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Why These Portrait Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Lakewood Portrait Photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Art of Her

Art of Her is a portrait photo studio based in Lakewood, CO that serves Lakewood and the surrounding Denver metropolitan area. It is owned and operated by Jess Kornacki, who has over a decade of professional photography experience. Jess specializes in shooting high school senior photos, business headshots, headshots for modeling portfolios, editorial photography, and personal branding photography for women. Jess uses her professional photography experience to shoot women in realistic yet flattering ways that boost confidence. All sessions come with image post-processing afterward. Many clients have praised Jess Kornacki for her attention to detail, visual style, friendly personality, professionalism, and quality of the photos.

Lakewood, CO 80226


Brad Wiggins Photography

Brad Wiggins Photography provides family and wedding photography to customers in South Littleton, Colorado, and surrounding areas in the South Denver Metro area. Mr. Wiggins is a self-described "on-site, natural light, photojournalistic photographer." His emphases are senior portraits, wedding shoots, and family portraits. Mr. Wiggins aims to capture photos that have personality and a unique style. A portrait photography package with Brad Wiggins comes replete with, on average, fifty custom-colored images adjusted and edited for the specific feeling of the session, which takes two hours. Portrait sessions also feature a DVD with high-resolution images, in addition to an online photo gallery that is available for three months after the session.

Dave Neligh

Dave Neligh is a photographer specializing in portrait photography based in Denver, CO and serving Denver and the surrounding areas. Dave has a Master’s degree in Digital Photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design as well as a degree from UC Berkeley. Dave works with businesses and other organizations for ad campaigns, magazines, and editorial photos as well as with individuals for portraits and head shots. Dave has many years of experience and has taught at the Art Institute of Colorado’s photography department. Clients have praised Dave Neligh for his artistic vision, showing his subjects in a different light, and being easy to work with.

Lakewood, CO 80228


John Anderson Photography

John Anderson Photography is a staple within the Littleton, CO, community and beyond for capturing unique, honest, and professional headshots. John Anderson, the owner and lead photographer, understands that many individuals feel anxious when it comes to photo sessions, but he aims to put clients at ease and leave at the end feeling like they had fun. He is Colorado’s only PH2 Associate Photographer, which is a program designed by world renowned headshot photographer Peter Hurley. Only 50 individuals worldwide have been bestowed with the honor of the Associate designation, and John Anderson is one. From fashion, children, and artistic photos, to actor, model, and corporate headshots, Anderson’s specialty is finding the intricate details often overlooked by others.

Littleton, CO 80127


Lanz Photography

Blake and Heather own and operate Lanz Photography and first entered the profession over eight years ago when they began to take pictures of the landscape around them. They enjoy helping their clients capture the joy and beauty between photo subjects and specialize in astrophotography projects out in the country. They also strive to ensure each customer receives unique photographs at the end of the session. The company is willing to travel for photoshoots and primarily assists people with portraits for high school senior pictures, weddings, concerts, families, and commercial needs. Lanz Photography serves residents of Golden and the nearby communities through high-quality portraiture. Interested individuals can check out the company’s diverse collection of portfolios to determine whether or not its quality and style work for their needs.

N. Taylor Photography

N. Taylor Photography, located in Lakewood, Colorado, is dedicated to providing high-quality and sophisticated services that take care of people's various photography needs. The team consists of two professionals whose visions and expertise complete each other, making for well-rounded and satisfying sessions. Stylist Stacey provides guidance throughout the entire process, including the pre-shoot planning, hair, makeup and wardrobe. Photographer Nick makes subjects feel comfortable in front of the camera, helping them pose and using the lighting equipment in a way that brings out what clients want to emphasize. The work duo specializes in headshots, beauty and boudoir photography, all customized to clients' specific needs. N. Taylor Photography strives to create a fun and pampering overall experience.

Lakewood, CO 80228


Speak Photography

Sierra Thornley owns Speak Photography, a portrait photography business in Denver that covers surreal photography, seniors and modeling, families and children, weddings and couples, home listings, commercial photography, urban couture, and personal - graphic design. The session includes an initial free consultation, the appropriate number of finalized images, the session costs, outfits if required, photo selection, retouching, a USB of chosen digital images, and a signed print release. Sierra gives free sessions for teenage Moms, the families of the terminally sick, and for those needing to overcome an obstacle that is preventing them moving forward in life. Testimonials speak of Sierra’s professionalism, how easy she is to work with, how she makes her subjects feel comfortable, and how she takes her time setting up the shot so that she can get the picture she wants. They also mention the great poses she comes up with and how much fun her sessions are for everyone.

Highlands Ranch, CO 80126


Wren Portraits

Wren Portraits is a portrait photography business in Golden, CO serving Denver and the surrounding areas. Photographer Jenny Langfield specializes in producing heirloom-quality photos of families, children, seniors, and newborns, striving to capture her subject's personality, quirkiness, and character in each image. Jenny will shoot at clients' homes or their favorite outdoor location. All portrait shoots have a flat session fee, which includes edits and enhancements to photos. Prints, wall art, and albums are available, and digital files are included with some of Jenny's packages. Reviewers say Jenny is very patient with children, makes great photographs, and has good options for photo packages.

Lakewood, CO 80123


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