Lara is an award-winning Photographer/Designer with 15 years of experience, specializing in portrait and lifestyle photography. In addition to an amazing eye for the shot, bra possesses the unique first-hand experience of a strategic creative designer, making her an invaluable partner to her clients.
She was raised in the Northeast US by Icelandic parents and Icelandic was her first language. From an early age Lara was inspired by art. She spent summers visiting her family's native Iceland, which contributed to her appreciation of Scandinavian Design, natural beauty and light.
After earning a BFA in Visual Design + Photography at the University of Oregon's School of Fine Arts, bra began her advertising career in Reykjavik. The following year she returned to Boston to join the Volkswagen Design Group at Arnold. She then went on to lead the Royal Caribbean and Citizens design teams as the ACD lead. She traveled the world art directing photoshcots by internationally recognized photographers for clients such as Royal Caribbean and VW - all of which fueled her own passion for photography. Her clients include Pinkergreen, Epiphany School, 1BandID, The Boston Globe, MSPCA, Select Seed, TOP Seafood and C&K Communications, as well as many individuals and families.
bra makes her home in the Boston area with her husband, son and their border collie rescue mutt + model, Bert. In her free time she enjoys travel, the outdoors, running and has completed 3 marathons.