About Rusty Nelson

Rusty Nelson is an award-winning photographer based in Marina del Rey, California. Born in Philadelphia, Rusty was an Air Force pilot for many years, flying T-37s, B-52s and the U-2 spy plane. Rusty later moved to Los Angeles to become a TV director, but quickly became enamored with photography and started taking pictures. One of his images was selected to be a part of the 2015 Grand Opening of the Canon Experience Center in Costa Mesa, California. Rusty is currently working on a live broadcast and photography project centered on storm chasing in the Midwest.