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Russell MacLaughlin | Videographer & Photographer

6 December 2017 No comments Posted in: Sharpshooters
Russell MacLaughlin | Videographer & Photographer


Russell Maclaughlin National Geographic Videographer and Photographer.

Russell is a wildlife filmmaker and photographer by profession, a wildlife conservationist and naturalist at heart. He has an extensive knowledge and passion for African fauna and flora. Over the years Russell has filmed numerous documentaries for National Geographic and Animal Planet among other channels and his award winning images have graced the covers and pages of numerous international publications.

Growing up in the bush in South Africa, Russell MacLaughlin has always had a passion for wildlife and has developed his enthusiasm into a successful career having worked as a videographer on a number of documentaries. Not only is he an exceptional videographer, his still images are also award-winning and have graced the covers of publications worldwide.

Of course, being South African, he has a love of all things Africa and has extensive knowledge of the continent’s landscapes, eco-systems and wildlife. However, he has also travelled considerably in Asia and more recently the high Arctic! Despite having numerous close encounters with wildlife - and some dangerous occasions – Russ never takes these experiences for granted and appreciates every intimate moment he spends with wild animals.

Russell’s Instagram @russ_wildlife has garnered a strong following and he uses this platform to not only portray his photography but also tackle conservation issues that are close to his heart. These conservation projects include the LetLionsLive and JoinTheHerd campaigns in association with Wild Aid.


A stunning selection of footage captured using Tamron lenses on Nikon DSLRs by Russell Maclaughlin and Shannon Wild.

Follow Russell on Instagram to view his award winning images @russ_wildlife.

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