Christofer C. Dierdorff has been creating memorable photography for 26 years, with over 20 years in portraiture alone. He is one of a select group of photographers in the world today whose portraits of celebrities are strictly non-commercial and intended only for exhibition including a New York Times Award for Outstanding Excellence in Photography.
In 1996, Chris was chosen by the United Nations to serve as the sole portrait photographer for their 50th anniversay in San Francisco. Over the years, Chris has photographed many world leaders and dignitaries including President Clintonm Princess Margaret, Madeline Albright, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Lech Walesa. He has also captured a cross-section og other celebrated personalities such as Maya Angelou, Krisnamurti, Salman Rushdie, Nicolas Cage, Ann Richards, David Hockney, Linus Pauling, William Burroughs and Francis Ford Copolla.
In 2001, the RCA Music Group commissioned portraits of the 100+ musicians on their RCA label. In 2002, Oxygen Media commissioned Christofer to photograph several women of distinction including the ex-govenor of Texas, Ann Richards.
Professionally, Dierdorff works within the motion picture and television industries in Los Angeles. In entertainment, he has distinguished himself as a producer, director, cinematographer and visual effects supervisor. Chris was awarded a national Emmy for his work on the television docu-drama, "The Day After"