Russell started his photographic journey in the early 80’s working as an assistant with many top photographers of the day, Annie Leibovitz, Bruce Brown, Robert Erdmann and many more.
After 5 years assisting Russell started his own studio based in London.

Russell has worked on some of the most famous brands world wide, Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Yamaha, Tag Heuer, Dunhill, Volvo; with most of the leading advertising agencies. BBH, Leagas Delaney, M&C Saatchi, Louis XIV’s, Team 1, TBWA, JWT, Y&R, Saatchi & Saatchi.

Four years ago Russell instigated his new project “Curbside” a library specialising in road images for automotive advertising.