Russ is a former teacher of 27 years and he brings this experience to his tours. You’ll go home knowing a lot more about the art of photography:
    *Be assured that Russ limits his tours to five participants
    *Learn about composition, lighting, depth of field, etc.
    *You’ll be taught photography, not just brought to a location
    *Feel free to ask your photography related questions and have them
     answered clearly and concisely

Share the enthusiasm Russ brings to his tours:
    *Photography is a passion for Russ, not just a job
    *Learn to read the light as he does
    *Experience the knowledge he has of every location
    *Feed off the exuberance he brings to every session
    *A tour with Russ is all about the photography
    *A tour with Russ is all about the enjoyable experience and the
     developing of life long friendships
    *Laughter and good times are mandatory

Awards and Credentials
    *Multiple winner of the prestigious Nature’s Best Windland Smith Rice International Photography Award. He has won the Art In Nature division, the Backyard Habitat division, and has received numerous Highly Commended awards in the Landscape, Plants, and Creative Digital divisions. As a result, he has had his images hung in the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington DC.
    *Books include Amphoto’s Complete Book of Photography, and The Best Of Nature
    *Russ teaches for the prestigious Panasonic Digital Photo Academy and, more impressively, authored their national curriculums for the Advanced, Intermediate, and Beginner level classes.
    *Russ’s images have appeared in calendars published by Kodak, Inner Reflections, Audubon, Sierra Club, National Wildlife, and National Geographic Traveler.
    *Russ has written hundreds of How To articles for publications that include Outdoor Photographer / Popular Photography / PHOTOgraphic / / etc. He brings this knowledge to all his tours and shares it readily.
    *His images are marketed by Photolibrary and its affiliate, Index Stock.

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