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Bobbi Lane

Commercial Photographer, USA

Bobbi Lane is an award-winning commercial photographer specializing in creative portraits on location and in the studio. Lane's multi-faceted approach to photography incorporates over 35 years of technical experience with innovative artistic interpretation. Lane shoots primarily people on location for editorial, corporate, and advertising accounts as well as photographing "real people" and travel for stock. Her stock photography has sold worldwide for ads, posters, and billboards.

Bobbi's clients include: Aramco, Fujifilm, Charles Schwab, CB Richard Ellis, Net Perceptions, GE, Warner Bros., PricewaterhouseCoopers, Samsung, Bose Corp., Neutrogena, Mattel, McDonnell/Douglas, Sears' Tower Skydeck, Sekonic Meters, Pocket Wizard and the Morro Bay Natural History Museum.

As a dedicated photo educator, she brings insight and enthusiasm to her hundreds of students every year. Bobbi's excellent rapport and communication with her students inspires and motivates, while her straight-forward teaching style reaches students of many different skill levels. Bobbi teaches her own weekend workshops in the Boston area, and at the Santa Fe Workshops, the Maine Workshops, the Center for Photography in Woodstock, the Los Angeles Center of Photography, and the International Center for Photography in New York City. She also teaches internationally for Gulf Photo Plus in Dubai and leads travel photo tours to Venice for Carnival, Greece, Turkey, Oman, Ethiopia and Myanmar. At the APA National’s 25th Anniversary, Bobbi was honored with a Special Recognition Award for Education.

Photo District News named her one of the 13 "Top Workshop Instructors!"

Bobbi co-authored the book “Advertising Photography; A Straightforward Guide to a Complex Industry" with fashion photographer Lou Lesko. She developed the content and filmed several instructional DVDs: Portrait Lighting Techniques, Portraits Unplugged, Posing and Directing and Exposure Foundation. Please click on the Books and DVD, and the Photo Education: Online Learning pages for more information.

Bobbi does personal mentoring for emerging photographers. Please go to the Mentoring Page under Photo Education.