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 for 35 years. 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
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
In Studio with Rob
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