Robert Farber's style has helped to influence a generation of photographers through vast public exposure of his work. His Nine coffee table books have sold well over a half a million copies. Seventy of his images have been published as posters and distributed worldwide. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis brought Farber into Doubleday to publish his book By the Sea, which won the Art Director's award for color photography. His latest book, (released Nov. 2004) "American Mood".
Farber's fine-art photographs have been published in virtually every form. His work has been exhibited in Japan, Europe, as well as the United States, and he has lectured at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, Universities, and professional groups in the United States as well as Japan, Australia, and Europe.
Robert Farber's commercial work includes major campaigns for fashion, beauty, and advertising clients. His editorial and advertising work has appeared in most major magazine in the United States and abroad.
Robert Farber received the Photographer of the Year award in 1987 from PMA, Photographic Manufacturers Association. In 1995 he received the ASP International Award, given by the Professional Photographers of America, and The American Society of Photographers. This award has been given to those who have made a significant contribution to the science and art of photography. Some previous recipients of this award include Dr. Edwin Land (inventor of the Polaroid), George Hurrell, and National Geographic.
Farber's involvement in the Internet began in 1994 with Farber.com, a virtual gallery of his work. Because of its popularity, Farber created what is now Photoworkshop.com. Photoworkshop.com has become the most successful and unusual way to learn photography on the internet (receiving a million visitors a month), a 3-D interactive community of photographers from all over the world. Photoworkshop.com is home to Canon's Digital Learning Center, and sponsored and endorsed by some of the most prestigious Corporations and Organizations in photography.