Biography & Clients

Penguin Group
Polaroid University
Ducati Seattle
ANSA Motorsports
Cardinal Health RBC
Dan Savage
Private Clubs Magazine
G.I. Jobs Magazine
BlackRapid, Inc.
enlight photo
House of Fashion Seattle and Tom Douglas
New Media Synergy
Nature Consortium
Windermere Real Estate
Raining Virtue Solutions
Stratford Festival
ACT – A Contemporary Theatre
Intiman Theatre
The Satori Group
Pacific Performance Project east
Washington Ensemble Theatre
West of Lenin Theatre
Butch Blum
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photo by Lou Freeman

Photographer, Writer, and Consultant.

LaRae Lobdell is an environmental portrait photographer, host, and instructor with over 20 years of experience photographing, directing, producing exhibits, and speaking in the photography industry. She focuses on providing artists, actors, models, and companies with lifestyle and conceptual imagery for promotional use and branding. Her approach is very contemporary, her work has a timeless elegance, and she represents the grace, distinction, and style that is possible in photography.

Her curriculum vitae includes 21 photography exhibits of her own work, the curation of 15 exhibits for other artists’ and museums, the production of 13 private and community events, and two year’s experience as director of one of Seattle’s largest art walks. Her images have been published in The Huffington Post, Broadway World, Yale University Magazine, Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine, and even aired on the Colbert Report.

LaRae’s position as a lead host for online educational giants such as CreativeLive and Polaroid University gave her the unique opportunity as one of an elite group of professionals to connect a live global audience to top renowned professionals in photography, video, design, business, audio, music, software design, productivity, and lifestyle. She brought her network to BLACKRAPID as their Culture Liaison, facilitating close working relationships between influencers and organizations for promotional sales and marketing.

Grateful to be a stay-at-home mom while balancing a rewarding career in the photography and marketing industry, this proud single mom enjoys a traveling lifestyle in the Pacific Northwest with her daughter, Emerson.