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John Russell

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Born on Parsons Cross Estate, Sheffield, in 1950. Moved to Walkley a year later. Attended Crookesmoor Junior, then Brincliffe Grammar, transferring to Myers Grove in 1965. Studied Photography at Nottingham College of Art. Started my own photography business in 1973, then moved into film and video in '76. Started a third business in partnership in '81 and went freelance as a writer/director in '86. Started Finishing Post Ltd in 1997 and bought Giltbrook Studios, Nottingham in '98. Retired to our farm in Devon in 2013. Now watching 100 acres of trees growing and running a holiday let business with my wife of 40+ years. 3 sons.