Headshots, Personal Branding, & Portraits for HomePhotography studio in SeattleBook a free consultation

You deserve to love your portraits and have fun making them!

Lara Grauer is a PPA Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) specializing in professional headshot photography, business portraits, team & company headshots, personal branding portrait photography, and portrait photography that turns your loved ones into art for your home.


Lara is committed to making your complete photography experience fun and efficient.


A proud Seattle portrait photographer with a large following, Lara is also a clear leader among Seattle photographers. She has continued to provide exceptional Seattle area photography services since 2008, and Lara is eager to give you the quality art and service you deserve. Contact Lara today!

206-724-2177 • [email protected]

As someone who has always doubted my beauty, Lara captured both my inner and outer self. I’m so grateful and can’t say enough great things about Lara and her amazing team.

– Lara Grauer Photography client, Laura Brewer

Photography Services
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Studio Headshots

Seattle’s best solution for people who want great business photos with a quick and easy experience.

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Company Headshots

On-location headshots are available for teams and offices in the Seattle area.

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Personal Branding Photography

Customized photos for business owners and professionals who want to tell their story through visual marketing.

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Portrait Photography

Exquisite legacy portrait albums and wall art for Seattle parents and grandparents.

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Senior Portraits

Fresh & unique portraits for high school seniors in Seattle who want customized art that honors this important time in life.

Pet Portrait Photography

Fun and modern studio portraits for pet owners in Seattle who want unique art to honor their dogs and cats.

Fun & Efficient Photoshoot

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1. Schedule your pre-photoshoot consultation

Give Seattle photographer Lara Grauer a call at 206-724-2177 to explore ideas and schedule your consultation and photo session. Lara will meet with you to start planning your photo session and jump-start your outfit selection.

2. Have a blast at your fun and fearless photo session

Seattle photographer Lara Grauer will likely start your photoshoot session by having you and/or other participants meet with our hair & makeup artist to make sure you’re 100% camera-ready. Next, at the photo shoot, you can relax and be yourself. Lara will show you all of her tricks for posing, so you’re confident that you look your absolute best.

3. Select and share your portraits

Get ready to love your photos! Step 3 is where we choose your favorite photos and finalize your order. Whether you’re using the photos to up your marketing game or hanging portraits on your walls, everyone will admire your new pictures!

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Lara is great–excellent eye, great at putting me at ease, and she created an overall fun experience. And I love my photos!

– Lara Grauer Photography client, Kelly Malone

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My Valentine’s gift to myself was a set of new headshots. I wanted to see if I could show off my serious and silly side and Lara nailed it!

– Lara Grauer Photography client, Marcelle Allen

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Lara Grauer: Story-of-You Teller

Proud Seattle Photographer Since 2008

Seattle Photographer Lara Grauer

Choosing a professional Seattle portrait photographer can be challenging. Seattle photographer Lara Grauer has over 25 years of experience as a professional Seattle portrait photographer specializing in family portraits, headshot photography, children and pet photography. Most importantly, Lara is regarded by many to be one of the best portrait photographers in Seattle and an outstanding professional Seattle photographer. Lara will take the best photos you’ve ever seen – guaranteed. Lara is a dedicated Certified Professional Photographer and member of both the PPA Professional Photographers of America, and the Professional Photographers of Washington. Lara has photographed countless family portraits, pet portraits and headshots for professionals of all stripes, including actors, attorneys, and executives. Lara’s client portraits can be seen displayed on social media websites and even dating profiles. Lara is based on the Northside of Seattle and works on location by request throughout the north Puget Sound area. Lara is committed to giving you photos that you love for both the look as well as the memories that they hold.

Lara provides studio portrait sessions for all areas around Seattle, including Downtown, South Lake Union, Magnolia, Queen Anne, Capitol Hill, Fremont, Wallingford, Ravenna, Magnuson, out across Lake Washington to Bellevue, Redmond and Issaquah and, phew, all the way up North to Everett.

Professional Branding, Personal Branding, Pro Photography Tips, Speaker

Lara works closely with her clients to understand their professional goals and determine how they want to be seen by their audience. She helps define both their professional and personal brand through photography, whether it’s to be used online or in print. Through this process, she’s uncovered key aspects of visual branding and storytelling photography that can help you spread your message and make a bigger impact. This process is a key component to building a strong career.

Education is the key that can unlock the world. Seattle photographer Lara Grauer draws on her over 25 years of professional photography expertise to help people express themselves in the world through her photoshoot sessions, workshops, and speaking opportunities. Lara regularly gives presentations about photography techniques, personal branding, headshot photography,  and building a successful business throughout Seattle’s Puget Sound area. If you’re looking for someone to speak to your group, get in touch with Seattle Photographer Lara Grauer today!

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Pet Pic Tips – Photos at Home

It’s hard not to appreciate the spontaneous joie de vivre expressed by our furry friends! For that reason, it’s always a challenge to capture their cutest poses and true natures. Here are my best tips for photographing—and celebrating—our four-legged companions. May is National Pet Month, after all. Ways to capture the looks you love. It…

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Add Zing to Spring Gatherings

No pressure but…here come all the spring events!  Mother’s Day. Father’s Day. Graduation parties. We celebrate kin with brunches, barbecues, dinners and casual gatherings. What if you made that time even more precious by planning something fun for all ages?! Here are five ways you can bring family and guests together, creating memories that last…

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Customers Like Visual Stories

Every picture relates an entire story—we know it’s true because the sentiment is repeated in prose, poetry and song. And we see and experience it all the time! Sharing stories about your business attracts more customers, especially the ones that identify closely with who you are and what you represent. In the last Shooting Star…

Let’s Talk

As one of Seattle’s leading professional photographers, I can promise that each photoshoot receives Lara’s very best. Lara is also available for regular bookings on location in the north Puget Sound area. Use the form below to email me with any questions you might have about your portrait or headshot photography session. I look forward to hearing from you!