Part to of a personal series looking at how Shanghai has influenced me and my aesthetic.
Robert Earp is a conceptual photographer shooting global brand campaigns for ad agencies worldwide Technical proficiency and an eye for creating the aspirational define Rob’s ever-evolving aesthetic. An active citizen within a worldwide photographic scene, Rob uses global standards as a barometer for perfecting his own work. He slavishly adheres to the philosophy that a photographer is only as good as his/her last assignment. Having honed his craft as a student of the ‘film era’ in the ‘80s, a young Rob found himself exhibited in the National Gallery of Victoria (Australia) with a shot from only his third roll of film. Since then, he has taken this natural intuition and nurtured it to professional advantage, constantly hitting briefs on the 5th, 6th or 7th frame and editing on-the-fly for greater efficiency in post. As owner of GLOW STUDIOS in inner city Melbourne and a former partner in a boutique advertising agency (FUSE ADVERTISING), Rob draws from a cache of photographic expertise and familiarity with advertising industry processes from go to whoa – pre-production, account management, creative and post-production. This knowledge allows him to work both efficiently and effectively. As equally invested in each project as Rob, his clients understand that a powerful big picture comes created in the details. To partner with Rob is to capitalise on possibility, and to do so without compromise and cutting corners. Rob continues to win accolades in photographic competitions across the world. For more information, visit the AWARDS & MEDIA section of this website.