Mathias Kniepeiss

award winning photographer
creative director & artist
workshop instructor & lecturer

Mathias Kniepeiss turned his passion into his profession. 17 years later he is a award winning photographer, lecturer, creative director and he has been working in the fields of sports, industry, portraits, reportage & commercial in over 50 countries of the world for international agencies and brands like Red Bull, Getty Images, WWP, Bavaria, Kaspersky and many more…

In addition he is working in the fields of concept development, strategic image composing, implementations of exceptional ideas and together with his team of specialists he creates artworks within historical scenarios of different time periods, a mix fusion of staged photography and digital painting.

Career Highlights

Sony Europe Imaging Ambassador

9 times official photographer at the Hahnenkamm Ski Race

5 seasons team photographer of Red Bull Racing & Scuderia Toro Rosso in F1

4 times official photographer of Moscow City Racing

3 seasons official photographer of the DCL – Drone Champions League

2 times official photographer at the Life Ball

2 times official photographer at the „Red Bull Hare Scramble”

Bavaria show run photographer in Moscow, Rotterdam and Dublin

Red Bull show run photographer in Budapest, London, Pamplona, Moscow & Paris

Part of the organisation team of the showrun in Doha in cooperation with Shell and Ferrari

shootings with Bill Clinton, Sebastian Vettel, David Coulthard, Felix Baumgartner, Marcel Hirscher,
David Alaba, Jazz Gitti, Victoria Swarovski, Jan Josef Liefers, Quentin Tarantino, Avicii & David Guetta

Companies, brands & artists, i´ve worked with

WWP, Getty Images, GEPA pictures, Eckstein & Korsa Media

Sony, Kaspersky, UEFA, Orbit, Mars, Bavaria, Panerai, Shell, DCL, Breitling, DHL & Advantage Austria New York

Red Bull, Casinos Austria, F-List, Schullin, Trilux, Puls 4, Tyromotion, NEO, Faircheck, Dr. Böhm,
LAB42, Conversory, Messner, Aurox, Medienfabrik, Ivents, Klyo, Ribes & Genii

Industriellenvereinigung Steiermark, Wirtschaftsbund Steiermark, SFG & Land Steiermark

Pankl Racing, Magna Steyr, XAL, Epcos, Borealis & X-Tec

Andreas Gursky, Erwin Wurm, Johannes Stötter, Birgit Mörtl, Alessio Benetti & Frits van Eldik