• Chistina Karagiannis portrait
  • Chistina Karagiannis portrait
  • Chistina Karagiannis portrait


Christina Karagiannis was born in Düsseldorf; she grew up between Athens and Santorini though. After her photography studies in Athens, she followed photography seminars in London and in between won a golden photo award for an international Greek-Turkish festival. She likes saying that she deals with "Developing – Applied Photography". Her work covers a vast range of photographic aspects, such as Travel & Architecture, Lifestyle & Events, Music Festivals & Concerts. She is specialised in Wedding & Art photography. She has chosen to be innovative, but at the same time remains faithful to her original perspectives and beliefs. That includes all sorts of projects and/or challenges.

She has done street photography, travel reportage for several respectful Greek magazines, she has been a photo editor at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games, and served as Director of Photography for the Pireaus Prefecture for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

She holds occasional partnerships with private property companies for interior design and architectural photo projects. Currently based in Vienna - Austria, she is covering major music festivals, bands, portraits, taking over architectural and reportage projects. She is a contributor photographer at the Austrian photo agency ASAblanca (Getty Images).

She has hold both individual exhibitions in Athens and Vienna, as well as, Group exhibitions in Greece and Austria.


Group Exhibitions & Shows

  • 2012: Feschmarkt 2012, Ottakringer Brauerei, Vienna, Austria.

  • 2012: Santorini Biennalle 2012, Santorini, Greece.

  • 2011: Contrast, Thessaloniki Photo Festival, Thessaloniki, Greece.

  • 2005: Roes II, Cultural Club of Northern Greece, Florina, Greece.

  • 2005: Roes, Photography & Cinema Club, Crete Island, Greece.

  • 2001: Professional Photography &Video Art, Focus Photography School Graduation, Athens, Greece.


Solo Exhibitions & Shows

  • 2016: TEDxAUED "Flow" speaker, Athens, Greece.

  • 2013: The Royal Kick, Nicole Trimmel, Das Heinz, Vienna Austria.

  • 2012: Festival Portraits, Ottakringer Brauerei, Vienna, Austria.

  • 2011: When Light Thinks_II, Café Frame, Vienna, Austria.

  • 2010: Water Memories, Cultural Club Palaio Faliro, Athens, Greece. The exhibition occurred under the aegis of the Municipality of Palaio Faliro.

  • 2009: Prague – A Different Prespective, Cultural Club Pal. Faliro, Athens, Greece. The exhibition occurred under the aegis of the Czech Consulate.

  • 2009: Light Works, Hellenic Photographic Society, Athens, Greece.

  • 2008: When Light Thinks, Gallery Café,  Athens, Greece.




  • Wiener Journal magazine, Austria.

  • Österreichische Gastronomie, Austria.

  • Burgenländerin Magazine, Austria.

  • MoreProduction events official book, Austria.

  • Style Up Your Life magazine, Austria.

  • Craft Beer magazine, Austria.

  • A La Carte magazine, Austria.

  • Lust & Leben magazine, Austria.

  • Kronen Zeitung newspaper, Austria.

  • Salzburger Nachrichten newspaper, Austria.

  • Wienerin magazine, Austria.

  • Wien Live Magazine, Austria.


  • DrehMoment magazine, Germany.

  • Fizzz magazine, Germany.

  • Architectural Digest magazine, Germany.

  • Lufthansa Women's World magazine, Germany.


  • Kathimerini newspaper, Greece.

  • Greek Riviera magazine, Greece.

  • The Machine Art magazine, Greece.

  • Conde Nast Traveler magazine, Greece.

  • Athinorama Travel magazine, Greece.

  • Eleftheros Typos, Greek newspaper, Greece.

  • Eleftherotypia - Geotropio, Greek Newspaper/magazine, Greece.


  • DesignerSaturday magazine, Switzerland.

  • Braun Publications, Switzerland.

  • Annabelle magazine, Switzerland.

United Kingdom

  • Select International Photo Magazine, UK.

  • Silvershotz Int/nal Magazine Contemporary Photography, UK-Australia.

  • Greek Islands Club / Exclusive Villas Brochure, UK.



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