About Us

My philosophy on photography started with the quality and work ethic of my father Fred  Spurlin.  

Dad was a university and college photography professor, as well as the Panama Canal Zone Deputy Superintendent of Schools, who always encouraged me to pick up the camera.  From the day I picked up  that camera I was hooked. 


After 36 years of working the global photography scene I am taking my photography to the roads of The United States and Canada. 

  • Truck Driver, Werner Enterprises 2020
  • Owner / Operator, Spurlin Photography LLC. 1998 - 2020
  • Professor of Photography, South Florida State College, Avon Park Fl  2017 - 2018
  • Small Business Person Of The Year - Pompano Beach Florida Chamber of Commerce 2006  
  • United States Department of Commerce - Official Delegate and Photographer, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia  2005
  • Whole Foods Market photographer 1998 - 2005
  • Enterprise Florida Florida Trade Delegation - Official Delegate and Photographer,  England and Wales 2002
  • Fort Lauderdale Trade Delegation - Official Delegate and Photographer Munich Germany 2001 
  • DOD DIA Linguist Interrogator - Operation Just Cause - Panama 1988-1990
  • Best of Show Print Award - Missouri Professional Photographers Association Convention St. Louis, Mo., 1986.
  • Black Belt - Tang Soo Do - US Army Post Fort Clayton, Panama 1983,Instructor & SabomNim Ramon Navarro, 5th Dan HapKiDo TangSooDo, Academia de Song Moo Kwan Marcasa Panama - till present 2020
  • Blake speaks English and Spanish
  • Hometown: Carbondale Illinois