About Staske Studio
Paul has studied under Master Photographers Darton Drake, Tim Kelly, Tim & Beverly Walden, Fuzzy & Shirley Dunkel, Dave Junion, Gary Box & Monte Zucker.
Paul developed an interest in photography at a young age and established his first Studio “Paul’s Dark Room” as a teenager, concentrating on journalistic and landscaping photography. Paul has traveled to Australia, Italy, Spain , France, Germany, Caribbean, as well as the Continental United States, Alaska & Hawaii . These places have provided beautiful images for lifetime memories.
Paul began his Portraiture Career in 1989 specializing in Weddings & Couples. Paul has since expanded into the Senior and Family Market with the opening of Our Full service indoor/outdoor Studio in 1999.
Roberta graduated from the University of Illinois with a Degree in Marketing, Finance and Psychology. She spent 17 years in the Corporate World before she finally got a Life and Dove Head first into Operating Staske Photography. Roberta handles all Area of Customer Relations , Marketing, Advertising , Web Development, Scheduling, Training & Personnel
Roberta works all the freaking time, marketing is her absolute passion. She love travel. She love my bike. She love the ocean and the mountains.
She can’t sing, She love to laugh and tease and play. She is passionate about people and learning about them
Our Exclusive Line of Relationship Imaging: Portraits from the Heart was Introduced in 2002. To date we have raised over $200,000 for Local Charities including The American Cancer Association, American Diabetes Association Crisis Nursery, American Heart Association, YMCA, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Champaign County Humane Society, Children’s Cancer, Judah Christian, Blue Ridge Schools, American Business Woman’s Association & Many Others.
Paul & Roberta are members of Professional Photographers of America, Association of Professional Photographers of Illinois, Kentucky Professional Photographers Association, Home Builders Association of East Central Illinois, Business Networking International, Champaign County Chamber of Commerce. and Executives Club of Champaign County.
Paul and Roberta reside in Dewey, IL along with their dogs: Callie, Coffey, & Zoe and Dewey, the putty cat.
When time allows, Paul and Roberta love to travel to anywhere that there is Sun, Sand & Scuba. Aruba, Antigua, Bonaire & the Caymans’ are among their favorite locations. Skiing, Snowboarding & Photographing in the Rockies is another Passion and a retirement dream.