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Next Door Photos empowers realtors, business owners and home builders with visual marketing solutions so they can get back to doing what they do best: running businesses and buying/selling houses. We have a team of local, highly-trained visual media professionals providing you with same day availability and next day turnaround.


We are a Kingdom-Minded organization that thinks people are more important than profits. As a locally-owned and DMAR-affiliated company, we care deeply about Denver South and making it a better place to live & work. Know of a ministry/non-profit/cause that could benefit from our donated products? Please let us know as we are always looking for ways to invest in our community.


We offer the most comprehensive suite of visual media products in the industry. We know how important it is to stay fresh on technology and offer you the best products for your listings.  Ask us about the cool things we are working on and the future of real estate visual media (like virtual reality)!

Our Team

T Hayes denverso


Troy is the Managing Partner of Next Door Photos Denver South. Born and raised in Michigan, Troy graduated from the University of Michigan in 2014 and has multiple years of experience in customer service and sales. Troy is passionate about excellence and customer-centric business and brings those traits to Next Door Photos to empower realtors, business owners, and homeowners with high end visual marketing media. When Troy is not working you can find him spending time with his wife Laura, hiking the Rockies or exploring new restaurants around town.

Brandt Covert


As a south Denver native, Brandt has loved growing up in the Mile High City. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder studying photography. As a skyscraper enthusiast, Brandt has an appreciation for architecture. As a real estate photographer, he has developed a passion for capturing architecture and homes through a lens making them look as beautiful as possible. During his free time, he loves to keep updated on sports. He is a big Denver Broncos and Denver Nuggets fan. He also likes to karaoke and do game nights with friends.

Cody Smetzer -headshot


Cody loves all things media from photography and videography. He has been shooting for about a decade and graduated from Colorado Film School for film production and cinematography as well as receiving his BAS from Regis University. In addition to content creation, Cody is from a family of real estate professionals and homebuilders and is himself a licensed real estate broker in the state of Colorado. Through his experience in video production and with his innate love for real estate Cody has a keen eye for details especially when capturing a space effectively, in a way that tells its story. With his versatility from video and photography, he is able to use his skills to capture all forms of media that are necessary to help sell properties in and around Denver.

Headshot - Peter Greco (Denver South)


Peter is a student at Metropolitan State University of Denver with a passion for photography, videography and product design. He is a Colorado Native from the heart of Denver and started videography in 2018 and just couldn’t stop. He joined Next Door Photos to gain real world experience and to learn a different style of photography and videography. Outside of the lens Peter is constantly hanging out with friends, going on hikes and mountain biking.

Headshot - Pete Burd (Denver South)


Pete spent 15 years as a broadcaster and video journalist, working for TV stations all over the country. He has a passion for visual storytelling, a keen eye for interesting compositions, and an interest in learning new aspects of photography and videography. He loves the outdoors and all that Colorado has to offer!

Headshot - Jacob Samuel (Denver South)


Jacob is a 25 year old father of two kids who loves to create whether it be musically, visually, or doing DIY projects around our house. I enjoy skateboarding and spending time with my family most.