Christopher Pillitz grew up in Argentina, and after studying Hotel Management in London, began his self-taught career in photography. He has travelled extensively (over 80 countries to date) for a wide range of commercial and editorial clients, and has had 9 books published including three major travel books for Dorling Kindersley on China, India and The Vatican as well as "Brazil Incarnate", an exploration of body culture and sexuality in Brazil and most recently his book "Brazil: The Beautiful Game" published by Prestel, a result of fifteen years photographing football culture in Brazil, which was featured in over 35 leading publications worldwide.
Christopher’s editorial background, combined with his commercial experience makes him perfect for either setting up shots or genuinely capturing the moment. Commercially, he has been commissioned by clients such as Canon, Shell, HSBC, GlaxoSmithKline, Syngenta, Bulmers, Café Direct and Mars. Editorially, commissioned by Stern, Paris Match, GEO, TIME, The Smithsonian, National Geographic Traveler, The New York Times, The Sunday Times, The Observer, The Telegraph, El País Semanal magazines amongst many others, have published his approach to story telling, worldwide.