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Grand Opening Event Photography – What I Look For

By Douglas Gritz

Photographer, Denver, Colorado

By Douglas GritzPhotographer, Denver, Colorado Face It Together, a nonprofit that provides coaching services to people struggling with drug and alcohol addiction, opened their first location in Denver last month. I had created portrait photos of their staff the month before. When they set their grand opening date they asked me back to cover it. […]

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The Best Method to Reduce Noise in High ISO Photos

By Douglas Gritz

Photographer, Denver, Colorado

By Douglas GritzPhotographer, Denver, Colorado I recently completed an event photography shoot for a liquor brand that led me to having a pile of very noisy photographs. Why? Well, the brand like photos for their social media marketing that shows their liquor being used at bars and of people hanging out while enjoying their product. […]

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Corporate Staff Portraits for New Denver Office

By Douglas Gritz

Photographer, Denver, Colorado

By Douglas GritzPhotographer, Denver, Colorado Face It Together, a nonprofit based in South Dakota, is opening a new office in Denver. They needed headshots for their Denver staff and looked to me to help. I was instructed that the new photos of their Denver staff needed to resemble the style of the portraits of their […]

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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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NEXTGEN SLIDESHOW PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY MAY BE HURTING YOUR SEO

By Douglas Gritz

Photographer, Denver, Colorado

By Douglas GritzPhotographer, Denver, Colorado I had an earlier career as a graphic designer and layout artist for newspapers, books, and print and web materials. Now I have a career as a professional photographer and when it comes to my photography website you can bet look and presentation are important to me. Like it or not, people […]

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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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