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About Russ

Russ has been a professional photographer for the past 25 years and co-owned a thriving studio in the Reno/Sparks area during that time. He now is working freelance and operates from his home near Chilcoot, near Frenchmans Lake in the beautiful Sierra Valley. (Thirty minutes from Reno).

He specializes in environmental portraiture and graduating senior photography. He also is able to cover special events, conventions and holiday parties. Over the years, Russ has photographed hundreds of weddings and is totally capable in assisting you with your wedding photography needs.

Russ is the principal tubist in the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, a position he has held since 1969 and you can find him playing in most classical venues where a tuba is called for.

Since moving to the country from Reno in 1992, Russ was able to enjoy one of his passions, Astronomy, and has photographed many deep sky wonders which you can see in his Astro Photo Gallery.

Russ and his wife Lynda own and operate High Sierra Coffee Roastery and supply coffee houses and individuals via their website. He makes is home with his wife Lynda, two horses, eight cats and a very smart Border Collie named Biscuit near Chilcoot in the picturesque Sierra Valley.