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 30 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 2018-19 Rob will continue his service to the the worlds oldest and largest professional photographic association - Professional Photographers of America serving as Board Chairman of PPA.
This unique opportunity will serve the professional benefits of PPA's members,
and enrich the experience of Valley Studio clients. On July 1st, 2018 Valley Studio celebrated 33 years of business in Spokane Valley, WA!
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
• Best Bride Portrait: Five time recipient
• Best Portrait of a Woman: Three time recipient
• Best Group Portrait • Best Portrait of a Couple: Two time recipient
• Best Wedding Candid • Best Wedding Group
ASP State Elite Award: Three time recipient
Certified Professional Photographer Award