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About Robin Spencer
Master Photographer and Paul Harris Fellow

Ottawa Photographer Robin Specer

West End Ottawa Boy... Photographer... Embarrassingly Bad Dancer...

1960’s Flower Child... World Traveler... Funny... Meditator... Hitchhiker... 

Class Clown... Creative... lasagna Enthusiast... Failed Grade 5... Dog Person... 

Witty... Has a Serious Dumpling Addiction... Grandfather... 

Good Listener... His Mother's Second Favorite Child... Morning Person

Alternative Thinker (Dyslexic)

Problem Solver... Seeker... Compassionate... Snake Charmer... 

 Kind... Rotarian... Family Man... Starbucks Coffee Snob  

Member: Rotary International

Robin Spencer's Professional Photography Awards and Recognitions

Master of Photographic Arts (awarded 1996)
Master's Gold Bar Recipient (1999) 

Craftsman of Photographic Arts (awarded 1992)

Awarded Paul Harris Fellowship  (Rotary International 2011)


Awarded National Formal Wedding Accreditation (PPOC 1987)  

Awarded National Candid Wedding Accreditation (PPOC 1987)  

Awarded National Portrait Accreditation (PPOC 1988)  

National Award Winner (9 times)
International Award Winner (11 times)

International Award (Canada/USA) 2nd Place Wedding Category
National Level Ranked Judge (1996)


Awarded Qualified "Licentiate" Certificate (PPO 1986)  

Awarded Qualified "Associate" Certificate (PPO 1992)  

Wedding Photos featured on "Say Yes to the Dress" (2011)
A CHANNEL Viewers Choice Award 2006*
OTTAWA METRO Readers Choice Award 2010**
Readers Choice Best Wedding Photographer in Barrhaven/South Nepean 2010 & 2011***

Best in Ottawa - HEASHOTS 2022

* Top 3 Best Christmas Portrait Photographers in Ottawa
** Top 5 Best Photographers in Ottawa
*** BEST Wedding Photographer 2010 (Platinum Award)
*** BEST Wedding Photographer 2011 (Diamond Award)

Best Ottawa Headshots award 2022
Spencer Studio Clients

 Robin Spencer was interviewed by Genbook for their 2020 "Expert Series." Lessons learned from our 40 years in business.

"How This Entrepreneur Overcame Recession & Other Small Business Challenges:

A Q&A With Robin Spencer"

We were very flattered to be selected as Genbook's Spotlight Business September 2017 

Click Here To See Part 1 

Click Here To See Part 2 

Living The Adventure

At 17 I hitchhiked across Canada, at 47 across Ireland. I've been chased by a bear on more than one occasion, charmed cobras on the streets of India, backpacked Japan, been blessed by an elephant in Agra, walked on the Great Wall of China, watched the sunrise over Kathmandu and enjoyed momos and chai at the foot of Annapurna. While it's true that life is short, it's also very wide.

Robin Spencer

Master Photographer and Paul Harris Fellow

Book Appointment
Go Solo Article Ottawa Photo Studio - Professional Photographer Robin Spencer
Ottawa Best Studio 2023 award

An Ottawa Photographer serving Barrhaven, Kanata, Nepean, Manotick, Orleans, Richmond, Stittsville Ontario since 1980

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