Short biography
As a German-Greek photographer and translator/editor, I am based in Athens, and have worked extensively for the international press as well as documenting a variety of social events, participated in co-organized exhibitions and festivals (the 4daysstand-Queer-Festival in Athens, a culture event that I participated in organizing together with a team).

My professional experience of 7 years in London and 10 years in Athens gave me the opportunity to strengthen my creativity and communication skills, as I was responsible for coordinating many different social groups such as artists, locals and journalists contributing also, with artistic experience and functioning as a bridge between them, through my fluency in German, Greek and the English language.

Being a photographer further enhanced this experience and allowed me to contribute to public understanding of changes, by observing how people react in the long term under the pressure of a crisis, as seen through the eyes of an artist.


Christina Αthina Zafeirakopoulou – Pfäffle

Personal profile
Photographer with graphic design – photography studies. Ten years of work experience with own clients. High
capability of creative thinking. Organisation: My experience as a professional photographer working with highly
demanding clients has provided me with the following organisational skills: work without delay and meet
deadlines punctually. Personal Initiative: although being a team worker, I have the ability to improvise, thus
performing effectively under pressure and acting quickly on location – however, always completing the
assignment by adding my professional and artistic touch to the final product.
My commitment: my aim is to provide quality services, through close communication with my clients and
understanding their needs, in order to achieve the desired result.


Christina Αthina Zafeirakopoulou – Pfäffle
Address: Kalvou 3 Gyzi, 11473, Athens
Tel.: 6946690583 / 2130229167
E-mail: christinapfaeffle@yahoo.com
Date of Birth : 07/03/1980
Nationality: Greek / German


Professional Experience

September 2017 Tourist guide in german language www.pamevolta.gr/

May 8-11 2014 Participant for the production of the 4daysstand-Queer-
Festival, Athens Greece

June 2012 - present Fixer + translator (journalism) + photographer (media industry) journalists/clients:

Markus Bernath Der Standard, NZZ Zürcher Zeitung, Wiener Zeitung,
Frank Nordhausen weblog: gruss-vom-bosporus.berliner-zeitung.de,
Berliner Zeitung, Frankfurter Rundschau, Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger,
www.thomasschmid.com Berliner Zeitung, Associated Press (Dalton
Bennett), www.francescoanselmi.com Contrasto and for independent
documentary productions Marcel Seehuber & Moritz Springer
www.projektA-film.net, Gabriel Babsi vimeo.com/user6208514.

April 2004 - present Professional freelance photographer

clients :
Berliner Zeitung, Der Standard, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Tagesspiegel, cosyspeed.com/, www.apivita.com/,
www.beautylabthestore.gr/, alentes.com/, www.eatwith.com/,
Athenian Brewery (Amstel, Heineken), live-coverage photos of sport events, sponsored concerts (Iggy Pop, Beastie Boys, Anna Vissi at
eurovision etc.), INTERAMERICAN, Laskaridis Foundation Library, JTI Tobacco cooperation (Winston-Camel), Gennadius Library, Grande
Bretagne Hotel, Eurovison – EBU, National Centre for Scientific Research
Demokritos, Hellenic American Athens College, Euro Bank, Green –project. Photographer of entertainment events, portraits - corporate
photography (portraits of their top personnel, product photography, catalogue shoots food and drink photography). Covered several events such
as seminars, important social events including with several celebrities suchas Austrian football star A. Ivanschitz, Greek royal family, royal family of
Qatar, entrepreneur family Kokkali, ship owners: Martinou, Prokopiou etc.

September - November 2004 Assistant photographer
Assisted various photographers on several studio, location, fashion and
editorial shoots in London and Athens.

March - June 2004 Graphic design internship
The Brewery, London, Multi-Media Agency

October 2003 Office work – service sector
ANTENNA AUDIO LIMITED, Tower Bridge Business Complex, London

September 2002 - June 2003 ANTENNA AUDIO LIMITED
The Royal Academy, Service sector and promoting products (part-time)

December 2003 Internship work
Bullseye Television Productions, London

Spring 1996 Radio Galaxy Fm, Αθήνα
Assistant in the advertising department SKAI FM, Αθήνα
Journalist Assistant
Griechenland Zeitung (Athenian german newspaper) Research Assistant

Languages
German: native
Greek: native
English: fluent (C2)
French: intermediate/ conversational

IT Skills
System software Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows:
Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, Word

Education
January 2005 – June 2005 Postgraduate Certificate in Photography Practice (Specialising in digital
photography) University of the Arts, London College of Communication

Sept 2000 – May 2003 BA Graphic and Media Design (Moving Image)
University of the Arts, London College of Communication

Oct 2001 – March 2002 EU Foreign Exchange Programme: Erasmus University of Arts Berlin
(Universität der Künste Berlin) Main subject: Exhibition Design

Sept 1999 – June 2000 BTEC Foundation Diploma in Art and Design Studies with a specialisation
in Graphic Design, University of the Arts, London College of
Communication

May 1999 Abitur (University Entrance Qualification) Dörpfeld – German School of
Athens/Greece

Other Full driving license, possibility and desire to travel upon request
Intermediary across cultures, due to stay in different countries (Germany,
England, Italy, Peru, Vietnam, Mexico, Syria etc.)

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Name:
Christina Zafeirakopoulou - Pfaeffle
Joined:
November 2007
Hometown:
Athens
Currently:
Athens, Greece
I am:
Female
Occupation:
Professional Freelance Photographer
Website:
www.tinaandtheo.com
Email:
anitpf [at] yahoo.com