Chris Schmid is an award-winning, Swiss-based photographer. With his pictures, Chris, 30, seeks to to evoke an emotion in the viewer while remaining simple, sharing his experiences and feelings through images. His photographs are an invitation to discover the world with fresh eyes and childlike enthusiasm. The aspiration always remains the same: approaching the environment in the midst of its elements.
Chris is a self-taught photographer and visual storyteller. He believes hard work, persistence and little else will get a photographer where he or she wants to go. The last couple of years his work has been more and more recognised giving him the opportunity to win some of the most prestigious Awards around the world. Chris Schmid is an official Sony Global Imaging Ambassador. Through the Global Imaging Ambassadors programme, Sony works in close partnership with photographers diverse in both style and geographical location.