Lorraine Marie is a Seattle-area photographer who loves taking photographs of people and places. She enjoys meeting people of all cultures, which has led to incredible adventures with her camera both close to home and far away. Lorraine specializes in portrait photography—giving her best to create images that are natural, authentic and compelling.

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Portrait Sessions for Couples

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This beautiful devotional gift book is for readers who want to experience God’s presence in a new and exciting way. With amazing testimonies, inspirational messages, and four-color photographs taken by the author, this book encourages readers to see God’s power at work in the lives of everyday people.

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Natural. Authentic. Compelling.

I didn’t realize that these three adjectives — natural, authentic, compelling — would not only define the work I chose to create as a photographer, but also the words I would one day write as an author. The words came simply enough, but living up to them has been a challenge I embrace.

It is my hope that as you browse through these galleries and read through these words, you will find inspiration that touches your heart and soul. I’m so glad that you are here!

Lorraine Marie Varela

Photographer / Author

Photography Guarantee

I know that my clients are looking for photography that is authentic and beautiful—images that capture the heart and soul of the person being photographed. This is my highest goal, and one that I consistently strive to meet.

In fact, I feel so strongly about this that I guarantee if you are unhappy with your session in any way—if I missed the mark and did not capture the “authentic you”—I will refund your session fee or re-schedule a new session at no additional charge.

I am delighted when my clients say there are too many good choices when reviewing photographs from their session. It’s the best problem to have, and one I will work hard to give to you.