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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 broad client base, Lara is a clear leader among Seattle photographers and shows a passion for both Seattle headshots, kids family portraits, and everything portrait photography. She has provided 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 start your photoshoot session by making sure you’re and any other participants are 100% camera-ready. Next, you can relax and be yourself. Lara will put her lighting expertise to use and 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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Standout Headshots in Seattle by Lara Grauer – Seattle’s Best

Seattle Headshot Photographer Lara Grauer Seattle's Best Portrait Photographer, has prepared a comprehensive and detailed look into, “Seattle Headshots” and the world of headshot photography. The methods and techniques shared here will help most anybody facing their own need to update their headshot. Things you may find useful when updating your own headshot.   Standout…
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Seattle Photographer Lara Grauer Joins International Non-Profit Council

Seattle, Washington, July 1, 2024—Professional photographer Lara Grauer of Lara Grauer Photography in Seattle, WA was elected to the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) Council for the 2024 – 2027 term. An international nonprofit association with more than 35,000 members, PPA is ultimately governed by its members through such council representatives.  “Professional Photographers of America…

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Capture Your Seattle Senior Year: 5 Reasons to Hire a Professional Photographer

Summer vacation has just begun—with the wonderful Seattle weather, gorgeous landscapes available to see in every direction. But with graduation on the horizon, you might be wondering: should you go with a professional photographer, or take the DIY route? Here are five compelling reasons why investing in professional senior portraits is a decision you won’t…

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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!