A Master Craftsman Certified photographer, and third generation small business owner. Rob has been the owner and photographer at Valley Studio in Spokane Valley, Washington. Working in photography since college graduation, Rob has an Applied Science degree in photography, and a degree from Eastern

Washington University as a photographic educator.


A serious photographer since the age of 16, Rob began his professional career

after college, working as first assistant to a top fashion photographer in Seattle.

He later opened Valley Studio in his hometown of Spokane Valley, providing

quality portrait services to a long list of returning clients for over 30 years.


Rob proudly continues a Behm family tradition of small business ownership that

stretches back 75 years in the Spokane Valley. He's committed to make each 

customer's portrait experience, unique to them, and provide the best in customer

service and quality photographic products that will last them a lifetime.


In 2021 Rob will continue his service to the the worlds largest professional photographic association - Professional Photographers of America, serving as an Approved Juror, for the International Photographic Competition


This unique opportunity will serve the professional benefits of PPA's members,

and enrich the experience of Valley Studio clients. On July 1st, 2020 Valley Studio celebrated 35 years of business in Spokane Valley, WA!



Master Of Photography

Honorary Master of Photography

Photographic Craftsman

Fellow Of Photography

Certified Professional Photographer

EWU - Career and Technical Education degree

SFCC - Applied Science Degree, Photography


Honors and Awards

• PPA National Award 

• PPW Distinguished Service Award

• Kodak Gallery Award

• R.R. Hutchison Trophy Best Portrait

• Russ Clift Trophy 

• Best Portrait of a Woman: 3 time recipient

• Best Group Portrait 

• Best Portrait of a Couple: 2 time recipient

• Best Bride Portrait: 5 time recipient 

• Best Wedding Candid: 2 time recipient

• Best Wedding Group

• Best Overall Wedding Entry: 2020

  • ASP State Elite Award: 3 time recipient

  • Certified Professional Photographer Award

Rob Behm
Rob Behm

In Studio with Rob

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Rob in Washington DC
Rob in Washington DC

Advocate for Photographers Rights

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Rob Working with Wedding party
Rob Working with Wedding party

Wedding Photographer

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