Flex and Fitness Photography by Robert Reiff
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SOMETHING ABOUT HIM
Robert Reiff graduated from Pace University in 1973 with a BBA in marketing. He then went directly into professional commercial photography which had been a serious hobby till then. Robert had two studios in N.Y.C. from 1973 to 1979 specializing in fashion photography for catalogues and name designers.
In 1979 Robert relocated to Los Angeles where he continued to freelance in photography shooting large production illustrative sets for Slam, a humor magazine. This involved all phases of production with a large staff and studio.
In 1981 he moved on and began shooting architecture, aerials and interiors worldwide for builders, designers, resorts and Magazines. In addition Robert started shooting extensive landscape and car photography for use in calendars and stock photography for FPG (Freelance Photographers Guild) where he has been an active photographer since 1980.
In 1986 Robert began shooting for Muscle & Fitness, Flex and Mens Fitness magazines published by Joe Weider. He is currently shooting for them and is their lead photographer specializing in all aspects of Health and Fitness. This includes; physique photography, sports, exercise, illustrative situations, food, tabletop product, swimwear layouts covers and more.
This specialty along with his high reputation and notoriety has lead to an extensive client base in the Fitness Industry. In 1994 he formed MagicLight Productions to service this industry of which he is C.E.O. MagicLight is a full service production studio in Marina del Rey, Ca. Clients include:
Muscle & Fitness, Flex, Mens Fitness, Weider Nutrition, GNC, Ryka, Perfetto Sportwear, Body Alive Clothing, CrazeeWear, Time Factory Calendars, Sport Pharma, Titan Sports, Uncle Sam Clothing, Kodak, Cory Everson Videos, Calendars and books, Rachael McLish, Palm Springs Life, Body Shaping and more.