Rob Love is a Melbourne-based award-winning photographer whose images hang in a major Los Angeles medical centre and private collections in the US East Coast. His photographs have also been acquired by collectors locally in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland.
Rob was recognised by the US Professional Photographers Association with an Award of Distinction, in 1996. He was invited to address the New Zealand Professional Photographers Association in 1992 and the Institute of Photographic Technology seminar at RMIT University in 2009.
Rob has exhibited widely in Melbourne, including Without Pier, Black Eye Gallery, Sydney, Colour Factory, Fitzroy, Gold Street Studios, and the MLC Acquisitive Art Exhibition. Rob was also selected for the USA Darkroom Gallery ‘About Trees’ juried exhibition in 2013.
As a commentator, photographer and journalist Rob was intimately involved in the America’s Cup from 1983 through to 1992. He covered the 1987 World 12 metre Championships in Sardinia, the Admirals Cup 1989, sailed on Fisher and Paykel NZ in the 1989 Fastnet race and was information officer for the 1988 NZ America’s Cup challenge in San Diego.
From 1989 to 1992, he was Yachting editor for Boating NZ and concurrently founding editor and main photographer for the upscale STYLE magazine.
He has twice been a semifinalist in the prestigious Moran Contemporary Photographic Competition.