Endorsements, Features, Press


Huffington Post
Broadway World
Colbert Report
High Times Magazine
Private Clubs Magazine
Yale University Magazine
Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine
Seattle Magazine
City Arts Magazine
Seattle Times
The Stranger
Seattle Weekly
The Sydney Morning Herald
the examiner
City Arts Online
Seattle Star
The SunBreak
FJ Wescott Blog
America Blog
Chicago Ideas
Washington DC Jewish Community Center
Drama in the Hood
Cross Cut
Alabama Media Group
Teen Tix
Chicago Ideas
Seattle Actor
Capitol Hill Seattle
A&P Seattle Art & Performance Quarterly
The Fremocentrist
Fremont First Friday Art Walk
Pride Source
San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus
Seattle Gay News
BlackRapid Media Podcast
Brainiak FM: Interviewed
King 5 Northwest
Seattle Channel Art Zone with Nancy Guppy
Destination Weddings & Honeymoons
Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine
Seattle Metropolitan Bride & Groom
Chicago Bride
Caribbean Journey
Wedding Chicks
Style Me Pretty
Seattle Bride Magazine


“Dear LaRae, I love them — and I never like pics of me. Thank you so much!”
– Dan Savage, American author, founder of “It Get’s Better”, playwright and director

“A huge thanks to Seattle-based photographer and social-media innovator LaRae Lobdell for allowing me to use the photograph that appears on the cover of this book.”
– Acknowledgments in “Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, and Politics” by Dan Savage

“All great pics by LaRae Lobdell, but this one def our fav.”
– Lewis Black, American comedian, author, playwright, social critic and actor

“Thank you so much. I am REALLY glad I found you.”
– Ron Thomas, Associate Design Director, Private Clubs Magazine

“Again LaRae, thank you for these wonderful shots and all you’ve done to make this festival kick-ass.”
– Andrew Russell, Artistic Director at Intiman Theatre

“It DOES NOT get any better than this. Thank you. I’ve never cried over a headshot before. Love you. Thank you.”
– Julie Briskman, actor

“I got cast the very first time out using the new shots, and it’s by far the biggest job I’ve gotten, thanks!”
– Zack Hewell, actor



I am truly blessed to be able to do what I love in this world and am honored when the work stands out exceptionally to critics and industry companies.

Totally Rad! Inc. | Men of MotoAmerica
Twenty-year photography veteran, LaRae Lobdell, shares her latest portrait series, Men of MotoAmerica. Read on to learn how LaRae executed the project, from convincing her subjects to be photographed to finishing the images with her “secret” Totally Rad recipe.
with Chenin Boutwell, posted on November 11, 2015
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BrainiakFM | Interviewed
Justin and LaRae discuss her beginnings in the world of photography, how she reinvented herself multiple times over, and also how she’s giving back to the photography community these days through her new workshop(s). LaRae shares some amazing, heart-felt stories during this interview and really opens up about her success and her struggles. This is a must-listen for any aspiring photographer, creative, or entrepreneur.
with Justin Seeley, posted on March 24, 2015

The Stranger | Once More with Feeling
How LaRae Lobdell, a Photographer No One Had Ever Heard of a Year Ago, Changed the Way We See Seattle Theater
by Brendan Kiley, in print and posted on June 19, 2013

examiner.com | Photographer turns her lens on Seattle’s theater community
by Rosemary Jones, posted on June 22, 2013

The SunBreak | A Photography Show Tries to Fit Seattle’s Theatre Scene into the Frame
by Michael van Baker, posted on June 19, 2013

Seattle Star | Celebrations: 79 Minutes with LaRae Lobdell of Photo Sister
by Omar Willey, posted on June 18, 2013

BlackRapid | Podcast EP18 – LaRae Lobdell, PhotoSister.com
Ron Henry invites friend, former BlackRapid Social Queen, and successful commercial/ wedding photographer LaRae Lobdell to talk about her latest exhibition “Celebration!”
by BlackRapid, posted June 14, 2013

Fremoncentrist | Seattle Theatre As Seen By LaRae Lobdell
by Kirby Lindsay, posted on June 12, 2013