A profile of Russ would be incomplete without some work history...
was a genesis of things to come.
Design, production, & photography were all skills devoloped while repairing, customizing, and designing aftermarket products for Lotus, Fiat, Abarth and many other exotic cars, motorcycles and bicycles of the time.
Ferrari 250 Berlinetta Lusso
The dichotomy that was Lobarth LTD
'48 Willis Overland
KNYO Radio expanded on the design and production areas, just changing from mechanical parts to radio commercials and news productions.
Eastern Sierra News Service daily news production for tv, radio, and print advanced a few more skills... note the 30lb 3/4" tape deck hung from one shoulder & the 30 camera on the other.
Oh gosh the skills...