Unlimited Looks
  • Additional Images $40/each
  • Unlimited Print Release
  • White + Black Backdrops

Sessions for this event will be held in my Panama City Beach home studio.  Additional details and directions will be provided upon booking.


I’ve had the opportunity to connect with and photograph some amazing people in our community including Pastor and Business – Coach Zenovia Andrews, Musician and Minister/Prophet Chris Watts aka POPE, and Prophetess Trish M just to name a few.  Check out some of my recent headshot work and portfolio below.  I’m still holding out on some of my best and latest work until my clients release their latest projects. I can’t wait!

Panama City Beach Headshot Photography: Zenovia Andrews

I’ve probably had more inquiries regarding this

Panama City Beach Music Artist Headshot Photography | Chris Watts

Chris and I finally got together for a session before

Portrait: Tamecia

Ok, so I have this cousin who’s interesting in

Portraits: Pastor O. Jermaine Simmons

I had the pleasure of photographing the Pastor O.


Panama City Beach Headshot Photography: Zenovia Andrews

I’ve probably had more inquiries regarding this group of headshots than anything I’ve photographed.  Zenovia is not only my pastor but an amazing woman of God, captivating speaker and author, and phenomenal life coach.  She has truly been a blessing to my family and it was an honor to photograph her headshots leading up to the launch of her first book Max Out: I Want It All.  Zenovia has featured these images on her book cover, blog, banners, facebook, and radio promos but for some reason, I’ve never gotten around to sharing these images until now.  Zenovia has recently launched out with her daily radio show on Panama City’s own Power 104.3 and I’m honored to be her guest this afternoon, so tune in this afternoon at 2pm CST.

July 26, 2013 - 12:11 pm

DONNA PFEFFER - really like the yellow so different from all the rest of the photos, but all of them are good

Okaloosa Island Beach Wedding Photography: Minto & Brianna

I’ve recently had the opportunity to photograph my first beach wedding 2nd shooting for the amazing Sonja Revells and I had an absolute blast.  I take wedding photography seriously and was fortunate to have the opportunity without the pressure of being the primary photographer to get my head around beach weddings.  Minto & Brianna are an absolutely beautiful couple and a good time was had by all.  Enjoy some of my favorite images from the evening.

Panama City Beach Wedding Photography: Christian & Amanda

Christian & Amanda had an absolutely beautiful wedding at the Panama Country Club in Lynn Haven, FL.  More important than the beauty of the ceremony and reception was the beauty of their relationship.  Having been married over 10 years myself, it’s cool to see young love that is so true and genuine.  These guys are just really cool people and I enjoyed myself and got some cool images along the way.  Enjoy!

Wedding: Heather & Roger

I had to wonderful privilege of photographing the intimate and elegant nuptials of Heather and Roger in beautiful Apalachicola, Florida.  It was an honor to be the only non-family member in attendance and I truly felt more of a guest than just a photographer.  I really shouldn’t blog after my editor (wife) has turned in for the night so I’ll keep it brief and simple.  Enjoy!

December 3, 2015 - 9:36 am

Jaqueline - pspan class=”comment-author”Kristin King span-/span /spanI would absolutely LOVE to have this for my hnbasud and I. He is my hero, my best friend, my rock, my heart. He saved me from a very bad situation with a very mean person, and showed me how I was supposed to feel. He took in my children as they were his own and shows us an indescribable kind of love every day. I want to capture as many moments with him as I possibly can. I can’t get enough of his love!!/p

Weddings: Lewis & Kenya

This one was a big one for me.  I had the honor and privilege to photograph the wedding of not only a friend but my wedding photography mentor.  I was honestly afraid of weddings until I convinced Lewis to let me tag along him for a bit and learn the ropes.  So when asked me to photograph his wedding to lovely Kenya (who happens to be an amazing wedding and event coordinator), I once more was a little bit afraid.  But I got through it and even though the weather became a bit of a challenge, it was a beautiful event and am truly happy with was I was able to capture through the day.  Enjoy!

March 26, 2012 - 10:36 am

Lewis Johnson - I’m so Jealous!!! That seemed like such a COOL wedding to Photograph. I WISH I could of been the photographer. But I bet you had some great clients. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK You. The Images are GREAT. You even made me look cool in those last few pictures. Thank you for capturing and sharing our day with/for us. Great Images from a Great Photographer. Even if you did use a Nikon 🙂