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ABOUT Robert Ryan

Robert Ryan Kildoo is a photographer living in Tampa Florida. Specializing in fashion, advertising, catalog, editorial, travel, architecture, food and portraiture, He has followed an intense passion for creative pursuits since he was a child. Robert started his professional photography career working as a photojournalist as a stringer for the St. Petersburg Times and New York Post. In college he studied music and art history, which led him to tour with bands as a keyboard player, He then began working in recording studios and witnessed the transition from analog tape to digital recording. The coming multimedia revolution saw him transitioning back into photography, Robert was named the Master Digital Printmaker for Thunderbird Editions, a fine art print house, where he created prints for the likes of Baron Wolman (Rolling Stone Magazine), Herb Snitzer (Life, Look, The Saturday Evening Post, Fortune, Time), Marty Balin (Jefferson Airplane), Ernie Simmons (wildlife artist), and Jim Warren (fantasy artist), just to name a few.  Robert has made prints that hang in museums, galleries, fine hotels, and restaurants internationally. As a result of his extensive knowledge of Photoshop he started retouching in a large commercial production studio. The next step in his career evolution was focusing on high end photo and video production.  Robert was at the forefront of the digital workflow, working with large crews creating all manner of digital commercial productions. To this day he is equally proficient behind the camera, behind the capture station, in post-production for stills and print, or editing audio in the recording studio. His passion for photography and music is only equaled by his commitment to professionalism in production.

Adept at logistics, artistic vision, and technology, Robert brings dreams into vivid reality.  Currently, Robert creates ads, social campaigns, and catalogs for the fashion and architecture industries, while still keeping his foot in the music industry.


Select Clients Include: As Photographer or Production Crew

The Atlantic Magazine


Johnny Walker

Adrianna Papell

Duffy’s Sports Bar

Rack Room Shoes

Hyatt Hotels

Marriott Hotels

The Breakers Palm Beach Resort

Christina Wu

Tiffany Designs

Sports Illustrated

ESPN Magazine

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Boston Redsox

New York Yankees

Philadelphia Phillies

Pittsburgh Pirates

Faceplant Dreams


Quinceanera Collection by House of Wu

Visit St. Pete Clearwater Tourism Board

Palm Beach Media Group


Published By:


The Knot

Tampa Bay Magazine



Bridal Guide

The St. Petersburg Times

The New York Post

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