Bobbi Lane



Bobbi Lane is an award-winning commercial photographer specializing in creative portraits on location and in the studio. Lane’s multi-faceted approach to photography incorporates over 40 years of technical experience with innovative artistic interpretation. Her corporate and editorial work includes corporate websites, annual reports and hundreds of environmental portraits for covers and articles for a wide variety of magazine. Bobbi’s honest and fun connection with her clients allows them to feel relaxed and authentic.

As a dedicated photo educator, she brings insight and enthusiasm to her students in workshops held worldwide. Bobbi is known for teaching lighting techniques for portraits with natural light and with studio strobes and speedlights. Bobbi’s excellent rapport and communication with her students inspires and motivates, while her straight-forward teaching style reaches students of many different skill levels. Her dynamic workshops are always both educational and fun!

Combining her love of travel, photography and teaching, Bobbi also leads international photo travel workshops. In the past few years, she has been to Cuba, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Turkey, Oman, Venice Carnival, Hong Kong, Iceland and Dubai. These travel tours offer students the opportunity to see in new ways and learn lighting, landscape, people and processing skills to enhance their vision.


Bobbi is the author of two books, teaches online for, and has a Craftsy class on Posing and Directing. Bobbi offers custom mentoring programs for emerging photographers, designed to help business development and improve photography techniques. A strong advocate for business education, she was honored with a Special Recognition Award for Education at APA National’s 25th Anniversary. Photo District News named Bobbi one of 13 of the Top Workshop Instructors

  • Named Top Workshop Instructor by Photo District News
  • Advertising Photographers of America 25th Anniversary Education Award
  • Twice Awarded Outstanding Teacher in Visual Arts from UCLA Extension
  • Honorable Mentions in International Photography Awards Women in Photography, Plymouth Center for the Arts