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Seattle’s Best Pet Photographer

Are you one of Seattle’s awesome pet owners? Let Lara Grauer Photography turn you and your furry friends into contemporary art for your home.

Puppies and kittens are the cutest, and they grow so fast, so if you just got a new baby critter, call Lara Grauer Photography today! Even if your fur baby is all grown up, it’s always the right time to get new pictures of them. We don’t get to keep them very long, so we need to celebrate them when they’re at their best! So the only question is: what beautiful things will you create?

A Seattle Photographer Lara Grauer photoshoot helps you savor the moment and turn your beautiful photos of your pet into meaningful art that will last a lifetime in your home.

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Lara did beautiful photos of my husband, our dogs and me. She is friendly, kind and loves dogs, so your dogs are going to feel comfortable. Thank you, Lara!

– Lara Grauer Photography client, Elisa

Meaningful Pet Photography Experience

Begin with the end in mind to get the best portraits ever! Seattle Photographer Lara Grauer specializes in creating a vision for your portraits and turning it into reality with a fun and efficient 3-step process.

Lara Grauer leaves no detail forgotten. Your pet portraits are too important to only get digital images. You want pictures that will last a lifetime – and that won’t get lost in your disorganized computer files or buried in your social media feed. Your sweet little fur baby deserves better than that.

Your pet portraits need to be printed so you can see them whenever the mood strikes. That’s why Seattle Photographer Lara Grauer includes printed pieces with every shot you purchase of your pet.

Meaningful Art

Lara’s fresh & modern style means you’ll get awesome art that just happens to feature your pet. What do you love the most about your dog? How does your cat make you smile? Let’s capture that for your home.

Special Memories

Your Lara Grauer Photography portrait experience will be memorable in itself. It’s not just about recording how beautiful your pet is – it’s about creating special moments that you get to re-live each time you see your pictures.

Peace of Mind

Each time you update your portraits, experience the peace of mind that comes from knowing you’ll never forget the little things. Whether it’s your cat’s heart-shaped spot or your dog’s ear that points sideways, you’ll be glad you have these photos to remember them by.

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Lara Grauer: Story-of-You Teller

Proud Seattle Photographer Since 2008

Seattle Photographer Lara Grauer

Meet Seattle photographer Lara Grauer: Certified Professional Photographer and member of the PPA Professional Photographers of America and the Professional Photographers of Washington. Lara has been a professional photographer since 1996, and over the past 27 years, she’s photographed countless professionals, children and familiespets, weddings and events. She specializes in Seattle headshots for Seattle area professionals of all stripes – including actors, attorneys, executives, and people improving their social media or dating profiles. Lara’s specialty is providing the best photo shoot experience in Seattle Portrait Photography, and she’s considered one of Seattle’s leading Pro Headshot Photographers.
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.
How the Process Works

Do photos stress you out?

Many people hate having photos taken, and really it’s no wonder. You have to take time out of your schedule, guess about the things you might need to get through in one piece, make sure everyone stays calm, come up with a look for the shoot, and then make sure everything goes perfectly! Who wouldn’t be stressed out?

It’s not your job to be the photography expert! Of course you don’t know how to prepare for something like this. It’s your photographer who should lead the way.

That’s why Lara Grauer Photography has developed an efficient and playful 3-step photography process that countless clients have deemed “fun!”

Here’s how it works: First, you’ll have a comprehensive design & planning consultation with Seattle Photographer Lara Grauer. You’ll decide on a vision for your finished portraits and create a plan so it can happen. Next up is your fun and fearless photoshoot! Professional hair & makeup styling is included for one person to get the session started. Your time in front of the camera will unfold in accordance with your vision – outfit changes and lots of poses may be appropriate – or perhaps you’re going for one awesome statement piece which will make your session short and sweet. Lara will make sure you know what to expect before the big day.

After your photoshoot, you’ll meet with Lara to select the best photos and make the final decisions for your artwork order. When that’s all done, all that’s left to do is wait…! When your custom art is ready, complimentary delivery and installation will finish off your experience.

Vision & Design

To get started on a journey, you need to know where you’re going. You’ll start with a consultation to explore the possibilities and create a plan for making your vision a reality. Lara Grauer will guide you through the design process so you can envision the final result you’re aiming for.

Photoshoot

Your photoshoot will start with hair & makeup styling, then move on to time in front of the camera. Whether it’s just you, or you’re bringing people along, you’ll enjoy cold refreshments, invigorating music, goofy jokes, and clear posing directions. Great photos and fun memories will be the result.

View & Order

Step 3 is viewing your portraits with guidance from Lara Grauer Photography. Your time together will be spent picking out favorites and finalizing design options for your finished albums and wall art. Our unique design software shows you everything as it will appear when it’s done, so you’ll know you love it before you say “yes.”

Image Style Choices

What Image Style Suits Your Home?

Your pet photography will look best when you choose a style that suits your taste. Does your home’s interior have a traditional feel? Maybe a Mixed Media portrait will work well. Are you more eclectic in your style? Contemporary Color might be the best way to go. If you have a more modern design, Classic Black & White could really enhance the mood. Plan ahead and you’ll get portraits you can enjoy for many years to come. At your consultation, you’ll get guidance on selecting wardrobe choices that complement your portrait style.

Call today to book your consultation! Lara Grauer Photography – 206-724-2177

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Classic BW

Our classic black and white portraits minimize distractions in order to maximize emotional impact. Dramatic lighting creates an intimate scene, making these portraits perfect for small groups and individuals. Black and white portraits are fabulous in modern and transitional homes with a neutral color palette.

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Contemporary Color

Contemporary Color portraits are our signature look. Rich color and dimensional lighting allow you and your family to shine. The modern look of our portraits comes from the spare scenery and the authentic moments we capture. Your contemporary portrait will shine in a modern or transitional home that boasts pops of color.

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Mixed Media

Transform your favorite photograph into a classic painting. Digital artistry allows for unlimited creativity and begins the painterly look. A lovely canvas print is enhanced by hand with strokes of paint and finished with a gorgeous frame, resulting in a portrait that is perfect for your traditional home.

Seattle photographer Lara Grauer knows that proper design is what makes your portrait art most enjoyable. Starting with the right style of portrait sets you off on the right foot. After that, we look at the color palette, size, and display options. We will guide you through the steps it takes to get portraits that make your heart and home sing! Make sure to plan ahead so you can enjoy your portrait art for years to come.

photo albums displayed on a wooden coffee table top with a cusioned chair and whited out background.Portrait Album Styles

Often times there are lots of things you want to remember about the characters who make up your family. The purpose of having portraits is to show different sides of people’s personality, fun aspects of particular relationships, and the gang in all its glory. Albums give you the best opportunity to package your story in a way that is compact, yet also has a big impact. Which style of album will you choose?

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The Legacy Album

The defining characteristic of our Legacy Album is its page construction. Unlike any other album available, this handcrafted book uses precision cutting & elegant matting to enhance and protect your favorite images. Cover options include the finest Japanese silks, gorgeous Italian leathers, and even a unique wraparound cover with sterling silver beaded tassel. Assembled with exquisite craftsmanship in New Zealand, unwrapping this album is an experience to savor.

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The Modern Album

Our Modern Album boasts a beautiful contemporary style for your family’s heirloom storybook. The pages of this made-in-America collection are sleek and smooth. True photographic prints extend from edge to edge with no gap in the gutter; mounted on the highest quality board pages. Choose your custom cover from many options like luxurious velvet, textured linen, or fine leather—and make it truly your own with options including an acrylic photo or beautifully embossed title.

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The Deconstructed Album

Imagine a beautiful family album without the bookbinding, and you’ve got a Deconstructed Album. Each genuine photographic print is skillfully mounted and lacquered for lifetime protection. The collection is lovingly nestled in a portfolio box of your choice for safekeeping. Your family’s story remains the same, but the pieces can be rearranged, displayed, and shared with others.

Wall Art Size & Placement

Statement Piece

A Statement Piece is a single large portrait that holds a wall on its own. This is a special portrait that can set the mood for your space. The Statement Piece is commonly reserved for a place of honor above a fireplace, sofa, or other prominent location.

Companion Piece

Companion Wall Art Pieces compliment each other so when they are hung throughout a space they create a cohesive design. Repetition of style and color can be a strong artistic component to a beautiful interior, and that is what Companion Art Pieces can do for your home.

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Gallery Piece

Gallery Pieces are for flexible, up-close display and viewing. Perfect for hallways and stair cases, where you pass by at close proximity that lets you savor each moment as you walk by. A mix of frames and print styles works best for additions to the collection over time.

Pet Photography Pricing

Custom Portrait Photoshoot

Reservation fee of 990 (plus tax) is collected at the time of booking and includes:

  • Design & Planning Consultation to begin building your vision
  • Professional hair & makeup artistry for 1 person included in portraits
  • Creative time for photography in one location
  • Guidance for selecting portraits and designing your art
  • Professional retouching of purchased images
  • Access to multiple sizes of digital photos for purchased images
  • Unlimited license for personal use of purchased portraits
  • Permanent archive of your purchased images both on and off-site
  • 2 gift prints OR $500 credit toward wall art or album purchase
  • Lifetime guarantee for all wall art and album products
  • Complimentary delivery and installation of wall art

Add to your session

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Hair & Makeup Artistry

Add hair & makeup artistry for additional photoshoot participants for 250 (plus tax) per person.

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Digital Composite Artwork

Create a special scene that expresses your personality and lets you see your dreams come to life! Custom pricing applies, based on the number of subjects (pets or people) included and the desired special effects & background elements.

Printed Art Pricing

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Wall Art

Wall art prices are all-inclusive. That means you get the customizations you want for one simple price. Frame style, mat colors, trims and glass options are already part of your purchase. Plus, a digital copy of your portrait, along with complimentary delivery and installation is included with all wall art purchases within our service area!

  • Mixed Media Wall Art starts at 2990 (plus tax)
  • Matted Wall Art starts at 890 (plus tax)
  • Impact Wall Art starts at 790 (plus tax)
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Albums

Album pricing is based on the number of images you select. Album types are available at different number counts. Digital copies of all selected images are included with your purchase.

  • The Legacy Album starts at 3690 (25 images)
  • The Modern Album starts at 2890 (16 images)
  • The Deconstructed Album starts at 1990 (10 images)
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Gift Prints

Your family’s portraits will bring joy to your extended family, so why not share the love? Our gift prints are either mounted or matted and responsibly packaged to make a beautiful gift your family will love. A digital copy of your portrait is included with your purchase.

A la carte gift prints start at 250

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Let’s talk

As a leading professional Seattle photographer, I can promise that each photo shoot receives my very best. I’m available for regular bookings at my Lara Grauer portrait & pro headshot photography studio located on Seattle’s northside. Use the form below to email me with any questions you might have about your portrait and headshot photography session. I look forward to hearing from you!

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