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"The 9 Best Portrait Photographers in Oakland, CA

I was ranked one of the Best 9 Portrait Photographers in Oakland, CA by



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A creative professional with personality. The proof of his experience can be seen in his ability to create captive portraits that speak to the strengths of his subjects. Portraits are not just a photo but a revelation of the beauty of the subjects that he captures.

His thorough understanding of the use of lighting has allowed him to confidently work within conditions and subjects of diverse backgrounds, complications and expectations. 

He has been a Panasonic Lumix Advocate since 2019. Before that he has been published in numerous nationally distributed fashion magazines and has won several awards for his photography. Aside from being a commercial portrait photographer, he also started Day One Films, a Bay Area film production, in 2019. In 2022, he won Best Director for Feature Documentary at the London Director Awards. As well as earning 17 other awards and selections for his film projects. 


Panasonic LUMIX Advocate, since 2019

PNY Technologies, Photo Ambassador, since 2015

2017 Sweet Tamron Advantage Photo Contest, 2nd Place, Portraits​

2017 Panasonic LUMIX USA Dealer Photo Contest​, 3rd Place, Portraits​

Test Photographer, MDT Agency SF​ & Scout Models

2014 ​San Francisco Fashion Awards, Best Photographer


PUMP Magazine

Elegant Magazine

Prolific Quarterly

Shuba Magazine

Picton Magazine

Scorpio Jin Magazine

Ellements Magazine

Ignite Magazine

Contact me now to set a free creative consultation!

Robert Silver

Phone: 510-904-7899


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