Russ is a freelance photographer who shoots images for a variety of commercial, corporate and editorial clients. Most notably, Russ is a regular contributor for the New York Times. His assignments have taken him throughout the United States and to the Azores, Grenada, Kuwait, Iraq, Bosnia, Puerto Rico, Saint Thomas, Germany, Ireland and Brazil. Russ earned his BFA in photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 1995. He was a staff newspaper photographer for five years at The Georgia Guardian. Russ has completed several books for his publisher MBI of Minnesota. Presently, he resides in Savannah, Georgia with his wife Susan, daughter Morgan and son Travis. He enjoys collecting muscle cars, playing the drums, playing golf, and motorcycling.