Laurels
Best Portrait
Photographers
in Denver
2017

Why These Portrait Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored portrait photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best portrait photographers in Denver, CO.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Adam Beach Photography

Located in Englewood and serving clients throughout Denver, Adam Beach Photography provides creative, candid photography and videography designed to tell uniquely human stories. Their work has been featured in The Knot Magazine and received the Thumbtack Best Of award for both 2015 and 2016. The three experienced photographers at Adam Beach specialize in weddings, commercial photography, events, and portrait and lifestyle images.

Englewood, CO(720) 301-1521

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Black Cherry Photo

Based in Denver and serving the entire metro area, Black Cherry Photo specializes in headshots, sports and event photography, commercial work, and portraiture. Founded in 2008 by photographer Laura Kinser, free estimates are available for jobs both large and small. Kinser started Black Cherry as a passion project after graduating from Hallmark Institute of Photography in Las Vegas.

Denver, CO(702) 499-6222

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Darci Amundson Photography

Located in Denver, Darci Amundson Photography specializes in romantic boudoir photo shoots for women of all ages, shapes, and sizes. She also provides high school graduation portraits, family portraits, maternity and newborn shoots, and fashion headshots. Shoots are conducted either at Amundson's studio or at the location of the client's choice within 20 miles of downtown Denver.

Denver, CO(303) 476-1821

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Douglas Gritz Photography

Douglas Gritz Photography specializes in events, portraits, and headshots as well as commercial and editorial photography. He has worked for a range of national and international clients including Google, AARP, and the Smithsonian. Gritz began his photography career as a student at the University of Washington and has since found that he loves meeting new people and harnessing creative energy in his work.

Denver, CO(720) 295-4108

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Kellie Photo

Kellie Photo is a Denver-based portrait photography studio specializing in family portraits, newborn photos, engagement shoots, weddings, maternity photos, and headshots. Portrait sessions by photographer Kellie Coughlin cost $250 and include an hour-long session followed by a print and product consultation. New parents can opt for the special baby's first-year package, with three one-hour portrait sessions to be completed during the first year of a child's life.

Denver, CO(303) 669-0700

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Lissy Brenner Photography

Lissy Brenner Photography was founded in the Denver metro area by two photographers who bring a combined 30 years of industry experience to the partnership. They specialize in portraits, sports, and event photography with a candid perspective designed to capture the true personality of the subjects. Lissy Brenner also provides corporate photography for annual reports and other marketing materials.

Centennial, CO(303) 919-5296

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Mark Stevens Photography

Mark Stevens Photography provides commercial photography, headshots, portraiture, pet photos, and auto photography throughout the Denver area. Stevens' work is featured on billboards all over the Rocky Mountain region. This studio has completed sessions for high-profile clients including Verizon, Cricket Wireless, Boston Market, Wachovia, and Volkswagen. He specializes in acting headshots for adults and children, real estate agent headshots, business and executive portraits, and advertising and commercial photography.

Denver, CO(303) 562-5536

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Merritt Portrait Studio

Merritt Portrait Studio provides modern, design-inspired portrait photography to clients throughout the Denver area. Photographer Jennifer M Koskinen was named the #5 photographer in Denver by the city's A-List Awards. She specializes in headshots, high school graduation photos, modern women's portraiture, and family photos. Photos can be taken both in studio or at a location of the client's choice.

Denver, CO(970) 708-2065

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Michael Pierce Photography

Located in Denver, Michael Pierce Photography specializes in sports, commercial, active lifestyle, and creative portrait photography. Pierce previously served as the team photographer for Major League Baseball's Colorado Rockies. He strives to use his expertise and his background in marketing to make clients look good. In fact, he specifically provides attractive headshots for use on online dating profiles.

Denver, CO(970) 946-9153

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Molly Blair Photography

Based in Denver, Molly Blair Photography specializes in weddings, engagements, family portraits, graduation photos, and corporate headshots. Blair has been taking photographs since she was a child and spent six years working for another local photographer before branching off to form an independent business. She loves to travel and has a special focus on destination weddings.

Denver, CO(720) 593-0522

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Photography by Jewels

Denver-based Photography by Jewels is known for its unique, stylized wedding and engagement shoots and portraits. Owner and photographer Jewels Gray's work has been featured in Shutter Magazine, Beaux Couture, Grace Ormond Wedding Style, Rock N Roll Bride, Offbeat Bride, Rocky Mountain Bride, Style Me Pretty, and Couture Colorado.

Denver, CO(720) 771-2200

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Rachel D. Graham Photography

Based in Denver, Rachel D. Graham Photography has more than seven years of professional photography experience. She provides dance, entertainment, modeling, and corporate headshots with four convenient packages based on the scope of client services. Graham also specializes in engagement shoots, pet photography, live theater, and family portraits. Clients praise Graham's relaxed and fun attitude and eye for vibrant color.

Denver, CO(303) 618-7002

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Ralston Photo

Located in Parker in the Denver metropolitan area, Ralston Photo specializes in modern wedding, headshot, and graduation portrait photography as well as engagement, family, and band photography. Customer praise photographer Max Ralston's natural, authentic style, comfortable and enjoyable process, and high level of professionalism, creativity, patience, and fun.

Parker, CO(720) 509-9923

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Randall Olsson Photography

Randall Olsson Photography provides wedding and graduation portraiture throughout the Denver metro area. The experienced, full-service staff includes photographers as well as a photo editor, an album designer, a retouch artist, and an event and reception set designer. These professionals work together to create gorgeous memories that last a lifetime. Specialties include family photos, images of newborns and older children, senior graduation photos, and business and corporate headshots.

Golden, CO(303) 279-2774

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Randy Parietti Photography

Randy Parietti Photography has served the Denver area from his Littleton studio for more than 25 years. He specializes in portraits, sports photography, candid slice of life images, and glamour and swim modeling shoots. Parietti has vast experience working with national art directors, agencies, and commercial clients. Package prices vary depending on the scope of work.

Littleton, CO(303) 781-4747

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Rayna McGinnis Studios

Located in Arcata, Rayna McGinnis Studios provides modeling and corporate headshots as well as event photography and commercial work. McGinnis's work has been featured in Rocky Mountain Bride, Colorado Weddings Magazine, and Fab You Bliss, and she's received both the Top 10 Denver A-List Award and the Two Bright Light’s Editor’s Choice Award. She provides both a complete in-studio headshot package and an on-location package, both of which include professional retouching.

Arvada, CO(720) 663-9857

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Spates Photography

Spates Photography is a Denver-based studio specializing in headshots, portraits, and group photos that allows clients to have fun while capturing their best selves. Areas of expertise include corporate and real estate headshots, engagement photos, and couples and family sessions. Spates works both in his studio and at external locations throughout the Denver metro area.

Denver, CO(720) 541-7908

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Sue Daniels Photography

Sue Daniels Photography is a Denver-based studio offering maternity, newborn, family, and graduation portraits, corporate headshots, and live event photography as well as school showcases, audition photos, and performing arts company portraits. Daniels specializes in both the technical and artistic sides of photography as well as image retouching. She conducts shoots both in her studio and in client locations throughout the Boulder and Denver metro areas.

Denver, CO(303) 258-0266

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Thomas Studio Photography

Since 1995, Thomas Toth Studios has provided fashion and portrait photography to clients in Aurora, Denver, and surrounding areas. Toth is a member of the Professional Photographers Association of America and specializes in classic, sophisticated, high-quality images. He offers senior graduation portraits, event photography, family portraits, executive and entertainment headshots, and sports, commercial, and corporate photography.

Aurora, CO(303) 805-2472

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Van Buren Photography

Based in Littleton, Van Buren Photography provides a range of professional photo services in the Denver area. Founder Katie Van Buren specializes in wedding and family portraits and has more than 15 years of experience in the industry. She strives to help clients savor the special moments of their lives through beautiful, evocative photography and high-quality albums and prints.

Littleton, CO(720) 489-1172

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