Robbie Caponetto Robbie Caponetto is the staff photographer at Southern Living magazine with over 35 years professional experience. He has been with Southern Living for 14 years. An expert in lighting, he is adept at responding to the challenges both in the studio and on location. After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin, he relocated to Los Angeles for the next ten years to refine his photojournalistic style. Comfortable shooting home, garden and location portraits, Caponetto has worked for a diverse group of clients including: The London Observer, Sony Entertainment, Activision, GQ, Hollywood Records, K-Swiss shoes, Time Inc., and Coastal Living. About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.