Featured Photographer of September 2012:
Rush Varela is from Los Angeles with his business in the Fashion District of downtown. His earliest visual influence came from the theatre at Hollywood High School's Performing Arts Magnet. The language conveyed in the theater through dramatic lighting and bold uses of color influenced his aesthetic sensibilities to this day.
Rush earned a BFA from Art Center College of Design where he received professional insights from industry leaders such as Jeff Sedlik and Ann Cutting, enriching his growth and ability to perform as a professional in the field. He specializes in shooting for fashion campaigns, editorial assignments, and entertainment portraiture.