Born in Norway, Karina grew up close to nature, inspiring her early passion for photography. After completing a degree in photography she moved to London working as Sølve Sundsbø’s 1st assistant for four years.

Her work showcases a playful and spontaneous portrayal of subjects. Through sophisticated lighting and strong technical ability she creates expressive settings that illuminate modern-day beauty.

Karina has shot and directed for brands such as Cacharel, Net a Porter, Space NK, Westfield, The Body Shop and Ashish. Her published credits include: Dazed, Elle, Allure and luxury supplements.

Splitting her time between London and Paris she travels frequently in particular South-East Asia where she has an on-going series of portraiture and landscape projects.


Travel Diaries by Karina Twiss