Cristiano F. Burmester is a professional photographer since 1993. Although photography has been an integral part of his life since his teen ages.
Initially dedicating himself to photojournalism, worked as a free-lance for several different brazilian magazines such as: Terra, Horizonte Geográfico, Náutica, Mergulho. During this period, produced extensive feature stories on subjects in the areas of travel, social documentaries, nature and science.
Since 1999, Cristiano united the versatility and the knowledge acquired as a photojournalist to the rigor and creativity of advertising. From his studio in São Paulo he develops image productions to advertising agencies, publishers and companies such as: DM9DDB, WIT, Dreamaker, National Geographic Traveler, Boa Forma, Louis Dreyfus, Petrobrás, International Paper, Terra.
Alongside comercial and journalistic assignments, self proposed projects were regularly developed as a way to ellaborate his vison, experiment with the craft of photography and reenergize his creativity.
His academic background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Economics followed by a M.Sc. degree in the area of Communication, and a Ph.D. in Communication and Semiotics. He is also a photography and imaging professor for Journalism, Design and Advertising majors at Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, Brazil.