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IN FOCUS

Chris Schmid is an award winning photographer and filmmaker based in Switzerland, although his work takes him all over the world. His subjects focus on wildlife, travel and outdoor activities. His photographs are an invitation to discover the world with wide eyes and vibrant enthusiasm. His aspiration always remains the same: approaching the environment in the midst of its elements.

He is a Sony Global Imaging ambassador, a DJI ambassador and an official contributing photographer to WildAID. He has won multiple international awards including PDN World in Focus, IPA Professional, PX3 Prix de la Photographie de Paris and Nature’s Best Photography Africa. Chris is also a contributor to the Remembering Elephants project, the Born Free Foundation fund-raising book and exhibition, illustrated by the worlds finest wildlife photographers.

He and his wife Carolina are the founders of Eyemage Films, a film production company who’s mission is to highlight issues around conservation and the protection of wildlife through engaging and educational content. They also leads various wildlife photography safaris in Africa.

Chris Schmid is available for commissions and speaking engagements internationally.

 

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SOMETIMES YOU NEED TO TAKE A RISK BY SPENDING ALL AFTERNOON WAITING FOR THAT GREAT PICTURE, AND YOU MAY MISS SOME DECENT IMAGES SOMEWHERE ELSE, BUT ITS ALL PART OF THE GAME IN WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY.
 
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Awards


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Awards


 

AWARDS

First prizes:

  • 2016 | PDN Great Outdoor Photo Contest - Action/Adventure category
  • 2016 | Drone Film & Photo Festival - Brazilian beauty - People's choice Award
  • 2015 | International Photography Awards - Nature Category
  • 2015 | Nature's Best Photography Africa - Nature Category
  • 2015 | PDN World in Focus - Outdoor Scenes
  • 2013 | One Eyeland - Nature Category
  • 2013 | PDN Great Outdoor Photo Contest - Animals category
  • 2013 | Kontinent Awards - Single Image Nature Category
  • 2013 | "PX3 Prix de la Photographie de Paris" - Nature category

 

 

Honorable mentions:

GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year, BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Concours International Montier-en-Der, International Photography Awards,  PX3 Prix de la Photographie de Paris, Sony World Photography Awards, World Open of Photography


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PHOTOGRAPHIES ARE AN INVITATION TO DISCOVER THE WORLD WITH FRESH EYES AND CHILDLIKE ENTHUSIASM.
 
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Prints


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IMAGE SALES

All photographs presented on this website along with many others are available as high quality fine art prints in limited or open editions.

In addition, non-standard sizes are available to special order. Please contact Chris Schmid Photography with your specific requests.

For editorial use, please use the image library to search your images and request a quote.

 

 
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Partners


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Partners


PARTNERS

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Contact


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CONTACT


HIRE FOR AN ASSIGNMENT  -  IMAGE REQUESTS & LICENSING  -  SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS  -  FINE ART PRINT REQUESTS

 

 

 

Chris Schmid Photography

Morges, Switzerland

 

P / +41 79 793 55 91

E / chris@schmidchris.com

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