Laura Mares Photography

Capturing Joy + Documenting Life

I am Laura Mares.

A Pittsburgh based photographer, I’m here for the adventurers who live their lives to the fullest. Whether you’re celebrating your family, eloping with your soulmate, cultivating your small business, or graduating from high school, let me capture that major milestone with you.

Are you searching for a photographer to capture the defining moments of life? Choose Laura Mares Photography. 

Laura Mares, Pittsburgh lifestyle photographer

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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

A more intimate approach to family photography, lifestyle sessions take place in the comfort of your own home. 

Celebrate the excitement of a new family addition with timeless images that capture your baby’s tiny details.

There’s no better way to commemorate this major life milestone than with personality tailored images in unique locations around Pittsburgh. 

Showcase the person behind your business while boosting your influence with strong personal branding portraits. Let’s tell your brand’s story in a natural, approachable way.

Every family needs photos that capture the love between family members. When you update your family pictures you update your family’s story.

Life is an adventure. My photography journey began with my love of travel. Living a wanderer lifestyle, I may not have always known where I was headed, but I had faith that it would all work out in the end. 

Five Star Experience

Love notes + Kind words

"seriously, she's the best photographer in Pittsburgh"

“amazing job capturing us in a natural way”

“an absolute dream to work with”

“upbeat, patient, professional and fun”

“best money we've spent this year”

Awarded + Published

Photography Recognitions

Laura Mares Photography

Award winning Pittsburgh photographer capturing lifestyle, newborn, seniors, family and branding


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