About

I am a photographer based in Wellington, New Zealand and am available for commissions throughout the Pacific Region and Worldwide. I am originally from Cape Town, South Africa where I studied Graphic Design at the University of Stellenbosch. I lived in London for 10 years, gaining vast photographic experience, completing a Post Graduate Certificate in Photography at Central Saint Martins College of Art, London in 2006.

Clients include i-D, Vice, Penguin Press UK, Oyster Magazine, Black Magazine, PORT Magazine, FT Weekend Magazine, Victoria University Press, Flying Nun Records, Metronomy, Because Music, HUCK Magazine, Big Magazine, Lodown Magazine and many others...

My portraits are included in the permanent collections of the National Portrait Gallery in London and The New Zealand Portrait Gallery in Wellington.

Relevant Links:

Russell Kleyn - National Portrait Gallery London

PAVILION - Russell's Architecture and Interiors Portfolio

Member of the Advertising and Illustrative Photographers Association, New Zealand - AIPA Terms & Conditions Apply.