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Rushton began taking pictures as a child. He set up his first darkroom at age 11. In his teens, he was a freelance photographer for his hometown newspaper, the Rochester Post Bulletin. From 1976 to 1978, he served as head of audiovisual services at Eastern New Mexico University. From 1978 to 1983 he served as director of district media services for Belen Consolidated Schools in Belen, New Mexico.