Grand Canyon Photography Weekend - Free Workshop!!

Join me for a weekend of Landscape Photography on the South Rim of Grand Canyon! This workshop is free for anyone interested in Grand Canyon Photography. Limited to 10 participants it will first be available to those who have participated in any of my previous workshops or classes. After July 31st registration will be open to the public.

We will be focusing on capturing the various moods of Grand Canyon at different South Rim viewpoints mainly during the magic hours in the morning and evening.

See here for full details.

September 25th to 27th, 2015






Upcoming Photography Workshops

Backpacking Montana's Beartooth Mountains

August 24th to 29th, 2015

A compelling photographic workshop in the heart of Montana's most rugged of Mountain Ranges - the high Beartooth. The remote Beartooth Range is alpine scenery at it's finest with high mountain lakes, endless mountain landscapes and the possibility of seeing wildlife such as Bald eagles, Elk and Grizzly Bears. We will focus on camping at a different lake each night to maximize magic hour shooting.

Details & Booking Info


Other Upcoming Workshops

Backpacking Colorado's San Juan Mountains

Minnesota Boundary Waters Canoe Trip

Into the Absaroka's - Backpacking Montana's Alps



Master your DSLR with a Photography Class

Join me for an in-depth Photography Class in Arizona! I'm currently running courses in Phoenix, Flagstaff & Tucson, Arizona. 

Learn the fundamentals of Digital Photography such as the exposure triangle, composition, understanding light and much more. 

I offer both full-day and evening courses as well as courses on Adobe Lightroom and how to take excellent Photographs while backpacking!

See here for the most up to date schedule of Photography Classes








2015 Fine Art Photography Shows

Check out my work this year at one of several Fine Art Shows around the Western United States. I will be present at each event to talk about the Photography and sign prints. The work I display at these events will vary but generally includes a wide spectrum of Landscape & Wildlife Photography from around the American West. 

Limited Edition signed prints will be available for purchase as well as a full range of Fine Art Photographic greeting cards and an opportunity to sign-up for Photography Workshops and Courses. 

Click here for the full schedule








Order Artwork

Decorate your home or office with stunning original photographic artwork by Russ Nordstrand. My work features Landscapes & Wildlife from the American West - from the desert of the Southwest to the Rocky Mountains of Montana. I print Limited Edition runs regardless of medium - you can order Museum Quality Canvas, Archival Photographic Prints or Metal Prints. All imagery is of the highest caliber and prints come with 100% workmanship guarantee delivered right to your door. See here for ordering information. Or browse my Fine Art Collection.











Latest Blog Posts

Stay up to date by reading my latest blog entries over on the Backcountry Journeys Photography Blog. The Photography Blog is the first place you will see new work, Landscape & Wildlife Photography tips & tricks as well as information on upcoming Photography classes and workshops. 












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Sign-up here for the Backcountry Journeys Monthly Email Newsletter. The Newsletter is packed with useful information, photography tips & I also often feature write-ups on great hikes, backpacking trips and photography locations.

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