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Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Portrait Photographer
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Introduction With 25+ years of being behind the lens, Russell brings a natural talent to Western Lights. Having first picked up a real camera at 18 he admits to having the two most photographed kids in New Zealand. With commercial experience including fashion, product, wedding, portraiture and sport photography credits to his name, Russell has a clear affinity with people and prefers to work closely with clients in a candid style of photography. A talented portrait and kids photographer, his bold, clean and modern style of photography is popular with young and old alike. Being a Dad to two young kids himself, his patience with children and willingness to run relaxed sessions deliver stunning results.
Favorite Movies Forrest Gump, Worlds Fastest Indian, The Fifth Element, The professional and anything else directed by Luc Besson
Favorite Music Currently Evermore (go kiwi) and Coldplay following by an eclectic mix of house, trance and melodic dance beats.
Favorite Books Instruction manuals for gadgets

The squish of mud between your toes; how would you live your life as a frog?

I'd stay out of slow boiling water and microwaves