Mora fell in love with photography at the age of 15 while at Eagle Rock
High School in Los Angeles. After immersing himself in the medium, he was accepted to Art Center College of Design in Pasadena to pursue a career
in photography. After learning from some of the
top instructors in the world at Art Center, he began his professional
career by working under the direction NBA Sr. Official Photographer and
sports photography icon Andrew D. Bernstein. In 1998 at the age of 21,
he was the youngest photographer at NBA Entertainment.
From 1998-2002 he was privileged enough to be a part of three
NBA championships as one of the team photographers for the Los Angeles
Lakers. During that time he also served as one of the team photographers for
the Los Angeles Kings and the Photography Operations Supervisor at
STAPLES Center. In 2002 he left sports photography and joined Getty
Images as a staff photographer for News and Entertainment. While at
Getty he photographed some of the most high profile events in Hollywood
such as the Emmy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and Academy Awards. In late 2003 he created Mora Photography to serve commercial and editorial clients.
His diverse client list includes MGM Resorts, AEG, Live Nation, Golden Nugget, Fresh & Easy, Hollywood & Highland, Honda Center, and The Greek Theatre. Robert has also had the privilege of photographing projects for companies such as Adidas, Nike, DreamWorks, MiraMax, NBC, McDonalds, and Bellagio. In 2007 Robert became the team photographer the Los Angeles Galaxy Soccer Club. He is currently in his seventh season with the back to back MLS Champions. Robert’s successful career as an image maker has made him a highly respected professional in both commercial and lifestyle photography.