Russ loves all things creative. His talent for visual design and use of organic and design theory forms brings a new dimension to all work he creates.
Starting life in the photography and fashion magazine industry Russ’s career as a creative has gone from strength to strength.
Established as an visual artist Russ has exhibited work all over the UK. His photographic projects are worldwide and he sales his art creations all over the world.
Artworks Sold Worldwide
Photographic Projects Worldwide
Private Art Commissions
Community Art Projects
Russ has over 30 years experience in the creative industry, in the early 80’s partnering in the then top fashion illustration Agency in London ‘Briefs’ after having been working as an illustrator himself for several years, for companies such as Audi Volkswagen and the German Archaeological institute.
He then chose to use his graphic design skills and soon became Creative Director of the top contract publishing company in the UK ‘Premier Magazines’ publishers of magazines for British Airways and other Blue Chip clients. During this time he used his skills in graphics and photography with immeasurable success, constructing powerful brands for client magazines and powerful photographic imagery in support. It was at this time that he started shooting fashion and Beauty.
After several years and a love of diving he began shooting underwater Fashion which has become his passion. He recently shot the underwater fashion project for Germanys Next Top Model in the 2013 series. He loves to shoot beauty and still life including food and he loves to shoot architecture and interiors which he has done for many hotel resorts including the Armani Dubai, Six Senses Oman and Vietnam, Per Aquum group in the Maldives, and the Westin and editorial for Harpers Bazaar Interiors Inside out and many other titles.
He was approached by Gulf News Media to mentor the photography team as Head of Photography working with them for two and a half years specialising in shooting fashion and interiors and bringing the standard up to an international level on their magazines titles Aquarius, Alpha and Friday.
He is passionate for his job and also Sculpts and paints using his photographic imagery in many pieces with several Hotels such as St Regis Saadiyat Island, Crown Plaza Doha W Hotel and Residences Doha, Desert Palm Hotel Dubai to name a few and private clients buying his work…