A virtuous mind and voice in conservation photography and one of the most influential female photographers in the world, Cristina Mittermeier has been hailed as one of the most important outdoor photographers of this generation.
Cristina is a National Geographic Photographer, Co-founder and Vision Lead of the conservation society, SeaLegacy, a Sony Artisan of Imagery and the editor of 25 coffee table books on conservation issues. She was recognized as a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year in 2018 and is acknowledged as one of the most Influential Women in Ocean Conservation in 2018 by Ocean Geographic.
Her work was recently showcased in an exhibition at Fotografiska in Stockholm, Sweden where she also launched her new fine art photography book, Amaze. Published by teNeues, the book is an inspiration for sustainable living with others and our environment that captures Cristina’s vision of creating a deeper sense of connection between humans and the environments we live in.
Cristina has three grown children, each pursuing careers in science and conservation. She lives on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, with her partner, National Geographic Photographer, and Filmmaker, Paul Nicklen.