Robert E. Meyer

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“success in photography, is dependent on being able to grasp those supreme instants which pass with the ticking of a clock, never to be duplicated - so light, balance - expression must be seen - felt as it were - in a flash, the mechanics and technique being so perfected in one as to be absolutely automatic”. Edward Weston 

 The word PHOTOGRAPHY was first used by Johann von Maedler. It is based on the Greek photos “light” and graphe “representation by means of lines” or “drawing” together meaning “drawing with light”. 

 Robert Meyer believes that the two essential elements in a good photograph are vision and light. Vision is the foundation of a good photo which determines the way a photographer uses light. This can be the manipulation of natural light or the creation of light through strobes or continuance light sources. In both cases, photographers are essentially painting with light. Accomplishing the use of light for a specific effect results in a photograph that reveals what the photographer wants to convey. Light is the primary tool in fulfilling that vision. 

 Robert Meyer started his photography career more than 40 years ago. In that time period he has learned how to not only, see the light that can be controlled but to feel the light for that believable edge. That moment in time that reveals something special, a thought, an emotion, a feeling that will draw the viewer into the image for that shared experience. 

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Possessing a wealth of creative and photographic experience along with a proven ability substantiated by various industry awards and the successful management of a busy commercial studio in a major creative market. Consistently achieving significant year-on-year sales targets and growth through quality. Accomplished in training and motivating others to achieve their personal creative vision and to facilitate their journey. Believing that good team leadership and a hands-on approach to management brings increased standards and quality of workmanship. Dynamic and results-oriented with a successful track record in the photographic advertising industry.

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The primary behind the creative image and the business operations of a commercial photographic studio specializing in quality oriented product and corporate portraits. Key features of the work include choosing and preparing locations; setting up lighting; selecting appropriate cameras, film and accessories; composing shots; positioning subjects and instructing assistants. Post production include processing raw image files, retouching and/or digitally manipulating and printing images  utilizing all photo oriented software . Image/creative consultation, talent development and mentoring one on one. Offering a variety of workshops at various venues concentrating on the development of individuals style and photographic vision.

Robert E. Meyer Photography

ICP International Center of Photography

New York  USA






Serving more than 5,000 students each year, the School at ICP offers a broad range of courses, from digital media and darkroom practice to certificate and master's degree programs, as well as youth programs, seminars, symposia, and a lecture series. 

Regarded as one of the best faculty members due to an ability that produces results in the individual students development of their own photographic vision.


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