Blue Water Photography has developed into a full-service photography studio located in Lincoln City on the beautiful Oregon coast. Photographing people at important times in their life provides Bob with many interesting photographic opportunities. Whether it is a senior getting ready to graduate from high school or a couple experiencing the excitement of their wedding day, Bob provides photography that reflects the unique personalities and experiences of his clients. Many families gather on the Oregon coast for their reunions. These occasions require a photographer experienced in working with large groups in photographically challenging situations.
Commercial photography has become a cornerstone for Blue Water Photography. Bob provides architectural photography services. This includes both interior and exterior photography for real estate and vacation rental properties. With access to pilots and aircraft, Bob is able to serve clients with a variety of aerial photography services.
With over forty years of photography experience, Bob continues his photography education. He belongs to professional photography organizations including: Professional Photographers of Oregon, Portland Metropolitan Photographers Association, Professional Photographers of America and the National Association of Photoshop Professionals. Each of these organizations provides a variety of opportunities for continuing photography education.
Bob is one of Twenty-three Certified Professional Photographers in the State of Oregon in 2010. This status is the result of successfully completing both an in-depth written examination and a portfolio review. The knowledge required for certification insures that the photographer can consistently provide professional quality work. Bob also serves as a Certification Liaison, working with other professional photographers who aspire to become certified.
Bob shares the studio with Jeri Knudson who owns JAKs Photography Studio. She is also a Certified Professional Photographer. Together, she and Bob bring a powerful photography team to any project.
Bob competes in both regional and international photography competitions. His work has received merit and been exhibited at regional and international competitions. Select professional photography competitions are held under stringent guidelines and judged according to established criteria. Being successful in the competition demands attention to detail and a commitment to the highest creative and technical standards.
Blue Water Photography operates under a simple concept. The client is the reason the studio exists. From the pre-planning consultation to delivery of the final photographs or framed print, the client’s needs and interests are the driving force.