Laura Mares Photography
It's about your life, your love, your joy, your family. Let me capture that for you.
I am laura mares.
A Pittsburgh based photographer for laid back clients wanting a creative and artistic photography experience. I love to capture moments as they come. I am a firm believer in love and believe that life was meant for living fully.
Are you looking for the right photographer to capture the special moments of your life for you and your family to treasure forever? As your photographer, I aim to create a fun, hassle-free experience that captures your natural beauty, unique personality and authentic connection.
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"A thing that you will see in my pictures is that I was not afraid to fall in love with these people.' - Annie Leibovitz
Lifestyle newborn and family sessions take place in your home and incorporate your family interacting with each other while relaxing in your home.
Newborns + Maternity
Isn’t it incredibly special to be carrying a new life inside your growing belly? A maternity session is the perfect way to capture this special time, allowing you to look back and remember this remarkable time in your life!
Having a newborn is a life changing event. Let’s create clean, beautiful, timeless images of your newborn for you to remember how tiny your newborn once was!
Children + Family
Every family needs photos that capture the love between family members. When you update your family pictures you update your family’s story.
Seniors + Portraits
Are you a high school senior or a professional looking for portraits? Let’s meet on location or in my home studio for a portrait session that will be full of fun poses that will focus on making your look your best.
Wanderlust. My photography journey began from my love of traveling. Here’s a gallery filled with some of the beautiful places we have visited.
What others are saying.
Very skilled with her photo shots
- Gordon, Family Portrait Session
Very patient and accommodating
- David, Newborn Lifestyle Session
Attention to detail, expertise and quick skills
- Chelsea, Cake Smash Session
Most beautiful gallery I have ever seen
- Lauren, Lifestyle Newborn Session
Best money we’ve spent this year
- Evan, Family Session
Will recommend you to my friends…
- Natalie, Professional Headshots
Such a wonderful job…
- Krista, Maternity, Newborn + Family Sessions
Thanks for a fun session!
- Meghan, Family Sessions
We LOVE the pictures…
- Tanny, Family Lifestyle Session
We felt extremely relaxed…
- Tara, Newborn Lifestyle Sessions
Capturing candid moments
- Stephanie, Family Sessions
Perhaps what I liked most was the creative interchange…
- Cindy, Maternity + Newborn Lifestyle Sessions
Laura is very patient and quick with little kids.
- Nina, Family Session
Decided to use her photography service forever
- Flora, Lifestyle Family Session
We are absolutely obsessed with them!
- Megan, Newborn Lifestyle Session
A morning we will always remember
- Amanda, Newborn Lifestyle Session
Customizes the experience to match their personality
- Dana, Senior Portrait Session
Warm, friendly and incredibly talented
- Lisa, Newborn Lifestyle Session
Awarded + Published
Expertise Awards Laura Mares Photography Best Newborn + Portrait Photographer in Pittsburgh
Laura Mares Photography
Pittsburgh's Experienced Newborn and Family Lifestyle Photographer.