Christopher Zwirner (born October 24, 1971) is an American photographer.
He came to attention first as one half of the photo partnership Morand + Zwirner. There he gained notoriety for his lighting on fashion editorials for International Magazines such as Blink, Oyster (magazine), Lucier, and Prestige Hong Kong, and for photographing celebrities such as Kerli Kõiv, Olivia Wilde and Dita Von Teese as well as shooting for clients such as Island Def Jam and Epitaph Records.
Zwirner was born in Augusta, Georgia. His father Alex Zwirner was a Captain (United States) in the US Army. His mother is a painter, Dion Zwirner. Zwirner is of German and Belarusian descent on his father’s side, Finnish and English on his mother’s. He moved frequently with his parents and younger sister, living in both the US and Germany. At age 11, his father was transferred and relocated the family to Presidio of San Francisco. The family relocated permanently in San Francisco after his retirement from the service. There Zwirner attended Marina Middle School, Raoul Wallenberg Traditional High School and graduated from San Marin High School.