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Dan Russell pin-up photographer

Dan Russell's minimalist compositions focus firmly on his flirtatious pinups allowing their beauty, expression and form to dominate and carry the image

Dan Russell pinup photographerDan Russell

"There is a thrill in the creative process, being able to conceive an idea and carry it through to an image hanging on a wall ... I feel privileged to be in a position to do what I do and it is my hope that my work is reflective of classic pin-up art"

Hooked on pin-up since 2010, Dan Russell creates images that are sexy, classy, glamorous and flirtatious … and reminiscent of a simpler time.

Photography is in his blood – his great uncle had a successful studio in the Boston area.

"As a child, I remember always wanting a camera and I got my wish in the late 60’s when my father gave me (don’t laugh) a Polaroid Swinger! For those who may remember this little gem, it only shot black and white. Thus began my quest to become a professional photographer.

"Over the years, I was the photographer for my high school yearbook, did weddings, portraits and worked with some talented photographers.

"Fast forward to November 2010, out of the blue, my stepson sent me a link to some pin-up photography. I thought of Alberto Vargas and Gil Elvgren, and I had a vision! With the support of my wife, Belinda, and the nudging of fellow photographer, mentor and friend, Don Jones, I embarked on my journey to learn how to create 'the pin-up'. Along the way, the images of Robert Alvarado and Michael Malak have been my contemporary influences and benchmarks".

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