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Russ Kientsch

Free Member, DUBAI

About me

My work, in whatever form it takes, has always held a delicate reflection of my surroundings. Being influenced by a continually evolving environment, I utilise mixed media to communicate identity in flux.

I began my artistic life as a sculptor, carving smooth body lines out of stone. My need for artistic expression saw me look to oil and canvas, creating strong abstract images for private commission.

During the 1980’s I was headhunted by a large UK publishing house to head their creative department. During this time, I employed my graphic design and photographic skills constructing powerful images of international celebrities and iconic architecture.

It was at this time that I became seduced by the mystery and symbolic strength of the photographic image. Coupled with a desire to unravel the secrets of form and shape, I began to concentrate on individual and architectural portraiture. This led me into working full time as a image-maker in the advertising industry and being represented by the world’s largest picture agency, Getty Assignments.

With the experience and a depth of passion I have for my work, I create hybrid images with impact. I continue to work in the commercial field whilst developing highly personalised images on commission for various clients abroad and in my new home, Dubai.

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  • Ayrton08 01/02/2009 10:39

    Very beautiful and elegant your photographs.
  • Krishan Kk 01/02/2009 9:52

    Hi..... Happy New Year.......with lots of love....krishan.

  • Dirk Hofmann 11/22/2006 19:54

    i also want to say: "welcome"

    hope you enjoy your stay and find some new friends around here pretty soon ... :-)

  • Abdul Khaliq 11/22/2006 15:02

    Hello Russ,
    It is good to see you from UAE.
    Welcome to fotocommunity.com

    The spirit of Fotocommunity is to share knowledge, inspiration and thoughts as a team. Everyone can participate and everyone will share his experiences. So I hope you will enjoy it and if you have further questions don't hesitate to contact anybody from the support team.

    Our info system is up right now but it is growing permanent:


    Abdul – Channelmanager for Subjects
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