Robert O’Toole is an award winning, international published photographer and a BBC / Shell Wildlife “Photographer of the Year” competition award winner. Robert is internationally recognized as one of the leading photographers working in the nature photography and nature photo tour industry.
Robert has been a professional photographer for more than 20 years and is currently based in California and uses a variety of top professional cameras and lenses. As an accomplished instructor, Robert leads photography workshop tours across the US and internationally. Robert is currently a Sigma Pro program photographer and has been working with Sigma since 2010.
Currently he is based in California and uses a variety of top professional cameras and Sigma lenses. He has also worked in commercial photography all around the globe in the past, with clients including Quiksilver Inc, Billabong International, Liquid Energy Ltd, Action Sports Group, and Atoll Media Ltd.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What camera systems does Robert use?
A1. Robert has many years of professional level experience with both Canon and Nikon. Currently he use the Nikon D4, D800E with Nikkor and Sigma lenses. For more than 10 years I used Canon equipment including every Canon Pro and pro-sumer DSLR camera since the D30 in 2001.
Q2. Is it true that Robert is a full time professional nature photographer?
A2. Photography has been the sole source of his income for the past eight years. Before working with nature photography full time he worked as a commercial/advertising photographer.
Q3. What is your favorite place to photograph?
A3. Coastal Alaska and California is at the top of his favorites list.