About the Author

Robert Oliver
Blurbarian Since August 2010
Name Robert Oliver
My Web Site www.robertoliver.com
Location Oceanside, CA, USA
Gender Male
My Occupation Professional Photographer / Educator
My Bio I wasn't born with a camera in my hand, but it didn't take long for me to find one.

When I was 5 years old my mom set up a makeshift darkroom in the family bathroom.... and I was hooked.

That first encounter with photography started my life-long journey as a photographer.

My career has taken me around the world and allowed me to photograph a wide variety of editorial and commerical assignments: from a rock climber perched high on the cliffs of Yosemite to the Olympics in Sydney Australia. I've photographed the ancient Dol hareubang statues that gaurd against evil spirits on Korea's Jeju Island and the slanted architecture on the beaches of Santos, Brazil.

Like the great Johnny Cash song... I've been everywhere! Well not quite, but I'm working on it.

Hundreds of magazine covers and thousands of published photos later, I still am hooked on Photography.

Photography has been a major part of my life since I first witnessed that image magically appear in the tray full of dev