About

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Hey there!

I'm Karin

…the human capturing the moments - a versatile photographer driven by one passion, sharing the beauty and diversity in the world with you..I celebrate diversity both in life and in photography.Based in Lisbon when not on the road, I look forward to capturing the meaningful moments of your life, the visuals for your brand, or the story of your NGO.

"Photography is the Story I Fail to Put into Words."

-Destin Sparks


Beauty and Chaos

Ever since my graduation as a photographer, I've been capturing the unique, powerful, and beautiful stories of people across the globe.

My commitment is to document life's unscripted moments, embracing both its beauty and chaos as they unfold in front of my lens, always striving for visual honesty and authenticity.

Throughout my journey, I have had the privilege of collaborating with a diverse range of individuals and organizations. Whether it’s working with online magazines, artists, companies, entrepreneurs, or families, I bring my passion for storytelling to every project.

"Don't Shoot what it Looks Like. Shoot what it Feels Like."

-David Alan Harvey

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Additionally, I have happily volunteered my skills as a photographer for several charitable causes, using my photographs to make a positive impact in the world.

Choosing to work with me means gaining access to my years of experience in visual storytelling, technical expertise, and a distinctive perspective.

Explore my portfolio, and if you believe we're a good fit, reach out for a quote using the contact form at the bottom of the page.


I want to thank you for the wonderful photos you made for us. I see them every day and every day they become more beautiful! Some photos are just like art, truly wonderful! Priceless.
I still watch the photos regularly and every time I look at them it is with tremendous pleasure, wonder, pride, gratitude, and tears in my eyes. The reportage is one of my most precious possessions.
We couldn’t be happier with the outcome! We can relive the most important hours of our lives whenever we look at the photos. They are absolutely beautiful, she is a true artist!

Photography Playground

Motivated by my deep-rooted desire to share my vision, expertise, and experiences, I founded Photography Playground where I teach beginning photographers not only the technical skills necessary to master their cameras, but I also encourage them to develop and embrace their creativity. 
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Slow Down, See More, Tell Stories
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At Photography Playground, we wholeheartedly believe in the transformative power of photography. 

That’s why I am dedicated to teaching you the technical skills necessary to master your camera and the creative confidence to make your photos come to life. 

It’s my mission to unlock your potential as a visual storyteller by empowering you to slow down, get to the heart of the story, and capture it with creativity, joy, and confidence. 

I am a slow photography crusader and I aim to inspire a new generation of photographers who approach their photography with intention and mindfulness, creating images that capture a moment, evoke emotion, and tell a meaningful story.


I am very grateful to have found Karin. Karin has many years of experience in the field of photography and she generously shared her knowledge and skills. Thank you Karin for your presence, generosity, and patience. I am excited to see where this photographic journey takes me!
The lessons balanced technique with creativity and heart. Great examples were given to illustrate what we would try to capture via the prompts. Most of all Karin and the other students were very supportive – a no-judgment zone. I’ve learned to be more aware of what is in front of me, to look at my world with fresh eyes. To take time, be intentional, to appreciate intricacy, but even more – to appreciate simplicity.
Her unique approach produced almost immediate results. The ability to have focused instruction and feedback was fantastic and the improvement in my photography has been noted by family and friends alike. I would highly recommend Karin as a warm, talented, and effective instructor.

Contact Me
Are you interested in working together? Do you have any questions or just want to say hi? Drop me a line by filling out this contact form and I will get back to you as soon as I can.
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