Rob Kalmbach has built a reputation for capturing the beauty in fleeting moments. His nimble shooting style allows for rare angles + truth in the image. Most of his subjects embody a kinetic spirit, often in motion, free and colorful. Specializing in commercial and editorial work, Rob tries to find the hope and humor in just about everything. He was raised in Pennsylvania with 4 sisters and at one time 14 cats, is an Indiana University Graduate, and now lives in California.
Growing up in San Diego, Gene comes from a family of artists and his early tastes were shaped by skateboarding art and graphics. Before reaching the cinematographer and director roles, he has pitched, concepted, designed, animated, edited, filmed and directed projects for many major brands. Having a strong understanding of the whole production pipeline enables him to find that unique, artistic slant. Aside from cameras, Gene loves to surf and has traveled to over 40 countries often searching for perfect waves.