Stephanie Lara is a photographer based in Seattle. She received a BFA in photography from Seattle University and has earned an Associate’s degree in Journalism from Fullerton College. Stephanie has won several awards including a meritorious award in video journalism and honorable mention in best news photo for the Journalism Association of Community College, and most recently was a finalist for Photographer’s Forum Best of High School and College Photography 2017.
Stephanie's work is inspired by visual storytelling with a focus on preservation of culture, nature and the conceptual combination of organic expression and performance. Her mission is to create and capture time that invokes empathy and courage for social change.