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After more than 25 years in the business and numerous accolades, including 14 years as an award-winning photographer for the Chicago Sun-Times, projects for Time, the American Bar Association Journal, and Chicago Tribune Sunday Magazine, Bob Davis’ passion continues to carry him around the globe in pursuit of meaningful storytelling opportunities. Davis believes that the power of photojournalism lies in its ability to tell a story by documenting moments in time and vividly reflecting them back to the viewer.
Now, a partner in his own endeavor, Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design, their client list reads like a “Who’s Who”of entertainment’s elite. Recently, he had the honor of photographing ABC's TV show The Bachelorette Ashley's wedding to J.P. in Pasadena, California. And many other "A" list weddings such as Eva Longoria & Tony Parker's wedding in Paris, Salma Hayek & François-Henri Pinault's wedding in Venice, La La Vazquez and Carmelo Anthony's wedding in New York, Tracey Edmonds and Eddie Murphy's wedding in Bora Bora, along with many other fabulous events with Oprah Winfrey. Other clients include celebrity event planners Mindy Weiss and Colin Cowie, Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Draft Worldwide Advertising. Davis was also commissioned to work on the book America 24/7 that was featured on the Oprah Winfrey show and was a New York Times Best Seller.
Bob’s work has been featured in publications such as O Magazine, People, OK, Inside Weddings, Town & Country, Munaluchi, Grace Ormonde, The Knot, Ritz-Carlton magazine, Professional Photographer, Rangefinder, and Popular Photography. He is also a Canon Explorer of Light, a Westcott Top Pro Elite Photographer, a member of the SanDisk Extreme Team.
Bob loves to photograph weddings for the pure joy and exuberance of the occasion. Capturing those fleeting moments creates a record of one of the most important days in a couple’s life. Bob covers weddings with the same energy, enthusiasm and professionalism that he brought his award-winning photojournalism career.
Bob is happily married to Dawn Davis and together they have two beautiful children, Bobby and Alli.