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How To Deal With Shy Smiles in Headshots

By Douglas Gritz

Photographer, Denver, Colorado

By Douglas GritzPhotographer, Denver, Colorado I was asked back last week by a regular client located in Greenwood Village to capture headshots of a few more new staff members they added to their business. I arrived and began setting up. A short while later my contact pops in to say “hi” and to give me […]

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Dealing with Fear in Headshot Photo Sessions

By Douglas Gritz

Photographer, Denver, Colorado

By Douglas GritzPhotographer, Denver, Colorado Fear. That’s the number one emotion I encounter in my professional headshot sessions. No surprise then that the first photo I take of a client often resembles a deer frozen in front of oncoming headlights. The below image is taken from a recent business headshot photoshoot session. This is my […]

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How to Remove Double Chins in Your Headshot Photos

By Douglas Gritz

Photographer, Denver, Colorado

By Douglas GritzPhotographer, Denver, Colorado Care to guess the single most often asked question I get asked from my clients during my headshot sessions? “Can you make me look thinner?” Actually, yes, that is the number one question. But that’s another article. Ok, what is the second most often asked question? “Can you do something […]

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Best Backgrounds for Photo Headshots

By Douglas Gritz

Photographer, Denver, Colorado

By Douglas GritzPhotographer, Denver, Colorado Lasers, baby! If you are a child of the 1980s like me, chances are you have an elementary or middle school headshot photograph that looks very similar to this one. Like many things we once took seriously in the 1980s (Vanilla Ice?), we now resoundingly regard as cheesy. What changed? […]

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HOW DO YOU SELECT THE BEST HEADSHOT?

By Douglas Gritz

Photographer, Denver, Colorado

By Douglas GritzPhotographer, Denver, Colorado   When I first started out shooting headshots I used to take a few days after the headshot session before going through the exposures and selecting the keepers. I would then send my client the best 4-6 headshots and let them choose their favorite. I thought this benefited me because […]

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DENVER HEADSHOTS FOR NEXUSTEK

By Douglas Gritz

Photographer, Denver, Colorado

By Douglas GritzPhotographer, Denver, Colorado I had the pleasure of working on several headshot photography shoots for NexusTek, an IT support and consulting services company based in the Denver Tech Center. One of my favorite aspects about my job is the opportunity I get to establish and build relationships with the people at the organizations I work with. […]

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WHY PHOTOGRAPH HEADSHOTS HORIZONTALLY INSTEAD OF VERTICALLY?

By Douglas Gritz

Photographer, Denver, Colorado

By Douglas GritzPhotographer, Denver, Colorado For as long as headshots have been a thing they have traditionally been shot with a vertical frame. For the first headshot session I ever did I, too, shot them vertically because I thought that was just the way you did it. Heck, what did I know? But something bugged me […]

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DENVER HEADSHOTS FOR POWERS PRODUCTS

By Douglas Gritz

Photographer, Denver, Colorado

By Douglas GritzPhotographer, Denver, Colorado I have completed a round of headshots for the staff of Powers Products, which is based in Denver. They design, build, and service commercial buildings and have been in business for 70 years. Upon delivery of the final images, company CEO left some kind words for me on Google: “Great experience […]

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