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Bootcamp—Sorry, We Can’t Post That: Tips and Tricks to Take Your In-House Project Photography from Sub-Par to Stellar

We all know the email: one of your technical staff is at a construction site and excitedly attached a photo they took of the progress. You hold your breath. What will it be, sub-par or stellar? Join SMPS Boston and DBVW Architects Director of Graphics & Photography and professional photographer, Heidi Gumula, as she discusses AEC project photography tips and tricks. During this session, Heidi will share techniques marketers can use themselves and bring back to the office to train their technical staff on how to take post-worthy project photos.

During this session you will learn:

  • Framing a shot
  • How to effectively use lighting
  • Smartphone Photography techniques
  • How to make quick photoshop edits

About the Speaker | Heidi Gumula

Director of Graphics & Photography, DBVW Architects
As DBVW Architects Director of Graphics & Photography, Heidi serves as both in-house graphic designer and photographer, and also designs and manages our signage and environmental graphic projects. In her role as a graphic designer, Heidi assists the DBVW team with presentation drawings, project boards, reports, and marketing collateral. Heidi also provides graphic design services for DBVW’s clients, including logo design, fundraising collateral, and commercial and residential leasing brochures. She has designed and managed signage projects for a range of clients, including healthcare, academic, and multifamily housing projects. In her role as an in-house photographer, Heidi captures the design details big and small of DBVW’s projects.




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    Groom Construction Co., Inc.

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