Chris Rusanowsky began as a self-taught commercial and documentary photographer. He has thirteen years of experience behind the camera, photographing news-worthy stories, high-end weddings and commercial projects.
Raised in the outskirts of Los Angeles, Chris started his career taking portraits and photographing sports. He later started focusing his work on lifestyle and stories of his city. Later in his life, he started reporting on poverty in the Philippines for international news outlets, traveling North America sharing stories of oil field workers in North Dakota, heroin addiction in Pennsylvania and politics in Southern California.
The gritty stuff is not the only type of work Rusanowsky photographs, He also works as a wedding and commercial photographer in the City of Los Angeles and has been doing so for the past eight years. He describes himself as a well-rounded photographer, always willing to learn and challenging himself in the field.
ZUMA PRESS WIRE SERVICE
Awarded twice; Photojournalist of the Month photojournalist covering editorial and newsworthy stories for the global wire service, writing Headlines, Captions and gathering information.
Photojournalist and Picture Editor, covering featured stories, interviewing, writing and producing social media posts and videos.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA NEWS GROUP
Stringer covering breaking news stories for OC Register and Daily Bulletin.
Producer of a two-year photo story, based in North Dakota, creating multimedia content and writing a featured article.
Lead photographer/videographer, creating highlight media during events, operating live feed cameras and working as a crew manager.
2018| Ron Haviv, Storytelling and Photojournalism
2018 | Elaine McMillion Sheldon, Documentary Film Making
2017 | Andrew Whelan, Freelancing and Business
2017 | Creative, Live Final Cut Pro
2016 | NCS, Trauma Response and First Aid
2012 | Jake Raza, People and Environments
2010 | Tri-Community College, Studio Lighting, Photoshop, Printing
2010 | National Press Photography Association, Journalism Ethics
Evening Standard, Mother Jones, The Guardian, BLID Germany, Daily Mail, USA Today, Daily Bulletin, OC Register, Desert Sun News, The Sprawl Blog, ZUMA Press, Southern California News Group, Samson Productions, Intersection Journal, Adams Photography, Mining Photography, White Memorial Medical Center, Famous Stars & Straps, Voyage LA Magazine, Street PX, Viewfind Magazine, The Photo Bridge, Dodho Magazine, National Geographic, Peta Pixel, Bakken Oil Business Journal, Bakken News, GOMC Magazine, Dream Within Org, War Cry Magazine, Wild River Press, Filipino Reporter, Global Betia
Miguel Quirarte, Adventist Health, Director, (951)961-8541
Chad Ziemendorf, Intersection Journal, Chief Editor, (408) 722-7711
Mary Edwards, The Bakken Business Journal, Chief Editor, (406) 570-3433
Aman Mohammed, Samson Productions, Owner, (909)-553-7295
BASED IN DALLAS, TEXAS < TAKING ASSIGNMENTS U.S. WIDE