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Cathy Russ is a streetscape/landscape photographer living in Morro Bay, California. 


Cathy’s pursuit of images have taken her around the world for well over 30 years.  The visual artistry of her photographs are born of a keen eye for the unusual and a life-long passion for the outdoors. This passion shines throughout Cathy’s work and has attracted a wide audience.

Her talent for rare captures of amazing images fill her portfolio with a sense of passion, inspiration and the extraordinary. Success derives from her patient single-minded pursuit of all the unique moments that generate the magic and energy of the streets and outdoors. 

Cathy’s photographs have been published in a large variety of media ranging from calendars, books, canvas, and print.  Her work has received numerous awards:  viewbug’s  Summer Selection Award, Member Selection, Award, Peer Choice Award-2017, and numerous Peer Awards, Natural Habitat Adventures Wildlife Photo of the Day—2016, Ugly Hedgehog’s Irish—1st Place, Ocean Shores Juried Art Show 2013— Honorable Mention, and Honorable Mention in the “Best of Photography, Annual 2004.”

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