About

Robin Black is an award-winning Los Angeles-based photographer specializing in landscape, nature and environmental photography.

She spends most of her time photographing the Sierra Nevada, California Coast, and desert Southwest areas.  She uses Canon cameras, Canon and Sigma lenses, and Singh-Ray filters.  Her work has been used on corporate websites and exhibited in galleries around the United States including the museum gallery in Yosemite National Park, the Burke Museum of Natural History in Seattle, Washington, and the G2 Gallery in Venice, California.  Her work has been published in Outdoor Photographer magazine, Smithsonian magazine (digital version), and Yosemite Conservancy magazine.

All of Robin Black’s images are copyrighted, all rights reserved, and may not be used or linked without permission.  If you’d like to use any of the photos for licensing or publication, please use this contact form.  She is also available for contract landscape or corporate photography assignments, as well as private photography workshops.

Please check out Robin’s documentary project on the Owens Lake.  You can also follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and 500px.

Awards, Exhibitions & Published Work:

  • 2016 “Six Monumental New Outdoor Art Installations to See This Summer,” Smithsonian magazine (featuring an image from Owens Lake Project)
  • 2016  Life on the Lake (Owens Lake Project) year-long exhibition at the Eastern California Museum in Independence, California (images added to museum’s permanent collection)
  • 2015 Presentation to Disney Imagineers Camera Club: “Nature Photography Basics: How to Find Your Own Way in a World of ‘Like’ Junkies and Comp-Stompers”
  • 2015  Rural Impressions at the New York Center for Photographic Art, New York, New York (inclusion in juried exhibition, 2nd Place award)
  • 2015 Yosemite: Off the Beaten Path at G2 Gallery in Venice, California (2 images included in restrospective exhibition on Yosemite National Park)
  • Moderator, Panel:  “Filmmaking as a Tool for Conservation,” G2 Gallery’s Green Earth Film Festival, October 2015
  • 2015  Outdoor Photographer Magazine – “Precipice and Fog” as Showcase Image, August 2015
  • 2015  Saturdays Off the 405 – inclusion in digital exhibition at The Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California
  • 2015 Highly Commended for Snowy Bridalveil Sunrise, USA Landscape Photographer of the Year Competition
  • 2015   Second Chance: The Owens Lake Project at the Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitors’ Center in Lone Pine, California
  • Moderator, “Water Panel: Urgent Conservation Notice – Where our water comes from, how much we have left, and what we can do to conserve it,” G2 Gallery’s Green Earth Film Festival, October 2014
  • 2014  Landscapes: The Big Country at 1650Gallery in Los Angeles, California (two images selected for juried exhibition)
  • 2014   Second Chance: The Owens Lake Project at G2 Gallery in Venice, California (solo conservation photography exhibit, with partner Audubon California, June/July 2014)
  • 2014   Outdoor Photographer Magazine – Interview (along with eight other pro photographers) in “It’s More Than The Camera” feature (May 2014)
  • 2014   Yosemite Renaissance XXIX juried exhibition – selected for inclusion in exhibition in the Yosemite National Park Museum and subsequent touring exhibition (received Honorable Mention for “Winter’s Bones” image)
  • 2013    One of two photographers featured in the annual Emerging (VI) exhibit at G2 Gallery in Venice, California (13 images included)
  • 2013    Yosemite Conservancy Magazine – published in feature on fall color in Yosemite National Park
  • 2013    Outdoor Photographer Magazine – published as part of annual feature on National Parks
  • 2012    Spirit of the Mountains (National Park Service) – First Place, (Scenic) Landscape; Exhibition at Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area’s King Gillette Ranch
  • 2012    Denver Audubon Photography Competition – Honorable Mention
  • 2012    International Conservation Photography Awards by Art Wolfe – First Place, Landscape; Exhibition at the Burke Museum of Natural History (Seattle) and subsequent touring exhibition
  • 2011    River to Well juried exhibition – Honorable Mention (all five images entered) and inclusion in touring exhibit (U.S. Midwest)
  • 2011    Denver Audubon Photography Competition – Honorable Mention
  • 2011    Yosemite Renaissance XXVI juried exhibition – Two pieces selected for inclusion in exhibition in the Yosemite National Park Museum and subsequent touring exhibition
  • 2010    River to Well juried exhibition – Honorable Mention and inclusion in touring exhibition (U.S. Midwest)