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Chris Schmid


Geneva, Switzerland
Chris Schmid (Swimnews)

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  • Uploaded files: 2,127
  • Total sales: 5,080
  • Portfolio exposure: 0.47%
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  • Monthly uploads: 16.62 average


I'm specialize in sports photography and I own my own agency. I shoot for different events around the world and my work is published in newspapers, magazines, websites, etc...
But I love also to shoot the paradise beaches around the world during my trip with my girlfriend.

June 14, 2006
Chris is specialized in sports & lifestyle photos. He was selected in the Top 7 best sports photos at the 2008 Sony World Photography Awards over 25'000 entries. Cameras: 1 x Nikon D4 + 1 x Nikon D800 + 1 x Nikon D3S + 1 Sony Nex-5 Lenses: Nikon AF-S 14-24mm 2.8 Nikon AF-S 24-70mm 2.8 Nikon AF-S VRII 70-200mm 2.8 Nikon AF-S VR 500mm 4.0 Nikon AF-S VRII 300mm 2.8 Nikon AF-S 50mm 1.4 Nikon AF-S 35mm 1.4 Nikon AF-S 85mm 1.8 Sigma 15mm Fisheye Underwater housing: SPL Housing Lighting and Flash: Nikon SB-800 Nikon SB-910 Nikon SU-800 Elinchrom Studio Flash Systems Equipment: Macbook Pro iMac 21.5 Aperture 3 Certified Pro Photoshop CS5.5
Favourite subjects:
Sports, Brazil, lifestyle, Beaches & Underwater ;-)
Stock rank:
Featured photographer between January 19, 2009 and January 26, 2009